The Five Best Fun And Unique Books For Toddlers

Five fun and unique books for toddlers that are both fun and enjoyable stories to read with your children! Includes a synopsis of each story and what age it's best suited for.

Are you looking for a fun and unique book for a preschooler? Here are five great books that you might not have seen that make fabulous gifts for a little one - even your own! These are sure to favorites and bring long-lasting fun that may get handed down to the next generation!

1. Click, Clack, Moo Cows That Type - Written by Doreen Cronin and illustrated by Betsy Lewis, this is a hysterical tale of a group of cows that somehow get ahold of an old typewriter. They decide to blackmail the farmer into giving them blankets to keep warm at night, so send him typewritten notes with their demands. What ensues is a rousing battle of wills that eventually involves the whole farm in the negotiations. Kids will love the funny tale of these typing cows, and the refrain is charming enough that everyone will chime in with a resounding "Click, clack, moo"¦". Perfect for little ones from four to eight.

2. John Willy and Freddy McGee - Caldecott Honor Award winner Holly Meade wrote and illustrated this delightful tale of two guinea pigs that break out of their safe but boring home and scamper through the house in search of adventure. They find it, and many perils, in their tours across rooms and the pool table, dodging billiard balls and the family cat along the way. You'll feel the excitement, and this is written with a lot of clear descriptions of the guinea pigs actions. Her cut-paper style illustrations convey the adventure without distracting from the story. Sure to delight animal lovers from three to seven.

3. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom -by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault, this book has won numerous awards including the Parent's Choice Award. It's a rhyming story of the letters of the alphabet and their race up the coconut tree. It teaches the alphabet in a whimsical and amusing way, and children quickly learn the refrain and the cadence of the story. Great fun for kids from two to seven.

4. Adventure with Oscar Otter - written by Maurice Pledger, this delightful book combines an adorable story with pop-up fun! Oscar Otter is trying to find a goldfish, and in his travels he meets and befriends an assortment of other creatures including Nellie Newt, Sophie Salmon, Becky Beaver, and more! Each page has beautiful illustrations of the happy animals and a pop-up flap that hides the newest addition to Oscar's friends. Kids love guessing who's ahead, and the story is easy to read and learn. Great for children from 3 to six.

5. What! Cried Granny - published in 1999, this new book by Kate Lum tells the hysterical tale of young Patrick, who is sent off to spend the night at Granny's house. Unfortunately, it appears that Patrick forgot to bring a few things, so Granny is forced to use her creativity and resources to get everything together for Patrick so he can have a good night's rest. You'll laugh along with your child at Granny's creative antics, hysterically depicted in zany 1960's style illustrations. Fun bedtime reading for kids from 4 to 8.

Of course, the most important thing is to enjoy reading with your children. One of the best things you can do to help your child - or a child you love - learn to enjoy reading is to read to them and with them. Fun and involving stories will help them stretch their imaginations and learn to appreciate the joy and pleasure that can be found in books at an early age.

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