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Top 40 Books to Read With Your Kids this Year

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It’s never too early to get your kids excited about reading. Expand their library and get them hooked on one or more of the best books to read this year. From Goodnight Moon, Monster Needs Your Vote, What Pet Should I Get, What to Do with a Box, My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish, and even the Diary of a Wimpy Kid, this list is packed with a great selection. Books from every genre and for every age will have your kids reaching for more!

40 Books to Read with Your Kids


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Infant to 2 years old

1. The Very Hungry Caterpillar

2. Goodnight Moon

3. Little Blue Truck

4. Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site

5. Monster Needs Your Vote

6. Press Here

7. Always There Bear

8. What a Hoot

9.  Your Baby’s First Word Will Be Dada

10. Sweet Dreams Pout Pout Fish

3 years to 5 years old

11. Dylan the Villain

12. Alan’s Big Scary Teeth

13. Old MacDonald Had a Truck

14. Treat

15. What to do with a Box

16. Doggies

17. The Book with no Pictures

18. The Day the Crayons Quit

19. I Wish You More

20. The Day the Crayons Came Home

6 Years to 8 Years Old

21. Yaks Yak

22. Fabulous Frogs

23. Green City

24. The Secret Subway

25. What if Everybody Did That?

26. You Are Not Small

27. What Pet Should I get

28. rel=”nofollow”Wonder

29. Magic Tree House Boxed Set

30. Diary of a Wimpy Kid #10 Old School

9 Years Old and Up

31. Bad Kitty Goes to the Vet

32. The 39 Story Treehouse

33. My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish

34. The Extincts

35. The Great Pet Escape

36. Superheroes Don’t Eat Veggie Burgers

37. Night of the Living Worms

38. My Pet Human

39. How to Capture an Invisible Cat

40. Holes

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Toni Thomason

Toni is a stay-at-home mom whose life completely revolves around 2 crazy little boys. When she's not defending herself in a light saber battle or saving the day with her little superheroes, she loves crafting and designing things for her house. She loves animals, shopping, traveling and just snuggling on the couch with her family while watching a movie or reading a good book. Catch more of her crazy, hectic life at creativedesignsbytoni.com.