The Best Kindergarten Books

Our goal, as educators, is to really turn on the love of reading and learning within our students. I wanted to share with you my list of favorite kindergarten books. Hopefully, my list will get you excited and remind you of some of the books that you may have been forgotten.

Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten
Stone Soup – Ann McGovern
Bear Called Paddington, A – Michael Bond
The Day The Crayons Quit – Drew Daywalk
The Wonderful Things You Will Be – Emily Winfield Martin
What Do You Do With An Idea? by Kobi Yamada
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom – Bill Martin Jr.
If You Give A Mouse A Cookie – Laura Numeroff
The Very Hungry Caterpillar – Eric Carle
Goodnight Moon – Margaret Wise Brown
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? – Bill Martin Jr.
The Snowy Day – Ezra Jack Keats
Corduroy – Don Freeman
Harold and the Purple Crayon – Crockett Johnson
Alexander and the terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day – Judith Viorst
Green Eggs and Ham – Dr. Suess
The Cat In The Hat – Dr. Suess
Blueberries for Sal – Robert McCloskey
Curious George – H.A. Rey
Caps for Sale – Esphyr Slobodkina
Strega Nona – Tomie dePaola
One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish – Dr. Suess
Carrot Seed, The – Ruth Krauss & Crockett Johnson
Chair for My Mother, A – Vera B. Williams
Click, Clack, Moo: Cows that Type – Doreen Cronin & Betsy Lewin
Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale – Mo Willems
Make Way for Ducklings – Robert McCloskey
The Runaway Bunny – Margaret Wise Brown
Stellaluna – Janell Cannon
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly – Simms Taback
Where the Wild Things Are – Maurice Sendak
Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! – Mo Willems
No, David! – David Shannon

kindergarten books

I hope that you enjoyed the list of my favorite kindergarten books!

While you are getting your classroom library ready for the next school year, be sure to check out my free first day of school ideas activities!