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Children Summer Reading Program: Picture Books

Click on the links below to find out if these books are available at your local County Library. If not, place them on hold, and they'll be delivered to your Library where you can pick them up.

Find more reading suggestions at Books & More.

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How Do Dinosaurs Eat Their Food?  by Jane Yolen

Describes how a dinosaur eats, with no rude noises and while sitting very still.

Pre-Kindergarten - Grade 2

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Lunch by Denise Fleming

A very hungry mouse eats a large lunch comprised of colorful foods.

Pre-Kindergarten – Grade 1

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Too Pickley!  by Jean Reidy

A child rejects a number of foods before settling on one that is just right.

Pre-Kindergarten – Grade 1

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The Sandwich Swap  by Queen Rania Al Abdullah

Best friends Lily and Salma disagree over their preferred foods, but after trading sandwiches to see how they taste, the girls change their minds.

Pre-Kindergarten – Grade 2

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The Cow Loves Cookies  by Karma Wilson

While all the other animals on the farm enjoy eating their regular food, the cow chooses to eat the one thing that she loves best.

Pre-Kindergarten – Grade 2

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Bread and Jam for Frances  by Russell Hoban

Frances decides she likes to eat only bread and jam at every meal--until to her surprise--her parents grant her wish.

Beginning Reader

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Dragons Love Tacos  by Adam Rubin

Explores the love dragons have for tacos, and the dangers of feeding them them anything with spicy salsa.

Pre-Kindergarten – Grade 2

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Bear Wants More by Karma Wilson

When spring comes, Bear wakes up very hungry and is treated to great food by his friends.

Pre-Kindergarten – Grade 2

 

Eating the Alphabet: Fruits and Vegetables from A to Z  by Lois Ehlert

An alphabetical tour of the world of fruits and vegetables, from apricot and artichoke to yam and zucchini.

Pre-Kindergarten – Grade 2

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Little Mouse and the Big Cupcake  by : Thomas Taylor

When one small mouse finds one big cupcake, he wonders how he will get it home because it's much too heavy for him to carry; one by one, Little Mouse asks his animal friends to help and they all agree, but only after taking a nibble of the yummy treat.

Pre-Kindergarten – Grade 1