Preschool Homeschool Books: Reading List for PreK

Preschool homeschool books are a great way to help your child learn. There are many different types of books available, so you can find one that fits your child’s needs and interests. Preschool homeschool books can be used to teach your child the alphabet, numbers, shapes, colors, and much more. With so many different types of books available, you can find one that is perfect for your child.

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This list includes living books (educational storybooks) used in many Charlotte Mason curriculum programs and books commonly found in classical curricula. It also has some books from the Sonlight book list.

If you can’t afford to buy all these titles, you can also see if you can find them on Audible or Youtube as audiobooks.

Also, remember you can pick books that are a grade above to stretch your child’s learning and literary abilities.

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Preschool Homeschool Books

The books below are often found on a lot of preschool book lists. If you child is at an average comprehension level, these books will be perfect for them.

The Berenstain Bears: The Big Honey Hunt by Stan & Jan Berenstain

Scuffy the Tugboat by Gertrude Crampton

Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown

The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams

Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney

Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans

The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter (RECOMMENDED – series here)

The Little Red Hen by J.P. Miller

Tikki Tikki Tembo by Arlene Mosel

The Tiger Who Came to Tea by Judith Kerr

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr.

The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

Fish is Fish by Leo Lionni

Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss

Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett

No, David! by David Shannon

Curious George by H. A. Rey

Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein

A Fish out of Water by Helen Palmer

The Poky Little Puppy by Janette Sebring  Lowrey

Caps for Sale: A Tale of a Peddler Some Monkeys and Their Monkey Business by Esphyr Slobodkina

Hairy Mclairy series

Grug SERIES by Ted Prior

Thomas the Tank Engine SERIES by by Reverend W Awdry

Mr. Men Book SERIES by Roger Hargreaves

Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brownand Clement Hurd

Anatole by Eve Titus

Corduroy by Don Freeman

Are You My Mother? by P.D. Eastman

Just Me and My Dad by Mercer Mayer

Richard Scarry’s What Do People Do All Day? by Richard Scarry

Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson

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Harder Preschool Homeschool Books

The books below are found on many homeschool kindergarten book lists so are a great choice if your homeschooler is at an advanced comprehension level for a preschooler. You can also look at more kindergarten homeschool books here…

The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson (OUR FAVORITE!)

Winnie the Pooh series by AA Milne and Ernest H. Shepard.

Beatrix Potter series (23 Books)

The Little House by Virginia Burton

The Story About Ping by Marjorie Flack

The Little Engine that Could by Watty Piper

Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey

Make Way For Ducklings by Robert McCloskey

One Morning in Maine by Robert McCloskey

Ferdinand by Munro Leaf

Ox-Cart Man by Donald Hall, illustrated by Barbara Cooney

Stone Soup and other folk tale retellings by Marcia Brown

Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney

The Story of Little Babaji by Helen Bannerman

Uncle Remus and Brer Rabbit by Joel Chandler Harris

Various animal stories by Thornton Burgess (WE LOVE THESE!!!)

Poems and Prayers for the Very Young by Martha Alexander

A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson

The Three Billy Goats Gruff

Aesop’s Fables, illustrated by Milo Winter

The Real Mother Goose illustrated by Blanche Fisher Wright ($amzn)

Poems for Young Children compiled by Caroline Royds

A Child’s Book of Poems by Gyo Fujikawa

The World Treasury of Children’s Literature selected by Clifton Fadiman.

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If you have older children, you can find a complete homeschool booklist here…

Conclusion: Homeschool Preschool Books

My kids love listening to homeschool preschool books as audiobooks. Audiobooks open up a world of adventure to younger children. Listening to audiobooks on Youtube also means you can listen to many audiobooks for free! I would try to find a book title you like and type in the name followed by ‘audiobook’. For example, ‘Little Pilgrims Progress audiobook’. Alternatively, you can listen on Audible which has a better range and better readers. Don’t forget to subscribe to my Youtube channel called ‘How to Homeschool’ here.

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Most adults don't particularly want to relive their schooling experience on a daily basis. They would gladly move on to a new life devoid of homework and teachers. Very, very few adults will passionately blog about their schooling some 15 years after graduating. This makes Rebecca Devitt somewhat unique. As it happens, she was homeschooled. And she loved it. Still does. And she wishes every kid could get a taste of homeschooling at its very best. Her website How Do I Homeschool, is a springboard for parents to see what a life of homeschooling could be for both them & their children. When she's not blogging Rebecca is still homeschooling her-adult-self by learning Latin, growing weird vegetables and most importantly looking after her two children Luke & Penny. She has a husband Tristan and is a participant at Wollongong Baptist Church. She's also written a book about why parents should homeschool called 'Why on Earth Homeschool'.

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