7 Books to Read in Honor of Children’s Authors and Illustrators Week - Kumon

7 Books to Read in Honor of Children’s Authors and Illustrators Week

February 2 is the start of Children’s Authors and Illustrators Week. In honor of this special event, we invite you to explore this selection of books from the Kumon Recommended Reading List for your children to read.

1. Good Night Moon by Margaret Wise Brown

Kumon Recommended Reading Level 7A

Beloved by generations of readers, this classic tale’s imaginative illustrations and gentle rhyme combine to make the perfect bedtime story for your child.

2. Museum ABC by The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Kumon Recommended Reading Level 5A

This unique and colorful picture book introduces your children to more than 100 artistic pieces from the Metropolitan Museum of Art while helping them practice the alphabet.

3. If You Give a Moose a Muffin by Laura Numeroff

Kumon Recommended Reading Level 2A

Your child will love reading about the hilarious complications that follow when a young boy learns what happens when you give a moose a muffin.

4. Oh, the Places You’ll Go by Dr. Seuss

Kumon Recommended Reading Level BI

This classic and timeless Dr. Seuss tale can serve as a helpful reminder to take advantage of all the opportunities life brings and learn from experiences along the way.

5. Liang and the Magic Paintbrush by Demi

Kumon Recommended Reading Level CII

This charming story of a young boy who receives a magic paintbrush that turns everything to life will delight your child through its imaginative story-telling and artistic illustrations.

6. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Kumon Recommended Reading Level D

Your child will love this universally beloved classic. The heart-warming lyrical fable tells the story of a stranded pilot who meets a young prince who has fallen to Earth on a tiny asteroid.

7. Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Kumon Recommended Reading Level F

Your child will enjoy exploring the magical world of Wonderland with Alice as she follows the White Rabbit down the rabbit hole.