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Amy Krouse Rosenthal’s
Most Wonderful, Whimsical Children’s Books

by Devon A. Corneal

It’s hard not to use up all the adjectives when trying to describe what makes Amy Krause Rosenthal’s books so special. Whimsical, touching, witty, funny, gentle, kind, naughty, clever, off-beat, unexpected, evocative, inspiring, charming, curious, unique, darling, meaningful, observant, memorable, poignant, gorgeous, joyous … the list goes on and on.

Although we lost this prolific author too soon, her books continue to resonate with kids and parents alike. If you haven’t yet found yourself lost in the world of talking utensils, mischievous children, and unusual punctuation marks, we’ve compiled a list of what we consider the essential Amy Krouse Rosenthal for your reading pleasure. We hope you love them as much as we do.

What are your favorite picture books by Amy Krouse Rosenthal? Let us know in the comments below!