Book List

We love to read and think that it is super-duper important! That being said, we find every opportunity that we can to read to our little ones, Jay Bird and Charlie, with the hope that they will love reading too.

Jay reading Little Blue Truck

Jay reading to Charlie

Charlie reading
Daddy and Luc reading

Getting a new book is nothing short of awesome. So if you want to buy Jay, Charlie or Luc a gift, check our wish list of books that we would love to add to our library.

Our home library is ever growing- which we LOVE. Take a look at what we already own…

  • 10 Trick-or-Treaters A Halloween Counting Book by Janet Schulman; Linda Davick
  • ABC of Cananda by Per-Henrik Gurth; Kim Bellfontaine
  • About Birds, A Guide for Children by Cathryn Sill; John Sill
  • Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst; Ray Cruz
  • The Alphabet Book by P.D. Eastman
  • Animals: Who’s my Baby – Slide & Find
  • The Animals’ Christmas Eve; Gale Wiersum and Jim Robison
  • Are You My Mother? by P. D. Eastman
  • B is for Bulldozer. A Construction ABC by June Sobel; Melissa Iwai
  • Baby Animals by Leslie Bockol; Jillian Phillips
  • Baby Beluga illustrated by Ashley Wolff
  • Baby’s Numbers by Karen Katz
  • Back in My Arms by Dorothea Deprisco; Lesley Summers
  • Bad Dog Marley by John Grogan
  • The Balloon Tree by Phoebe Gilman
  • Barak by Jonah Winter; AG Ford
  • Baseball Saved Us by Ken Mochizuki; Dom Lee
  • Bathtime for Biscuit by Alyssa Satin Capucilli; Pat Schories
  • Bear Gives Thanks by Karma Wilson; Jane Chapman
  • Bear’s New Friend by Karma Wilson; Jane Chapman
  • Bear Snores On by Karma Wilson; Jane Chapman
  • Bear Stays Up by Karma Wilson; Jane Chapman
  • Beatrix Potter the Complete Tales by Beatrix Potter
  • Bedtime Kiss for Little Fish by Lorie Ann Grover and Debra Ziss
  • The Berenstain Bears and the Real Easter Egg by Stand and Jan Berenstain
  • Big Red Barn by Margaret Wise Brown; Felicia Bond
  • The Biggest Pumpkin Ever; Steven Kroll and Jeni Bassett
  • Blessings and Prayers
  • The Book with No Pictures by B.J. Novak
  • Brown Bear, Brown Bear by Eric Carle
  • Busy Bunny byKim Rachel Baines
  • Canada 123 by Kim Bellefontaine; Per-Hendrik Gurth
  • The Carrot Seed; Ruth Krauss and Crockett Johnson
  • Charlie Cook’s Favorite Book by Julia Donaldson; Axel Scheffler
  • Chicka Chicka 123 by Bill Martin Jr.; Michael Sampson; Lois Ehlert
  • Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr.; John Archambault; Lois Ehlert
  • Chicken Soup with Rice a Book of Months by Maurice Sendak
  • Christmas Fun a Spot-It Challenge by Jennifer Marks
  • Chugga- Chugga Choo-Choo by Kevin Lewis; Daniel Kirk
  • Clark the Shark Dares to Share by Bruce Hale; Guy Francis
  • Clifford and the Grouchy Neighbors by Norman Bridwell
  • Clifford the Small Red Puppy by Norman Bridwell
  • Cliffords Christmas by Norman Bridwell
  • Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett; Ron Barrett
  • A Color of His Own by Leo Lionni
  • Colors by Emily Bolam
  • The Complete Adventures of Curious George by Margaret and H.A. Rey
  • The Complete Tales of Winnie-the-Pooh by A.A. Milne
  • Corduroy by Don Freeman
  • Counting by Emily Bolam
  • The Cow Loves Cookies by Karma Wilson; Marcellus Hall
  • The Crayon Box That Talked by Shane Derol; Michael Letzig
  • Curious Critters by David FitzSimmons
  • Curious George Goes to the Hospital by Margret and H.A. Rey
  • The Dragons of the Blueland by Ruth Stiles Gannett; Ruth Chrisman Gannett
  • The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt
  • Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell
  • Deep Sea Dive Lift-the-Flap Adventure by Salian Yoon
  • Dinosaur Roar by Jack Tickle
  • Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin; Daniel Salmieri
  • Duck and Goose Colors! by Tad Hills
  • Duck for President by Doreen Cronin; Betsy Lewin
  • Eating the Alphabet Fruits and Vegetables from A to Z by Lois Ehlert
  • The Elephant Who Couldn’t Forget; Faith McNulty and Marc Simont
  • Everything I know About Cars by Tom Lichtenheld
  • Favorite Nursery Rhymes from Mother Goose by Scott Gustafason
  • Find Momo by Andrew Knapp
  • Find Momo Coast to Coast by Andrew Knapp
  • Firehouse! by Mark Teague
  • First 100 Farm Words by Sarah Creese
  • Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed by Eileen Christelow
  • Five Little Monkeys Reading in Bed by Eileen Christelo
  • Five Little Monkeys Trick or Treat by Eileen Christelow
  • Five Little Pumpkins by Dan Yaccarino
  • Fly Blanky Fly by Anne Margaret Lewis; Elissa Chavarri
  • A Fly Went By by Mike McClintock; Fritz Siebel
  • Five Christmas Penguins by Steve Lenton
  • Freddy Frog’s First Word Book by Cole; Chambers
  • Freight Train by Donald Crews
  • Friendly Floppy Fishie, What do You Wish For? by Marianne Richmond
  • Friends by Eric Carle
  • Frog in a Bog by Karma Wilson; Joan Rankin
