Ages 0-3: Baby's First Books
How I Introduced Children's Books to My Baby / Toddler
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Mirabelle - A Happy Dog Adventure Series
I recommend A Happy Dog Adventure, the board book series about Mirabelle, a Boston terrier, and her owner, Mr. Muller. Learn why in this article.
Pocketful of Posies: A Treasury of Nursery Rhymes
Pocketful of Posies: A Treasury of Nursery Rhymes features wonderful hand-sewn collages by Salley Mavor and a varietry of Mother Goose rhymes.
Mother Goose Board Books for Little Ones
I recommend these Mother Goose board books for their nursery rhymes and illustrations that very young children, babies, toddlers and preschoolers to kindergarteners, will enjoy.
Best Halloween Board Books for Little Ones
These Halloween board books emphasize the fun of wearing costumes, carving a pumpkin and going trick or treating.
Bedtime Board Books
Here you'll find some recommendations for bedtime reading that will appeal to the very young.
Lola at the Library
Lola at the Library is a children's picture book that is also available in a simpler version as a board book for toddlers. The book celebrates the joys of libraries, books and reading in this story of an African American preschooler who already loves books.
Mother Goose Rules!
Children find Mother Goose rhymes and alliteration appealing and humorous. What are the benefits of that and some good books of nursery rhymes?
Little Golden Books: A Treasury of Children's Literature
Learn all about the history of Little Golden Books, collecting these popular children's picture books, and Little Golden Books today.
Valentine's Day Board Books
These Valentine’s Day board books include a brief, entertaining story and colorful illustrations.
Classic Board Books for Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers
The best place to start to encourage a love of reading is with board books since young children enjoy being able to handle books themselves.
Children’s Easter Board Books – Board Books About Easter for Young Children
These children’s Easter board books are designed to introduce the Easter to young children. Two- to four-year-olds will enjoy these children’s board books about Easter.
"The Frog Wore Red Suspenders"
If you are looking for a book of humorous rhyming poems for a 2-6 year old child, or an engaging audio book of verse, I recommend "The Frogs Wore Red Suspenders" by Jack Prelutsky.
Rhymes and Fun for Little Ones
Young children love the sounds of rhythms and rhymes in these books. With the rhymes coupled with engaging illustrations, your children will enjoy hearing (and seeing) them again and again.
10 Tips for New Parents: Babies, Books and Reading Aloud
Find out how to raise your child to be a reader from these tips on reading aloud, selecting children's books and more. If you want your baby or toddler to grow up to love books and reading, these resources will help.
Top Dr. Seuss Books
While some of these Dr. Seuss books, like "The Lorax," are too advanced for little ones, most have been popular with generations of young children. They love the rhythm and rhyme, wit, quirky characters, and clever illustrations.