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Share A Book - 18 Months - 2 Years

 Share A Book
Suggestions for Parents of Preschool Children: Ages 18 months - 2 years
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All By Myself!
A child shows all the things he has learned to do all on his own.

Quiet in the Garden
Sitting quietly in his garden, a little boy observes the eating habits of birds, bugs, butterflies, and other small animals. Includes instructions on how to make your own garden and a detailed illustration of plants typically found in a garden.

Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brownt 
A little bunny says goodnight to each of the objects in the great green room before falling asleep.

Finn Throws a Fit!
David Elliott
Finn, cranky for some unknown reason, feels much better after throwing an earthshaking tantrum.

Where is the Green Sheep?
Mem Fox
If you were a green sheep, where would you hide?

Orange Pear Apple Bear
Emily Gravett 
Explores concepts of color, shape, and food using only five simple words, as a bear juggles and plays.

Kitten’s First Full Moon
Kevin Henkes 
When Kitten mistakes the full moon for a bowl of milk, she ends up tired, wet, and hungry trying to reach it.

The Hello, Goodbye Window
Norton Juster 
A little girl describes the magic kitchen window in her grandparent’s house home.

Hello, Day!
Anita Lobel
Various animals greet the sunrise in their own unique voices,except for the owl who welcomes the night.

George Lyon

Parents tuck their child into bed as they talk about little animals that are also going to sleep in their nests, dens, and caves.

Bubble Trouble
Margaret Mahy 

Mabel blows a bubble that captures Baby and wafts him away,resulting in a wild chase that involves the whole neighborhood.

We’ve All Got Bellybuttons! 
David Martin

Various animals invite the reader to experience what their different body parts can do, including their tickly belly buttons

Higher Higherl
Leslie Patricelli

Two children encourage their father to push them perpetually higher on the swing as they try to surpass the height of a giraffe, a mountain, and the very boundaries of Earth.

Emily’s Balloon
Komako Sakai

A little girl's new friend is round, lighter than air, and looks like the moon at night.

Nicola Smee

When Mr. Horse gives a ride to his friends, Cat, Dog, Pig, and Duck, they urge him to go faster and faster.

I love Trucks 
Philemon Sturges
A child names many of his favorite trucks and each one's most notable characteristic.

The House in the Night
Susan Marie Swanson

Illustrations and easy-to-read text explore the light that makes a house in the night a home filled with light.

Blue Goose

Nancy Tafuri

When Farmer Gray goes away for the day, Blue Goose, Red Hen, Yellow Chick, and White Duck get together and paint their black and white farm.

Whose Chick Are You? 
Nancy Tafuri
Goose, Duck, Hen, Bird and the little chick, itself, cannot tell to whom a new hatchling belongs, but its mother knows.

Do Lions Live on Lily Pads?
Melanie Walsh

Illustrations and simple text describe where a number of different animals live.

Little White Duck 
Walt Whippo

Based on the song of the same title, a little white duck causes a commotion in its pond.

Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale 
Mo Willems

After Trixie and daddy leave the laundromat, something very important turns up missing.

Here’s a Little Poem: A Very First Book of Poetry
Jane Yolen

A collection of poems for children with the various themes of self,family, going outside, and when it is time for bed.


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