We all know how important it is read to our children to help them learn and grow. The local library and bookstores are filled with racks and racks of books for children of all ages. With so many to choose from, it’s hard to find the ones you think your child will love. We all know the younger the child, the more difficult it is to find a book that is really going to grab and hold their attention. That is especially true when it comes to picture books. Check out some of the best picture books of 2015 in order to have a happy ending when it comes to reading time with your child.
Best Picture Books of 2015: The Day the Crayons Came Home by Drew Daywalt
Although they sometimes say the sequel is never as good as the original that is not the case here. The Day the Crayons Came Home is the follow-up to The Day the Crayons Quit and is just as good. There are more crayons that need to be saved! Your child will love hearing about this latest adventure.
Best Picture Books of 2015: Pete the Cat and the Bedtime Blues by James & Kimberly Dean
I think it is impossible to make a list of the best picture books and not mention Pete the Cat. The Deans are masters of storytelling using this cat that has groovy buttons and loves his white shoes. This time around Pete is dealing with friends who are taking the “sleep” out of sleepover.
Best Picture Books of 2015: Press Here by Herve Tullet
It all starts with a yellow dot. Your kids will find this book entertaining and imaginative. You will too! You press dots, shake pages and just wait to see what happens. This is a great book to get your kids brains really working.
Best Picture Books of 2015: The Full Moon at the Napping House by Audrey & Don Wood
When it comes to best picture books, you can’t go wrong with this one. As a sequel to The Napping House, kids will hear about a houseful of people who just can’t go to sleep. They’ll be listening to every word to hear how everyone finally does get to sleep.
Best Picture Books of 2015: Click, Clack, Peep by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin
Kids love the “Click, Clack” books. That’s why they keep making them. This time the trouble on the farm isn’t duck’s fault. You’ll have to read the book to find out who’s in trouble this time around.
Best Picture Books of 2015: The New Small Person by Lauren Child
This is one of the best picture books because it talks about something a lot of families can relate to…the addition of a new sibling. We all know kids are not always doing cartwheels when a new little brother or sister comes along. Read them this book. It may just help!
Best Picture Books of 2015: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to School by Davide Calli and Benjamin Chaud
What child doesn’t like to make excuses not to go to school? You and your child will get a good laugh from this book and all of its tall tales.
Best Picture Books of 2015: Polar Bear’s Underwear by Tupera Tupera
If you’re talking about underwear, kids are always going to giggle. This book gets your children involved as they search for polar bear’s underwear. They get to lift up flaps on every page until they find it. You can’t ask for much more from one of the best picture books.
Best Picture Books of 2015: Once Upon a Cloud by Claire Keane
When a little girl goes on a search for the perfect present for her mother, her adventure takes her to places she never dreamed. When it comes to imagination, this is a great read with a sweet ending.
Best Picture Books of 2015: I Don’t Like Koala by Sean Farrell
All stuffed animals are cozy, right? Well, maybe not this koala. The main character here does everything to get rid of a stuffed animal that he just doesn’t want. This is a funny one folks!
You have the list, now time to hit the bookstore or library to find some great reads for your little ones.