Top 10 Books for 4 Year Olds 2015

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2015 Best Books for 4 Year Old Children

 
4 year old girl with books in lapOne important factor when it comes to children’s ability to read is having books that are downright fun. The top 10 books for 4 year olds in 2015 represent a collection of books that parents are searching for and buying the most – the ones that are the most enjoyable for kids in this age range.

What’s here: On this page are the ten best books for kids 4 years of age in summer and fall of 2015, based on two factors — consumer popularity and higher overall ratings.

For shoppers: For each of books listed on this page, one or more trusted, safe and economical shopping resources are chosen and provided to purchase the book online. (Links to reader reviews are also provided where available.)

What’s Here:

1. Stick and Stone by Beth Ferry
2. Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae
3. I Don’t Want to Be a Frog by Dev Petty
4. Love You Forever by Robert Munsch
5. Oh, The Places You’ll Go! by Dr. Seuss
6. Bob Books, Set 1: Beginning Readers by Bobby Lynn Maslen
7. The Bear Ate Your Sandwich by Julia Sarcone-Roach
8. Red: A Crayon’s Story by Michael Hall
9. National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Dinosaurs by Catherine D. Hughes
10. Ice Cream Summer by Peter Sis

1. Stick and Stone by Beth Ferry


Stick and Stone (Hardcover)


To introduce the list of the top 10 books for 4 year olds summer 2015 – Stick and Stone by Beth Ferry.

List Price: $16.99 USD
New From: $8.47 USD In Stock
Used from: $9.52 USD In Stock
We all know the old saying about sticks and stones – but what happens when that stick and stone become the best of friends? When Stick rescues Stone, that’s exactly what happens. A cute, funny tale of friendship and bonding.

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2. Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae


Giraffes Can't Dance (Board book)


Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae enters in at #2 among the best books for 4 year olds 2015.

List Price: $6.99 USD
New From: $0.17 USD In Stock
Used from: $0.17 USD In Stock
Gerald the Giraffe LOVES to dance. It is his hobby in the whole world…but other animals have pointed out that Gerald is too gangly and tall to dance gracefully. Comforted by an unlikely friend, Gerald dances to his heart’s content.

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3. I Don’t Want to Be a Frog by Dev Petty


I Don't Want to Be a Frog (Hardcover)


And in 3rd place on this year’s list – I Don’t Want to Be a Frog by Dev Petty.

List Price: $16.99 USD
New From: $8.48 USD In Stock
Used from: $9.41 USD In Stock
Frog has a tough life… after all, he was born a frog. A green, slimy, icky frog – which is exactly what he HATES to be. That is, until he meets a hungry wolf with an aversion to eating slimy frogs.

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4. Love You Forever by Robert Munsch


Love You Forever (Paperback)


Another wonderful book for four year old boys and girls – Love You Forever by Robert Munsch.

List Price: $5.95 USD
New From: $1.44 USD In Stock
Used from: $0.01 USD In Stock
This is a beautiful book that brought me to tears. It tells the tale of a mother and her son, whom she promises to love forever. As both of them grow older, the roles are reversed. Amazing family bonding story.

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5. Oh, The Places You’ll Go! by Dr. Seuss


Oh, The Places You'll Go! (Hardcover)


A beautiful and classic concept for children – Oh, The Places You’ll Go! by Dr. Seuss is 5th this year among the best 4 year olds’ books.

List Price: $17.99 USD
New From: $9.11 USD In Stock
Used from: $0.01 USD In Stock
Kids are dreamers – and it is up to us, as parents and caring adults, to nurture those dreams, letting kids know they can be and do anything they want. This story is an encouraging, loving send-off for kids becoming adults.

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6. Bob Books, Set 1: Beginning Readers by Bobby Lynn Maslen


Bob Books, Set 1: Beginning Readers (Paperback)


Next up – Bob Books, Set 1: Beginning Readers by Bobby Lynn Maslen.

List Price: $16.99 USD
New From: $8.83 USD In Stock
Used from: $8.42 USD In Stock
Reading is one of the most beneficial things you can teach your child. The Bob Books, Set 1 for Beginning Readers is brimming with simple, basic words, colorful pictures, and fun activities to keep kiddos learning. Perfect for book-loving preschoolers.

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7. The Bear Ate Your Sandwich by Julia Sarcone-Roach


The Bear Ate Your Sandwich (Hardcover)


Making its way to #7 among the ten best books for 4 year olds 2015 – The Bear Ate Your Sandwich by Julia Sarcone-Roach.

List Price: $16.99 USD
New From: $10.61 USD In Stock
Used from: $8.99 USD In Stock
Picture this…you and a friend are on a picnic, when you have to go grab something from the car. Upon returning, your sandwich is missing, and your friend tells a wild story about a hungry bear. One that loves sandwiches.

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8. Red: A Crayon’s Story by Michael Hall


Red: A Crayon's Story (Hardcover)


Marking it’s place at #8 of the top 4 year-olds’ books for 2015 – Red: A Crayon’s Story by Michael Hall.

List Price: $17.99 USD
New From: $8.08 USD In Stock
Used from: $8.99 USD In Stock
A cute, beautiful story about self-confidence, self-love, and finding the true you. Red is a blue crayon with the wrong label, but he cannot understand why his label reads red but his color is different. Funny antics and self-discovery ensue.

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9. National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Dinosaurs by Catherine D. Hughes


National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Dinosaurs (National Geographic Little Kids First Big Books) (Hardcover)


Hitting 9th place on this year’s list – National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Dinosaurs by Catherine D. Hughes.

List Price: $14.95 USD
New From: $7.70 USD In Stock
Used from: $4.86 USD In Stock
Dinosaurs have always been, and will always be, and awesome topic of learning and conversation. The BIG Book of Dinosaurs is a National Geographic treasure featuring HEAPS of amazing dinosaurs, with amazing illustrations and super-fun, educational facts. Comes in hardcover.

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10. Ice Cream Summer by Peter Sis


Ice Cream Summer (Hardcover)


And the final item on the list of the top ten books for kids 4 years of age this year – Ice Cream Summer by Peter Sis.

List Price: $17.99 USD
New From: $10.47 USD In Stock
Used from: $9.90 USD In Stock
Written in the way a happy little boy would write. Ice Cream Summer is about Joe – a boy OBSESSED with ice cream. When his grandpa writes him a letter, Joe writes back, detailing his summer activities with illustrations of desserts.

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Update note: This page was modified to reflect current information on 07/09/15.

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