Recommended Reads: 2-4 Years

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

Triangle by Mac Barnett

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

Let’s See Ireland by Sarah Bowie

The Koala Who Could by Rachel Bright, ill by Jim Field

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

The President’s Glasses by Peter Donnelly

Olivia by Ian Falconer

Socks for Mr Wolf: A woolly adventure around Ireland by Tatyana Feeney

Small Bunny’s Blue Blanket by Tatyana Feeney

Eilifint óg agus an Folcadán le Tatyana Feeney

Owl Bat Bat Owl by Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick

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

Oi Cat!, Oi dog! And Oi Goat! By Kes Gray, ill by Jim Field

A Bit Lost by Chris Haughton

Goodnight Everyone 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

The Greedy Goat by Petr Horáček

Kipper by Mick Inkpen

Kiki and Bobo’s Sunny Day by Yasmeen Ismail

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

We Found a Hat by Jon Klassen

It’s Lovely When You Smile by Sam McBratney, ill by Charles Fuge

Nighty Night by Colin McNaughton

Good News, Bad News 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

A Beginner’s Guide to Bear Spotting by Michelle Robinson, ill by David Roberts

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen, ill by Helen Oxenbury

Tiny Little Fly by Michael Rosen, ill by Kevin Waldron

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

Never Take a Bear to School by Mark Sperring, ill by Britta Teckentrup

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

That is Not a Good Idea by Mo Willems