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20 Picture Books About Teachers

From Thank You, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco to My Teacher For President by Kay Winters, your kids are sure to love these 20 Picture Books About Teachers. Book lists for kids like this one has stories that thank teachers for everything that they do, other books reveal that teachers are real people, and many of these read alouds are just plain silly.


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20 Picture Books About Teachers:

Using the illustrations is a great way for pre-readers to explore and “read” independently or with you. They can take a picture walk to predict what the story is going to be about, describe the parts of the story such as the characters or setting, and work on concepts of print. 


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What Is A Picture Book?

A picture book is simply a book that has pictures. The illustrations help tell the story and describe the parts. The illustrations can be just as important or even more important than the words.


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Thank You, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco (12-Apr-2012) HardcoverA Letter to My TeacherWhat If There Were No Teachers?: A Gift Book for Teachers and Those Who Wish to Celebrate ThemBecause I Had a Teacher — New York Times best sellerHarry Allard: Miss Nelson Is Missing! (Paperback); 1985 EditionMiss Brooks Loves Books (And I Don't)The Teacher from the Black LagoonMy Teacher Is a Monster! (No, I Am Not.)Miss Malarkey Doesn't Live in Room 10[MISS MALARKEY DOESNT LIVE][Paperback]What Teachers Can't DoWhat DO Teachers Do (after YOU Leave School)? (Carolrhoda Picture Books)I Know an Old Teacher (Carolrhoda Picture Books)Miss Bindergarten Has a Wild Day in KindergartenBy Marc Brown Arthur's Teacher Trouble (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Arthur Adventures (Pb)) [School & Library Binding]My Teacher For PresidentMy Teacher's Secret Life (Aladdin Picture Books)Mrs. Spitzer's Garden: [Gift Edition]The Best Teacher EverTeachers Rock!An A From Miss Keller



You can check many of these books out at your city or school library, purchase them at bookstores like Barnes and Noble, or order them from Amazon. If you are not an Amazon Prime member, Amazon is offering a 30-Day Free Trial to Amazon Prime right now.


While You Are Reading:

While you are reading these books to kids, ask them questions such as:

  • Who are the characters in the story?
  • What do you think will happen next?
  • Where does the story take place?
  • Who is the author or illustrator? 
  • Can you find a letter, word, or punctuation on this page?


Asking children questions before, during, and after they read will help them to practice concepts of print, comprehend what you are reading, and much more!


From thoughtful books to silly stories, your students will love to read these 20 Picture Books About Teachers over and over again. What is your favorite book?


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