Rhyming

Linda Ashman and Jane Dyer (illustrator)
Illustrations and rhyming text show how different animals carry their babies when they are on the move. JE Fic Ash.
Jane Yolen and Mark Teague (illustrator)

Laughter is perhaps the best medicine after all in this rip-roaring romp in humorous rhyme with dinosaurs that fill the pages as they illustrate how NOT to behave, before they demonstrate the best way back to health. JE Fic Yol

Suggested for ages 3 - 7

Jane Yolen and Mark Teague (illustrator)

"Does a dinosaur stomp his feet on the floor and shout: 'I want to hear one book more!'? DOES A DINOSAUR ROAR?" JE Fic Yol

Suggested for ages 3 - 6

Ashley Wolff
Simple rhyming text describes a day in the life of two babies as they greet the day, got to the zoo with their mothers and return home at night. JE Fic Wol.
Tara Jayne Morrow and Tiphanie Beeke (illustrator)
Rhyming text compares the love Mommy and Daddy have for their baby to the various things that animals love to do. JE Fic Mor.
Diane Siebert

Rhyming text describes motorcycles of all kinds and their riders, as well as the joy of the open road. JE Fic Sie

Suggested for ages 8 - 12

Jane Yolen

Take a trip to Grandma’s house with a mouse, a frog and other baby critters! JE Fic Yol

Suggested for ages 4 - 7

Saxton Freymann

One lonely sea horse learns she has a lot of friends that she can really “count” on. In this rhyming counting book, the sea creatures are artfully sculpted from fruits and vegetables. JE Fic Fre

Suggested for ages 2 - 6

Audrey Wood

A rhyming story of Silly Sally, who makes many friends as she travels to town--backward and upside down. JE Fic Woo

Suggested for ages 2 - 6

Caralyn Buehner and Mark Buehner (illustrator)

Snowmen play games at night when no one is watching. JE Fic Bue

Suggested for ages 4 - 7

Nadine Bernard Westcott (adapter and illustrator)

Miss Lucy can't figure out what is wrong with Tiny Tim, so she calls a doctor, a nurse, and the lady with the alligator purse. Includes music to sing, a story to read, & games to play! JE Fic Wes

Suggested for ages 4 - 8

Mem Fox

"Into a bustling park whirls a magic hat, and each adult the hat lands on is transformed into a fun loving animal. The humorous verses rhyme, and listeners are able to predict what will come next when the page is turned. The children follow the hat’s path of swirling confetti and changing adults, until a wizard appears to reclaim the hat." (www.vsra.org) JE Fic Fox

Suggested for ages 3 - 8

John Lithgow

Musical genius, Young Farkle McBride learns to play many instruments but he is never quite satisfied. What is missing? JE Fic Lit.

Suggested for ages 4 - 7
 

Candace Fleming and Maggie Smith (illustrator)
Cumulative rhyme enumerating all the items of clothing that go on the baby who hates to be dressed, from the diaper "often a mess" to the jacket "woolen and plaid". JE Fic Fle.
Tony Bradman and Jenny Williams (illustrator)
A new version of "This Little Piggy" verse in which a baby enjoys the activities of a busy day. JE Fic Bra.
Suzanne Tanner Chitwood

Rhyming text describes a rowdy rollicking farm where piggies love a mud bath, farm frogs rock hop, and Owl's on the night shift, shooby, hooby, hoo! JE Chi.

Suggested for ages 2 - 5