2-4 years

Summer Stars:

Recommended Reads: 2-4 years


A Busy Day for Birds (2017) Lucy Cousins Walter’s Wonderful Web (2015) Tim Hopgood
The Tale of Kitty in Boots (2016) Beatrix Potter, ill by Quentin Blake Shh! We Have a Plan (2014) Chris Haughton
Once Upon an Alphabet (2014) Oliver Jeffers That is not a good idea by Mo Willems
 Barnyard Dance by Sandra Boyton  Where’s my teddy? by Jez Alborough
 Pants by Giles Andreae, ill by Nick Sharratt  Giraffes can’t dance by Giles Andreae, ill by Guy Parker-Rees
 Chimp and Zee’s first words and pictures by Catherine and Laurence Anholt  A visitor for bear by Bonny Becker, ill by Kady MacDonald Denton
 Oliver who travelled far and wide by Mara Bergman, ill by Nick Maland  Handa’s surprise by Eileen Browne
 Ten little pirates by Mike Brownlow, ill by Simon Rickerty  Avocado baby by John Burningham
 One snowy night by Nick Butterworth (Percy the park keeper series)  Box of tricks by Katie Cleminson
 Otto the book bear by Katie Cleminson  Full, full, full of love by Trish Cooke, ill by Paul Howard
 Maisy goes to the library by Lucy Cousins  That rabbit belongs to Emily Brown by Cressida Cowell, ill by Neal Layton
 Croc and bird by Alexis Deacon  Monkey Puzzle by Julia Donaldson
 Chocolate mousse for greedy goose by Julia Donaldson, ill by Nick Sharratt  Jack and the flumflum tree by Julia Donaldson, ill by David Roberts
Room on the broom by Julia Donaldson, ill by Axel Scheffler Olivia by Ian Falconer
Small bunny’s blue blanket by Tatyana Feeney Eilifint óg agus an folcadán le Tatyana Feeney
You, me and the big blue sea by Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick Silly mummy, silly daddy by Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick
No matter what by Debi Gliori You choose by Pippa Goodhart, ill by Nick Sharratt
Monkey and me by Emily Gravett Wolf won’t bite by Emily Gravett
Eat your peas by Kes Gray, ill by Nick Sharratt A bit lost by Chris Haughton
Katie Morag’s island stories by Mairi Hedderwick Charley’s first night by Amy Hest, ill by Helen Oxenbury
 Kiss good night Sam by Amy Hest, ill by Anita Jeram You can do it Sam by Amy hest, ill by Anita Jeram


Puffin Peter by Petr Horáček

Kipper by Mick Inkpen
 Baby brains by Simon James  Up and down by Oliver Jeffers
 The lonely beast by Chris Judge  Dogs don’t do ballet by Anna Kemp, ill by Sara Ogilvie
 The tiger who came to tea by Judith Kerr Mog and the Vee-ee-tee by Judith Kerr
 It’s lovely when you smile by Sam McBratney, ill by Charles Fuge Good news, bad news by Colin McNaughton
Nighty night by Colin McNaughton Cá bhfuil Teidí le Tadhg Mac Dhonnagáin agus Steve Simpson
Just like my Dad by David Melling Six dinner Sid by Inga Moore
Tiny little fly by Michael Rosen, ill by Kevin Waldron We’re going on a bear hunt by Michael Rosen, ill by Helen Oxenbury
 Busiest people ever by Richard Scarry Green eggs and ham by Dr Seuss


The ravenous beast by Niamh Sharkey

 The foggy foggy forest by Nick Sharratt
Shark in the park by Nick Sharratt  Yawn by Sally Symes, ill by Nick Sharratt
Usborne Farmyard Tales Usborne First experiences-Going on a plane, to school etc
 The fantastic Mr Wani by Kanako Usui  Owl babies by Martin Waddell, ill by Patrick Benson
 Snow bears by Martin Waddell, ill by Sarah Fox-Davies  Pig in the pond by Martin Waddell, ill by Jill Barton
 Knuffle Bunny by Mo Willems

Recommended Reads for 4-7 Years compiled by Maedhbh Rogan McGann, Meath County Council Library Service and Libraries Development, LGMA.