14 Favorite Books for Year-OldsBut no matter how many shiny, new titles she inherits, these are the books she loves and I love to read over and over again. This sweet tale makes for an excellent lesson on friendship and the comfort of home. If your four-year-old spends any time with the grandparents, these books are a must. I love the way they flip the babysitting duties from child to adult, and they always get my daughter cracking up. This story is all about a girl trying to make the best of her very lazy pet sloth.
Books for four-year-old children
Every product is independently selected by obsessive editors. They might be too young to be reading on their own, but plenty of 5-year-olds are starting to crack open books. Luckily, I had this charming book at the ready. The Baby Tree features a little boy wondering where babies come from. He asks his babysitter, teacher, mail carrier, grandpa, and finally his parents, until he finds the right answer. I purchased it when my wife, Ilaria, and daughter Apollonia came to visit for a week before moving to New York City full-time this spring to open Una Pizza Napoletana. Apollonia loves this book now.
10 Best Books for 4-Year-Olds
So what books for 4-year-olds are appropriate in this in-between time of not quite being toddlers anymore and not quite ready for school? I am incredibly lucky to have a kid who likes reading and spending time in the library, even if it is for the ready-made train set while I scour the picture books and pull things out that look diverse and interesting. However, this time between toddlerhood and elementary school is perfect for experimentation and exploration when it comes to books. Here are some books for 4-year-olds that are challenging and entertaining for little minds who are getting ready for Kindergarten and finding out who they are in this big crazy world. With a curtain as a mermaid tail and a potted plant as a head dress, what will his abuela think?