Sonlight Preschool Book List for Ages 3-4

The following books are included in the Sonlight homeschool curriculum for preschool children. These books can be purchased as a package from Sonlight or directly from Amazon or another retailer. If you decide not to purchase the books from Sonlight and you want to use them for homeschool I recommend purchasing the Level P3/4 Parent’s Companion from Sonlight.

Family-Time Bible in PicturesBible:
Family-Time Bible in Pictures
by Kenneth N. Taylor
Recommended Age: 4

20th Century Children’s Book TreasuryRead Aloud:
20th Century Children’s Book Treasury
by Janet Schulman
Recommended Age: 3

A First Book of Fairy TalesRead Aloud:
A First Book of Fairy Tales
by Mary Hoffman
Recommended Age: 4
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Make Way for McCloskey: A Robert McCloskey TreasuryRead Aloud:
Make Way for McCloskey: A Robert McCloskey Treasury
by Robert McCloskey
Recommended Age: 4

The Bee TreeRead Aloud:
The Bee Tree
by Patricia Polacco
Recommended Age: 3
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Eloise Wilkin StoriesRead Aloud:
Eloise Wilkin Stories
illustrated by Eloise Wilkin
Recommended Age: 3

Go, Dog. Go!Read Aloud:
Go, Dog. Go!
by P.D. Eastman
Recommended Age: 3
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Hans Christian Andersen’s Fairy TalesRead Aloud:
Hans Christian Andersen’s Fairy Tales
by Val Biro
Recommended Age: 4

Horton Hatches the EggRead Aloud:
Horton Hatches the Egg
by Dr. Seuss
Recommended Age: 3
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Ian and the Gigantic Leafy ObstacleRead Aloud:
Ian and the Gigantic Leafy Obstacle
by Shelia Miller
Recommended Age: 4
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Mike Mulligan and MoreRead Aloud:
Mike Mulligan and More
by Virginia Lee Burton
Recommended Age: 4

Nana Upstairs & Nana DownstairsRead Aloud:
Nana Upstairs & Nana Downstairs
by Tomie dePaola
Recommended Age: 4

NoahRead Aloud:
Noah's Ark
by Peter Spier
Recommended Age: 4
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Our Animal Friends at Maple Hill FarmRead Aloud:
Our Animal Friends at Maple Hill Farm
by Alice Provensen
Recommended Age: 3
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Poems and Prayers for the Very YoungRead Aloud:
Poems and Prayers for the Very Young
by Martha Alexander
Recommended Age: 3
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Richard Scarry’s What Do People Do All Day?Read Aloud:
Richard Scarry’s What Do People Do All Day?
by Richard Scarry
Recommended Age: 3
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The Tall Book of Nursery TalesRead Aloud:
The Tall Book of Nursery Tales
by Aleksey Ivanov
Recommended Age: 4

Harper Collins Treasury of Picture Book ClassicsRead Aloud:
Harper Collins Treasury of Picture Book Classics
by Tegen Katherine
Recommended Age: 3

Flip Flap Body BookRead Aloud:
Flip Flap Body Book
by Alastair Smith
Recommended Age: 4
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The following books are included in the Sonlight homeschool curriculum for preschool children. These books can be purchased as a package from Sonlight or directly from Amazon or another retailer. If you choose not to purchase the books from Sonlight and you want to use them for homeschool I recommend purchasing the Level P3/4 Parent’s Companion from Sonlight.

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