Picture Books With Large Type

The large, bold fonts used in these picture books make them perfect for sharing with a group. They are also excellent for anyone in need of easily visible, larger text for reading aloud.

I can do it too! by Karen Baicker

Supported by her family, an African American girl is self confident about what she can do and in turn supports a younger family member.

Growing vegetable soup by Lois Ehlert

A father and child grow vegetables and then make them into a soup.

Bathtime piggywiggy by Christyan Fox

While taking a bath, a pig sails his toy boat and thinks of all the things he could do in the water, such as ski, swim long distances, pilot a lifeboat, or sail around the world.

Splash! by Flora McDonnell

When the jungle animals are hot, a baby elephant has a good solution involving the squirting and splashing of water at the water hole.

Describes the characteristics and various advantages of reading.

No haircut today by Elivia Savadier

Dominic refuses to get his hair cut, no matter how much his mother wants him to or how bad it looks.

Cat & mouse by Ian Schoenherr

A cat and a mouse play together nicely--and not so nicely--to nursery rhymes.

Clip-clop by Nicola Smee

When Mr. Horse gives a ride to his friends, Cat, Dog, Pig, and Duck, they urge him to go faster and faster.

Questions and answers highlight some outstanding characteristics of farm animals, such as a chicken's feathers and a horse's mane.

The Pigeon really, really wants a puppy, but when a puppy arrives the Pigeon changes its mind.

I went walking by Sue Williams

During the course of a walk, a young boy identifies animals of different colors.

In this book you will find where animals live and do not live.

I spy pets by Edward Gibbs

Invites young readers to guess which animal will be revealed using the given clues and a spy hole.

No hitting! by Karen Katz

Gives examples of how young readers may channel their anger away from hitting people.

Don't spill the beans! by Ian Schoenherr

A bear tries hard to keep a birthday surprise a secret.

Across the stream by Mirra Ginsburg

A hen and three chicks are saved from a bad dream by a duck and three ducklings.

Pictures of animals wearing clothes show why this would be a ridiculous custom for them to adopt.

Hooray for fish! by Lucy Cousins

Paddle along with Little Fish on an underwater tour of friends spotty and stripy, happy and gripy, hairy and scary, even curly-whirly and twisty-twirly.

A ladybug invites the reader to play a game of "let's pretend".

Illustrations and rhyming text follow ten caterpillars as one wriggles up a flower stem, another sails across a garden pool, and one reaches an apple leaf, where something amazing happens.

That pup! by Lindsay Barrett George

After having fun digging up acorns, a little dog decides to bury them all again.

Babies on the go by Linda Ashman

Illustrations and rhyming text show how different animals carry their babies when they are on the move.

Toot toot beep beep by Emma Garcia

Colorful cars zoom across the page, each making their own special noise.

If you see a kitten by John Butler

Illustrations and brief text present appropriate responses to a variety of animals, from pudgy pigs to slithery snakes.

I love bugs by Emma Dodd

Easy-to-read text celebrates the many kinds of bugs that can be found in a backyard.

Yip! Snap! Yap! by Charles Fuge

Different dogs make a variety of doggy sounds and the reader is encouraged to join in.

The watermelon seed by Greg Pizzoli

After swallowing a watermelon seed, a crocodile imagines a scary outcome.

That's (not) mine by Anna Kang

Two fuzzy animals have a silly argument about a chair that ends with a surprise.

Amelia Goose has a good day playing in the pond with Frog.

Duck! Rabbit! by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Two unseen characters argue about whether the creature they are looking at is a rabbit or a duck.

You are (not) small by Anna Kang

Not being able to agree who is small and who is big, two fuzzy animals have their argument settled by a couple of mystery guests.

Ten black dots by Donald Crews

A counting book which shows what can be done with ten black dots--one can make a sun, two a fox's eyes, or eight the wheels of a train.

Dear zoo by Rod Campbell

Interactive story of a child who receives baskets, crates, and boxes of animal gifts from the zoo.

My book box by Will Hillenbrand

A determined elephant creates his own book box and discovers all the magic and fun of books and reading.

Snow by Manya Stojic

As snow approaches and begins to fall, Moose, Bear, Fox, and other forest creatures prepare for winter.