Classic Picture Books

The following were selected by our Youth Services librarians as the most popular, must-read picture books. They are arranged alphabetically by author last name in our JX Picture Book collection in the Library.


Bemelmans, Ludwig
Madeline
Bright, Robert
Georgie
Brown, Margaret
Goodnight Moon
Brunhoff, Jean de
Babar the King
Burningham, John
Mr. Gumpy's Outing
Burton, Virginia Lee
Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel
Carle, Eric
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Flack, Marjorie
Angus and the Cat
Flack, Marjorie
Ask Mr. Bear
Flack, Marjorie
The Story about Ping
Freeman, Don
Corduroy
Gag, Wanda
Millions of Cats
Hoban, Russell
Bedtime for Frances
Holl, Adelaide
The Remarkable Egg
Hutchins, Pat
Rosie's Walk
Keats, Ezra Jack
The Snowy Day
Leaf, Munro
The Story of Ferdinand
Lionni, Leo
Swimmy
McCloskey, Robert
Blueberries for Sal
McCloskey, Robert
Make Way for Ducklings
Payne, Emmy
Katy No-Pocket
Piper, Watty
The Little Engine That Could
Rey, Hans Augusto
Curious George
Sendak, Maurice
Where the Wild Things Are
Seuss, Dr.
Horton Hatches the Egg
Slobodkina, Esphyr
Caps for Sale
Tresselt, Alvin
The Mitten
Ungerer, Tomi
Crictor
Viorst, Judith
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Waber, Bernard
Lyle, Lyle Crocodile
Zion, Gene
Harry, the Dirty Dog