  • Frosty the Snow Man; Annie North Bedford
  • Funny Frog by Rachel Baines
  • The Gingerbread Man by Catherine McCafferty
  • Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreas; Guy Parker-Rees
  • Giraffes Can’t Dance Number Rumba Counting Book by Giles Andreas; Guy Parker-Rees
  • Go, Dog. Go! By P.D. Eastman
  • Good Night Gorilla by Peggy Rathmann
  • Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site by Sherri Duskey Rinker and Tom Lichtenheld
  • Good Night Moon by Margaret Wise Brown; Clement Hurd
  • Good Night Moon 123  A Counting Book by Margaret Wise Brown; Clement Hurd
  • Good Night, Sweet Butterflies by Melanie Gerth and Dawn Bentley; Heather Cahoon
  • The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson; Axel Scheffler
  • Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratne; Anita Jeram
  • Halloween is Here by Reader’s Digest
  • Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb by Al Perkin; Eric Gurney
  • Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crokett Johnson
  • Harry and the Terrible Whatzit; Dick Gackenbach
  • Help! You’re Shrinking (Choose Your Own Adventure.  You’re the Star of the Story!) by Edward Packard; Lorna Tomei
  • How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night? by Jane Yolen; Mark Teague
  • How Do you Hug a Porcupine? By Laurie Isop; Gwen Millard
  • Hugless Douglas by David Melling
  • I Don’t Want to be Frog by Dev Petty; Mike Boldt
  • I Love It When You Smile by Sam McBratney; Charles Fuge
  • I Love Shapes by Sandra Magsamen
  • I Love Trucks by Philemon Sturges
  • I Love You as Big as the World by David Van Burden; Tim Warnes
  • I Love You This Much by Lynn Hodges and Sue Buchanan; john Bendall-Brunello
  • I Love You Through and Through by Bernadette Rossetti-Shusta; Caroline Jay Church
  • I Love You with All of My Heart by Noris Kern
  • If Animals Kissed Goodnight by Ann Whitford Paul; David Walker
  • If I Built a Car by Chris Van Dusen
  • If You Give a Dog a Donut by Laura Joffe Numeroff; Felicia Bond
  • If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff; Felicia Bond
  • If You Give a Pig a Pancake by Laura Joffe Numeroff; Felicia Bond
  • If You Give a Cat a Cupcake by Laura Joffe Numeroff; Felicia Bond
  • If You Take a Mouse to the Movies by Laura Joffee Numeroff; Felicia Bond
  • If You Take a Mouse to School by Laura Joffee Numeroff; Felicia Bond
  • If You’re Happy and you Know It (Jungle Edition) by James Warhola
  • I’ll Follow the Moon by Stephanie Lisa Tara; Lee Edward Fodi
  • Is There Really a Human Race? by Jamie Lee Curtis; Laura Cornell
  • Is Your Mama a Llama by Deborah Guarino; Steven Kellogg
  • It’s Duffy Time by Audrey Wood; Don Wood
  • I Spy A Funny Frog by Jean Marzollo; Walter Wick
  • I Spy Little Wheels by Jean Marzollo; Walter Wick
  • Jamberry by Bruce Degen
  • Jesus Loves Me by Tim Warners
  • The King Who Rained by Fred Gwynne
  • Kitten and Friends– Touch and Feel
  • The Lego Adventure Book Vol 1 Cars, Castles, Dinosaurs and More by Megan Rothrock
  • Little Blue Truck by Alice Schertle; Jill McElmurry
  • Little Blue Truck Leads the Way by Alice Schertle; Jill McElmurry
  • Little Jesus, Little Me by Doris Rikkers; Dorothy Stott
  • The Littlest Elf by Brandi Dougherty; Kirsten Richards
  • Llama llama Holiday Drama by Anna Dewdney
  • Llama llama Mad at Mama by Anna Dewdney
  • Llama llama Misses Mama by Anna Dewdney
  • Llama llama Red Pajama by Anna Dewdney
  • Llama llama Time to Share by Anna Dewdney
  • Llama llama Wakey-Wake by Anna Dewdney
  • Llama llama Zippity- Zoom by Anna Dewdney
  • Look and Learn: Count by National Geographic Kids
  • Look at me by Elliot Kreloff
  • Lucky Ducklings by Eva Moore; Nancy Carpenter
  • Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey
  • Mamalabilia by Douglas Florian
  • Matter and the Easter Buggy by Kiki Thorpe
  • Marley and the Great Easter Egg Hunt by John Grogan; Richard Cowdrey
  • Me on the Map by Joan Sweeney; Annette Cable
  • Merry Christmas: Big Hungry Bear! by Audrey Wood; Don Wood
  • Meanwhile Back at the Ranch Trinka Hakes Noble; Tony Ross
  • Might Dads by Joan Holub; James Dean
  • Mike Mulligan and More by Virginia Lee Burton
  • The Mitten by Jan Brett
  • Miss Nelson is Back; Harry Allard and James Marshall
  • Monkey and Duck Quack Up! Jennifer Hamburg; Edwin Fotheringhan
  • The Monster who Lost His Mean by Tiffany Strelitz Haber; Kirstie Edmunds
  • The Moonflower by Peter and Jean Loewer
  • More Parts by Tedd Arnold
  • Mortimer’s Christmas Manger by Karma Wilson; Jane Chapman
  • Mr Willowby’s Christmas Tree by Robert Barry
  • My Alphabet Toolbox by Jane Horne
  • My Dad by Steve Smallman; Sean Julian
  • My Father’s Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett
  • My First ABC Lift-and-Flap Board Book
  • My Frist Mother Goose by Lisa McCue
  • My Little Book of Puppies
  • My Race Car by Ace Landers; David A. White
