Stories that rhyme make reading fun all the time!  Aliens Love Underpants by Claire Freedman (& others) When little aliens fly down to Earth, they’re not visiting because they want to meet Earthlings. They just want to steal everybody’s underpants! Bear Snores On by Karma Wilson (& others) One by one, different animals and birds find their way out of the cold and into Bear’s cave to warm up. What happens when he wakes up to find his cave full of uninvited guest having a party without him? Big Red Barn by Margaret Wise Brown This is a simple, rhythmic book about a day on a farm, where a family of animals peacefully plays and sleeps. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault When the letters of the alphabet race each other up the coconut tree, will there be enough room? Down by the Bay by Raffi (& others) Children will find this book entertaining and instructive in early language skills such as rhyme, rhythm and repetition, and will delight in hearing it read or sung aloud to them. Frog on a Log? by Kes Gray & Jim Field A read-aloud story that will have kids rhyming around the house. With catchy rhymes, it shows young readers that every animal has a special place to sit. Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae Gerald the giraffe wants nothing more than to dance. With crooked knees and thin legs, it’s harder than you would think. Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site by Sherri Duskey Rinker As the sun sets behind the big construction site, the hardworking trucks get ready to say goodnight so they’ll be ready for another day of rough and tough construction play. The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson A mouse takes a stroll through the deep, dark wood when along comes a hungry fox, then an owl and then a snake. The mouse is good enough to eat but smart enough to know this, so he invents the gruffalo. I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More by Karen Beaumont (& others) One creative kid floods his world with color, painting first the walls, then the ceiling, then himself! I Went Walking by Sue Williams This funny read-aloud picture book tracks a crazy-haired boy’s stroll through the countryside. Is Your Mama a Llama? by Deborah Guarino With humorous rhymes, six lovable animals help Lloyd the llama discover what kind of animal his mama is. Jamberry by Bruce Degen  A young boy and a bear joyously romp through the land of berries, where there are raspberry rabbits and a brassberry band with elephants skating on strawberry jam. Llama, Llama, Red Pajama by Anna Dewdney (& others) Baby Llama turns bedtime into an all-out llama drama. Tucked into bed by his mama, Baby Llama immediately starts to worry when she goes downstairs. Mouse Mess by Linnea Asplind Riley A delicious tale of a mouse who creates chaos in the kitchen in search of a snack. Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson The witch and her cat are flying through the sky when the wind picks up and blows away the witch’s hat, her bow and her wand. Luckily, three helpful animals find the missing items, and all they want in return is a ride on the broom.  Silly Sally by Audrey & Don Wood Come along with Silly Sally and her silly companions as they parade toward town in a most unusual way. Sparkle and Spin by Ann Rand Playful text sings off each page as it reveals to readers the power and music in the words they use every day. The Very Cranky Bear by Nick Bland Four animal friends try to cheer up a very cranky bear. Wild about Books by Judy Sierra (& others) Molly introduces birds and beasts to this new something called reading and finds the perfect book for every animal.