Children’s Books

Here’s an alphabetized list of all the children’s books I’ve reviewed over the years. Each book title links to the relevant post.

I add to this list continuously as I’m always reading kid lit.

If the title starts with the word “A” or “The” then I used the next word for the alphabet placement.

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I hope you find this list of the children’s books I’ve reviewed helpful!

Over 100 reviews of children's books


Alexander Von Humboldt by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara

All in a Rainforest Day by Ellen Senisi

And Here’s to You! by David Elliott

Ants by Melissa Stewart Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Are You My Mother? by P.D. Eastman


Bad Apple: A Tale of Friendship by Edward Hemingway

Bad Kitty by Nick Bruel

The Ballad of Valentine by Alison Jackson

Be Like Me from A to Z by Debra Alexander, Julian Alexander, Kaye Craft, Allyson Martinez

Big Bear Hug by Nicholas Oldland

The Big Bunny and the Easter Eggs by Steven Kroll

Big Chickens Fly the Coop by Leslie Helakoski

The Birthday Queen by Audrey & Don Wood

Biscuit Stories by Alyssa Satin Capucilli

The Black Book of Colours by Menena Cottin

Blucy by Julia Dweck

Boa’s Bad Birthday by Jeanne Willis

The Book With No Pictures by B.J. Novak

The Boy Who Invented the Popsicle by Anne Renaud

Bubble Gum, Bubble Gum by Lisa Wheeler

Bulldozer’s Big Day by Candace Fleming


A Camping Spree with Mr. Magee by Chris Van Dusen

The Cat, the Dog, Little Red, the Exploding Eggs, the Wolf and Grandma by Diane & Christyan Fox

Chalk by Bill Thomson

Chip the Truck Delivers Christmas Gifts by Julia Zheng

The Christmas Boot by Lisa Wheeler

Christmas is Joy by Emma Dodd

Climbing Rosa by Shelley Fowles

Color Feelings Series by Esther Adler

The Color Monster by Anna Llenas

A Cow on the Couch! by Glen A. Penrod


The Day That A Ran Away by B.C.R. Fegan

Dewey Bob by Judy Schachner

Dinosaurs Are Not Extinct by Drew Sheneman

Do Not Bring Your Dragon to the Last Day of School by Julie Gassman

The Dog Who Found Christmas by Linda Jennings

Dogfish by Gillian Fields

Don’t Drink the Pink by B.C.R. Fegan

Don’t Ever Look Behind Door 32 by B.C.R. Fegan

Don’t Wake the Dragon by Bianca Schulze

Double Trouble Groundhog Day by Bethany Roberts

Dragons are the Worst! by Alex Willan


Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson

The Easter Egg by Jan Brett

Elephant and Piggie: Can I Play Too?  by Mo Willems

Ellie’s Dragon by Bob Graham

Enemy Pie by Derek Munson

Every Little Thing by Cedella Marley


A Fine St. Patrick’s Day by Susan Wojciechowski

The Fire Station by Robert Munsch

First Grade Stinks! by Mary Ann Rodman

First Snow in the Woods by Carl R. Sams II & Jean Stoick

Flying Henry by Rachel Hulin

Fred’s Beds by Barbara Samuels


The Good Egg by Jory John

A Grand Old Tree by Mary Newell DePalma

The Groundhog Day Book of Facts and Fun by Wendie Old

Groovy Joe Ice Cream and Dinosaurs by Eric Litwin

Groundhog’s Day Off by Robb Pearlman

Groundhog’s Dilemma by Kristen Reminar

Grumpy Groundhog by Maureen Wright


Happy by Mies Van Hout

Happy Valentine’s Day, Delores by Barbara Samuels

Have You Filled a Bucket Today? A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids by Carol McCloud

Have You Seen Trees? by Joanne Oppenheim

Here and Now by Julia Denos

How to Draw a Happy Cat by Ethan T. Berlin

How to Party Like a Snail by Naseem Hrab


I am Peace by Susan Verde

I-Go Robot: Lost in Space? by Gill McLean

I Need a New Butt by Dawn McMillan

I Talk Like a River by Jordan Scott

I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen

I Want TWO Birthdays by Tony Ross

Imagine by John Lennon

In Like a Lion Out Like a Lamb by Marion Dane Bauer

In My Tree by Sara Gillingham

In One Tidepool by Anthony D. Fredericks

Isaac and the Boulder by Jo-Ann Scranton



Kathi Q. Builds a Time Machine? by Jo-Ann Scranton


Little Blue and Little Yellow by Leo Lionni

The Little Red Hen and the Passover Matzah by Leslie Kimmelman

Little White Fish Has a Party by Guido Van Genechten

Looking Closely Along the Shore by Frank Serafini

The Luckiest Leprechaun by Justine Korman


McDuff Moves In by Rosemary Wells

The Many Colors of Harpreet Singh by Supriya Kelkar

Me and Mr. Mah by Andrea Spalding

Meerkat Christmas by Emily Gravett

The Misadventures of Sweetie Pie by Chris Van Allsburg

Miss Hazeltine’s Home for Shy and Fearful Cats by Alicia Potter

Monster Party by Annie Bach

A Morning with Blueburry by Jon Seymour

Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress by Christine Baldacchino

