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What are some good books for 3-year-old boys?

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Some good books for 3-year-old boys are Richard Scarry's "Cars and Trucks and Things That Go," Crockett Johnson's "Harold and the Purple Crayon" and Eric Russell's "Lion Who Has Never Given Up." Eric Carle's "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" and Maurice Sendak's "Where the Wild Things Are" are also good books.

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In Richard Scarry's "Cars and Trucks and Things That Go," a family of pigs encounters various vehicles on the way to the beach. They see conventional vehicles like tow trucks and garbage trucks, as well as fantastic vehicles including a pumpkin car. Crockett Johnson's "Harold and the Purple Crayon" is about a little boy named Harold, who uses his purple crayon to draw things from his imagination which then become real. In Eric Russell's "Lion Who Has Never Given Up," a young lion named Leo is on a mission to improve his roar.

Eric Carle's "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" follows the life cycle of a caterpillar as it eats its way through the story and eventually transforms into a butterfly. In Maurice Sendak's "Where the Wild Things Are," a young boy named Max dresses up in a wolf costume and misbehaves to the point he is sent to bed without his dinner. At night, his bedroom transforms into a wild jungle and he sails to an island inhabited by beasts called "Wild Things."

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