Best Babysitters Ever

Miriam Moss and Anna Currey (Illustrator)
Billy Bear worries about several things when his mother goes out and leaves him with a babysitter for the first time.
Lauren Child
When her Uncle Ted, the fireman, comes to stay with Clarice and her brothers and sister while her mother is away, things get somewhat hectic
Robie H. Harris and Harry Bliss (Illustrator)
When her parents go out for the evening, a little girl threatens to run off to Alaska but has a good time with the babysitter instead.
Eileen Christelow
The five little monkeys try to avoid going to bed by playing hide and seek with the babysitter.
Holly Keller

Geraldine and her little brother Willy try to pull pranks on their new babysitter.

Melinda Long and David Shannon (Illustrator)
Braid Beard and his pirate crew return to retrieve the treasure they buried in Jeremy Jacob's backyard, but first they must help calm his baby sister, Bonney Anne, whom they awoke from her nap.
by Karen Waggoner; pictures by Dorothy Donohue
Molly thinks she can take care of herself, so when old Mr. Herbert comes to babysit, she uses all her resources to try to discourage him from ever coming back.
Phyllis Root and Jill Barton (Illustrator)
Various family members try to stop Baby from crying, but only his brother figures out what he wants