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Books for the Very Young with Rhythm, Rhyme, Patterns....
a list gathered by Susie Wilde with the help of Child-lit
2 May 2002

Verna Aardema, Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain (illus by Beatriz Vidal)
Jim Aylesworth, Old Black Fly
Molly Bang, Ten, Nine, Eight
Ysaye M. Barnwell, No Mirrors in My Nana's House (illustrations by Synthia St. James)
Eric Carle, The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Cheryl Chapman, Snow on Snow on Snow
Trish Cooke, So Much (illustrated by Helen Oxenbury)
Patricia Cummings, Clean Your Room Harvey Moon
Mem Fox, Hattie and the Fox
Polly Greenburg, Oh Lord, I Wish I Was a Buzzard (illus. by Aliki)
Eloise Greenfield, Honey I Love (illustrated by Jan Spivey Gilchrist);
---. Nathaniel Talking
Bill Grossman, My Little Sister Ate One Hare
Carolivia Herron, Nappy Hair
Toyomi Igus, I See the Rhythm (illustrations by Michele Wood)
Bill Martin, Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
Megan McDonald, Is This a House for Hermit Crab? ( illus. by Schindler)
Angela Shelf Medearis, Too Much Talk
Virginia Allen Jensen, Sara and the Door
Ezra Jack Keats, The Snowy Day; Maggie and the Pirates
Bill Martin, Brown Bear, Brown Bear ; Polar Bear, Polar Bear
Walter Dean Myers, Brown Angels
Denise Patrick, Red Dancing Shoes
Carol Ra, Trot trot to Boston (illus. by Catherine Stock)
Chris Raschka, Charlie Parker played be bop
Don and Audrey Wood, The Napping House,
---. King Bidgood's in the Bathtub
Nancy Van Laan, So Say the Little Monkeys
Bernard Waber, Bearsie Bear and the Surprise Sleepover Party
Sarah Weeks, Mrs. McNosh Hangs Up Her Wash
Jeanette Winter, My Baby

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