The Napping House by Audrey Wood is a fun tale about a rudely interrupted nap. The repetitive text and beautiful illustrations will entice the youngest of listeners. It is definitely a must have on everyone's book shelf.
Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak is about a boy who is sent to his room without dinner, and dreams of escaping to a distant land where the wild things are, becomes king of the Wild Things and begins to miss home. The Wild Things are sad to see him go, but he trudges on and finds his dinner waiting for him in his room when he returns. This story has also been well loved for decades as it was first published in 1963 and still remains in print today. This book, much like The Very Hungry Caterpillar, can be recognized by a single illustration alone.
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The Napping House
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Where the Wild Things Are