Summer Reading Fun for the Picture Book Crowd

If you have young children in your life and are looking for fun summer read aloud picture books, here are some of my recommendations:


A Frog in the Bog by Karma Wilson This one is just so much fun to read.

Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon by Patty Lovell, A very humorous read about being true to yourself.

Six Dinner Sid by Inga Moore Sid will have you cheering for him!

Ella Takes the Cake by Carmela and Steven D’Amico Beautifully illustrated, this is a heroine that every kid can enjoy.

Senor Don Gato by John Manders Senor Don Gato is simply an amazing guy.

Belinda the Ballerina by Amy Young Belinda’s big feet are so much fun.

Night Cat by Margaret Beames A great book to read when the lights are low!

Olivia Forms a Band Olivia in the summer is as sparkling as the Fourth of July.

Bear Snores On by Karma Wilson Karma Wilson really knows how to make a read aloud gather steam.

Slinky Malinki Opens the Door by Lynley Dodd Another hero you will cheer for.

The Color Kittens by Margaret Wise Brown They are just so darn cute.

Click Clack Moo: Cows that Type by Doreen Cronin You can never trust cows. Especially once they get their hooves on a typewriter.

Henry and the Buccaneer Bunnies by Carolyn Crimi Some swashbuckling fun.

Madeline and the Bad Hat by Ludwig Bemelmans If you can’t enjoy the guillotine lines, there is seriously something amiss with your sense of humor.

Cat Up a Tree by Ann Hassett An oldie but a goodie.

I hope you enjoy this selection with a child near and dear to you! Happy Summer reading!

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