Picture Books for Ages 1 and 2

You will find many good recommendations for 1 and 2 year olds on the Classic Picture Book list. Also, Mother Goose books are often a good choice; look under JE Mother Goose. Click here for a print-friendly version of this list.
Ahlberg Mockingbird
Alborough Where's My Teddy?
Allen I'm Not Cute!
Arnosky Rabbits & Raindrops
Asch Just Like Daddy
Baker Big Fat Hen
Bang Ten, Nine, Eight
Barton My Car
Blackstone Bear on a Bike
Bornstein Little Gorilla
Boynton Moo, Baa, La, La, La!
Cabrera If You're Happy and You Know It
Campbell Dear Zoo
Carlstrom Jesse Bear, What Will You Wear?
Christelow Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed
Cimarusti Peek-a-Moo
Crebbin Cows in the Kitchen
Crews Freight Train
Daniels Just Enough
Day Good Dog, Carl!
Degen Jamberry
Dodd Dog's Colorful Day
Duke One Guinea Pig Is Not Enough
Evans Hunky Dory Ate It
Fleming Mama Cat Has Three Kittens
Fox Where Is the Green Sheep?
Godwin Little White Dog
Gray Easy Street
Hill Where's Spot?
Hindley Eyes, Nose, Fingers, and Toes: A First Book All About You
Hoban Little Elephant
Hubbell Pots and Pans
Hughes Alfie's ABC
Humphries Hiding
Isadora Peekaboo Morning
Jakob My New Sandbox
Jonas Holes and Peeks
Kalan Rain
Katz Counting Kisses
Kopper Good Dog, Daisy!
Lavis Cock-a-doodle-doo: A Farmyard Counting Book
Lavis Jump
Lawrence Baby Loves
Lillegard Sitting in My Box
London Crunch Munch
Mallet Brave Bear
Martin Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
McQuade Good Times with Teddy Bear
McQuinn Lola at the Library
Merriam Bam, Bam, Bam
Meyers Everywhere Babies
Miller Big and Little
Murphy I Kissed the Baby!
Oxenbury It's My Birthday
Rathmann Good Night, Gorilla
Rice Benny Bakes a Cake
Rosen We're Going on a Bear Hunt
Simon Wet World
Siomades Itsy Bitsy Spider
Smee Clip-clop
Steig Toby, Where Are You?
Steptoe Baby Says
Stoeke A Hat for Minerva Louise
Sturges I Love Planes!
Tafuri Have You Seen My Duckling?
Voake Ginger
Waddell Yum, Yum, Yummy!
Walsh Do Pigs Have Stripes?
Walter "Hi, Pizza Man!"
Ward Cookie's Week
Weeks Overboard
Wild Kiss Kiss
Williams "More More More," Said the Baby: 3 Love Stories
Williams I Went Walking
Wong Buzz
Wood Piggies
Wormell A Number of Animals
Yolen Mouse's Birthday

Last Updated: 3/07

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