  • My Very First Book of Words by Eric Carle
  • The Napping House by Audrey Wood; Don Wood
  • The Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore; Joseph Adolphe
  • The Night Before Easter by Natasha Wing; Kathy Couri
  • The Night Before Preschool by Natasha Wing; Amy Wummer
  • Nighty Night Cooper by Laura Numeroff; Lynn Munsinger
  • Noisy Peekaboo Vroom! Vroom! by Dawn Sirett; Rachael Rarfitt
  • Oh Say Can you Seed? All About Flowering Plants (Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library) by Bonnie Worth
  • On The Night You Were Born by Nancy Tillman
  • One Hand, Two Hands Oh, the Ways we can help with our hands! by Max Lucado; Gaby Hansen
  • Otis by Loren Long
  • Otis and the Puppy by Loren Lon
  • An Otis Christmas by Loren Long
  • Outside Over There by Maurice Sendak
  • Owl Babies by Martin Waddell; Patrick Benson
  • Pat the Bunny by Dorothy Kunhardt
  • Pat Them Gently by Melanie O’brien; Treesha Runnells
  • The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg
  • The Pout-Pout Fish by Deborah Diesen; Dan Hanna
  • The Penguin Who Wanted to be Different by Maria O’Neill; Jill Newton
  • Peek-a- Who? by Nina Laden
  • A Perfectly Messed-Up Story by Patrick Mc Donnell
  • Pete the Cat I Love My White Shoes by James Dean; Eric Litwin
  • Pete the Cat Play Ball by James Dean
  • Peter Pan by Disney Classic Series
  • Pets by Busy Baby
  • A Pocket for Corduroy by Don Treeman
  • Potty Timeby Sawyer; Moroney
  • Puppy and Friends – Touch and Feel
  • Put Me in the Zoo by Robert Lopshire
  • Quick as a Cricket by Audrey Wood; Don Wood
  • Robin Hood and the Golden Arrow by Robert D SanSouci; E.B. Lewis
  • Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson; Axel Scheffler
  • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer; Barbara Shook Hazen
  • Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown; Clement Hurd
  • Santa’s Favorite Story by Hisako Aoki; Ivan Gantscheo
  • Say Hello to the Snowy Animals by Ian Whybrow; Ed Eaves
  • Sheep in a Jeep by Nancy E. Sha; Margot Apple
  • Sitting Down to Eat by Bill Harley; Kitty Harvill
  • Skippyjon Jones and the Big Bones by Judy Schachner
  • The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson; Axel Scheffler
  • Snowmen at Christmas by Caralyn Buehner; Mark Buehner
  • Snowmen at Night by Caralyn Buehner; Mark Buehner
  • Snowmen at Work by Caralyn Buehner; Mark Buehner
  • Sofia’s Magic Lesson  by Sarah Nathan
  • Stellaluna by Janell Cannon
  • Steam Train, Dream Train Sherri Duskey Rinker; Tom Litchenheld
  • Stop Monkeying Around by Christine Swift; Sarah Wade
  • Sunny Side Up; Valiska Gregory and Jeni Bassett
  • Talk Oscar, PLEASE! by Karen Kaufman Orloff; Tim Bowers
  • Ten Splishy, Splashy Fish 
  • Terribly Wonderful; Valiska Gregory and Jeni Bassett
  • The Story About Ping by Marjorie Flack and Kurt Wiese
  • The Teeny Tiny Ghost by Kay Winters; Lynn Munsinger
  • That’s How Much God Loves You! Chris Shea
  • That’s Not my Baby by Fiona Watt; Rachel Wells
  • That’s Not my Dragon by Fiona Watt; Rachel Wells
  • That’s Not my Monster by Fiona Watt; Rachel Wells
  • That’s Not my Plane by Fiona Watt; Rachel Wells
  • That’s Not my Snowman by Fiona Watt; Rachel Wells
  • That’s What Friends Are For; Walt Disney (Fox and the Hound)
  • This Book Just Ate My Dog by Richard Bryne
  • This is the Day! by Nancy White Carlstrom by Richard Cowdrey
  • Tikki Tikki Tembo retold by Arlene Mosel; Blair Lent
  • Time for Bed Mem Fox; Jane Dyer
  • A Toad for Tuesday by Russell E. Erickson
  • Tonka Chuck and Friends. Boomer Keeps it Cool!
  • Tonka Chuck and Friends. Unidentified Rolling Object
  • Trains by Byron Barton
  • Trucks A to Z by Christopher Hernandez
  • Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving by Dav Pilkey
  • The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
  • A Very Mater Christmas by Disney Pixar
  • Wacky Wednesday by Theo LeSeig; George Booth
  • We’re going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen; Helen Oxenbury
  • What are Friends Fo? by Hans Wilhelm
  • What do Animals do in Winter? by Melvin and Gilda Berger; Susan Harrison
  • What Do People Do All Day? by Richard Scarry
  • The Wheels on the Bus by Paul O. Zelinsky
  • Where do Diggers Sleep at Night? by Brianna Caplan Sayers; Christian Slade
  • Where is Baby’s Belly Button by Karen Katz
  • Where is Baby’s Pumpkin by Karen Katz
  • Where’s My Mommy? illustrated by Sarah Smith
  • Where’s my Puppy by Jane Horne; Sarah Creese
  • Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
  • Wild About Books by Judy Sierra; Marc Brown
  • William’s Doll by Charlotte Zolotow; William Pene Du Bois
  • The Wind and the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
  • Winter Friends by Carl R Sams II; Jean Stoick
  • The Z Was Zapped by Chris Van Allsburg
  • A Zooful of Animals by William Cole; Lynn Munsinger

