Best Picture Books for Boys (Age 4-6)

We've selected 20 of our favorite picture books to read aloud to boys who are ages 4-6. This is such a delightful age of wonder and discovery. While you can often start to transition to reading aloud short chapter books or he may be beginning to read on his own, picture books are still greatly enjoyed and there are so many excellent ones for this age range.


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The Bear That Heard Crying
Blueberries for the Queen
Henry the Explorer
Hero Cat
Little Tim and The Brave Sea Captain
Little Toot
Lost and Found
The Magical Drawings of Moony B. Finch
May I Bring a Friend?
Mike Mulligan And His Steam Shovel
Obadiah the Bold
Only One Woof
Paddle-to-the-Sea
Peter's Chair
The Raft
Richard Scarry's Busy, Busy World
Snipp, Snapp, Snurr and the Red Shoes
St. George and the Dragon
What Do You Do With a Tail Like This?