Reading to your baby is one of the best things you can do for them. Here are 20 of our family’s favorite Board Books for Babies.
We started reading to our children at a very young age. With my love for books, our home was full of all kinds of them before they were even born. I quickly learned that babies NEED board books. It is as important for them to touch and feel (and ok, chew on) books as it is for them to hear the stories and see the pictures. While I could name you hundreds and hundreds of fabulous books for kids, here are our top 20 favorite board books for babies that no home library is complete without!
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Guess How Much I Love You | Sam McBratney
Goodnight Moon | Margaret Wise Brown
The Very Hungry Caterpillar | Eric Carle
Animals (Baby Touch and Feel) | DK Publishing
On the Night You Were Born | Nancy Tillman
My Big Animal Book (My Big Board Books) | Roger Priddy
Where Is Baby’s Belly Button? A Lift-the-Flap Book | Karen Katz
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom (Chicka Chicka Book, A) | Bill Martin Jr.
Peek-A Who? | Nina Laden
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? | Bill Martin Jr. & Eric Carle
The Going-To-Bed Book | Sandra Boynton
You Are My Sunshine | Jimmie Davis
Five Little Monkeys Finger Puppet Book (Little Learners) | Parragon Books
I Love You to the Moon and Back | Amelia Hepworth
Baby Signs | Joy Allen
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt (Classic Board Books) | Helen Oxenbury & Michael Rosen
Snuggle Puppy (Boynton on Board) | Sandra Boynton
Counting Kisses: A Kiss & Read Book | Karen Katz
Big Board Books Colors, ABC, Numbers (First 100) | Roger Priddy
Little Blue Truck Board Book | Alice Schertle
Please leave a comment and let me know what your favorite board book is – did it make my list? Am I forgetting any amazing ones?
And if you’re looking for more great books for kids, check out this collection of Little Golden Books!