Children's Literature
for Preschoolers

Authors of Books for Students in Preschool and Primary Grades

This list is constantly being updated. Some authors are already linked to websites and others are provided to guide your selection of good authors for this age group. Eventually, all authors listed will be linked to an online resource.

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Online Literature for Young Children

  • A Pocket Full of Rhymes presents children with a relaxed environment to learn and enjoy poetry.
  • Absolutely Whootie Stories to Grow By includes fairy tales, folk tales and other great stories for children.
  • Chateau Meddybemps Beantime Stories are modern stories designed for online publishing.
  • has real story tellers that read aloud fairy tales using Real Audio. Follow the words or simply listen.
  • Fairy Tales and Poetry from includes well illustrated books that are read aloud to children and links to other online sources of text.
  • features read-aloud picture books, sing-along songs, video song books, poetry, story-writing and illustrating contests and learning games designed for children ages 2-12.
  • Nursery Rhymes from Enchanted Learning, complete with rebus pictures for early readers.
  • Preschool Library from includes 4 different themes with an online story, online activity, take home story and booklist. Available in Spanish too.
  • Reading A-Z special preview of 28 leveled books for guided and independent reading. You can download and print all of them out.
  • Reading Zone from the Internet Public Library's Youth Collection links to picture books and short stories for young readers.
  • Winnie the Pooh Online Expotition Through the Hundred Acre Woods

Booklists for Young Children

This page last updated on May, 2007.


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