12 of the Best Books for Toddlers

12 of the Best Books for Toddlers

August 4, 2019 | By Shawnna Stiver | Category: Lifestyle, Toddler

Is your little toddler is ready to dive into the world of reading? Reading can be a fun experience for toddlers if given the right selection. The best toddler books are the ones that are simple enough for them to pick up easily but have interesting pictures as well. Here’s a list of some of the best books for toddlers.

What Are Stars Written and illustrated by Katie Daynes.

16.97 Amazon.com

This lift-the-flap book is perfect for little ones looking for something to fiddle with while reading and it also encourages questions about stars.

what are stars

Escargot Written by Dashka Slater and illustrated by Sydney Hanson.

16.99 Barnes and Noble

This is an interactive picture book that shows toddlers that it’s okay to try new things even if they seem gross.


Say Zoop Written and illustrated by Hervé Tullet

15.99 Barnes and Noble

This book encourages the use of your toddlers vocals, showing them fun words and sounds that will have them reading this book on in no time.

say zoop

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

15.99 Barnes and Noble

This book is easily the most classic and one of the best books for toddlers wanting to learn about the life of caterpillars and how butterflies become butterflies.

very hungry caterpillar

Sheep in the Jeep by Nancy E. Shaw and Margot Apple

12.99 Barnes and Noble

This fun book is great for toddlers, it’s a fun little story about some sheep going on a road-trip and learning along the way.

sheep in a jeep

Corduroy by Don Freeman

18.99 Barnes and Noble

This classic series is a perfect starting story for your toddlers, it not only features a lot of great classic stories but your tot will love the adorable bear inside.


Are You My Mother? by P.D. Eastman

9.99 Barnes and Noble

This story is one of the best toddler books because it not only intrigues them by showing them a lot of different baby and mom animal pairs but it teaches them about the animals.

are you my mother

Diary of a Worm by Doreen Cronin, illustrated by Harry Bliss

16.99 Barnes and Noble

This book is great for toddlers because it shows them what worms can do while having it live a normal life just like your little one.

diary of a worm

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr., illustrated by Eric Carle

9.99 Barnes and Noble

This classic story is great for little toddlers, it shows them all kinds of stuff in nature and all in a funny and cute art style.

brown bear

The Big Shiny Sparkly First Words Book by Willabel Tong

9.95 Barnes and Noble

This book introduces toddlers to the world of reading by giving them simple words that they have probably already learned how to say.

big sparkly

Walter, the Farting Dog by William Kotzwinkle and Glenn Murray, illustrated by Audrey Colman

7.99 Barnes and Noble

This book is a fun story about a family dog disturbing a yard sale and little ones are sure to enjoy it due to the funny words mentioned.


Yummy Yucky by Leslie Patricelli

10.95 Barnes and Noble

This book is perfect for toddlers to start reading because the words are much simpler and they are sure to relate to the situations.

yummy yucky