Book Pairs

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Book Pairs: Non-Fiction & Related Picture Books for 3-7 Year Olds


Bugs, Beetles and Butterflies, by Harriet Ziefert J 595.7 Zeifert

I Love Bugs, by Philemon Sturges JPB Sturges


Stellaluna, by Janell Cannon JPB Cannon

Bats, Strange and Wonderful, by Lawrence Pringle J 599.4 Pringle


Tillie Lays an Egg, by Terry Golson JPB Golson

The Perfect Nest, by Catherine Friend JPB Friend

Chick-o-saurus Rex, by Lenore Jennewein JPB Jennewein

Chicken in School (or Chicken in Space), By Adam Lehrhaupt JPB Lehrhaupt

Chicks and Chickens, by Gail Gibbons J 636.5 Gibbons 

An Egg is Quiet by Dianna Aston J 591.468 Aston

City Chickens, by Christine Heppermann J 636.509 Heppermann


How do Dinosaurs Eat Their Food, by Jane Yolen JPB Yolen

Dinosaurs, Gail Gibbons J 567.9 Gibbons

My Visit to the Dinosaurs, by Aliki J 567.91 Aliki


Bark George, by Jules Feiffer JPB Feiffer

Dogs and Cats, by Steve Jenkins J 636.7 Jenkins


Froggy Goes to Bed, by Johnathan London JPB London

Frog on a Log, by Kes Gray JPB Gray

Nanette’s Baguette or I’m a Frog!, by Mo Willems JPB Willems/JE Willems

All about Frogs, by Jim Arnosky J 597.89 Arnosky


The Curious Garden, by Peter Brown JPB Brown

Growing Vegetable Soup or Planting a Rainbow, by Lois Ehlert JPB Ehlert

A Handful of Sunshine by Melanie Eclare J 636.9339 Eclare

Easy, Peasy: Gardening for Kids, by Kirsten Bradley J 635 Bradley


Animals in Winter, by Henrietta Bancroft J 591.543 Bancroft

Time to Sleep, by Denise Fleming JPB Fleming

Mollusks /Sea Creatures:

A House for Hermit Crab, by Eric Carle JPB Carle

About Mollusks, by Cathryn Sill J 594 Sill

Down, Down Under by Steve Jenkins J 591.779 Jenkins


Owl Babies, by Martin Waddell JPB Waddell

Hoot and Peep, by Lita Judge JPB Judge

Little Owl’s Orange Scarf, by Tatyana Feeney JPB Feeney

Owlet’s First Flight, by Mitra Modarressi JPB Modarressi

Owls, by Gail Gibbons J 598.97 Gibbons


Be Brave Little Penguin, by Giles Andreae JPB Andreae

Penguin and Pinecone, by Salina Yoon JPB Yoon

Penguin Problems, by Jory John JPB John

Pierre the Penguin (A penguin from South Africa), by Jean Marzollo J 598.47 Marzollo

Antarctic Antics, A book of Penguin Poems, by Judy Sierra J 811.54 Sierra

Penguins, by Ann Schreiber (A Nat Geo Kids book) J 598.47 Schreiber


Happy Pig Day!, by Mo Willems JE Willems

The Three Ninja Pigs, by Corey Rosen Schwartz JPB Schwartz

Pigs, by Gail Gibbons J 636.4 Gibbons

Body Awareness:

Freckly Feet and Itchy Knees, by Michael Rosen JPB Rosen

The Foot Book, by Dr. Seuss JE Seuss

We’ve All Got Bellybuttons, by David Martin JPB Martin

My Hands, by Aliki J 612.97 Aliki

Bones: Skeletons and How They Work, by Steve Jenkins J 573.76 Jenkins


It's Pumpkin Time, by Zoe Hall J Big Hall

Let's Look at Fall by Sarah Shuette J 508.2 Schuette

The Pumpkin Book, by Gail Gibbons J 635.62 Gibbons


Giggle, Giggle, Quack, by Doreen Cronin JPB Cronin

Farmer Duck by Martin Waddell JBig Waddell

On the Farm by Laurel Molk J 811.008 On

Baby Farm Animals by Merrill Windsor J 636.07 Windsor

Nutrition/Healthy Eating:

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle JPB Carle

Feast for Ten, by Falwell JPB Falwell

The Edible Pyramid (Good Eating Everyday) by Loreen Leedy J 613.2 Leedy

Nutrition Anyone?, by Kristin Petrie J 613.2 Petrie


Snowballs, by Lois Ehlert JPB Ehlert

Over and Under the Snow, by Kate Messner JPB Messner

It's Snowing, by Gail Gibbons J 551.5784 Gibbons


Bear Feels Sick by Karma Wilson JPB Wilson

How Do Dinosaurs Get Well Soon?, by Jane Yolen JPB Yolen

Germs Make me Sick, by Melvin Berger J 616.92 Berger


Snow Sounds, by David Johnson JPB Johnson

Hoot, Howl, Hiss, by Michelle Koch JPB Koch

Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?, by Eric Carle JPB Carle

What Is Sound?, by Charlotte Guillain J 534 Guillain

Do Not Lick This Book*, by Idan Ben-Barak J 579 Ben-Barak