January 31, 2017

Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Picture Books


I grew up on picture books, of course. They were what hooked me on reading. My parents read to me when I was still an infant, and I was reading on my own by the time I was three and a half. Of course, my mom is fairly certain my "reading" was just me repeating the stories I'd memorized since they'd read certain books to me so many times, but it still counts. 

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1. Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin
I actually didn't know about this book until my sophomore year of college. I was wondering around our curriculum lab and found it and loved it.

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2. Virginia Wolf by Kyo Maclear
My modern novel prof read this to us one day for part of our class session. It was great fun.

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3. Degas and the Little Dancer by Laurence Anholt
I love La Petite Danseuse. I actually have a small copy of her in my bedroom at home.

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4. Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans
Madeline is forever my favorite.

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5. Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey
So cute.

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6. The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg
Truth be told, I prefer the movie, but still.

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7. Little Bear by Else Holmelund Minarik
Did y'all know Suzanne Collins worked on this one's TV show production team?

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8. The Berenstain Bears by Stan and Jan Berenstain
I have a ton of these still.

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9. The Jolly Pocket Postman by Allan and Janet Ahlberg
Books with things you can pull out are so much fun.


What are your favorite picture books?

4 comments:

  1. Dragons Love Tacos made my list this week too! :D

    Lauren @ Always Me

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  2. OMG! I forgot about the Berenstain Bears! Loved these growing up.
    Madeline is great too! Great picks.
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  3. Ahh the Berenstein Bears! Those are must reads for kids in my opinion. Great list!

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  4. I never read a comic book.So The only ones I read were the VA and Percy Jackson graphic novels. But we did something a little different. Allyson added some comics she read on her list.
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    My TTT.

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