Finger Puppet Books

  • Little Crab
  • Little Fish
  • Little Ladybug
  • Little Lion
  • Little Polar Bear

Dr. Seuss

  • The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins
  • And to Think I Saw That on Mulberry Street
  • Barthaolmew and the Oobleck
  • The Cat In The Hat
  • The Cat’s Quizzer
  • Did I Ever Tall You How Lucky You Are
  • Dr Suess’s ABC An Amazing Alphabet Book
  • Dr Suess’s Sleep Book
  • The Foot Book (board book and hard cover original)
  • Green Eggs and Ham
  • Happy Birthday to You!
  • Hop on Pop
  • Horton Hatches the Egg
  • Horton Hears a Who!
  • I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories
  • I Can Write!
  • I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew
  • If I Ran the Circus
  • If I Ran the Zoo
  • The King’s Stilts
  • The Lorax
  • Mr Brown Can Moo! Can You?
  • My Many Colored Days Paintings by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher
  • Oh, The Places You’ll Go
  • Oh, The Thinks You Can Think (board book)
  • On Beyond Zebra!
  • One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish
  • Scrambled Eggs Super
  • Sneeches and Other Stories
  • There’s a Wocket in My Pocket
  • Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose
  • Wacky Wednesday
  • Would You Rather be a Bullfrog?
  • Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories

