Great Picture Books

If you’re on the hunt for delightful picture books to share with your children, your search ends here! We’ve curated an extensive collection of over 150 enchanting picture books, thoughtfully organized into various categories that cater to a wide range of interests and age groups. Whether you have curious toddlers, imaginative preschoolers, or budding young readers, there’s a perfect picture book waiting for every child’s eager eyes and inquisitive minds.

Within the pages of these captivating great picture books, you’ll discover heartwarming stories, vibrant illustrations, and valuable life lessons that will leave a lasting impression on both you and your children. From whimsical tales of fantastical creatures to heartwarming stories that touch upon themes of friendship, courage, and kindness, each book holds a treasure trove of wonder just waiting to be explored.

Gather your little ones close, and let the joyous adventure of storytelling begin! Whether it’s for bedtime snuggles, afternoon reading sessions, or sharing special moments together, these picture books are sure to create cherished memories that will be cherished for years to come.

Click each category to read synopses and reviews of many of these great books. There are wordless picture books, hilarious picture books, interactive picture books, and much more!

Take our complete set of picture book library lists to your local library and start reading!

Summer reading library list

Summer Picture Books

These books will provide a summer full of fun for the whole family, even if you can’t leave home.

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Picture Books for Spring

Welcome the warmth and wonder of spring with these wonderful picture books!

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Beautiful Oops! – A Picture Book Review

Go ahead and make a mistake. It’s okay. Really, it is. Life is full of “oops” moments and there’s no time like the present to start embracing your oops. The next time you think you’ve made a mistake, look at…

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boy catching snowflakes on his tongue.

Wonderful Picture Books for Winter

Snuggle up with your kids for a family read-aloud with a few of these heart-warming stories for winter.

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Picture Books for Fall

‘Tis the season for apples, pumpkins, sweaters, and this collection of picture books about fall!

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Picture Books About Grandparents - book reviews from All About Reading

Picture Books about Grandparents

This beautiful collection of picture books honors grandpas and grandmas from many cultures and periods of history.

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Interactive Picture Books - Book Reviews from All About Reading

Favorite Interactive Picture Books

Reading to an active child can be a challenge, but interactive picture books can be a huge help.

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Picture Books about Presidents

If your kids think history is boring, this selection of presidential picture books just might change their minds!

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Favorite Picture Books for Christmas - Picture Book Reviews from All About Reading

Favorite Picture Books for Christmas

It’s the “most wonderful time of the year” and reading a few of these wonderful books together will make it extra special.

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Create a Christmas Book Advent Calendar

Have you ever used an Advent calendar? This one is the perfect way to incorporate read-aloud time into your family’s holiday traditions.

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Picture Books for Thanksgiving

These picture books demonstrate gratitude, show kindheartedness, and explain the rich traditions of Thanksgiving.

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Pirate Picture Books

Ahoy! These perfectly delightful pirate picture books will leave your little ones clamoring for more.

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