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I have been working on this for a long time:

Master list of pre-k and k level books
Classical Ed / Charrlet Mason

Taken from:

Ambleside Online
www.angelicum.net
simplycharlottemason.com
materamabilis.org


combined and put in alpha order:


A Apple Pie by Kate Greenaway
A Bear Called Paddington (Michael Bond)
A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson
A Child's Book of Poems by Gyo Fujikawa
A House is a House for Me by Mary Ann Hoberman
A is for Africa (Ifeoma Onyefulu) – Africa

A New Coat for Anna
A Pocket for Corduroy
A Pocketful of Cricket - Rebecca Caudill

Alfie and Annie Rose, Dogger and others by Shirley Hughes
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll
All the Places To Love by Patricia MacLachlan
Anderson’s Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Anderson
Andy and the Lion by James Daugherty
Angus Lost (Marjorie Flack)

Anna of Green Gables series

B is for Brazil (Maria de Fatima Campos)

Berlioz the Bear (Jan Brett) – Germany

Betsy-Tacy

Billy and Blaze books by C.W. Anderson
Billy’s Picture
Blueberries for Sal (Robert McCloskey)

Bongani's Day: From Dawn to Dusk in a South African City (Gisele Wulfsohn)

Boushra's Day: From Dawn to Dusk in an Egyptian City (Khaled Eldash

Brambly Hedge books (Jill Barklem)

Brer Rabbit books by Joel Chandler Harris
Burt Down, Deep-Water Man
Caps for Sale (Esphyr Slobodkina)

Cassio's Day: From Dawn to Dusk in a Brazilian Village (Maria de Fatima Campos)

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlotte's Web (E.B.White)
Chester the Worldly Pig
Chidi Only Likes Blue (Ifeoma Onyefulu) - central Africa

Children Just Like Me (Annabel and Barnabas Kindersley)
Complete Nonsense Poems by Edward Lear
Corduroy (Don Freeman)

Crictor by Tomi Ungerer
Dandelion (Don Freeman)

Doctor Desoto by William Steig
Down, Down the Mountain by Ellis Credle
Dr. Dolittle: A Treasury by Hugh Lofting
Enrique's Day: From Dawn to Dusk in a Peruvian Village (Sara Andrea Fajardo)
Favorite Uncle Remus by Joel Chandler Harris
Ferdinand by Munro Leaf
Fireflies for Nathan by Shulamith Levey Oppenheim
Flossie and the Fox by Patricia McKissack
Fool of the World and the Flying Ship by Ransome/Shulevitz
For the Children's Hour by Carolyn S. Bailey
Geeta's Day: From Dawn to Dusk in an Indian Village (Prodeepta Das) - India
God’s Wisdom for Little Boys
God’s Wisdom for Little Girls
Grandfather's Journey (Allen Say) - Japan
Gregory’s Shadow
Happy Little Family (Rebecca Caudill)

Happy Times in Noisy Village (Astrid Lindgren)
Harold and the Purple Crayon
Harry and the Lady Next Door (Gene Zion)
Harry by the Sea
Harry the Dirty Dog (Gene Zion)
Home for a Bunny
Honey ... Honey ... Lion (Jan Brett) - Africa
Household Stories by the Brothers Grimm
Household Stories by the Brothers Grimm
How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World by Marjorie Priceman

Huy and Vinh's Day: From Dawn to Dusk in a Vietnamese Village (Jim Holmes) –

I is for India (Prodeepta Das) – India

I Love You the Purplest by Barbara M. Joosse
Iina Marja's Day: From Dawn to Dusk in a Lapp Village (Jaako Alatalo) – Lapland

I'm Listening, God, Psalm 19 for Children by Elspeth Campbell Murphy
Imogene’s Antlers
Indian in the Cupboard

