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best preschool books for the letter Mm

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Here are our favorite preschool books for the letter Mm!  We love visiting the library and finding new books each week! Reading takes a huge priority in our home — we like to read every morning, noon, and night!  Children will love to read if we give them the tools — I hope this list is helpful to you! Children will incorporate beginning sounds with words all the time — and a reason for this is because of exposure to text and reading. With my own children, from a young age, we read together, and they read on their own. Even looking at the pictures, generating the storyline, and looking at letters — this is reading.  Reading opens a world of imagination and creativity for our children. One of the main reasons why we focus on one letter at a time during preschool is to find new books from our home library or city’s library.  I will usually collect a small stack of books and read them at breakfast time and try to emphasize the beginning of words. We cycle through the small stack throughout the week during meal or other quiet times in the day. This is a fun way to read new books and reinforce some beginning sound phonics work. Reading benefits a child’s mind, a child’s speech, a child’s life. You can read more about why reading is one of the most important things you can do with your baby or child at 10 reasons to read to your child.  And I am making a preschool list for all of our favorite books from A to Z.  I hope you and your child enjoy our children’s books selections for letter Mm! {This post contains affiliate links, please see my disclosure policy.}

Our List for the Best Preschool Books for Letter Mm

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff If a hungry little mouse shows up on your doorstep, you might want to give him a cookie. And if you give him a cookie, he’ll ask for a glass of milk. He’ll want to look in a mirror to make sure he doesn’t have a milk mustache, and then he’ll ask for a pair of scissors to give himself a trim….

Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters by John Steptoe Inspired by a traditional African folktale, this is the story of Mufaro, who is proud of his two beautiful daughters. Nyasha is kind and considerate, but everyone—except Mufaro—knows that Manyara is selfish and bad-tempered. When the Great King decides to take a wife and invites the most worthy and beautiful daughters in the land to appear before him, Mufaro brings both of his daughters—but only one can be queen. Who will the king choose?

Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown In a great green room, tucked away in bed, is a little bunny. “Goodnight room, goodnight moon.” And to all the familiar things in the softly lit room—to the picture of the three little bears sitting on chairs, to the clocks and his socks, to the mittens and the kittens, to everything one by one—the little bunny says goodnight.

Moonbear’s Shadow by Frank Asch One sunny day Bear decides to go fishing, but his shadow keeps scaring the fish away, time and time again. Bear tries everything he can think of to get rid of this pesky nuisance. And at last he succeeds—or so he thinks!

Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans Nothing frightens Madeline—not tigers, not even mice. With its endearing, courageous heroine, cheerful humor, and wonderful, whimsical drawings of Paris, the Madeline stories are true classics that continue to charm readers, even after 75 years!

Meg and Mog by Helen Nicoll Meg and Mog find adventures wherever they go, thanks to Meg’s unpredictable spells. From everyday activities like making dinner and going to school, to travelling back in time meeting Ancient Egyptians or cavemen and even going to the moon, life is never dull for Meg, Mog and Owl. 

Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel by Virgini Lee Burton Mike and his trusty steam shovel, Mary Anne, dig deep canals for boats to travel through, cut mountain passes for trains, and hollow out cellars for city skyscrapers. But with progress come new machines, and soon the inseparable duo are out of work. Mike believes that Mary Anne can dig as much in a day as one hundred men can dig in a week, and the two have one last chance to prove it and save Mary Anne from the scrap heap. What happens next in the small town of Popperville is a testament to their friendship and to old-fashioned hard work and ingenuity.

Tomie dePaola’s Mother Goose by Tomie dePaola This collection is a delightful introduction to poetry as well as an entertaining, comprehensive Mother Goose book. Parents could read a few rhymes to younger children and longer segments to older preschoolers. Beginning readers who have grown up with this book will move naturally into reading Mother Goose on their own.The Mitten by Jan Brett When Nicki drops his white mitten in the snow, he goes on without realizing that it is missing. One by one, woodland animals find it and crawl in; first, a curious mole, then a rabbit, a badger and others, each one larger than the last. Finally, a big brown bear is followed in by a tiny brown mouse and what happens next makes for a wonderfully funny climax.

One Morning in Maine by Robert McCloskey Today is a special day for Sal because she gets to go to Buck’s Harbour with her dad. But when she wakes up to brush her teeth with her baby sister, she discovers something shocking…. Her tooth is loose! And that’s just the start of a huge day!

Kitten’s First Full Moon It is Kitten’s first full moon, and when she sees it she thinks it is a bowl of milk in the sky. And she wants it. Does she get it? Well, no . . . and yes. What a night!

And to Think That I Saw it on Mulberry Street by Dr. Seuss Young Marco allows his imagination to run riot as he travels home from school one day, to the extent that a horse and cart is soon transformed into a chaotic carnival of colorful creatures!

The Market Square Dog by James Herriot The country vet takes in a mysterious stray dog until the pooch finds shelter and employment at the county jail

Moses the Kitten by James Herriot A tale of a bedraggled foundling kitten, rescued by the Yorkshire veterinarian and adopted by a neighboring farmer’s family.

Miss Molly’s School of Manners by James Maclaine Meet Algernon, a little raccoon, who was never very polite… until the day he came across Miss Molly’s School of Manners. Follow his lessons with Miss Molly, as he learns to pay attention in the Listening Carefully Lab, explores the Library of Lovely Language, picks up some table manners in the Dining Hall of Decorum, and finally becomes a good sport at Good Sports Day.

Muddle & Match Monsters by Stephanie Hinson Make up your own funny stories of adventure and imagination, and create crazy characters as you flip through the split pages and muddle things up. Also available: AdventureFairy TalesFarm AnimalsImagineJobsJungle Animals, and Superheroes.

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There’s a Mouse About the House by Richard Fowler This interactive book is so much fun: first, take the little cardboard mouse out of the pocket on the front cover. Then, as you read the story about the mouse’s adventure, follow the dotted line and move the mouse through the slot on each page. And – this book is not just fun, it’s educational, too!

It’s Mine! by Emma Yarlett Once there was a mysterious thing. Nobody knew how it got there, it just was. “It’s mine, all MINE!” say Mouse, Frog, Fox, and Bear, but who will get to keep it in the end? Readers will surely want to claim this prize for themselves!

Martha Maps It Out by Leigh Hodgkinson Map-loving Martha is your guide as you zoom in, page by page, to Earth, her community, her home, and beyond to her dreams of a future where anything is possible. Each map is imbued with an irresistible sense of excitement about the world and optimism for the future to explore again and again.

Mind Your Manners by Nicola Edwards It’s okay to enjoy roaring loudly. We all deserve some time to play. But all lions should practice those soft growls for the quieter times of the day. Welcome to the jungle! It’s full of misbehaving animals from messy monkeys to grumpy grizzly bears. But now it’s time for them – and you! – to learn how good manners make the world go round.

Millie-Mae Through the Seasons by Natalie Marshall Whether the sun is shining, the snow is falling, the wind is blowing or the flowers are blooming, the world is always a beautiful place for Millie-Mae.

Move That Mountain by Kate and Jol Temple A whale is stranded on the beach, but the tiny puffins are far too small to help… or are they? Read the book in reverse to see what they can do… together. A heartwarming and inspirational story showing the power of teamwork and cooperation.

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