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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

Those Summers, by Aliki

The Twelve Days of Summer, by Jan Andrews

A Gardener's Alphabet, by Mary Azarian

Grandma's Beach, by Rosalind Beardshaw

Back to the Cabin, by Ann Blades

By the Sea: An Alphabet Book, by Ann Blades

Summer's End, by Maribeth Boelts

Albie the Lifeguard, by Louise Borden

Arthur's Family Vacation, by Marc Brown

The Summer Noisy Book, by Margaret Wise Brown

Ruth Brown's Mad Summer Night's Dream, by Ruth Brown

Fran's Flower, by Lisa Bruce

Sleep Out, by Carol and Donald Carrick

I Saw the Sea and the Sea Saw Me, by Megan Montague Cash

One Hot Summer Day, by Nina Crews

From the Garden: A Counting Book About Growing Food, by Michael Dahl

Riding With Aunt Lucy, by Sharon Phillips Denslow

Four Friends in Summer, by Tomie dePaola

Six Sandy Sheep, by Judith Ross Enderle and Stephanie Gordon Tessler

In the Tall, Tall Grass, by Denise Fleming

Summersaults: Poems and Paintings, by Douglas Florian

Stella, Star of the Sea, by Marie-Louise Gay

Are We There Yet? My First Holiday, by Jen Green

Tiny Green Thumbs, by C.Z. Guest

Summer Legs, by Anita Hakkinen

The Surprise Garden, by Zoe Hall

Beach Play, by Marsha Hayles

Bailey Goes Camping, by Kevin Henkes

Miss Emma's Wild Garden, by Anna Grossnickle Hines

The Garden That We Grew, by Joan Holub

Sea, Sand, Me! by Patricia Hubbell

The Fishing Summer, by Teddy Jam

Mayfly, by Marthe Jocelyn

Summer: A Level Two Reader, by Cynthia Klingel and Robert B. Noyed

A Morning to Polish and Keep, by Julie Lawson

Kate's Castle, by Julie Lawson

At the Beach, by Huy Voun Lee

One Summer Day, by Kim Lewis

Sun Dance, Water Dance, by Jonathan London

Gone Fishing, by Earlene Long

Summer, by Alice Low

A Summery Saturday Morning, by Margaret Mahy

Famous Seaweed Soup, by Antoinette Truglio Martin

A to Z of Summer, by Tracy Nelson Maurer

Blueberries for Sal, by Robert McCloskey

Time of Wonder, by Robert McCloskey

Summer a Growing Time, by Janet McDonnell

Elinor and Violet: Two Naughty Chickens at the Beach, by Patti Beling Murphy

On the Edge of the Sea, by Betty Paraskevas

Alfred's Summer, by Darrell Pelletier

Thunder Cake, by Patricia Polacco

Bumblebee, Bumblebee, Do You Know Me? A Garden Guessing Game, by Anne Rockwell

At the Beach, by Anne and Harlow Rockwell

Beach Day, by Karen Roosa

Ocean Day, by Shelley Rotner and Ken Kreisler

Shadows, by April Pulley Sayre

This is the Sunflower, by Lola M. Schaefer Wizard and Wart at Sea, by Janice Lee Smith

Do Not Disturb, by Nancy Tafuri

Simon in Summer, by Gilles Tibo

Scarlette Beane, by Karen Wallace

Sun Sand Sea Sail, by Nicki Weiss

Harry By the Sea, by Gene Zion

The Seashore Book, by Charlotte Zolotow

The Summer Night, by Charlotte Zolotow

Henry and Mudge in the Green Time: The Third Book of Their Adventures, by Cynthia Rylant

Non-fiction Titles

Summer, by Saviour Pirotta

Summer, by Gail Saunders-Smith

How Do You Know It's Summer? by Allan Fowler

A Prairie Boy's Summer, by William Kurelek

Jane Yolen's Songs of Summer, by Jane Yolen

The Twelve Days of Summer, by Elizabeth Lee O'Donnell

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