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The Best Books for Toddlers 

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Updated June 14, 2019 1.7k votes 169 voters 11.4k views 62 items

List Rules 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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The Very Hungry Caterpil... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Books for Toddlers
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Goodnight Moon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Books for Toddlers
Margaret Wise Brown
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Guess How Much I Love Yo... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Books for Toddlers
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Brown Bear, Brown Bear, ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Books for Toddlers
Bill Martin, Jr., Eric Carle
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Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can Y... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Books for Toddlers
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Love You Forever is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Books for Toddlers
Robert Munsch
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We're Going on a Bear Hu... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Books for Toddlers
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Mama, Do You Love Me? is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Books for Toddlers
Barbara Joosse
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Green Eggs and Ham is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Books for Toddlers
Dr. Seuss
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Moo Baa La La La is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Books for Toddlers
Sandra Boynton
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Where the Wild Things Ar... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Books for Toddlers
Maurice Sendak
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Are You My Mother? is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Books for Toddlers
P. D. Eastman
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Corduroy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Books for Toddlers
Don Freeman
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My Big Animal World Book... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Books for Toddlers
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Chicka Chicka Boom Boom ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Books for Toddlers
Bill Martin, Jr., John Archambault
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The Story of the Three L... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Books for Toddlers
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Peek-a-who? is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Books for Toddlers
Nina Laden
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Just me and my babysitte... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Books for Toddlers
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The Cat in the Hat is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Books for Toddlers
Dr. Seuss
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The Snowy Day is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Books for Toddlers
Ezra Jack Keats
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The Giving Tree is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Books for Toddlers
Shel Silverstein
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Rainbow Fish is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Books for Toddlers
EvaHatterer added Marcus Pfister, Sonia Sander
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Toes, Ears, & Nose! ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Books for Toddlers
Karen Katz, Marion Dane Bauer
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The Runaway Bunny is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Books for Toddlers
Margaret Wise Brown
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Barnyard dance! is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Books for Toddlers
Sandra Boynton