The Best Books for Toddlers Books

The Best Books for Toddlers

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List Criteria: Books that are great to read to toddlers

List of the best books for toddlers, ranked by parents and fans of children's literature. This list of the best baby books includes picture books, board books, and even educational children's books that teach numbers, shapes, and colors, as well as story books for young children. Vote for your favorite toddler books to move them to the top of the list, or add any that you see missing.

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    Eric Carle

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    Dr. Seuss

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    Margaret Wise Brown

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    Don Freeman

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    Maurice Sendak

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    Bill Martin, Jr., Eric Carle

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    P. D. Eastman

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    Shel Silverstein

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    Dr. Seuss

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    Michael Rosen

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    Gertrude Crampton

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    Margaret Wise Brown

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    Bruce Degen

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    Bill Martin, Jr., John Archambault

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    Watty Piper

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    Dr. Seuss

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    Joseph Jacobs

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    Alona Frankel

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    Lauren Child

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    Ruth Krauss

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    Melinda Long

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    Roger Priddy

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    Nina Laden

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    Marcus Pfister, Sonia Sander

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    Barbara Joosse

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    Karen Katz, Marion Dane Bauer

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    Ezra Jack Keats

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    Crockett Johnson

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    Robert Munsch

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    Mercer Mayer

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    Mark D Sanders, Tia Sillers, Mark Sanders

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    MACMILLAN/MCGRAW

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    Leslie Patricelli

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    Barbara Barbieri McGrath

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    Sandra Boynton

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    Bernard Waber

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    Time for Bed is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Books for Toddlers


    Mem Fox

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    Gertrude Crampton

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    Debra Frasier

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    Cinderella is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Books for Toddlers


    Brothers Grimm

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    Martin Waddell

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    Ellen Walsh

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    Karen Katz

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    Jane Drake, Ann Love

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    Jane Drake, Ann Love

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    Charles Fuge

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    I'd Rather Eat a Child is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Books for Toddlers


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