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Picture Books: Animals

Guide to children's picture books about the alphabet, colors, holidays, and more!


Rupert Can Dance by Jules Feiffer

Matilda's Cat by Emily Gravett

Kitten's First Full Moon by Kevin Henkes

Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons by Eric Litwin

The Summer Nick Taught His Cats to Read by Curtis Manley

Kitty Cat Kitty Cat, Are You Waking Up? by Bill Martin Jr.

Lola Gets a Cat by Anna McQuinn

A Kitten Tale by Eric Rohmann

I Must Have Bobo by Eileen Rosenthal

I See Kitty by Yasmine Surovec

What Will Fat Cat Sit On by Jan Thomas

They All Saw a Cat by Brendan Wenzel

Mr. Wuffles by David Wiesner

Cat Nap by Toni Yuly


Digger Dog by William Bee

Dog's Colorful Day by Emma Dodd

Bark, George by Jules Feiffer

Maggie and Michael Get Dressed by Denise Fleming

Boot & Shoe by Marla Frazee

Say Hello to Zorro by Carter Goodrich

Charley's First Night by Amy Hest

How Rocket Learned to Read by Tad Hills

Groovy Joe: Ice Cream and Dinosaurs by Eric Litwin

Excellent Ed by Stacy McAnulty

A Ball for Daisy by Chris Raschka

I'm My Own Dog by David Ezra STein

‚ÄčThe Pigeon Wants a Puppy by Mo Willems

Harry the Dirty Dog by Gene Zion

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