The boys' favorite books


The boys love books and I thought I would share some of my their favorites.  There are so so many great books for children but these are a few we love to read together.

Baby Brains Superstar: I admit it. This is one of my favorites (a gift from cousins, they always know what's cool) and I begged the boys to like it. And thankfully they do (because I love reading it!). It's about a mommy who puts headphones on her tummy when baby is in the womb and he's born loving music and wanting to be a superstar. A really fun story!

How Rocket Learned to Read: A gift from a dear friend I've known since we were babies ourselves. This book is a precious story about a dog learning to read and has beautiful illustrations. I was tempted to order an extra one and frame some of the pages. They are that precious.

Hugless Douglas: My four year old asks for this to be read over and over.  Douglas is a big bear looking for a hug. And he's just so cute.

Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons: Cute books with adorable rhymes and lots of fun. You'll walk around humming the song once you've read it.

Bob reading books: a favorite for my 5 year old. He's so proud of himself when he finishes a page. I wish I had introduced these sooner.

The Story of Ferdinand: An old classic. I had read this story many years ago and forgotten about it.  A friend once told me that my 5 year old reminded her of Ferdinand (tenderhearted and could not hurt a fly).  It has since become a favorite.

Corduroy: Another old classic. Who doesn't love a sweet little teddy bear?

Llama Llama Red Pajama:  We love all these books. They are encouraging and funny and rhyme, our favorite combo.

Fall Mixed Up:  This is a silly one with mixed up seasons and words that the boys love. They love correcting the mistakes!

The Very Busy Spider: A classic. My oldest reads this over and over.

We Are in a Book:  This book is filled with silliness and super fun to read out loud.

The Something Wonderful: This was a Christmas book a teacher gave little C. The story is told in a darling way and we read it year round.

I know there are so many other great stories--please share your faves!


  1. I read "how Rocket learned to Read" to Scarlett every night, it is her favorite! she also likes "that yucky love thing"

    happy humpday!!

  2. Oh these are some good ones! I have a 4.5 year old and we are just starting BOB books. I am going to check out how rocket learned to read and a few others. Thanks!

  3. We just started checking out the Pig and Elepant books from the library. C thinks they are hilarious! He also loves the 'little miss/little mister' books.

  4. What a cute post! I will have to keep these in mind for future little ones!
    Thanks for sharing,

  5. Corduroy was my favorite book when I was little and I can't wait to read it to my little ones in the future!

  6. great post! i know we are always looking for new/different books to add to our collection!!