34 Best Books for Babies


Reading to little ones has so many benefits, even when we feel like they’re too young to notice or pay any attention.

That’s why classic baby books remain classics, and why people are always scrambling to get their hands on the best books for babies.

Learn about the best newborn books and best books for babies as they grow through infancy, plus why each one is SO good!

Littles will love the board book version because they can stick their fingers into the holes that go through the strawberries, plums, and chocolate cake.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

This beautiful, sweet book has captured hearts for decades, winning a Caldecot Medal and sitting at #1 on the New York Library’s list for “Top Check Outs of All Time.”

The Snowy Day

Goodnight Moon

By Margaret Wise Brown, this book is one that’s stood the test of time. Baby will learn about all different types of objects, and hear fun rhyming sounds.

Pat the Bunny Series

By Dorothy Kunhardt: A great, tactile book where little ones can look in mirrors, touch soft objects, and feel textures.

It’s a great way to introduce children to different animals, and as they grow, the’ll love lifting the flaps themselves and laughing at the silly animals the zoo sends as gifts.

Dear Zoo

Where’s Spot?

This book will give them great practice with prepositional phrases like “in the piano” and “under the stairs.”

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Printable Coloring Book

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