Books published by Golden Books

Pat the Bunny

Golden Books | January 21, 1968 | 20 pages
Gives children opportunities to touch a rabbit, smell flowers, look in a mirror, and participate in other activities enjoyed by Paul and Judy.  More Info

Richard Scarry's Cars and Trucks and Things that Go

Golden Books | January 21, 1974 | 69 pages
On their way to the beach for a picnic the Pig family encounters almost every kind of transportation vehicle imaginable--and imaginary.  More Info

The Little Christmas Elf

Golden Books | January 21, 2019 | 24 pages
In the first year she is big enough to take part in making Christmas toys, Nina, the smallest of the elves, does not finish the teddy bear she is making in time for Santa to take it with him, but he encourages her to keep working.  More Info

How Do Penguins Play?

Golden Books | January 21, 2019 | 24 pages
Penguins, parrots, crows, whales, and woodpeckers show how they like to play.  More Info

Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer

Golden Books | January 21, 1998 | 24 pages
Rudolph learns to accept himself in time to help Santa, in a story based on the Robert May holiday classic  More Info

The Christmas ABC

Golden Books | January 21, 2019 | 24 pages
Verses for each letter of the alphabet celebrate the joys of the holiday season, from the angels above to neighbors bringing Christmas greetings and Santa's sleigh zooming away after his yearly visit.  More Info

A Very Crabby Christmas

Golden Books | January 21, 2019 | 24 pages
A holiday-themed adventure starring Sally, Nick and the irrepressible Cat in the Hat finds them attending Mervin the Crab's Christmas ball, an event that is disrupted by the disappearance of their crustacean friend, Sandy. TV tie-in.  More Info

The Poky Little Puppy's First Christmas

Golden Books | January 21, 2019 | 24 pages
It's the poky little puppy's first Christmas, and he's not sure what to expect. When he meets an animal friend who's lost his home, Poky's quick to help-and learns all about the spirit of Christmas. "From the Hardcover edition.  More Info

The Poky Little Puppy's First Christmas

Golden Books | September 9, 2014 | 26 pages
A popular Little Golden Book Christmas tale about the Poky Little Puppy is now available as a board book. With its shiny, colorful pages, this title makes an ideal gift for Poky's littlest fans. Full color.  More Info

I Can Do It!

Golden Books | July 22, 2014 | 24 pages
Holly's not a baby anymore. She can dress, eat, and clean up all by herself . . . almost! Holly's eager to dress herself and brush her own hair—and she almost, kind of, nearly succeeds. When her clothes end up mismatched or her hair is sticking up, her family is always ready to step in and help.... More Info

Little Golden Book Train Stories

Golden Books | July 22, 2014 | 80 pages
Toot-tooooot! Three classic Little Golden Book train stories are chugging their way into this mini-treasury! Tootle, The Little Red Caboose, and Margaret Wise Brown's The Train to Timbuctoo (not available anywhere but in this volume) come together in a quality hardcover with a gleaming gold spine.... More Info

The Wild Swans

Golden Books | July 22, 2014 | 24 pages
From the Golden Book archives comes a Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale, gloriously illustrated by Gordon Laite in the late 1960s but never published until now! Gordon Laite's breathtaking artwork for a Little Golden Book edition of the Andersen fairy tale was found recently in the Golden Books... More Info

How to Be a Pirate

Golden Books | January 7, 2014 | 24 pages
Ahoy, landlubber! Come with me. Board me ship upon the sea! Not a pirate? Don't know how? Ye can learn to be one now! Little landlubbers get to earn their sea legs on a pirate ship amidst the goofiest pirates ever. There's lingo to learn (Gangway! Blimey! Yo-ho-ho!), a pirate look to choose (Pick a... More Info

Richard Scarry's Best Bunny Book Ever!

Golden Books | January 7, 2014 | 80 pages
This bunny-rific collection presents three classic Golden Book stories by Richard Scarry, in their entirety, in a quality hardcover volume with a gleaming gold spine. At only $6.99, it's a go-to Easter and baby shower gift! Featuring "Naughty Bunny, ""Bunnies, " and" The Bunny Book" for hours of... More Info

How Do Lions Say I Love You?

Golden Books | December 24, 2013 | 24 pages
"Lions say "I love you" with a purr and a cuddle. Wolves say "I love you" with a howl and a huddle. Bears like to say it with a kiss on the muzzle. A mama cow says it with a lick and a nuzzle. . . . " Sweet, simple rhymes and glowing illustrations in soft pastels show the touching ways that... More Info

Thomas and the Great Discovery (Thomas and Friends)

Golden Books | August 11, 2009 | 24 pages
Thomas and all the other engines are working hard. At the end of a long day, Thomas discovers an old track that long ago fell into disuse. As the track becomes more and more overgrown, Thomas thinks he must be lost, until he pulls into a forgotten town that has been abandoned for fifty years.... More Info

Mr. FancyPants! (SpongeBob SquarePants)

Golden Books | June 9, 2009 | 24 pages
SpongeBob SquarePants is celebrating his 10th anniversary. Based on a special episode, this commemorative Little Golden Book features the absorbent yellow superstar, his Bikini Bottom friends, and all their zany, undersea antics. Full color.  More Info

Super Pocoyo (Pocoyo)

Golden Books | January 8, 2013 | 24 pages
Pocoyo is not himself today, he's Super Pocoyo!  More Info

Barbie Spring 2013 DVD Little Golden Book (Barbie)

Golden Books | January 8, 2013 | 24 pages
An all-new Barbie movie is being released in the spring of 2013, and to celebrate this event, an array of books at various reading levels will be publishing that include images directly from the movie. Movie tie-in.  More Info

The Little Red Hen

Golden Books | February 1, 2001 | 24 pages
Beloved illustrator J. P. Miller’s graphic, colorful farm animals seem to jump right off the page—but they aren’t jumping to help the Little Red Hen plant her wheat! Young children will learn a valuable lesson about teamwork from this funny, favorite folktale.  More Info

Baby Farm Animals

Golden Books | December 7, 1993 | 24 pages
No one has illustrated animals with as much warmth, humor, and realism as Garth Williams. This classic–full of piglets, kittens, calves, and bunnies–is one of his best. Simple, humorous text identifies each fuzzy, furry, or feathery farm animal capering about the farm. This longtime favorite... More Info

The Poky Little Puppy

Golden Books | April 1, 2001 | 24 pages
A puppy who is always late coming home one night finds there is no dessert for him.  More Info

My First Counting Book

Golden Books | February 1, 2001 | 24 pages
A counting book in rhyme introduces the reader to various animals and the numbers one through ten.  More Info

The Monster at the End of This Book (Sesame Street)

Golden Books | January 21, 2019 | 24 pages
Many, many adults name this book as their favorite Little Golden Book. Generations of kids have interacted with lovable, furry old Grover as he begs the reader not to turn the page . . . for a monster is at the end of the book! “Oh, I am so embarrassed,” he says on the last page, for of course... More Info

A Day at the Seashore

Golden Books | May 11, 2010 | 24 pages
Nancy and Timmy spend a day at the beach with their family.  More Info

5 Favorite Little Golden Books for Christmas

Golden Books | September 11, 2012 | 24 pages
A festively designed boxed set of five Little Golden Books contains a mix of classic and newer titles including The Animals' Christmas Eve; The Christmas Story; The Little Christmas Elf; The Night Before Christmas; and The Poky Little Puppy's First Christmas.  More Info