Books for three-year-old children

Children's book lists go from Snuggle Puppy to The Stand. That's fine, but as an auntie, it's hard to know where in the spectrum a particular child might fall. So this list is of books you or children you know loved at around age three.

As part of this series:
Books for one-year-olds
Books for two-year-olds
Books for three-year-olds
Books for four-year-olds
Books for five-year-olds
Books for six-year-olds
Books for seven-year-olds
Books for eight-year-olds
Books for nine-year-olds
Books for ten-year-olds
Books for eleven-year-olds
Books for twelve-year-olds
Books for thirteen-year-olds
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Comments (showing 1-6 of 6) (6 new)

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message 1: by Emily (new)

Emily some of these are a bit young for a three year old...


message 2: by Shenelle (new)

Shenelle Durham You are right about that Emily, but there is something that you need to know. They are like gifts to remember mother's by. It is like writing a letter to your child.


message 3: by Nancy (new)

Nancy Guerrero My three yr.old has loved books since the day he was born..!! Certain books for all ages,Im going to try some of these offers,since he will be 4 in June I know he will enjoy,cause hes learning it in preschool too,,Now Easter us coming hes learning,Eggs,bunnies,easter activities,!! I Think Im going to Love It!! :-) :-)


message 4: by Jami (new)

Jami Dwyer My children are reading Chaucer of course, but for other three-year-olds, perhaps Boynton will do. Just kidding -- if it has words and your kid loves it, parenting win.


message 5: by Sue (new)

Sue Bridgwater Some of these are too advanced for three year olds - I'm puzzled to see one about the central nervous system???


message 6: by Marie (new)

Marie Bell I found a new book by chance which was perfect for my 3 years old. I highly recommend itLumi, the Little Orange Elephant Wants a Job!: Lumi, the Little Orange Elephant Wants a Job!


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