Five Senses Book List

  • Five Senses Book List

Explore the senses of sound, sight, taste, touch, and smell in these fiction & non-fiction picture books for young readers! This list was created by Lizzie Cormier.  To suggest additions to this list, contact her.

For a printable copy of this list, click here: Five Senses Booklist

My Five Senses


How do you learn what the world is like? Through your five senses! Each sound and taste, each smell, sight, and touch helps you to discover something new. So find out more about your senses-what they are and what you can learn through them about the

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Arthur's Eyes

Marc Brown

In Arthur's Eyes, Arthur is having trouble seeing and learns he needs glasses. But when he wears them to school, everybody teases him. Arthur tries to go without his glasses but is met with some embarrassing situations - including walking into t

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The Magic School Bus Explores the Senses

Joanna Cole

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Scholastic is re-releasing the ten original Magic School Bus titles in paperback. With updated scientific information, the bestselling science series ever is back! On a most sense-sational trip that takes them throu

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Nope. Never. Not for Me!

Samantha Cotterill

Age range 2 to 5 Children are often picky eaters, but for kids on the autism spectrum or with sensory issues, trying new foods can be especially challenging. Nope! Never! Not for Me! is a deceptively simple story that guides sensitive kids through tr

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Sue Hurwitz

Explains the sense of touch, including a discussion of the skin and nerve endings.

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I Hear a Pickle

Rachel Isadora

Open your eyes and ears and explore your five fabulous senses! With our ears we hear the birds sing. With our nose we smell the stinky sneakers. With our eyes we see the words in our our book (and sometimes glasses help us see even better!). With our

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Have a Look, Says Book.

Richard Jackson

Soft kittens, wooly socks, soggy mittens, fleecy flocks—this pictorial celebration of things tactile explores how what we touch touches us. There’s a reason why toddlers put everything (or so it seems) into their mouths—it’s how they understa

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What Do You Do With a Tail Like This?

Steve Jenkins, Robin Page

A nose for digging? Ears for seeing? Eyes that squirt blood? Explore the many amazing things animals can do with their ears, eyes, mouths, noses, feet, and tails in this interactive guessing book, beautifully illustrated in cut-paper collage, which w

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My Body

Andrea Pinnington, Penny Lamprell

Provides an introduction to the parts of the human body and the five senses.

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Uncle's Bakery

Dana Meachen Rau

A young girl visits her uncle's bakery with her mother and together they use all their senses to enjoy their visits.

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Busy Bunnies' Five Senses

Teddy Slater

Rhyming text and bunny characters introduce the five senses and how they enrich our lives. Original.

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They All Saw a Cat

Brendan Wenzel

In simple, rhythmic prose and stylized pictures, a cat walks through the world, and all the other creatures see and acknowledge the cat.

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