Picture Books: A Visit to the Doctor

Picture Books

Berenstain, Stan & Jan. The Berenstain Bears Go to the Doctor J PB PIC B
Dr. Grizzly gives the Berenstain cubs a regular checkup. (Ages 3-6).

Civardi, Anne. Going to the Doctor J PB PIC C
In this simple, comforting story, the three Jay children visit the doctor for a sprained wrist, a bad cough, and a routine immunization. (Ages 2-5).

Cole, Joanna. My Friend the Doctor J PIC SMALL COL
Hannah visits her doctor for a routine checkup. (Ages 2-5).

London, Jonathan. Froggy Goes to the Doctor J PIC LON and J PB PIC L
Froggy isn't looking forward to his check-up because he might get a shot but when it's over and he's pronounced a very healthy frog, Dr. Mugwort is the one who dreads Froggy's next visit. (Ages 3-6).

Murphy, Liz. ABC Doctor: Staying Healthy from A to Z J PIC MUR
Learn about visiting the doctor, from Appointment to a Zillion times better. (Ages 3-7).

Singer, Marilyn. I'm Getting a Checkup J PIC SIN
Join three children and their parents as they visit their pediatrician for a typical checkup and learn all about the different tools doctors and nurses use. (Ages 3-7).

Slegers, Liesbet. Katie Goes to the Doctor J PIC SLE
When Katie has a fever, her mother brings her to her friendly doctor with her favorite toy in tow. (Ages 2-4).

Wells, Rosemary. Felix Feels Better J PIC SMALL WEL
Felix feels bad, so his mother takes him to Doctor Duck, who makes everything better. (Ages 2-4).

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Kottke, Jan. A Day With a Doctor J Easy KOT
A introduction to a visit to the doctor including listening to your heart, checking your throat, and getting a shot. (Ages 2-5).

Non-Fiction Books

Bennett, Howard. Lions Aren't Scared of Shots J PARENT'S CORNER PIC BEN
After her doctor compares her to all sorts of wild animals, Molly realizes that she can handle a shot with no problem. (Ages 4-7).

Brazelton, T. Berry. Going to the Doctor J 610 BRA and J PARENT'S CORNER 610 BRA
A pediatrician tells what happens when a child goes to the doctor for a check-up, with explanations of the instruments and procedures that will be encountered. (Ages 5-10).

Ready, Dee. Doctors J 610.69 REA
Explains the clothing, tools, schooling, and work of doctors. (Ages 4-7).

Salzmann, Mary Elizabeth. Doctor's Tools J 610.284 SAL
Straightforward definitions along with labeled images help kids understand the uses and value of each of the basic tools used by doctors. (Ages 4-8).

Swanson, Diane. The Doctor & You J 610 SWA
With photos of children, this book about going to a doctor introduces children to a doctor's tools and explains what to expect and how to behave during a visit. (Ages 5-8).