1. Harold and the Purple Crayon
A wonderfully creative tale of young boy named Harold, who goes for a walk after bedtime with purple crayon that allows him to draw landscapes, boats, staircases, and more that come to life and can be interacted with. Fuel your children's imagination with this delightful storybook.
2. If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
If you give a mouse a cookie... you'll be running around all day having to help him out! This humorous tale about a young boy giving an imaginary mouse a treat will teach your children about cause and effect, as well as responsibility, while keeping them giggling the whole way through!
Madeline, by Ludwig Bemelmans, is a beloved tale about a daring and precocious young girl by the same name. Set in Paris, France the book follow Madeline's adventures such as visiting the zoo and getting her appendix removed.
4. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle, is one of the most famous picture books in the world. In fact, a new copy is sold somewhere in the world every 30 seconds! Follow the story of the very hungry caterpillar as he eats his way through the pages of the book on a fun-filled adventure you won't soon forget!
5. The Polar Express
The Polar Express is perfect read for the end of National Picture Book Month to get your little ones excited for the holiday season. A young boy boards a mysterious train late one Christmas Eve, only to magically travel to the North Pole to meet Santa where he alone is offered any gift he desires. But what does he ask for?
6. The Giving Tree
Famous author Shel Silverstein's most well-known book, the Giving Tree, is a story of giving and taking and how important it is to remain thankful for what you have. It teaches the important lessons of humility and how a simple "thank you" can make a huge difference! If you'd like to hear Shel Silverstein read it for yourself, check out the Giving Tree story on Youtube!
7. Green Eggs and Ham
Would this list of story books be complete without including one of the many works of Dr. Seuss? Of course not! Read along as this rhyming tale teaches young readers about patience, kindness, and trying new things.
8. Frog and Toad are Friends
The first in a series of picture books, Frog and Toad Are Friends follows a pair of amphibious pals as they go swimming, find lost buttons, write letters, and many more adventures. This beloved series has won numerous awards, and the friendship between this two characters will delight your children.
9. Where the Wild Things Are
We couldn't write this list without including one of the most iconic picture books of all time! Dive into Where the Wild Things Are to discover the story of Max's journey to the land of the Wild Things through beautiful illustrations and a simply unforgettable adventure that your kids will remember for the rest of their lives.
You can find these 9 picture books worth reading during National Picture Book Month at local bookstores, public libraries, or online. So spend time this month reading to your kids to help them develop and reach their full potential. Plus, you'll love watching their imagination grow as they enjoy these fun and entertaining tales. As an additional item on your to-do list this November, make sure to follow our Fall Car Care maintenance routine to get your vehicle ready for the cold and impending winter weather. You'll be happy your car is peak working condition once the snow begins to fall!
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