10 best books like Stretch (Doreen Cronin): Dancing Feet!, The Purple Kangaroo, We've All Got Bellybuttons!, Bears on Chairs, Shout! Shout It Out!, Flip, Flap, Fly!: A Book for Babies Everywhere, You Are a Lion! And Other Fun Yoga Poses, Pigs Love Potatoes, Let's Count Goats!, Duckie's Rainbow

Dancing Feet!
AuthorLindsey Craig
Clickity! Clickity! Long green feet!
Who is dancing that clickity beat?

Lizard is dancing on clickity feet.
Clickity! Clickity! Happy feet!

Introducing a get-up-and-dance toddler book-so catchy and rhythmic, you'll almost want to sing it.

Lindsey Craig's...
The Purple Kangaroo
AuthorMichael Ian Black
The monkey narrator in this humorous picture book gaurantees that he can READ YOUR MIND. What begins as a simple request to imagine the most spectacular thing in history turns into the story of a roller-skating, bubble-blowing purple kangaroo searching for his dear friend Ernesto on the moon. So by...
AuthorDavid Martin
In David Martin's rollicking romp, playfully illustrated by Randy Cecil, little ones can follow the actions of animal babies and discover all the wonderful ways their bodies can move.

Are you an inny or an outy? Either way, you'll love this perfect read-aloud!

We've got ears, and...
AuthorShirley Parenteau
Can five bears share four chairs? The infectious rhymes and easy charm of this winsome read-aloud will make young listeners sit up and take notice.

Four happy bears
on four small chairs.

Four chairs. Four adorable bears. All is well until Big Brown Bear shows up -- what a stare!...
Shout! Shout It Out!
AuthorDenise Fleming
Kids are often told to sit still and be quiet. But Denise Fleming encourages them to shout, shout it out! By taking basic learning concepts like numbers, letters, and colors and putting them on display, she asks kids to shout out what they know--and her readers will be happy to oblige.

With bold...
Flip, Flap, Fly!: A Book for Babies Everywhere
AuthorPhyllis Root
Infectious rhymes, sunny illustrations, and an array of baby animals make an irresistible page-turner for the youngest of listeners.

Little readers are invited to join these baby animals as they fly, swim, wiggle, and slide, all with the help of their mamas. But what these babies like best,...
You Are a Lion! And Other Fun Yoga Poses
AuthorTaeeun Yoo
Bright, cheerful illustrations make this book a great choice for teachers and parents of young children who want to encourage their charges to be physically active.

The book shows and describes a variety of fun yoga poses based on different animals. Young readers are encouraged to try the...
AuthorAnika Aldamuy Denise
One pig wants potatoes . . . then so does his brother . . . his sister makes it three pigs, and Papa makes four. Then there are the neighbors! Now all the piggies want potatoes, and soon it's one big potato party! Anika and Christopher Denise have teamed up to create this most charming, classic counting book,...
AuthorMem Fox
I can see the airport goats and I can see their cases.

But can you count the pilot goats with goggles on their faces?

This hilarious count-to-ten book features goats of all shapes, sizes, hobbies, and professions—and each spread gives readers a delightful opportunity to count the...
AuthorFrances Barry
Turn the graduated pages of this unique shaped book to help Duckie find her way home — and you’ll marvel at the dazzling rainbow that appears when she gets there.

Duckie is in a hurry to get home. She walks through a red poppy field, hops under an orange bridge, waddles around a yellow cornfield,...
AuthorKeith Baker
Top picture book author and artist Keith Baker presents a classic book about problem solving for the very young.

One day Ant encounters a great big ball of string, and can't see his way over or through it. Fortunately, when he asks his friend Bird "How long is a string?" Bird wisely shows him all...
AuthorJohn Himmelman
The acclaimed author and illustrator of Chickens to the Rescue has created a sweet, funny, and entirely irresistible new character--a little dog just bursting with good intentions.

