The preschooler age group is a bit tricky. At this point, awareness has only been more fueled by the kids’ new ability for speech. They can now express their thoughts through words and any learning can be easily absorbed. If you are looking for the best books for that age group, check out some of them here.
Stella, Star of the Sea by Marie-Louise Gay
As one of the most recommended books, this is about the story of Stella and her eagerness to swim the sea. Like the rest of the books on the list, it is filled with simple metaphors and analogies to the lessons in life.
This is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen
A tiny fish obtains a bowler hat from a large sleeping fish. It illustrates a race between a vengeful fish and a crafty one.
The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch, Michael Martchenko
A monstrous fire dragon captures a certain prince named Ronald. Elizabeth, Prince Ronald’s soon-to-be wife, will have to use all her knowledge and skills to save him.
Scaredy Squirrel by Mélanie Watt
A squirrel is afraid of possibly anything. One day, he decided to go away from his comfort zone and explore the risks outside.
The Party by Barbara Reid
This is a story about a family party being celebrated in the backyard. The narration is from a child’s point of view.
Something from Nothing by Phoebe Gilman
A boy gets his homemade blanket tattered. His grandfather makes a new one and each time the blanket is damaged, he will still continue making it until the fabric is almost gone.
A Visitor for Bear by Bonny Becker and Kady MacDonald Denton
This is a story of a bear who likes to be alone until, on one occasion, a small sneaky mouse comes on knocking on the door.
Franklin in the Dark by Paulette Bourgeois, Brenda Clark
Franklin, who is the favorite turtle of everyone, is setting out to seek help on his fear of the dark. He meets friends along the way and later on starts to realize that his worries are slowly vanishing.