Rhythmic Books Your Toddler Will Love

Finding a book that a two year old will sit through is hard enough.  Finding one they will actually enjoy?  Yikes!  Some things to look for are books with rhythm and rhyming.  There's a reason Dr. Seuss and Chicka Chicka Boom Boom are so popular!  The rhythm in these books allows for easier storytelling and helps your toddler develop their language skills.  It allows them to differentiate sounds and recognize words.  Plus, they're just fun! 

Here's some more examples of great Toddler books with rhythm:


 Bear Snores On by Karma Wilson


These books have cute animals, beautiful illustrations, repeated lines, and a rhythm which is simple to keep up.


Llama LLama, Red Pajama by Anna Dewdney


Llama is like a lot of older toddlers and when he wants his Mama, he wants her NOW!  Your toddler will recognize themselves in  the simple poetry of this book.

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin


This book is a Classic.  It helps teach the alphabet and the kids will love helping you say Chicka Chicka BOOM BOOM!  at the right time.


Dinosaurumpus by Tony Mitton


This little book for budding Paleontologists is an adorable way to introduce new dinosaurs to your toddler.


Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes


There are many different Nursery Rhyme books and the reason is they are great for helping your child develop language skills. 


Little Blue Truck by Alice Schertle


A cute little book which teaches what can be accomplished working together!


I Ain't Gonna Paint No More by Karen Beaumont


This book is set to a familiar tune and is a great way for the kids to guess rhyming words and learn colors as well as causing many giggles.


Jazz Baby by Lisa Wheeler


This book is an adorable ode to jazz music which will have you snapping or clapping a long.