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Best Books for Preschoolers

The Best Books for Preschool Children is a recommended reading list compiled by the Darien Library Children's Librarians and made possible by the Phil A. Petit Memorial Fund.

Phil Petit was a great storyteller as well as a man of indomitable spirt whose love of life was felt by all who knew him. The collection is dedicated to his grandchildren:

  • Samantha, Lizzie, and Davy Choos
  • Alessandra and John David Delucia
  • Jack and Hannah Orchtera
  • Chelsea, Shelby, and Ashley Penfield
  • Saskia and Phil Petitt
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1st 5 Years - Favorites F5 Faves KEATS 3 of 5
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1st 5 Years - Favorites F5 FAVES SLOBODK 3 of 4
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1st 5 Years - Favorites F5 FAVES SENDAK 5 of 9
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1st 5 Years - Favorites F5 Faves FREEMAN 3 of 3
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1st 5 Years - Favorites F5 FAVES BEMELMA 3 of 4
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1st 5 Years - Favorites F5 FAVES WILLIAM 0 of 2
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1st 5 Years - Favorites F5 FAVES BURTON 4 of 5
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1st 5 Years - Favorites F5 FAVES RATHMAN 1 of 1
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1st 5 Years - Favorites F5 FAVES FEIFFER 0 of 3
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1st 5 Years - Favorites F5 FAVES FOLEY 2 of 3
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1st 5 Years - Favorites F5 FAVES HENKES 1 of 3
1st 5 Years - Parents F5 Parents HENKES 0 of 1
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1st 5 Years - Favorites F5 FAVES ARNOLD 2 of 2
1st 5 Years - Rhymes & Songs F5 RHYMES ARNOLD 0 of 1
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1st 5 Years - Favorites F5 FAVES MUNSCH 7 of 8
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1st 5 Years - Favorites F5 FAVES CRONIN 4 of 5
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1st 5 Years - Transportation F5 Faves SHANNON 1 of 3
1st 5 Years - Favorites F5 FAVES SHANNON 0 of 1
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1st 5 Years - Favorites F5 FAVES BECKER 2 of 2
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1st 5 Years - Favorites F5 FAVES SEEGER 5 of 6
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1st 5 Years - Favorites F5 FAVES CHILD 1 of 3
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1st 5 Years - Favorites F5 FAVES SHEA S 1 of 3
1st 5 Years - Stories F5 STORIES SHEA 1 of 1
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Kids - Audio Book Kids ACD SHEA 1 of 1
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1st 5 Years - Nature F5 Nature LAROCHE 1 of 1
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1st 5 Years - Favorites F5 FAVES PIZZOLI 1 of 4
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1st 5 Years - Stories F5 STORIES BARDHAN 2 of 2
1st 5 Years - Favorites F5 FAVES BARDHAN 1 of 2
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1st 5 Years - Stories F5 STORIES GRAVETT 0 of 1
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1st 5 Years - Stories F5 STORIES STEIN 0 of 1

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