Top 10 First Chapter Books for Preschoolers

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These short and engaging chapter books are a great way to help children begin to enjoy longer books with fewer pictures.

Jenny and the Cat ClubJenny and the Cat Club
by Esther Averill
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A Necklace of Raindrops and Other StoriesA Necklace of Raindrops and Other Stories
by Joan Aiken

Thornton Burgess Bedtime StoriesThornton Burgess Bedtime Stories
by Thornton W. Burgess

Mercy Watson to the RescueMercy Watson to the Rescue
by Kate DiCamillo
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The Stories Huey TellsThe Stories Huey Tells
by Ann Cameron

26 Fairmount Avenue26 Fairmount Avenue
by Tomie dePaola

The Teddy Robinson StorybookThe Teddy Robinson Storybook
by Joan Robinson

The Milly-Molly-Mandy Story BookThe Milly-Molly-Mandy Story Book
by Joyce Lankester Brisley
Recommended Age: 5
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Uncle WiggilyUncle Wiggily's Story Book
by Howard R. Garis
Recommended Age: 4
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The Many Adventures of Pengey PenguinThe Many Adventures of Pengey Penguin
by John Burns

Top 10 First Chapter Books for Preschoolers

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One comment on “Top 10 First Chapter Books for Preschoolers

  1. These are some great suggestions, and some are new to me! Will definitely be checking these out for my 5-year old! 🙂

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