5 Best Toddler Books of All Time Chosen By Parents

5 Best Toddler Books of All Time Chosen By Parents

Parents, what is the best toddler book of all-time?

To help you choose the perfect toddler book, we asked small business owners and entrepreneurs with children of their own this question for their best recommendations. From the books, A Taste of the Moon, by Michael Grejniec to The Giving Tree, by Shel Silverstein, there are several suggestions that may help you choose your toddler’s next favorite book.

Here are five of the best toddler book recommendations for parents:

  • A Taste of the Moon, by Michael Grejniec
  • Sit. Stay. Love., by Chalaine Kilduff
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle
  • Love You Forever, by Robert Munsch
  • The Giving Tree, by Shel Silverstein 


A Taste of the Moon, by Michael Grejniec

The animals had long wanted to find out what the moon tasted like. Would it be sweet or salty? They just wanted to taste a little bit. At night, they would eagerly look up at the sky. They would stretch out and try to catch it, stretching out their necks, legs, and arms. Who has never dreamed of taking a bite of the moon? This was precisely the wish of the animals in this story. They just wanted to try a little piece, but they could not touch it no matter how far they stretched. Then the turtle had a great idea. This book teaches children to cooperate and achieve the best as a team.

Miruna Necula, Passport-Photo.Online


Sit. Stay. Love., by Chalaine Kilduff

Sit. Stay. Love. Life Lessons from a Doggie – A Children’s Book about Love, Friendship, Positive Attitude, Manners, and Loyalty. Sit. Stay. Love. is a collection of wise life lessons for kids from a dog’s perspective. With easy rhymes and adorable illustrations, children will learn how to love, when to forgive what friendship and loyalty mean, and more! Whether your little one is a dog lover or not, this book will inspire them to get the conversation going about the most important values to be taught! Children’s books are vessels of inspiration, education, and imagination. Every book we publish is carefully selected to teach kids valuable lessons that will last a lifetime.

Abby Ha, WeLLPCB


The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle

There are a lot of great toddler books out there and it is hard to pick just one, but we think the best toddler book of all-time is The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. This classic book has stood the test of time and has been loved by generations of toddlers. It is a simple story about a caterpillar who ate his way through a lot of food before finally turning into a beautiful butterfly. The illustrations are colorful and fun, and the story is just the right length for toddlers. If you are looking for a classic toddler book that will be loved by your child, then we highly recommend The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

Natalia Brzezinska, PhotoAiD


Love You Forever, by Robert Munsch 

100% Love You Forever was always a favorite growing up and for my kids. The book was written by Robert Munsch, and while it is a short read, the power behind respecting the love and care you receive with returning it in kind will forever be a favorite. Literally the basis for any true pay-it-forward moments in life!

Adam Griggs, CLARAfi


The Giving Tree, by Shel Silverstein

The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein provides a powerful lesson that’s easily understood by toddlers and can impact them for life. A story of love and self-sacrifice, The Giving Tree doesn’t hold back in its message, though in my experience, toddlers aren’t upset by the message–they understand it. I don’t know of any children’s book which has such a hard-hitting message that communicates it so simply and beautifully. I think there have been whole generations of nature-lovers who were first inspired by that book.

John Jacob, Hoist


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