Looking for the best baby books for boys and girls that can stand up to chewing, drooling, and other baby past times?
We recommend board books which are printed on extra thick paper board and are sturdy enough for little hands to grasp.
Colorful illustrations will catch your baby’s attention and keep them captivated and wanting more reading time.
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Guess How Much I Love You
Little Nutbrown Hare searches for a way to tell his daddy how much he loves him. In a series of declarations, this baby bunny declares the breadth of his love. Yet, even though his love is as long as his arms and as high as he hops, his daddy’s arms, hops, and love are always bigger. A touching picture book that will resonate with all parents – father bunny loves his baby “all the way to the moon and back”.
The perfect bedtime book, a little bunny tucked in bed calls goodnight to all the familiar things around him. He calls goodnight to the clocks and his socks, to the mittens and the kittens. This rhyming picture book has been loved by generations of readers and listeners. By the last page the drawings have darkened to nightfall and your little one will be ready to sleep.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
One of the most popular baby books for boys and girls, a copy of The Very Hungry Caterpillar is sold somewhere in the world every 30 seconds. Over 12 million copies of the original edition were sold and the story has been translated into over 20 languages. Follow this lovable caterpillar as he eats his way through the book – one apple on Monday, two pears on Tuesday, three plums on Wednesday….
Loved for over 30 years, Dear Zoo is a fun lift-the-flap book. Babies will be fascinated to find different animals under the flaps on each page. In Dear Zoo, the zoo sends various animals as a pet but they are all unsuitable for some reason (the giraffe is too tall, the monkey is too naughty). Finally they send the perfect present: a puppy! Babies will love reading with Dear Zoo and is especially loved by the one to two year old set.
On the Night You Were Born
“On the night you were born, you brought wonder and magic to the world. The moon stayed up till morning. Polar bears danced.”
A celebration of the one and only you, this beautiful book celebrates your baby. Filled with beautiful artwork, this touching story is loved by parents all over. Now in board book form, this is one of the loveliest books for baby girls and boys all over.
The Loud Book
Padded board books for baby girls and boys are an excellent choice as babies won’t hurt themselves on any hard edges. This particular padded book offers a fun opportunity to teach your baby that there are good louds (HOORAY!) and bad louds (CRASH!). Have fun making noise with your baby with these delightfully cute illustrations.
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
The sing-song text, endearing animals, and boldly colored collage illustrations make this baby book an instant classic. Have fun looking at the big happy frog, plump purple cat, handsome blue horse, and soft yellow duck. Baby will happily learn colors and animals with this fun board book.
One of our favorite books for boys and girls published in the past year – Ball was the 2014 winner of the Theodore Geisel Seuss Honor Book award. After his little girl leaves for school, this doggy tries to get everyone to play ball with him – mom, baby, even the angry cat. Enjoy the doggy’s single minded devotion to playing ball in delightfully illustrated board book. Be prepared, the only word in this book is ‘Ball’.
Touch and Feel Farm
Yellow fur, wooly sheep, and sandpaper pigs – this touch and feel book will captivate your baby’s sense of touch. The large pictures and simple text make this the ideal book for baby girls and boys. Enjoy reading with your baby who will want to touch and feel every page over and over again.
First 100 Words Board Book
Looking for a simple and education book to help baby learn his first 100 words? This book features 100 everyday words with big bold pictures to help build baby’s vocabulary. Parents love it and it has received over 1,700 reviews garnering it a 5 star rating on Amazon.com.