Goodnight Moon

books for babies
This classic by Margaret Wise Brown tells the story of a rabbit who says goodnight to everything he can think of – a great bedtime story.

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

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Large, colorful illustrations, along with repetitive language makes this an appealing book for babies.


DK Touch and Feel Books

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DK is famous for using great quality photos in their children’s books – This series of study board books includes different textures for your baby to feel as you read – This is a great way to encourage your baby to become involved as you read.

Global Babies

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Babies love to look at other babies – especially their faces. This book includes 17 cultures and 17 gorgeous babies.

Black and White Books

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Research shows that young babies find it easier to see strong contrasting images – They are attracted to the contrast of black, white and red.

Whose Toes Are Those? Whose Knees are These?

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Two simply wonderful books by Jabari Asim.

Big Board First 100 Words (Bright Baby)

Colorful photos of everyday things in your baby’s world.

Clap Hands (Oxenbury Board Books Oxenbury Board Books)

This beautifully illustrated book by Helen Oxenbury is one of a series of board books for babies – others in the series include: “Tickle, Tickle”, “Say Goodnight”, and “All Fall Down”.

Lamaze Cloth Book, Peek-A-Boo Forest

Books for Babies
Babies love these washable, chewable soft cloth books – simple “lift the flap format” that babies cannot tear.

Flutter! Fly! (Indestructibles)

Books for babies

Indestructibles by Kaaren Pixton are a relatively new series especially for babies. Beautifully illustrated with bright colors, they are rip-proof, chew-proof, non-toxic and 100% washable. There are many titles in the series, so take a look and choose your favorite.

What is your favorite book for babies?

By Michelle Hutchison