Katie is so excited when Sara Ann brings home three little kittens that she can't stop herself from howling...
AuthorDavid Conway
Little Miss Muffet is bored. She's tired of her same old nursery rhyme and she has had enough of that scary, little spider! So off she goes into the pages of the book to try other nursery rhymes. Falling down a hill with Jack and Jill was too painful, running up a clock is just embarrassing and running away...
AuthorAmanda Ellery
The team behind If I Had a Dragon bring us a bold, colorful look at Morton’s latest daydream—a safari! Morton is bored playing baseball all the way in the outfield. But if he were in the jungle, he could be a lion or a zebra or a hippopotamus! Yeah, if he were a jungle animal, then things would be exciting....
AuthorScott M. Fischer

When a bug sleeping on a jug is chased by a frog, he has to jump to get away. But then that frog (who’s sleeping on a log) is in for a similar surprise! He’s attacked by a cat…who needs to jump away from a dog…and on it goes, until not even a shark is free from getting a little fright! Building on repetition...
AuthorApril Pulley Sayre
This is a fun action filled book for kids that love animals and being goofy. The text takes the well-known song "If You're Happy and You Know It" and transforms it into a romp with rabbit, frog, bear, lion, butterfly and many other animals. It's especially fun to practice the different actions (hopping,...
Read It, Don't Eat It!
AuthorIan Schoenherr
While the text in the book covers a worthy subject mater- how to use and take care of library books- the rhymes can't cover up the didactic message. The book could have been salvaged by excellent illustrations- perhaps telling a story in the background to add some depth to what is in essence a list of rules...
The Little Rabbit Who Liked to Say Moo
AuthorJonathan Allen
Here’s a farmyard frolic that will have kids quacking, oinking, and hee-hawing along with a cast of adorable animals. The fun begins when Calf hears Rabbit out in the field mooing—and feels inspired to give a great big BAA. Why? Because he likes the sound! Before long, Lamb, Piglet, Baby Donkey,...
If You're A Monster And You Know It
AuthorRebecca Emberley
A brand-new monster twist on a classic song by Caldecott Medalist Ed Emberley and his daughter, Rebecca Emberley.

Children will stomp their paws, twitch their tails, snort and growl, and wiggle and wriggle along with this bright and bold picture book twist on "If You're Happy and You Know It."...
Me With You
AuthorKristy Dempsey
We're a pair beyond compare,
a rare and special two,
in all the ways that I am me
and you're completely you.
From tea time to game time, singing or swinging, in the good times and even the grumpy ones, a granddaughter knows her grandpa is always wonderfully himself, and she is wonderfully...
I Dream of an Elephant
AuthorAmi Rubinger
From the author–illustrator of Abbeville's Big Cat, Small Cat comes another rhyme–completion concept book, teaching children about colors through bright landscapes of loveable elephants.

I Dream of an Elephant takes readers through a wondrous world where they will encounter elephants...
I Don't Want a Posh Dog
AuthorEmma Dodd
I don't want a handbag dog.
A tail-not-meant-to-wag dog.

I just want a silly dog.
A sweet willy nilly dog.

A dog I can call MY DOG!

While posh puppies may be all the rage, there's nothing better than a silly, sweet dog that you can call your very own. In this charming picture...
The Thankful Book
AuthorTodd Parr
I am thankful for music because it makes me want to dance.
I am thankful for my feet because they help me run and play.
I am thankful for kisses because they make me feel loved.

Todd Parr's bestselling books have taught kids about unconditional love, respecting the earth, facing fears,...
If You're Happy And You Know It: Jungle Edition
AuthorJames Warhola
Yeah! This is If You’re Happy and You Know It Jungle Edition! There have been several books written around this favorite kids’ song, but I particularly like this one because of the fun and colorful illustrations by James Warhola.
The book opens by welcoming two children and their mother to “Big...
Tanka Tanka Skunk!
AuthorSteve Webb
Rhyming has never been so much fun as in Steve Webb's bold, new picture book, which encourages children to read aloud, following the easy and catchy rhythm of the text.

"Skunka Tanka
Skunka Tanka
Tanka Tanka Skunk!
They've got the beat, and so do their friends."

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