Celebrate Picture Book Month with these five books from our 100 Picture Books to Keep on the Shelves list.
The Lizard and the Sun/ La Lagartija y el Sol by Alma Flor Ada, illustrated by Felipe Dávalos
When the sun disappears, all the animals search for it and eventually give up. All except for one. With text in Spanish and English, this story teaches that even the smallest of creatures can make a big difference.
Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story From China by Ed Young
With haunting illustrations and clever characters, young readers already familiar with the Red-Riding Hood story will love this version. Beyond being an interesting story, this book is also a good way to introduce different cultures to young readers.
Love you Forever by Robert Munsch
A story about the unconditional love between mother and child and the struggles of being a parent. With quirky illustrations and an enjoyable plot, readers of all ages can enjoy this book.
When a hungry mouse starts to eat his lunch, he finds he cannot stop and continues to eat even until after he is full! A unique book to help young readers learn their colors that will become an easy favorite.
Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey
When Mrs. Mallard wants to raise her eight ducklings in the Boston Public Gardens, she has to overcome the problem of how to get them all there safely. Luckily, she gets a little human help.