Here are the rhyming books that were used during the VAECE Conference: (bb) = board book
Baby Says “Moo!” by JoAnn Early Macken
Barnyard Dance! by Sandra Boynton
Beach Day by Karen Roosa
Bear’s New Friend by Karma Wilson — She writes lots of great rhyming books!
Beneath the Bridge by Hazel Hutchins
The Biggest Sandwich Ever by Rita Golden Gelman — funny story
The Construction Crew by Lynn Meltzer
The Day the Goose Got Loose by Reeve Lindbergh
Dinner at the Panda Palace by Stephanie Calmenson — One of my favorite books!
A Dragon in a Wagon by Jane Belk Moncure
Fast Food by Saxton Freymann & Joost Elffers
The Fish is Me: Bathtime Rhymes Selected by Neil Philip
The Fourth Little Pig by Teresa Celsi — Great twist on this traditional tale!
A Frog in the Bog by Karma Wilson
A Funny Man by Patricia Jensen
Go, Go, Grapes! A Fruit Chant by April Pulley Sayre
Here Are My Hands by Bill Martin, Jr. and John Archambault
Hush, LIttle Ones by John Butler
Hush LIttle Polar Bear by Jeff Mack
I Can’t Sleep by Gill Davies
I’m a Little Teapot as told & illustrated by Iza Trapani — Great illustrations!
Itchy, Itchy Chicken Pox by Grace Maccarone
Itsy-Bitsy Babies by Margaret Wild
The Itsy Bitsy Spider as told & illus by Iza Trapani
Jonathan and His Mommy by Irene Smalls
Mama Mama by Jean Marzollo — Great for infants and toddlers!
Mary and Her Little Lamb: The True Story of the Famous Nursery Rhyme by Will Moses
Moo, Baa, La La La! by Sandra Boynton — She writes LOTS of great rhyming books!
Moose on the Loose by Kathy-jo Wargin
Mud! by Wendy Cheyette Lewison
My Dad! by Steve Smallman
My Pop Pop and Me by Irene Smalls
Mystery Vine by Cathryn Falwell
Nonna’s Porch by Rita Gray
Octopus Under the Sea by Connie & Peter Roop
One Lonely Sea Horse by Saxton Freymann & Joost Elffers
One, Two, Skip a Few! First Number Rhymes
One Two That’s My Shoe! by Alison Murray
Over in Australia Amazing Animals Down Under by Marianne Berkes — This prolific author writes books that are creative adaptations to the “Over In the Meadow” song, but set in different places — the Arctic, rain forest, Australia…. Great for an author study!
Over in the Forest Come and Take a Peek by Marianne Berkes
Owlet’s First Flight by Mitra Modarressi
Panda Picture by Louisa Ernesto
Pigs in Pajamas by Maggie Smith
The Pout-Pout Fish in the Big-Big Dark by Deborah Diesen
Seashells by the Seashore by Marianne Berkes
Shake It Up, Baby! (board book) by Karen Katz
Seven Little Hippos by Mike Thaler
Snowmen at Night by Caralyn Buehner
Snug as a Bug by Michael Elsohn Ross
Somewhere in the Ocean by Jennifer Ward & T. J. Marsh
Taking Care of Mama by Mitra Modarressi
Ten Black Dots (bb) by Donald Crews
Ten Little Caterpillars by Bill Martin, Jr.
Ten Little Fish by Audrey Wood
Ten Terrible Dinosaurs by Paul Stickland
Ten Tiny Toes by Todd Tarpley — Great for the youngest learners!
Tomie’s Little Mother Goose by Tomie dePaola (bb)
Touch & Feel Farm (bb) by Dwell Studio
Under Ground by Denise Fleming
What Rhymes with Eel? by Harriet Ziefert