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Youth Services: Big Books

4CLS Big Book Collection

4CLS holds a collection of "Big Books"--oversized books (usually 18 inches or taller) that are great to use with groups.  Below are the Big Books that are available to be borrowed by 4CLS member library staff.  If you would like to borrow any of these items, please contact Sarah at or 607-723-8236, ext. 350.

Animals - Ingela P. Arrhenius

Anno's Counting Book - Mitsumasa Anno

The Ants Go Marching - Dan Crisp

Big Fat Hen - Keith Baker

Big Red Barn - Margaret Wise Brown

Bread, Bread, Bread - Ann Morris

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? - Bill Martin

Bubble Trouble - Margaret Mahy

Can't You Sleep, Little Bear? - Martin Waddell

Caps for Sale - Esphyr Slobodkina

Chicken Soup with Rice - Maurice Sendak

Chrysanthemum - Kevin Henkes

City - Ingela P. Arrhenius

The Colors of Us - Karen Katz

The Cow That Went Oink - Bernard Most

Cows in the Kitchen - Airlie Anderson

Crazy Hair Day - Barney Saltzberg

Curious George - H. A. Rey

Demi's Find the Animal ABC - Demi

The Doorbell Rang - Pat Hutchins

Down by the Station - Jess Stockham

Down in the Jungle - Mandy Ross

Dry Bones - Kate Edmunds

Each Orange Had 8 Slices - Paul Giganti

Eating the Alphabet - Lois Ehlert

The Eensy Weensy Spider - Alan Daniel

The Emperor's Egg - Martin Jenkins

Family Pictures (Cuadros de Familia) - Carmen Lomas Garza

Fancy Nancy - Jane O'Connor

Farmer Duck - Martin Waddell

The Farmer in the Dell - Pam Adams

Feast for 10 - Cathryn Falwell

Feathers for Lunch - Lois Ehlert

Five Little Men in a Flying Saucer - Dan Crisp

Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed - Eileen Christelow

The Flower Garden - Eve Bunting

Freight Train - Donald Crews

From Head to Toe - Eric Carle

Full House - Dayle Ann Dodds

Full House - Dayle Ann Dodds

The Gingerbread Boy - Paul Galdone

Goodnight Moon - Margaret Wise Brown

The Great Kapok Tree - Lynne Cherry

Growing Frogs - Vivian French

Growing Pumpkins - Melvin Berger

Growing Vegetable Soup - Lois Ehlert

Guess How Much I Love You - Sam McBratney

Handa's Surprise - Eileen Browne

Hands Can - Cheryl Willis Hudson

Happy and Sad, Grouchy and Glad - Constance Allen

Here Are My Hands - Bill Martin

Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush - Annie Kubler

Hickory Dickory Dock - Kelly Caswell

I Am the Music Man - Debra Potter

I Like Me - Nancy Carlson

I Love Animals - Flora McDonnell

I Went Walking - Sue Williams

If the Dinosaurs Came Back - Bernard Most

If You Give a Moose a Muffin - Laura Numeroff

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie - Laura Numeroff

In the Small, Small Pond - Denise Fleming

In the Tall, Tall Grass - Denise Fleming

It Begins with an A - Stephanie Calmenson

It Looked Like Spilt Milk - Charles Shaw

It Takes a Village - Jane Cowen-Fletcher

Itsy Bitsy Spider - Nora Hilb

The Kissing Hand - Audrey Penn

Kitten's First Full Moon - Kevin Henkes

Leaf Man - Lois Ehlert

Little Blue Truck - Alice Schertle

Little Miss Muffet - Barbara Nascimbeni

The Little Mouse, The Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear - Don Wood

LIttle Nino's Pizzeria - Karen Barbour

Little Polar Bear - Hans de Beer

The Little Red Hen - Paul Galdone

Mary Had a Little Lamb - Marina Aizen

Miss Doll is Missing - Joy Cowley

Monster Party - Cricket Rohman

Mouse Paint - Ellen Stoll Walsh

Mouse Was Mad - Linda Urban

Mr. Gumpy's Outing - John Burningham

Mrs. Honey's Hat - Pam Adams

Mrs Honey's Tree - Pam Adams

Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters - John Steptoe

My Five Senses - Aliki

The Napping House - Audrey Wood

Nine Ducks Nine - Sarah Hayes

Noisy Nora - Rosemary Wells

Old MacDonald Had a Farm - Pam Adams

One Duck Stuck - Phyllis Root

One Elephant Went Out to Play - Sanja Rescek

One is a Snail, Ten is a Crab - April Pulley Sayre

Our Cat Cuddles - Gervase Phinn

Over in the Meadow - Pam Adams

Over in the Meadow - Louise Voce

Owl Babies - Martin Waddell

Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See? - Bill Martin Jr

The Pig in the Pond - Martin Waddell

Planting a Rainbow - Lois Ehlert

Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? - Bill Martin Jr

Quick as a Cricket - Audrey Wood

Rattletrap Car - Phyllis Root

Sheep in a Jeep - Nancy Shaw

Silly Sally - Audrey Wood

The Snowy Day - Ezra Jack Keats

A Splendid Friend, Indeed - Suzanne Bloom

Stellaluna - Janell Cannon

Ten Fat Sausages - Elke Zinsmeister

Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes - Mem Fox

Ten Little Monkeys - Tina Freeman

There Was an Old Woman Who Swallowed a Fly - Pam Adams

There's a Nightmare in My Closet - Mercer Mayer

Think of an Eel - Karen Wallace

This is the House that Jack Built - Pam Adams

This Old Man - Pam Adams

The Three Bears - Paul Galdone

The Three Billy Goats Gruff - Paul Galdone

Three Little Kittens - Paul Galdone

Time for a Bath - Steve Jenkins

Time for Bed - Mem Fox

Time to Eat - Steve Jenkins

Time to Sleep - Steve Jenkins

The Ugly Duckling - H. C. Anderson

Up, Down, and Around - Katherine Ayres

The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Eric Carle

Walking Through the Jungle - Julie Lacome

The Wheels on the Bus - Annie Kubler

Where's My Teddy - Jez Alborough

Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears - Verna Aardema