Preschool and Picture Books

Theme: More, Please (Series Books)

Curious George’s ABCs - (ISBN: 978-0618277087)

by H.A. Rey

Grow to love Curious George after learning your ABCs along with the versatile monkey. The letters in this alphabet book are special because their shapes are part of the picture of the word that begins with each letter being featured! Check your local library to see how many <i>Curious George</i> books it has.

If You Give a Dog a Donut - (ISBN: 978-0060266837)

by Laura Numeroff

What happens when a dog eats a donut and then becomes thirsty? To find an amusing chain of events that happen because of one small donut, check out the dog in this book. At the time of this booklist, the latest offering in the <i>If You Give a Mouse</i> series is number 10! Do not miss any of the titles!

Just Me and My Little Brother - (ISBN: 978-0307126283)

by Mercer Mayer

In one of the older books in the <i>Little Critter</i> series, the character anticipates a time when he and his small sibling will be able to play and go out together to do all sorts of things. But right now, the brother is a baby and cannot walk yet! What kind of fun can you have with your brothers and sisters?

Madeline - (ISBN: 978-0670445806)

by Ludwig Bemelmans

This book introduces the <i>Madeline</i> books. This series focuses on a very small and feisty girl living in a French convent who has adventure after adventure in Paris with her fellow classmates and nun teachers. Although Madeline has to have her appendix removed in this first book in the series, her resilience continues to charm and distinguish her through out the many books depicting her triumphs and scrapes. What is your favorite trait of Madeline’s personality?

Toot & Puddle - (ISBN: 978-0606151108)

by Holly Hobbie

In this fun book, learn about the personalities of Toot and Puddle. This pair of pigs have completely different interests: Toot loves to travel, but Puddle prefers to be at home and look for mail from his friend. Enjoy many more titles in the <i>Toot & Puddle</i> series. Which pig do you identify with more?

Dora’s Big Birthday Adventure - (ISBN: 978-1442403659)

by Lauryn Silverhardt

Henry Bear’s Park - (ISBN: 0689839677)

by David McPhail

How Spider Saved the Flea Circus - (ISBN: 978-0590424592)

by Robert Kraus

Activities for this Theme

Enjoy these recipes, crafts, and activities that go along with the If You Give A....series


Scroll down to find several printable activities involving Curious George including the Butterfly Hide and Seek and Act Like an Animal!


Learn to count to ten in French like Madeline!


Print and color these Little Critter coloring pages