1. I Can't Said the Ant by Polly Cameron
Wonderfully clever rhymes.
2. Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney
Gorgeous illustrations and a touching story
3. The Very Best Picnic by Eugenie
I pretty much just loved this one because the girl's name was Jessie, like me.
4. The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig by Eugene Trivizas and Helen Oxbury
Hilarious. I always wanted to live in the flower house.
5. The Eleventh Hour: A Curious Mystery by Graeme Base
AMAZING illustrations and a built in mystery and puzzles.
6. Round Trip by Ann Jonas
Read the book, flip it upside down and it continues...so cool!
7. The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
8. Love You Forever by Robert Munsch
Another obvious choice.
9. The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton
10. The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka
11. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett
12. The Travels of Barbar by Jean De Brunhoff
13. And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street by Dr. Seuss