Jambo Means Hello: Swahili Alphabet Book (Muriel L.Feelings) - southern Africa

Jamela books (Niki Daly) - South Africa

James Herriot Treasury (James Herriot)
Jeremy: The Tale of an Honest Bunny
Jesse Bear What Will You Wear? by Nancy White Carlstrom
Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback
Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling
Katie and the Mona Lisa
Katie and the Sunflowers
Katie Meets the Impressionists
Katy and the Big Snow (Virginia Lee Burton)
Katy No-Pocket
Kitty’s New Doll
Least of All by Carol Purdy
Lentil
Little Bear (Else Minarik)
Little Book of Poems (poetry)
Little Grey Rabbit books (Alison Uttley)

Little House in the Big Woods

Little Old Mrs Pepperpot (Alf Proysen)

Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain by Edward Ardizzone
Little Toot
Lonely Doll series by Dare Wright
Lost in the Woods
Madeline
Maggie and the Pirate - Ezra Jack Keats
Make Way for Ducklings (Robert McCloskey)

Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel (Virginia Lee Burton)

Millions of Cats (Wanda Gag)

Miss Fannie's Hat by Jan Karon
Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

Mrs. Piggle Wiggle books

Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters (John Steptoe) – Zimbabwe

My Father's Dragon (Ruth Stiles Gannett) and the other two too

My First Bible in Pictures by Kenneth Taylor,
My First Oxford Book of Stories (Geraldine MacCaughrean)

My Little Book About God illustrated by Eloise Wilkin
My Naughty Little Sister (Dorothy Edwards)

My Shadow by Robert Louis Stevenson, illustrated by Ted Rand
Nii Kwei's Day: From Dawn to Dusk in a Ghanaian City (Francis Provencal)

Nim's Island
No Roses for Harry
Norman the Doorman
Nursery Tales Told to Children by Amy Steedman
On Mother's Lap by Ann Herbert Scott
One Morning in Maine (Robert McCloskey)

Outside Over There; In the Night Kitchen by Maurice Sendak
Owl Babies by Martin Waddell
Ox-Cart Man by Barbara Cooney
Papa Piccolo (Carol Talley) – Italy

Paul Revere's Ride by Longfellow, illustrated by Ted Rand
Pet of the Met
Petunia (Roger Duvoisin)
Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi
Pippi Longstocking
Poems and Prayers for the Very Young by Martha Alexander
Poems for Young Children compiled by Caroline Royds
Poems to Read to the Very Young pictures by Eloise Wilkin
Polina's Day: From Dawn to Dusk in a Russian Village (Andrey Ilyin) - Russia
Polite Elephant
Prayer for a Child by Rachel Field,
Pretzel
Raggedy Andy Stories
Raggedy Ann Stories
Ramona books

Read Aloud Bible Stories by Ella K. Lindvall
Rose in My Garden by Arnold Lobe
Roxaboxen by Barbara Cooney
Scuffy the Tugboat by Golden Books
Seven Little Rabbits by John Becker
Stone Soup and other folk tale retellings by Marcia Brown
Stories of Great Americans for Little Americans by Edward Eggleston
Stranger in the Woods
Stuart Little
Swimmy
Swimmy (Leo Lionni)
The Aesop for Children by Aesop
The Big Red Barn by Margaret Wise Brown,
The Biggest Bear by Lynd Ward
The Blue Fairy Book by Andrew Lang
The Bosby Twins
The box car children
The Brown Fairy Book by Andrew Lang
The Children of Noisy Village
The Children's Book of Virtues (William Bennet)

The Church Mice by Graham Oakley.

The Color Kittens by Margaret Wise Brown
The Complete Fairy Tales by Charles Perrault
The Complete Hans Christian Anderson Fairy Tales
The Complete Poems of Winnie the Pooh by A. A. Milne
The Crane Maiden by Miyoko, Matsutani
The Crimson Fairy Book by Andrew Lang
The Day of Ahmed's Secret (Florence H.Parry) – Egypt

