Books to read aloud to under 5s

A Listmania! list by Gracie "RaceGrace" (London)
 
Dear Zoo
1.  Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell
The list author says:
  "Children love lifting the flaps and will really enjoy doing the actions/noises for all the animals. Better get practising your 'roar'! Pefectly simple and simply perfect."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (365 customer reviews)

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Pants
2.  Pants by Giles Andreae
The list author says:
  "Ridiculously silly fun; great illustrations and good rhythm and rhyme make this a joy to read to little ones - and there's no story for them to have to try to keep up with."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (64 customer reviews)

Room on the Broom
3.  Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson
The list author says:
  "A bit of a longer story but works very well - the rhyme and repetition makes it as fun to read as it is to listen to. Very fun for doing different voices too."
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (549 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Vincent the Vain
4.  Vincent the Vain by Sam Lloyd
The list author says:
  "Genuinely funny to adults as well as children, Vincent is the best character I've come across in picture books!"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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Calm Down Boris!
5.  Calm Down Boris! by Sam Lloyd
The list author says:
  "Another by the fantastic Sam LLoyd (also above), great for interactive storytelling - the book is also a puppet. Always gets giggles and screams!"
5.59   Used & New from: 0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (75 customer reviews)

Dinosaurs Galore!
6.  Dinosaurs Galore! by Giles Andreae
The list author says:
  "Another truly excellent book for actions and sounds, with great characters to spot and discuss as you go along."
5.24   Used & New from: 0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus
7.  Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems
The list author says:
  "Adults don't always get this one, but it's always a hit with the children! Original and expressive, great fun!"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)

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Colour Me Happy!
8.  Colour Me Happy! by Shen Roddie
The list author says:
  "Works on so many levels, get to know your colours while also discussing emotions and moods. Also has great, brightly coloured and lively illustration."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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Last updated: 18/11/2008
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