Picture Books for Three- and Four-Year-Olds

Find more recommendations for this age group on the Classic Picture Book list and on the Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, and Fables list.
Berry Duck Tents    (Five little ducks enjoy camping together. )
Child I Am Not Sleepy and I Will Not Go To Bed    (Charlie helps Lola get ready for bed despite obstacles.)
Chodos-Irvine Ella Sarah Gets Dressed    (Ellah Sarah chooses her own striking and unusual outfits.)
Coffelt Pug in a Truck    (A pug dog describes his trucker lifestyle. )
Dodds The Prince Won't Go to Bed!    (Princess Kate discovers the real reason her brother won't go to bed.)
Dudley Hank Has a Dream    (Hank describes a dream of flying to the sea, past the trees, and over the clouds.)
Dunbar A Chick Called Saturday    (A chick is disappointed at all the things he cannot do until he discovers one wonderful thing he can do very well.)
Dyckman Boy + Bot    (Differences between two friends cause humorous complications.)
Feiffer Bark, George!    (A mother is surprised to learn why her son hasn't learned to bark.)
Fleming Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!    (Mr. McGreely wants to keep some bunnies from eating all the vegetables in his garden.)
Foley Thank You Bear    (A small bear finds the perfect gift for his mouse friend.)
Gorbachev Chicken Chickens    (A beaver help two little chickens gather the courage to go down a slide. )
Harper Go! Go! Go! Stop!    (Little Green, who can say,"Go!" teams up with Little Red, who says, "Stop!" )
Henkes Sheila Rae, the Brave    (Little Louise comes to the rescue of Sheila the Brave.)
Jonell I Need a Snake    (A young boy is determined to have a snake of his own.)
LaRochelle The Best Pet of All    (A boy gets a dragon to help him convince his mother to mother to get a dog.)
Lester Tacky the Penguin    (Tacky the penguin is not sleek and graceful, but he can be useful!)
Lin Fortune Cookie Fortunes    (The fortunes in a family's fortune cookies seem to be coming true!)
London Froggy Gets Dressed    (Froggy hops out into the snow but is called back to put on some necessary articles of clothing.)
McPhail Sylvie & True    (Sylvie and her friend True have fun sharing a small apartment in a big city.)
Meade John Willy and Freddy McGee    (Two guinea pigs have an adventure in the tunnels of the family's pool table.)
Naylor Please Do Feed the Bears    (Percy's bears save the family picnic at the beach.)
Numeroff If You Give a Mouse a Cookie    (Giving a mouse a cookies sets off a chain reaction of new requests. )
Portis Not a Box    (To an imaginative bunny, a box is not always just a box.)
Portis Princess Super Kitty    (In the course of a day, Maggie becomes a cat, a superhero, a princess, and more.)
Savage Supertruck    (When a blizzard stops traffic, Supertruck comes to the rescue!)
Steig Pete's a Pizza    (A father finds a fun rainy-day game to play with his son.)
Thomas The Doghouse    (Cow, Pig, Duck, and Mouse build up courage to retrieve their ball from the dog's house)
Thomson Drat that Fat Cat!    (A fat cat eats up everything he meets until he swallows a bee.)
Tullet Press Here    (Joyously encourages interaction with illustrations.)
Weston Lucky Socks    (Kevin despairs when he cannot find his lucky socks.)
Willems Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus    (The bus driver asks, "Don't let the pigeon drive the bus!" Yet the pigeon is determined to get behind the wheel. )
Young All About Me: A Hundred Things That Happened to Me Between 0 and 3    (Alfred talks about the things he has done in his life so far.)
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Last Updated 7/15