Our Favorite Kids’ Books: Part 3

Eva Amurri Martino's daughter Marlowe reads one of their favorite kids books

My kid have always loved reading– and it’s still a big part of our daily routine as a family.  Recently we’ve been discovering lots of new books, and discovering some old faves again that were in storage for a few months! I thought it was perfect timing to fill you guys in on the books Marlowe and Major are super in to at the moment.  Major is still really in to board books, but Marlowe has started craving books and stories that have more of a high-concept approach and a greater story arch.  

Marlowe’s fave right now is My Great Aunt Arizona, and Major’s most favorite is One Was Johnny– which is kind of a bizarre book if I’m being honest.  But he can’t get enough! LOL. Also I’ve loved Maurice Sendak since I was a kid, so it’s definitely a nostalgic one for me.  Just click on the collage below to shop! And please let me know some of your current fave kids’ books in the comments below… 

Eva Amurri Martino gives a rundown of her favorite kids books
Eva Amurri Martino's daughter Marlowe reads one of their favorite kids books

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  1. Amanda says:

    LOVE children’s books. I just ordered the Mr. Rogers book. One of our favorites right now is The Wonky Donkey. It is a strange yet hilarious book both my four year old and eleven year old always want me to read.

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  2. Nathalie says:

    Just read Ducks Vacation to my 5 year old. Hilarious, he loved it!

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  3. Nurse says:

    ♡ “it’s about a little bird”

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  4. Irina Visan says:

    What do you think about the dr Seuss books? When I traveled to UK I found one (the cat in the hat) at an antique store and had to buy it for my future children lol. And I think it’s hilarious. I also found a Winnie the Pooh one and a Peter Rabbit and had to hav them.

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  5. Trixie says:

    Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
    The Snowy Day
    anything from Rhoald Dahl collection
    anything from Shel Silverstein
    Amelia Bedelia
    Harold and the Purple Crayon
    The Little Princess
    The Secret Garden

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  6. SArah says:

    Recently I’ve been wanting someone to have a whole blog devoted to this! There are sooooo many amazing kids books in all styles and themes and I am a bit obsessed with finding the right combination of a good story, good message, and beautiful illustrations to call our favorites! My 5yo loves folk tales and fairy tales whichever i’ve also been having a lot of fun with, but I feel like I get to really delve into the search for cute books again now that my 2yo is also loving books! They both LOVE animals.

    Some of our favorites are anything by Jan Brett, especially Annie and the Wild Animals; literally every Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler book; Barbara Reid’s Two By Two, Amy Dixon’s Sophie’s Animal Parade, David McPhail’s Edward in the Jungle, and classics like Dr. Seuss and Curious George.

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