Sandra Boynton

  • Are You a Cow
  • Barnyard Dance
  • Belly Button Book!
  • But Not the Hippopotamus
  • Fifteen Animals
  • Happy Hippo, Angry Duck
  • Hey! Wake Up!
  • Horns to Toes and in Between
  • Moo, Baa, LaLaLa!
  • Oh My Oh My Oh Dinosaurs!
  • One, Two, Three
  • Opposites
  • Pajama Time
  • Tickle Time

Mercer Mayer

  • A Boy a Dog and a Frog
  • Happy Halloween Little Critter!
  • I Just Forgot
  • It’s Easter, Little Critter!
  • Just Me and Grandma
  • Just Me and My Brother
  • Just Me and My Little Brother
  • Just Me and My Dad
  • Just Me and My Puppy
  • Just So Thankful
  • Little Monster’s Bedtime Book
  • Merry Christmas Little Critter
  • Merry Kris Christmas Mom and Dad

Robert Munsch

  • I Have to Go!
  • Kiss Me, I’m Perfect
  • Love You Forever
  • Mortimer
  • The Paper Bag Princess
  • Stephanie’s Ponytail

Bill Peet

  • The Ant and the Elephant
  • Big Bad Bruce
  • Buford the Little Bighorn
  • The Caboose Who Got Loose
  • Capyboppy
  • Chester the Worldly Pig
  • Cyrus the Unsinkable Sea Serpent
  • Ella
  • Eli
  • Farewell to Shady Glade
  • The Gnats of Knotty Pine
  • How Droofus the Dragon Lost His Head
  • Hubert’s Hair Raising Adventures
  • Huge Harold
  • Jennifer and Joesphine
  • Jethro and Joel Were a Troll
  • Kermit the Hermit
  • The Kweeks of Kookatumdee
  • The Luckiest One of All
  • Merle the High Flying Squirrel
  • No Such Things
  • The Pinkish, Purplish, Bluish Egg
  • Randy’s Dandy Lions
  • Smokey
  • The Spooky Tail of Prewitt Peacock
  • The Whingdingdilly
  • The Wump World

Shel Silverstien

  • Falling Up
  • A Giraffe and A Half
  • The Giving Tree
  • A Light in the Attic
  • Runny Babbit
  • Where the Sidewalk Ends

Matthew Van Fleet

  • Alphabet
  • One Yellow Lion
  • Tails

Lego Books

  • Calling All Cars! by Sonia Sander
  • DC Comics SuperHeros Batman’s Missons by Beth Davis
  • DC Comics SuperHeros Amazing Battles by Rosie Peet
  • Fire Truck to the Rescue! by Sonia Sander
  • The Lego Build-It Book Amazing Vehicles by Nathanael Kuipers; Mattia Zamboni
  • Lego City: 3,2,1 Liftoff!
  • Lego City: All Hands on Deck!
  • Lego City: Build This City
  • Lego City: Detective Chase McCain: Save That Cargo!
  • Lego City: Fight This Fire!
  • Lego City: Fix That Truck!
  • Lego City” Halloween Rescue!
  • Lego City: Look Out Below!
  • Lego City: Mystery on the Lego Express
  • Lego City: Where’s the Pizza Boy? A Search-and-Find Book
  • Lego Kingdoms: Defend the Castle by Hannah Dolan
  • The Lego Movie Meet Unikitty!
  • Super Heroes Batman Visual Dictionary
  • Super Heroes Handbook
  • Super Heroes Ready for Action! by Victoria Taylor

Disney Books

  • Cars 2- Meet the Racers
  • Planes Fire and Rescue- Brave Firefighters
  • Planes Fire and Rescue- Dusty to the Rescue

Magic Tree House by Mary Pope Osborne; Sal Murdocca

  • Book 9- Dolphins at Day Break
  • Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #9: Dolphins and Sharks by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce; Sal Murdocca
  • Book 10- Ghost Town at Sun Down
  • Book 11- Lions at Lunch Time
  • Book 12- Polar Bears Past Bedtime

National Geographic Kids

  • Dolphins by Melissa Stewart
  • Manatees by Laua Marsh
  • Sea Turtles by Laura Marsh

 

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