Fun Picture Books for Storytime

One thing I miss about my daughter being younger is cuddling up at night in the rocker or on the bed and having storytime. Here are some of our recent favorites from little bee books that we think you will enjoy reading to and with your little one.

Love You Too

Love You Too

A sweet, interactive picture book about a father and daughter’s fun day!

When I say I love, you say you!
I love
you!
I love
you!
When I say love you, you say too!
Love you
too!
Love you
too!

It’s another bright morning, and there’s a whole day of fun activities ahead! Over the course of a day, a father and his little piglet wake up, get dressed, eat pancakes with syrup, ride bicycles, go on the swings, eat lunch, play hide-and-seek, take a bath, and then get ready for bed, eager for the next day to come. This rhythmic call-and-response picture book is an entertaining and interactive reading experience perfect for children who like hands-on books. Kids will love reciting the text when prompted with “When I say pancakes, you say more. . . . When I say syrup, you say pour. . . . When I say swing me, you say high. . . . When I say to the, you say sky,” and more!
Age Range: 4 – 8 years
Grade Level: Preschool – 3


lorenzo pizza loving lobster

Lorenzo the Pizza-Loving Lobster

Help Lorenzo the lobster and Kalena the sea turtle make a pizza in this delicious summer picture book!

When Lorenzo the lobster discovers pizza for the first time while wandering the beach, it becomes his favorite food ever! He races back home to tell his friend Kalena about it, and together they try to make a pizza. There’s only one problem… Lorenzo can’t remember what it was made of! Will they be able to make a delicious pizza together?
Age Range: 4 – 8 years
Grade Level: Preschool – 3


mama look

Mama, Look!

In this picture book written by award-winning author Patricia J. Murphy and illustrated by Caldecott Medalist David Diaz, curious baby creatures and their mamas discover the world around them.

When a child notices a grasshopper on a plant while outside with his mother, he exclaims, “Mama, Look!” and sets off a series of curious baby creatures noticing other curious baby creatures and pointing them out to their mothers. The human child spots a grasshopper, the grasshopper spots ants, an ant spots butterflies, a butterfly spots frogs, and so on. Told through a combination of the “Mama, Look!” refrain and identifying noun (i.e. “Mama, Look! Grasshopper.”), this simple story is perfect for introducing little ones to the world around them.