Book List in Order: 41 titles


  • Everybody's favorite monster is having a birthday! The party guests have arrived and are ready for a day of birthday fun, but Billy is having a hard time sharing his new things. He can jump rope and throw his ball all by himself, right? And when ...



  • Rosie is on the lookout for her lost baby chick in this funny and surprising companion to the beloved picture book, Rosie’s Walk, by author-illustrator Pat Hutchins. Rosie has lost her baby chick. She looks under the hen house. She looks behind ...



  • Three fun-packed plays for children. In I’m the King of theCastle!, King Boris and King Morris have to take it in turns to sit on the throne and rule over their kingdom. One day it’s archery and spaghetti bolognese, the next it’s fencing and st...






  • Bumpety, bumpety, bumpety, bump! When Pat Hutchins introduces a boy, his grandfather, a bright blue wheelbarrow, a little red hen, and a garden full of fresh fruits and vegetables you can bet the harvest on this: you are about to open a first–rate ...



  • Little Pigletand Little Lamb and Little Calf and Little Foal want to venture out of the farmyard and take a walk across the fields."Don't get lost!" say their mothers.Little Piglet, Little Lamb, Little Calf, and Little Foalwalk and walk and walk.They...



  • DaughterSisterHalf-sisterStepdaughterStepsisterCousinNieceGranddaughterGreat-GranddaughterThere are so many things to be when the relatives are coming to your birthday party!But sometimes the best thing of all is to be a birthday girl. Oh, happy birt...



  • It was a perfect day for a picnic. Hen picked the berries, Goose picked the apples, and Duck picked the pears. Then they set out for the picnic. But young viewers will quickly discover that Hen, Goose, and Duck are not the only ones who like berries,...







  • Ten red apples hanging on a tree. Yippee, fiddle-dee-fee! But they are not there for long. Horse, cow, donkey, pig, hen, and the other farm animals each eat one. "Save one for me," calls the farmer. But what about the farmer's wife?Count on Pat Hutch...



  • How much mischief can one baby make? Plenty, when it's a baby monster! Follow the trail from room to room as Grandma, Ma, and Hazel try to catch up with the baby before he can turn the whole house upside-down in this uproarious companion book to The ...





  • "When Titch arrives at a party and doesn't find his friend Daisy among the guests, he refuses to participate in any of the activities. In fact, though, Daisy is in attendance, shyly hiding, wishing Titch were there. When the toddlers meet, they join ...



  • When Mary and Peter decide to get rid of the toys, books, and games they have outgrown, Titch finds the perfect place for them--his room. "Deliciously funny...Spare, deftly tuned dialogue and the colorful illustrations quietly amplify the humor."--Ki...



  • Duck, Frog, and their friends, stars of the classic The Surprise Party, return in this story of a double game of hide-and-seek."Illustrations are as crisp, decorative, and full of appeal as ever." -- Kirkus Reviews. "Likely to become a perennial stor...



  • The monstrous hero of The Very Worst Monster and Silly Billy! is reluctantly on his way to nursery school. His sister tells him that if he's good, he might get a star. But the one thing Billy doesn't want is to be good, so he's his own horrible self....





  • When the hall clock reads twenty minutes past four, the attic clock reads twenty-three minutes past four, the kitchen clock reads twenty-five minutes past four, and the bedroom clock reads twenty-six minutes past four, what should Mr. Higgins do? He ...



  • A little girl eagerly welcomes her best friend to spend the night. She is glad to have a friend who can run faster, climb higher, and jump farther than anyone else. But when the lights are turned out and the visitor is afraid, the little girl proves ...











  • A boy discovers that being little can mean big things in this charming story by author-illustrator Pat Hutchins.Titch is little. Everything he has is little, from his little pinwheel to his little tricycle. His brother Pete and his sister Mary are bi...





  • I'm having a party tomorrow," Rabbit whispers to Owl. "It's a surprise." But Owl tell the news to Squirrel, he says, "Rabbit is hoeing the parsley tomorrow. It's a surprise." By the time word has spread to all of Rabbit's friends, it's anyone's guess...



  • This is for all children who believe getting older means growing bigger. A cheerful, gentle book . . . It conveys that resourcefulness, not inches, is what does the trick.--School Library Journal (starred review). Also, an ALA Notable Book....





  • As he sets out for the store, the boy's mother reminds him, "Six farm eggs, a cake for tea, a pound of pears, and don't forget the bacon."On his way, he repeats, "Six fat legs...a cape for me...a flight of stairs...and don't forget the bacon." Or was...




  • When Billy Monster was born, his father said, "My son is going to grow up to be the Worst Monster in the World." However, Billy's sister Hazel proved that she was the Worst Monster in a way that older siblings can cheer. "A monstrously wonderful a ad...







  • A charming, wordless picture book that the very youngest can “read” all by themselves.The little wooden couple are happy in their building-block house—until it catches fire. The solution? They transform the house into a fire engine! But then th...





  • Each ring of the doorbell brings more friends to share the delicious cookies Ma has made in this beloved classic.This enjoyable read-aloud picture book about friendship, sharing, and cookies can also be used to introduce basic math concepts to young ...






  • When little Titch outgrows his clothes, he receives hand-me-downs from his brother and sister that are too big. "You'll soon grow into them," they say. But Mother decrees that Titch needs some brand-new clothes. Soon it is his turn to say to someone ...







  • Field Trip in the Fast Lane The school field trip gets off to a rousing start when the absentminded teacher accidentally switches satchels with some bank robbers. What begins as an ordinary outing then quickly turns into a madcap misadventure -- c...



  • A rhymed tale describing the antics of a capricious wind.The wind blew, and blew, and blew! It blew so hard, it took everything with it: Mr. White’s umbrella, Priscilla’s balloon, the twins’ scarves, even the wig on the judge’s head. But just...







  • How was Owl to sleep, with the bees buzzing, the crows creaking, the starlings chittering, the jays screaming -- and all the other inhabitants of the hollow tree pecking, calling or crunching? Owl tried to sleep, but it was impossible. Pat Hutchins h...



  • The Fox is after Rosie, but Rosie doesn't know it. Unwittingly, she leads him into one disaster after the other, each funnier than the last. To enjoy Rosie's walk as much as Rosie does, just look inside!...