Great Toddler Authors

Here is a list of tried and true authors for toddlers-enjoy!

Linda Ashman
Keith Baker
Byron Barton
Karen Beaumont
Sandra Boynton
Sebastian Braun
John Butler
Jane Cabrera
Eric Carle
Lucy Cousins
Anna Dewdney
Emily Dodds
Lois Ehlert
Leonid Gore
Kevin Henkes
Eric Hill
Petr Horacek
Patricia Hubbell
Rachel Isadora
Karen Katz
Ezra Keats
Helen Ketteman
Eileen Spinelli
Philemon Sturgess
Nancy Tafuri
Jan Thomas
Lauren Thompson
Melanie Walsh
Margaret Wild
Mo Willems
Karma Wilson
Audrey & Don Wood



Picture Books about Divorce

Here are some picture books for helping kids cope with divorce-Picture Books-Divorce

Potty Training Booklist

I find arming yourself with an aresenal of potty training methods can be a sanity saver for parents/caregivers. Here are a few books and videos about potty training-happy training!

Potty Training

First Day of School Picture Books-better late than never!

Here are some books to get kids excited for the new school year! The lists are based on the collection from the Queen Creek Branch Library.

First Day of School

First Day of School-Nursery Kindergarten Preschool 1st Grade

Pregnancy,Baby & Adoption Picture Books

Here are three booklists to help prepare children for the arrival of a new sibling (s). While the lists are not exhaustive they are a good starting point. (these booklists stem off of the collection specificially at the Queen Creek Branch Library)

Birth-day Picture Books

Birth-day Picture Books Part 2


Great Authors for Babies

Most babies are drawn to books with bright colors, familiar experiences, or actual images, such as other baby faces. This list is a starting point for those looking for authors babies will enjoy. Next to the authors name is either the author’s actual website or a list of books they have written. Bon ape-Read!

Sandra Boynton

Karen Katz 

Annie Kubler

Peter Linenthal

Mary Murphy

Helen Oxenbury

Helen Oxenbury interview:

Leslie Patricelli