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The 50 Best Baby Books to Bring to a Baby Shower

There’s nothing sweeter than welcoming a new baby into the world with a library of favorite books that say “We can’t wait to show you how amazing this place we call home is!” The baby books on this list will earn smiles at any shower—whether the theme is Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Bollywood Baby, or somewhere in between. With so many amazing books out, we wanted to point your eyes to some of the lesser known but absolutely amazing books that will have you giving a book no one else is! These are the best baby books for boys and girls that all say “Welcome to the world, little one!

New and Notable Baby Books to Gift

Fluffy McWhiskers Cuteness Explosion

Fluffy McWhiskers Cuteness Explosion

Hardcover $15.49 $17.99

Fluffy McWhiskers Cuteness Explosion

Stephen W. Martin , Dan Tavis

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Hardcover $15.49 $17.99

When this one first showed up in our kids section, we just about exploded with how precious this book is! With a kitten named Fluffy so cute that everyone that sees it explodes, this book takes you on an adventure as Fluffy does everything she can to try to keep people from getting hurt, but everything Fluffy tries doesn’t work…it just makes her cuter! This hilarious (and delightfully adorable) book is all about self-acceptance and finding friendship in unlikely places!

When this one first showed up in our kids section, we just about exploded with how precious this book is! With a kitten named Fluffy so cute that everyone that sees it explodes, this book takes you on an adventure as Fluffy does everything she can to try to keep people from getting hurt, but everything Fluffy tries doesn’t work…it just makes her cuter! This hilarious (and delightfully adorable) book is all about self-acceptance and finding friendship in unlikely places!

The Duck Who Didn't Like Water (B&N Exclusive Edition)

The Duck Who Didn't Like Water (B&N Exclusive Edition)

Hardcover $14.99 $17.99

The Duck Who Didn't Like Water (B&N Exclusive Edition)

Steve Small

Hardcover $14.99 $17.99

This warm and funny book is a beautiful story of friendship that has been delighting our booksellers this spring! It’s all about a duck who enjoys being alone and hates water and a very lost frog who ends up at Duck’s door. The two embark on a journey together to try to find Frog’s home, and find an unexpected friendship along the way.

This warm and funny book is a beautiful story of friendship that has been delighting our booksellers this spring! It’s all about a duck who enjoys being alone and hates water and a very lost frog who ends up at Duck’s door. The two embark on a journey together to try to find Frog’s home, and find an unexpected friendship along the way.

Noodle and the No Bones Day

Noodle and the No Bones Day

Hardcover $17.09 $18.99

Noodle and the No Bones Day

Jonathan Graziano , Dan Tavis

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Hardcover $17.09 $18.99

Noodle the dog and his owner, Jonathan Graziano, took the world by storm with their viral “Bones or No Bones” TikTok videos, and this super cute picture book stems from the first time Jonathan discovered Noodle’s no bones days. It’s a must-have new picture book that will bring a smile to both adults’ and kids’ faces!

Noodle the dog and his owner, Jonathan Graziano, took the world by storm with their viral “Bones or No Bones” TikTok videos, and this super cute picture book stems from the first time Jonathan discovered Noodle’s no bones days. It’s a must-have new picture book that will bring a smile to both adults’ and kids’ faces!

The Creature of Habit

The Creature of Habit

Hardcover $15.49 $17.99

The Creature of Habit

Jennifer E. Smith , Leo Espinosa

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Hardcover $15.49 $17.99

This adorable picture book is fantastic for anyone who loves habit. There’s a creature on the island of Habit who loves to stick to its daily routine. When another creature arrives, it shakes up the creature’s routines by doing something different every day (Oh the horror!), and the creature learns that maybe, just maybe, trying something new isn’t the worst thing in the world. Fantastic and lovely, this book is a must-have for every library!

This adorable picture book is fantastic for anyone who loves habit. There’s a creature on the island of Habit who loves to stick to its daily routine. When another creature arrives, it shakes up the creature’s routines by doing something different every day (Oh the horror!), and the creature learns that maybe, just maybe, trying something new isn’t the worst thing in the world. Fantastic and lovely, this book is a must-have for every library!