The Five Chinese Brothers (Claire H.Bishop) - China
The Giving Tree
The Green Fairy Book by Andrew Lang
The Grey Fairy Book by Andrew Lang
The Hat Jan Brett
The Jumblies and Other Nonsense Verses by Edward Lear
The King with Six Friends by Jay Williams
The Language of Flowers by Kate Greenaway
The Lilac Fairy Book by Andrew Lang
The Little Engine that Could by Watty Piper
The Little Fur Family by Margaret Wise Brown
The Little House - Virginia Lee Burton

The Maggie B. - Irene Haas
The Magic Hill
The Man Who Loved Books by Jean Fritz
The Milly-Molly-Mandy Storybook (Joyce Lankaster Brisley)

The Mitten (Jan Brett) - Ukraine
The Olive Fairy Book by Andrew Lang
The Orange Fairy Book by Andrew Lang
The Orchard Book of Nursery Stories (Sophie Windham)

The Oxford Book of Children's Verse edited by Peter Opie
The Pied Piper of Hamlin by Robert Browning
The Pink Fairy Book by Andrew Lang
The Poky Little Puppy by Gustaf Tenggren
The Rainbabies by Laura Krauss Melmed
The Real Pretend by Joan Donaldson,
The Red Fairy Book by Andrew Lang
The Relatives Came by Cynthia Rylant
The Runaway Bunny (Margaret Wise Brown)
The Saggy, Baggy Elephant
The Secret Garden
The Shy Little Kitten
The Story About Ping (Marjorie Flack) – China

The Story of Ferdinand (Munro Leaf)

The Story of Little Babaji (Helen Bannerman) – India

The Sugar Mouse Cake by Gene Zion
The Tale of Three Trees illustrated by Angela Elwell Hunt
The Taxi That Hurried
The Three Little Kittens illustrated by Paul Galdone
The Ugly Duckling
The Velveteen Rabbit (Margery Williams)
The Very Best Home for Me
The Violet Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
The Yellow Fairy Book by Andrew Lang
Thomas the Tank Engine books (Rev.W.Awtrey)
Thy Friend, Obadiah
Time of Wonder
Tootle

Tove Jansson's Moomin books
Treasury of Mother Goose
Turn of the Century: Eleven Centuries of Children and Change by Ellen Jackson

Two by Two by Barbara Reid
Umbrella by Taro Yashima
W is for World: A Round the World ABC (Kathryn Cave)
Water Babies by Charles Kingsley
What Do You Do, Dear, by Sesyle Joslin
Wheel on the Chimney (Margaret Wise Brown)

When I Was Young in the Mountains by Cynthia Rylant
Whistle for Willie
Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
Winnie the Pooh

With You All the Way by Max Lucado
Wynken, Blynken and Nod
Yellow and Pink by William Steig
Yikang's Day: From Dawn to Dusk in a Chinese Village (Sungwan So) – China

You Are Special by Max Lucado

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awesome! thanks for sharing! i would also add "you are mine" by max lucado & "the quiltmaker's gift" by jeff brumbeau. my daughter loved those in K as well.

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Thank you, Aimee!

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awesome! thanks for sharing! i would also add "you are mine" by max lucado & "the quiltmaker's gift" by jeff brumbeau. my daughter loved those in K as well.
i will have to look for the quilt makers gift, i have not heard of it

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Awesome list! Thank you for your time and patience!

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Thanks! Adding to our library list now ...

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thanks! i have been planning to do something similar using the books that sonlight, before five in a row, and five in a row recommend.
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Great list. Thanks for doing that

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Oh wow, you rock! Thanks for putting that together!

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thanks! i have been planning to do something similar using the books that sonlight, before five in a row, and five in a row recommend.
i would to have that list when you get it done.


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I could add many more to that.

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I could add many more to that.
I'd love to your list.
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I'd love to your list.
i am game for any book list

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I'd love to your list.
I was trying to be clever because I sell kid's books. I have so many favorites...but I don't think I'm allowed to list them (except via pm.)

One book that I don't think I saw on that list is Grandfather Twilight. We still love that book.

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We're going on a bear hunt is a really good book that we've renewed from the library a couple of times that is not on that list. Easy to do fun actions to.

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I love book lists!

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