Favorite Picture Books

By Brenham Book Nook

By Brenham Book Nook

William's Doll

Charlotte Zolotow and William Pene Du Bois

$7.99 $7.35

An original and sweet story about the importance of learning to care for others. Originally published in 1972 it has a retro feel but translates well to current times.

The Wonky Donkey

Craig Smith and Katz Cowley

$7.99 $7.35

The cutest rhyming you're likely to find. It's even better if you watch the video of the Scottish granny reading it aloud. You won't be able to stop laughing.

The Dinky Donkey

Craig Smith and Katz Cowley

$7.99 $7.35

If you enjoyed The Wonky Donkey then adding in this adorable baby donkey will only make it better.

I Need a New Butt!

Dawn McMillan and Ross Kinnaird

$8.99 $8.27

A cheeky read about a boy in need of a replacement butt because his has a crack. Should it be a robot butt? A rocket butt? Read it to find out.

I Broke My Butt!: The Cheeky Sequel to the International Bestseller I Need a New Butt!

Dawn McMillan and Ross Kinnaird

$8.99 $8.27

An endearing sequel where the little boy gets an upgraded butt and has many adventures.

The Lorax

Dr Seuss

$16.98 $15.62

An earth-changing book with beautiful Seuss quality artwork.

One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish

Dr Seuss

$9.99 $9.19

A classic Dr. Seuss book to help with counting, colors, and rhymes.

Hey, Duck!

Carin Bramsen


A perfect read for before bath time. Baby can learn the puddle stomp!

Horton Hatches the Egg

Dr Seuss

$16.99 $15.63

Horton didn't just hear a who, he also hatched an egg. Horton stumbles on an egg that isn't being protected by its mom and he vows to take care of it. And he keeps that promise because "I meant what I said and I said what I meant. An elephant's faithful one hundred percent."

The Snowy Day

Ezra Jack Keats

$7.99 $7.35

A unique art style made from layering colorful collages to create a single image will entice children and adults alike. Children will love the onomatopoeias and the crunching snow.

Make Way for Ducklings

Robert McCloskey

$19.98 $18.38

A classic that has withstood almost eighty years and still stands strong. Take a look into a past full of adorable ducklings, public parks, and helpful strangers.

You Don't Want a Unicorn!

Ame Dyckman and Liz Climo

$7.99 $7.35

Warning: unicorns don't make good pets. They stink, they eat everything, and they invite their friends without permission. Children will delight in the various types of unicorns and all their bad habits.


John Rocco and John Rocco

$17.99 $16.55

Living in a city can be lonely, but when a blackout causes everyone to head out one little boy realizes how many wonderful people he has for neighbors.

Rainbow Shoes

Tiffany Stone and Stefan Czernecki


Great practice for colors and objects with a zany twist. Children might not have seen blue hair or purple socks and will delight in the new pairings. (parents should preread this book, especially the underwear page to decide if they wish their child to view it or not.)

I Wish That I Had Duck Feet

Dr Seuss

$9.99 $9.19

In the same way as Dr. Seuss, this book is zany and delightful and allows children to imagine a million possibilities.

The Runaway Bunny Board Book

Margaret Wise Brown and Clement Hurd

$8.99 $8.27

The eternal love of parents is on display in this book as a rebellious baby bunny asks his mom what she would do if he ran away. Children will enjoy searching for the mommy bunny in the clouds, grass, and trees.

Where the Wild Things Are

Maurice Sendak

$19.95 $18.35

If your child hasn't read Where the Wild Things Are at least a hundred times then it's time to pick it up again. It may even inspire a family fort.

Just a Dream

Chris Van Allsburg

$8.99 $8.27

Similar to The Lorax this book calls for a greener future. However, this is a more directed approach that allows children to learn of the things they can do every day to help.