Stories for Young Children

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Baby with bookHere is a small selection of stories available for young children to borrow at your local Library.  If you don’t see what you’re looking for, please ask a staff member.  Check this page for regular updates.

Colours

Tales from Acorn Wood: Colours (Based on the Tales from Acorn Wood books by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler)
My First Mr Men Colours

Alphabet

ABC by Kim Sebold

Counting

Easter Counting by Barbara Barbieri McGrath
Hugless Douglas Numbers by David Melling
Tales from Acorn Wood: Counting (Based on the Tales from Acorn Wood books by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler)

Shapes

Mr Men Shapes by Roger Hargreaves

Life Experiences

Feeding
This is me eatingHow to Feed Your Cheeky Monkey by Jane Clarke
This is me, EATING! by Neal Layton

Bedtime
Whiffy Wilson, The Wolf Who Wouldn’t Go to Bed by Caryl Hart and Leonie Lord
Bedtime by Nicola Lathey and Tracey Blake
Spot Says Goodnight by Eric Hill
Big Enough For a Bed by Sesame Street

Bath Time
Whiffy Wilson, The Wolf Who Wouldn’t Wash by Caryl Hart and Leonie Lord
Time for a Bath by Phyllis Gershator and David Walker

Potty Training
Nappy duck and potty piggyPirate Pete’s Potty: A Ladybird Potty Training Book by Andrea Pinnington and Jo Dixon (for boys)
Princess Polly’s Potty: A Ladybird Potty Training Book by Andrea Pinnington and Jo Dixon (for girls)
It’s Potty Time by Tracey Corderoy
It Hurts When I Poop! A Story for Children Who are Scared to Use the Potty by Howard J. Bennett and M.S. Weber
Knock! Knock! Who’s There? by Nick Pierce and Elissambura
Nappy Duck and Potty Piggy by Bernette Ford and Sam Williams

Getting Dressed
George by Nicola Smee

Feeling Sick
Betsy goes to the DoctorBetsy Goes to the Doctor by Helen Stephens
Get Well Soon, Spot by Eric Hill
Princess Polly’s Potty: A Ladybird Potty Training Book by Andrea Pinnington and Jo Dixon (for girls)

Teaching Manners
Pirate Pete and Princess Polly Please and Thank You by Andrea Pinnington and Jo Dixon
The Highway Rat by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler
Sharing is Caring published by Dorling Kindersley

Going to School
Whiffy WilsonHugless Douglas Goes to Little School by David Melling
Whiffy Wilson, The Wolf Who Wouldn’t Go To School by Caryl Hart and Leonie Lord

Holidays

Maisy Goes by Plane by Lucy Cousins

 

List compiled by Maria Sheahan (Librarian, Ballymun Library)
19th May 2017

 

See Also:

Check out the full list of books read by Ballymun Library Baby Book Club and books read by Ballymun Library Toddler Book Club.

Ballymun Library Book Clubs for Babies and Toddlers.

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