Feminist Baby , by Loryn Brantz Rhyming text has never been so subversive. Long overdue, this board book stars an irrepressible girl who is ready to take on the patriarchy. Extra points if you give this to parents having a boy! Be Bold Baby! It will be treasured throughout childhood! But if you want to limit yourself to just one book, this lovely poem is the perfect place to start.
This witty book celebrates pint-size CEOs in all their managerial glory and just might help Mom and Dad feel a little less alone too.
Spoiler alert: The last page includes a mirror…peekayou? Tap the Magic Tree , by Christie Matheson Bring the magic of nature inside with this interactive book that follows a single tree through the seasons. Readers will delight as they pat, jiggle, and clap page by page and watch as the illustrated leaves grow. This illustrated bath book includes a special ink that changes color when it gets wet.
Perfect for older babies and toddlers who need a little enticement for getting wet. Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site , by Sherri Duskey Rinker From the first rhyming line to the last, this book is a satisfying bedtime poem that is perfect for truck-obsessed littles. The sophisticated writing will make it a book new parents look forward to reading again and again and again. The New Father , by Armin A. Brott Include dads in the pre-baby study sessions with this popular series.
Written by an experienced father, these books are easy to dip into as new dads navigate all the questions that come with being a parent. Graphic, bold, and filled with lively animals, it begs to be admired again and again.
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This title introduces the alphabet with style. Dreamy illustrations from Julianna Swaney make this the perfect addition to any stylish nursery. With her signature humor and bold illustrations, the author addresses one of the classic pain points of parenting in a way that kids will adore. Multisensory elements enhance sophisticated design and modern illustrations to engage kiddos on every level. This walk through a neighborhood will be a favorite for kids of all colors.
This Little President , by Joan Holub Prime pint-size patriots to know their history with this simple, bright intro to the American presidents. Perfect for family field trips, holidays, and any baby born on the Fourth of July! Expertly paced, this is a book that will inspire your own games and questions. This simple board book highlights the traits that make her special and encourages readers to let their own light shine. So one day, a new baby might say I Look Up to You!
First published in , the book remains a must-read favorite. Her two-man cast is inspired: Daddy, a well-upholstered man with thinning hair and patience, is every bit as funny in his contortions and expressions as his stubborn offspring with a similarly underdeveloped pate. This Caldecott Medal-winning classic picture book depicts the wonder and delight a child can find when snow blankets his world, making snowballs one of which he brings home in his pocket! No book has captured the magic and sense of possibility of the first snowfall better than The Snowy Day.
The captivating photos will enchant babies, and parents will be charmed by the cute expressions the book elicits from their own babe. Babies are fascinated by other babies and will love to hold these small sturdy books in their hands and gaze at the candid and appealing photographs of all kinds of baby faces. Each book in the series focuses on a different activity, and explores concepts babies and toddlers can grasp.
They contain 10 pages of large, vibrant color portraits with distinctive black backgrounds, and a simple rhyming text appropriate for the youngest children. Their durable glossy finish and rounded corners make them safe for handling by infants and toddlers.
These are ideal first read-aloud books, and their small convenient size is just right for taking along. A sweet, tear-provoking story of the evolving relationship between a boy and his mother. Do not attempt to read without tissues close at hand. A young mother holds her newborn son and looks at him lovingly. An extraordinarily different story by Robert Munsch is a gentle affirmation of the love a parent feels for their child — forever. In this Caldecott Medal-winning book, black-and-white illustrations capture the struggle of Kitten who, upon viewing her first full moon, mistakes it for a bowl of milk and embarks on a quest to reach it.
Although the milk in the sky eludes her, the story ends happily when Kitten returns home from her adventures to find an actual bowl of milk waiting for her. The nationally bestselling picture book about a kitten, the moon, and a bowl of milk,is written by the celebrated author and illustrator Kevin Henkes, was awarded a Caldecott Medal. This classic tale follows a baby bird on a quest to find his mother after falling from his nest. This wonderful book tells a very simple story for children who have just started to read.
Back in , Theodor Geisel responded to an article in Life magazine that lamented the use of boring reading primers in schools. Irrepressible fun for any time of day, Good Night, Gorilla is a gem of a picture book from an award-winning author and illustrator. Little ones will enjoy looking for the yellow and orange caterpillar on each page and counting the insects as they listen to the simple, rhyming text. A series of animals arrive—under flaps to be uncovered by the reader—and are discovered to be not quite right too heavy, too scary, too naughty , until at long last, the perfect pet appears.
The artwork has been updated for a spiffy new look, but the charming story line remains unchanged: A child writes a letter to the zoo, requesting a pet. The zoo sends back a parade of animals, all of them unsuitable for one reason or another. Each colorful spread depicts a container a basket, a crate, a cage, etc.
A perennial family favorite. Meet Gossie, a small yellow gosling who loves to wear bright red boots—every day. She looks everywhere for them: under the bed, over the wall, even in the barn. Preschoolers will enjoy helping Gossie find her red boots and delight in where Gossie finally finds them. Told in an engaging musical rhythm, the book introduces readers to multiracial and multi-generational stories about three toddlers Little Bird is Asian-American, Little Pumpkin is African-American and Little Guy is white and their caregivers.
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The lilting text and joyous, vibrant illustrations successfully impart the message that love is universal. From beneath the tickles, kisses, and unfettered affection showered on them by grownups, the children in the book cry out for more more more!
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Quirky watercolor drawings and colorful text feature multi-ethnic families, and young readers will rejoice in seeing the center of all the attention: the wiggly, chubby, irresistible toddlers. Join in the fun! The rhyming text and adorable photographs in this colorful board book offer a close-up view of penguins dashing, splashing, jumping, bumping, and going about their busy penguin lives. A young bunny and his dad sweetly try to one-up each other with how big their love for the other is in this sweet tale, illustrated with gorgeous watercolors.
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Kids will enjoy the repetition and rhyming, and parents will totally relate to the exhausted mama monkey. Her expressive pencil and watercolor illustrations capture both the glee and the pratfalls of those misbehaving monkeys. Their friendship is increasingly important as further tragedy unravels at the camp. This is an important, heartbreaking book, with frequent, unexpected humour, that everyone, whether teenager or adult, should read. Facebook Twitter Pinterest.
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