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood: The Poetry of Mister Rogers (B&N Exclusive Edition)

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood: The Poetry of Mister Rogers (B&N Exclusive Edition)

Paperback $5.00 $9.99

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood: The Poetry of Mister Rogers (B&N Exclusive Edition)

Fred Rogers , Luke Flowers

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Paperback $5.00 $9.99

Mister Rogers was a staple in so many people’s household, and now, his poetry is in book form perfect to make him a household name for the next generation. Running the gamut of topics and emotions, this endearing picture book is the perfect start to anyone’s library.

Mister Rogers was a staple in so many people’s household, and now, his poetry is in book form perfect to make him a household name for the next generation. Running the gamut of topics and emotions, this endearing picture book is the perfect start to anyone’s library.

Smitten

Smitten

Hardcover $19.99

Smitten

David Gordon

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Hardcover $19.99

Frog and Toad, Elephant and Piggie, Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley — iconic literary duos — and now, Sock and Mitten. David Gordon’s adorable tale of friendship, adventure and acceptance is a timeless reminder that life doesn’t always go as planned, but that’s OK. An excellent read-aloud for friends of all ages.

Frog and Toad, Elephant and Piggie, Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley — iconic literary duos — and now, Sock and Mitten. David Gordon’s adorable tale of friendship, adventure and acceptance is a timeless reminder that life doesn’t always go as planned, but that’s OK. An excellent read-aloud for friends of all ages.

The Pigeon HAS to Go to School!

The Pigeon HAS to Go to School!

Hardcover $13.99 $16.99

The Pigeon HAS to Go to School!

Mo Willems

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Hardcover $13.99 $16.99

Kids can’t get enough of Mo Willems, and neither can we! From Elephant and Piggie to Knuffle Bunny and Unlimited Squirrels and finally rounded out by the constantly mischievous Pigeon, his extensive collection is certain to entertain both adults and children, and make the perfect addition to any starting library!

Kids can’t get enough of Mo Willems, and neither can we! From Elephant and Piggie to Knuffle Bunny and Unlimited Squirrels and finally rounded out by the constantly mischievous Pigeon, his extensive collection is certain to entertain both adults and children, and make the perfect addition to any starting library!

Gustavo, the Shy Ghost (B&N Exclusive Edition)

Gustavo, the Shy Ghost (B&N Exclusive Edition)

Hardcover $13.99 $17.99

Gustavo, the Shy Ghost (B&N Exclusive Edition)

Flavia Z. Drago

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Hardcover $13.99 $17.99

A story of friendship, courage, and the most endearing ghost you’ll ever meet. Follow Gustavo’s journey from shy spirit to friendly phantom, all while admiring the original vibrant illustrations. Flavia Z. Drago’s debut is a treat for the eyes and heart leaving you in love with Gustavo all year round.

A story of friendship, courage, and the most endearing ghost you’ll ever meet. Follow Gustavo’s journey from shy spirit to friendly phantom, all while admiring the original vibrant illustrations. Flavia Z. Drago’s debut is a treat for the eyes and heart leaving you in love with Gustavo all year round.

Extra Yarn (B&N Exclusive Edition)

Extra Yarn (B&N Exclusive Edition)

Hardcover $5.50 $17.99

Extra Yarn (B&N Exclusive Edition)

Mac Barnett , Jon Klassen

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Hardcover $5.50 $17.99

When two genuinely special creators like Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen work on a project together, it shouldn’t be a surprise that it’s extraordinary. Yet, Extra Yarn somehow goes even above and beyond. Heartwarming, authentic and timeless. An absolute must-have for any bookshelf, and looks terrific next to Barnett and Klassen’s Sam & Dave Dig a Hole.

When two genuinely special creators like Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen work on a project together, it shouldn’t be a surprise that it’s extraordinary. Yet, Extra Yarn somehow goes even above and beyond. Heartwarming, authentic and timeless. An absolute must-have for any bookshelf, and looks terrific next to Barnett and Klassen’s Sam & Dave Dig a Hole.

Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site (Board Book for Toddlers, Children's Board Book)

Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site (Board Book for Toddlers, Children's Board Book)

Board Book $7.99

Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site (Board Book for Toddlers, Children's Board Book)

Sherri Duskey Rinker , Tom Lichtenheld

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Board Book $7.99

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.

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.

