Children are fascinated by going to the doctor’s office! These fun-to-read doctor books for preschoolers are a great way prepare for an annual check-up with children of all ages from pre-k, toddler, kindergarten, first graders, and up! Pick your favorite and get ready to cuddle up and learn about doctors, nurses, sethescopes, and more with these preschool doctor books.
Doctor Books for Preschoolers
Visiting a doctor can be scary for little ones, so children’s books about doctors are a great way to start easing their fears. This list of doctor books for preschoolers includes stories featuring some favorite characters, as well as nonfiction books about doctor visits. These are a great way to start conversations with kids and get them ready for a doctor visit.
Preschool Doctor Books
Biscuit Visits the Doctor by Alyssa Satin Capucilli and Pat Schorles follows the adorable little dog and his little girl as they visit the veterinarian. The simple text explores how veterinarians are doctors for animals and how they keep them safe.
All About Doctors by Jennifer Boothroyd introduces kids to doctors and how they help people in the community. The colorful pages are full of speech bubbles from Big Bird, as well as photographs of doctors and people visiting their offices. This is a great nonfiction book about doctors for little ones.
Peppa Loves Doctors and Nurses by Lauren Holowaty shares a day at Peppa’s playgroup when they are visited by Doctor Brown Bear and Nurse Fox. As the pair shares simple tips for staying healthy, kids will recognize things they should also be doing to stay healthy.
I Want to Be a Doctor by Laura Driscoll and Catalina Echeverri is an early reader that tells the story of a young girl watching her injured brother. As they meet different doctors and learn what they do, the girl is inspired to become a doctor herself.
Franklin Goes to the Hospital by Paulette Bourgeois and Brenda Clark follows the popular Turtle as he heads to the hospital for a shell operation. He is scared at first, but learns to be brave with the help of Dr Bear.
Llama Llama: Doctors are Here to Help by Anna Dewdney is based on the animated TV show starring the sweet Llama. When Llama Llama gets hurt, he has to visit a doctor and learns that they are here to help when we are sick.
Daniel Visits the Doctor by Becky Friedman and Jason Fruchter follows Daniel the tiger as he shows readers what happens at a doctor visit. With the help of his mom and Dr. Anna, Daniel learns to face his fears and get his check up.
Froggy Goes to the Doctor by Jonathan London and John McDonough joins Froggy on his trip to the doctor for a check up. The funny story and illustrations help to ease the fears of little ones who are nervous for a check up.
The Berenstain Bears Go to the Doctor by Stan and Jan Berenstain explores some of the things that kids can expect at a doctor appointment. The story follows the Bear family as they visit Dr. Grizzly’s office and get their examinations done.
Dora Goes to the Doctor by Robert Roper joins Dora on her trip to the doctor’s office. The text follows the same style as the show with Dora asking for the reader’s help to find the doctor’s office, and showing what happens during her exam. Kids will love helping Dora and following along with her as she shows them around the office.
Zog and the Flying Doctors by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler follows Zog the dragon, Princess Pearl and Sir Gadabout as they fly around the kingdom helping the sick and injured. The rhyming story not only shows how doctors help, but reminds readers to be true to themselves.
My Doctor’s Visit by Cara and Jon Florance walks readers through a doctor’s visit with simple text and labeled illustrations. Kids will love the cartoon body parts with eyes while parents will appreciate how the book takes some uncertainty out of doctor visits.
Corduroy Goes to the Doctor by Don Freeman and Lisa McCue follows the adorable little bear as he goes to the doctor. As the other toys check him out, the simple text shows readers that there is nothing to fear in the doctor’s office.
Splat the Cat Goes to the Doctor by Rob Scotton shares the silly adventures of Splat the Cat as he tries to avoid his visit to the doctor after his friends scare him. Kids will love the funny story while parents will appreciate the way Splat faces his fears and learns that doctor visits aren’t scary.
Doctors to the Rescue by Meredith Rusu follows Peppa the Pig and her friends as they learn about different doctors when one of them gets injured. Kids will love the adorable animal illustrations and the easy to read story.
Pete the Kitty Goes to the Doctor by James Dean and Kimberly Dean joins Pete the Kitty as he and his dad visit the doctor when Pete has a tummy ache. Pete is a little nervous at first, but soon discovers there is no need to fear the doctor.
Doctors Help by Dee Ready is a simple nonfiction text that teaches readers about doctors, what they do, who they help, and what they use to do their job. The book is broken down into sections, using bright colors and nonfiction text features to provide the information in an engaging way.
Let’s Meet a Doctor by Bridget Heos and Mike Moran follows a class of kids as they try to find out what doctors do. The engaging text and brightly colored illustrations are packed full of facts and information for little ones to explore.
Nicky Goes to the Doctor by Richard Scarry shares the story of Nicky, a little bunny visiting the doctor. The cute story is accompanied by colorful illustrations of animals done in Scarry’s signature style.
Barbie: You Can Be a Doctor by Random House is an easy reader that joins Barbie as she helps out at a doctor’s office and learns what they do. The vibrant illustrations and easy to read text show how doctors help those in need.
Daniel Has an Allergy by Angela C. Santomero and Jacon Fruchter follows Daniel the Tiger as he visits the doctor after having an allergic reaction. The easy text and adorable illustrations explore the topic of food allergies in a gentle manner.
Let’s Meet the Doctor by Patty Michaels joins the characters of CoComelon as they get a visit from a doctor. The text incorporates the “Doctor Checkup Song”, and explores what kids can expect when they visit a doctor’s office.
The Doctor’s Office by Sarah Albee and Joe Ewers joins Elmo and his classmates on a field trip to the doctor’s office. While they are there, their teacher winds up sick and the doctor gives him a check up while the students watch.
Elmo’s World: Doctors! by Naomi Kleinberg and Mary Beth Nelson introduces readers to the doctors and nurses who help those in need in the community. It walks readers through the steps of getting a checkup and shows them where these community helpers work.
Monsters Get Scared of Doctors, Too by Disney Book Group features the beloved monsters from Monsters, Inc as Mike tries to nurse Sully back to health and convince him to visit a doctor. Kids will recognize the fears that Sully has and will enjoy that a big scary monster can get scared too.
Curious George Goes to the Hospital by H.A. Rey and Margaret Rey follows the curious little monkey as he visits a hospital after swallowing a puzzle piece. The story shows how doctors help those in need, with a dose of George’s usual antics that will keep kids entertained.
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