Predictable books are delightful for reading aloud together, and they’re great for emergent readers as they’re learning to read. Here are some of our favorites:
Over in the Meadow by Ezra Jack Keats
Benny’s Pennies by Pat Brisson
Rosie’s Walk by Pat Hutchins
Good-Night, Owl! by Pat Hutchins
Don’t Forget the Bacon by Pat Hutchins
Hattie and the Fox by Mem Fox
Across the Stream by Mirra Ginsburg
The Chick and the Duckling by Mirra Ginsburg
Have You Seen My Ducking? by Nancy Tafuri
I Went Walking by Sue Williams
Jump, Frog, Jump! by Robert Kalan
Rain by Robert Kalan
Lizard’s Song by George Shannon
Dance Away by George Shannon
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin, Jr.
Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? by Bill Martin, Jr.
So Many Bunnies: A bedtime ABC and counting book by Rick Walton
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
A Summery Saturday Morning by Margaret Mahy
Who Took the Cookies from the Cookie Jar? by Bonnie Lass and Philemon Sturges
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen
One Sun: A Book of Terse Verse by Bruce McMillan
Do you and your children have any favorite predictable books?