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The top picks for children up to 18 months of age. This list includes Mother Goose, nursery rhymes, and music CDs.

A list of recommended picture books and collections of nursery rhymes for children 18 months to 3 years of age.

A list of recommended picture books and activity books for children 3-5 years of age.

The Library has numerous books that can help parents discuss topics, such as human sexuality and puberty to their children.

Helpful online resources for parents, as well as links to Web sites of authors who have written picture books for young readers and novels for older children.

Learn about the special services available for teachers, nursery school and daycare staff.


All of the picture books listed in our subject guides can be found at Regina Public Library. Many books are also available in other formats, such as video, cassette, or multi-media kits.

Click on any title to check the Library's current holdings, and/or to place a request to have the item sent to your nearest Library!

Fiction Titles

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, by Judi Barrett

Pickles to Pittsburgh: The Sequel to Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, by Judi Barrett

A Cake All for Me, by Karen Beil

Pie's in the Oven, by Betty G. Birney

Chop, Simmer, Season, by Alexa Brandenberg

Country Bear's Good Neighbor, by Larry Dane Brimner

Spaghetti and Meatballs for All! A Mathematical story, by Marilyn Burns

Dinner at the Panda Palace, by Stephanie Calmenson

The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle

Maisy Makes Gingerbread, by Lucy Cousins

Now We Can Have a Wedding! by Judy Cox

Mealtime, by Zoe Davenport

Bagels from Benny, by Aubrey Davis

The Enormous Potato, by Aubrey Davis

Pancakes for Breakfast, by Tomie de Paola

Everybody Serves Soup, by Norah Dooley

Eating the Alphabet: Fruits and Vegetables From A to Z, by Lois Ehlert

Growing Vegetable Soup, by Lois Ehlert

Something's Happening on Calabash Street, by Judith Ross Enderle and Stephanie Gordon

Lunch, by Denise Fleming

Possum Magic, by Mem Fox

Oliver's Fruit Salad, by Vivian French

Oliver's Milkshake, by Vivian French

Gus and Button, by Saxton Freymann

Rice is Life, by Rita Golden Gelman

Grandma and the Pirates, by Phoebe Gilman

Eat Your Peas, by Kes Gray

Rabbit Food, by Susanna Gretz

Bread and Jam for Frances, by Russell Hoban

A Cow, a Bee, a Cookie, and Me, by Meredith Hooper

The Unbeatable Bread, by Lyn Littlefield Hoopes

The Doorbell Rang, by Pat Hutchins

The Wolf's Chicken Stew, by Keiko Kasza

Arnie the Doughnut, by Laurie Keller

Fish Fry Tonight, by Jackie French Koller

Big Jimmy's Kum Kau Chinese Take-out, by Ted Lewin

Potato: A Tale From the Great Depression, by Kate Lied

Duck Cakes for Sale, by Janet Lunn

Yummers! by James Marshall

Yummers Too: The Second Course, by James Marshall

Growing Colors, by Bruce McMillan

Mmm, Cookies! by Robert Munsch

More Pies! by Robert Munsch

We're Making Breakfast for Mother, by Shirley Neitzel

Still-life Stew, by Helena Clare Pittman

How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World, by Marjorie Priceman

Dumpling Soup, by Jama Kim Rattigan

Mouse Mess, by Linnea Riley

Dinner at Aunt Connie's House, by Faith Ringgold

Mama Provi and the Pot of Rice, by Sylvia Rosa-Casanova

Hold the Anchovies! A Book About Pizza, by Shelley Rotner and Julia Pemberton Hellums

A Fruit and Vegetable Man, by Roni Schotter

Gregory, the Terrible Eater, by Mitchell Sharmat

What's in the Pan, Man? by Pauline Stewart

The Popcorn Dragon, by Jane Thayer

Wombat Stew, by Marcia K. Vaughan

Fast Food! Gulp! Gulp! by Bernard Waber

Plain Noodles, by Betty Waterton

Yoko, by Rosemary Wells

Peanut Butter and Jelly: A Play Rhyme, by Nadine Bernard Westcott

The High Rise Glorious Skittle Skat Roarious Sky Pie Angelfood Cake, by Nancy Willard

Monster Cheese, by Steve Wolfson

What I Eat, by Christopher Wormell

Roses Sing On New Snow: A Delicious Tale, by Paul Yee

Pizza Time, by Jean Young & Patricia Hoidas

Let's Eat! by Ana Zamorano

Button Soup, by Doris Orgel

Sweet Potato Pie, by Anne Rockwell

Non-fiction Titles

Let's Eat! by True Kelley

Stone Soup: An Old Tale, by Marcia Brown

Strega Nona: An Original Tale, by Tomie de Paola

Tony's Bread: An Italian Folktale, by Tomie dePaola

The Pancake Boy: An Old Norwegian Folk Tale, by Lorinda Bryan Cauley

The Gingerbread Boy, by Paul Galdone

The Greedy Old Fat Man: An American Folk Tale, by Paul Galdone

The Magic Porridge Pot, by Paul Galdone

The Magic Stove, by Mirra Ginsburg

Two Greedy Bears, by Mirra Ginsburg

The Talking Pot: A Danish Folktale, by Virginia Haviland

Too Much Mush! by Abby Levine

The Turnip: An Old Russian Folktale, by Pierr Morgan

Good Enough to Eat: A Kid's Guide to Food and Nutrition, by Lizzy Rockwell

Eat Up! Healthy Food for a Healthy Earth, by Candace Savage

An Apple a Day, by Jennifer Storey Gillis

Belly Laughs: Food Jokes & Riddles, by Charles Keller

Chicken Soup With Rice: A Book of Months, by Maurice Sendak

What's On the Menu? Food Poems, by Bobbye S. Goldstein

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