Picture Book Month–Recommendations from your Library Board

Plainview Public Library Board of Trustees recommend their favorite picture books:

George Czapiewski recommends:

The giving tree
Author(s): Shel Silverstein

ISBN: 9780060256654

Published: 1964

The love between a boy and a tree continues through the years of his boyhood and into his old age. Reading level Spache 2.9.

Nicole Dominguez recommends:

The very hungry caterpillar
Author(s): Eric Carle

ISBN: 9780399226908

Published: 1994, c1987

Follows the progress of a hungry little caterpillar as he eats his way through a varied and very large quantity of food until, full at last, he forms a cocoon around himself and goes to sleep.



Jeff Henry recommends:

The paper bag princess
Author(s): Robert N Munsch

ISBN: 9780920236826

Published: 1980

When a fierce dragon destroys her castle and clothes, and carries off the prince she was going to marry, a brave and resourceful princess cleverly outwits the dragon.


Mary Schneider recommends:

Good night, Gorilla
Author(s): Peggy Rathmann

ISBN: 9780399230035

Published: 1994

An unobservant zookeeper is followed home by all the animals he thinks he has left behind in the zoo.

Carla Tentis recommends:

Love you forever
Author(s): Sheila McGraw

ISBN: 9780920668375

Published: c1986

This is the story of how a little boy goes through the stages of childhood and becomes a man. It is also about the enduring nature of parents' love and how it crosses generations.