50 Favorite Picture Books: Part 2 from J to Z

Reading with my children is one of my favorite things to do. For this list I choose 50 of our very favorite picture books. Many of these books are laugh-out-loud-funny, many share important messages, and all are beautifully and creatively illustrated. This is Part 2 of my list, covering titles from J to Z. You can find Part 1 (A-I) here. Many of the authors listed here have also written other fantastic books, so this list can launch you into more great literature!

King Bidgood’s in the Bathtub by Audrey Wood

Kitten’s First Full Moon by Kevin Henkes

Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale by Mo Willems

Leaves by David Ezra Stein

Lemons Are Not Red by Laura Vaccaro Seeger

Little Pea by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

LMNO Peas by Keith Baker

Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey

The Monster at the End of this Book

Mr. Postmouse’s Rounds by Marianne Dubuc

My Heart is Like a Zoo by Michael Hall

My Many Colored Days by Dr. Seuss

My Teacher is a Monster by Peter Brown

Not a Box by Antoinette Portis

Press Here by Harve Tullet

Rhyming Dust Bunnies by Jan Thomas

Seven Blind Mice by Ed Young

A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip C. Stead

Skeleton Hiccups by Margery Cuyler

Snowmen at Night by Carolyn Buehner

The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats

The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf

Tuesday by David Wiesner

Where the Wile Things Are by Maurice Sendak

Z is for Moose by Kelly Bingham

Which titles would you add to this list?

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