‎Mouse’s First Summer by Lauren Thompson

Mr. Zinger’s Hat by Cary Fagan

Mud Puddle – Early Reader by Robert Munsch

My Mom is a Firefighter by Lois G. Grambling

My Monster and Me by Nadiya Hussain

My Teacher is a Monster by Peter Brown


The Night Before St. Patrick’s Day by Natasha Wing

The Night Gardener by the Fan Brothers

The Nuts: Bedtime at the Nut House by Eric Litwin


One Wild Christmas by Nicholas Oldland

One Word from Sophia by Jim Averbeck

Over and Under the Snow by Kate Messner


The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch

The Path by Bob Staake

Peace Week in Miss Fox’s Class by Eileen Spinelli

Peaceful Piggy Meditation by Kerry Lee MacLean

Pete the Cat and the New Guy by Kimberly and James Dean

Peter Easter Frog by Erin Dealey

The Piano Recital by Akiko Miyakoshi

Piggybook by Anthony Browne

Please, Mr. Panda by Steve Antony

The Polar Bear and the Snow Cloud by Jane Cabrera

The Polar Bear’s Gift by Jeanne Bushey

The Princess and the Pony by Kate Beaton

Pumpkin Circle: The Story of a Garden by George Levenson



Raccoon Moon by Nancy Carol Willis

The Red Hat by David Teague

Red Sings from Treetops: A Year in Colors by Joyce Sidman

Rosie the Dragon and Charlie Make Waves by Laura H. Kerstein

Ruby Valentine Saves the Day by Laurie Friedman

The Runaway Wok by Ying Chang Compenstine


The Sad Little Fact by Jonah Winter

Sadie and the Snowman by Allen Morgan

A Salmon for Simon by Betty Waterton

Sam and the Lucky Money by Karen Chinn

Santa’s Countdown to Christmas: 24 Days of Stories by Kim Thompson

Santa’s Stuck by Rhonda Gowler Greene

Sea Otter Inlet by Celia Godkin

Seal Song by Andrea Spalding

The Secret Life of Birds by Moira Butterfield

Sew What by Glen A Penrod

The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring

The Shelf Elf by Jackie Mims Hopkins

Silly Doggy by Adam Stower

Skelly the Skeleton Girl by Jimmy Pickering

Skelly’s Halloween by David Martin

Sky, the Deaf Home Run Hero by Mickey Carolan

A Small Brown Dog with a Wet Pink Nose by Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen

Snow by Cynthia Rylant

Snow Bear by Jean Craighead George

Snowballs by Lois Ehlert

Snowmen All Year by Caralyn Buehner

The Snowy Nap by Jan Brett

Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch by Eileen Spinelli

Sometimes I Feel Like a Fox by Danielle Daniel

Stella Princess of the Sky by Marie Louise Gay

The Story of Snow: The Science of Winter’s Wonder by Mark Cassino with Jon Nelson, Ph.D.

A String of Hearts by Laura Malone Elliott

Swirl by Swirl: Spirals in Nature by Joyce Sidman


This is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen

This is the Dog by Sheryl McFarlane

Three Bears of the Pacific Northwest by Marcia and Richard Vaughan

Tiny T Rex and the Impossible Hug by Jonathan Stutzman

The Tree by Dana Lyons

Today is the Day by Eric Walters

Trust Me, Jack’s Beanstalk Stinks by Eric Braun

The Turnip by Jan Brett

Two Speckled Eggs by Jennifer K. Mann


Under the Snow by Melissa Stewart

Unicorn Day by Diana Murray


The Valentine Bears by Eve Bunting

The Very Best Christmas Present by Jim Razzi

The Very Cranky Bear by Nick Bland


A Wee Boo by Jessica Boyd

What’s Inside a Flower? by Rachel Ignotofsky

When Stella Was Very, Very Small by Marie-Louise Gay

Where Once There Was a Wood by Denise Fleming

The Wild Robot by Peter Brown

The Wild Robot Escapes by Peter Brown



Yoga Bunny by Brian Russo


Zorro the Boston Terrier Accidentally Locked Out by Paola Kay and Shawn P. Cooney