Baby Biographies

Follow Your Dreams, Little One

Follow Your Dreams, Little One

Board Book $8.99

Follow Your Dreams, Little One

Vashti Harrison

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Board Book $8.99

We absolutely adore Vashti Harrison, and we cannot recommend picking up her books enough! This book of hers celebrates the true stories of Black men in history, but she also has one celebrating Black women in history and another celebrating women creators. Honestly, we highly recommend gifting all her books and just starting their library off with the Vashti Harrison Fan Club package!

We absolutely adore Vashti Harrison, and we cannot recommend picking up her books enough! This book of hers celebrates the true stories of Black men in history, but she also has one celebrating Black women in history and another celebrating women creators. Honestly, we highly recommend gifting all her books and just starting their library off with the Vashti Harrison Fan Club package!

A Is for Awesome!: 23 Iconic Women Who Changed the World

A Is for Awesome!: 23 Iconic Women Who Changed the World

Board Book $8.99 $9.99

A Is for Awesome!: 23 Iconic Women Who Changed the World

Eva Chen , Derek Desierto

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Board Book $8.99 $9.99

Full of feminist icons from A to Z (wrapping it up with “eXtraordinarily You and the Zillions of adventures you will go on”), this book is the perfect choice for families wanting to introduce their kids to fantastic women who have left a huge impact on the world!

Full of feminist icons from A to Z (wrapping it up with “eXtraordinarily You and the Zillions of adventures you will go on”), this book is the perfect choice for families wanting to introduce their kids to fantastic women who have left a huge impact on the world!

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

Hardcover $29.99 $35.00

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

Elena Favilli , Francesca Cavallo

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Hardcover $29.99 $35.00

Consider bedtime handled. With 100 stories about the lives of 100 women, including Serena Williams and Malala Yousafzai, this collection will leave kids feeling sleepy, inspired, and just a wee bit rebellious.

Consider bedtime handled. With 100 stories about the lives of 100 women, including Serena Williams and Malala Yousafzai, this collection will leave kids feeling sleepy, inspired, and just a wee bit rebellious.

I Look Up To… Ruth Bader Ginsburg

I Look Up To... Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Board Book $7.99

I Look Up To… Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Anna Membrino , Fatti Burke

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Board Book $7.99

Introduce a new generation to the beloved RBG. 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!

Introduce a new generation to the beloved RBG. 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!

Who Was Bruce Lee?: A Who Was? Board Book

Who Was Bruce Lee?: A Who Was? Board Book

Board Book $7.99

Who Was Bruce Lee?: A Who Was? Board Book

Lisbeth Kaiser , Stanley Chow , Who HQ

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Board Book $7.99

Part of the ever growing Who Was? Board Book series that includes biographies for people like Jackie Robinson, Celia Cruz, and Greta Thunberg, this biography for Bruce Lee is perfect for any kid’s library. With his life presented in succinct text and fun illustrations, this board book biography is a fantastic introduction to one of the most influential martial artists!

Part of the ever growing Who Was? Board Book series that includes biographies for people like Jackie Robinson, Celia Cruz, and Greta Thunberg, this biography for Bruce Lee is perfect for any kid’s library. With his life presented in succinct text and fun illustrations, this board book biography is a fantastic introduction to one of the most influential martial artists!

Books for Families to Read Together

Lullaby (for a Black Mother) Board Book

Lullaby (for a Black Mother) Board Book

Board Book $8.99

Lullaby (for a Black Mother) Board Book

Langston Hughes , Sean Qualls

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Board Book $8.99

This board book is an absolute treasure, and it celebrates the love between a Black mother and her baby, pairing Langston Hughes’ poetry with stunning illustrations by Sean Qualls. Tender and whimsical, it’s the perfect gift for new moms!

This board book is an absolute treasure, and it celebrates the love between a Black mother and her baby, pairing Langston Hughes’ poetry with stunning illustrations by Sean Qualls. Tender and whimsical, it’s the perfect gift for new moms!

My Papi Has a Motorcycle

My Papi Has a Motorcycle

Hardcover $15.99 $17.99

My Papi Has a Motorcycle

Isabel Quintero , Zeke Peña

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Hardcover $15.99 $17.99

A beautiful picture book about the bond between a father and a daughter, this is a must-have for any girl dad! Follow Daisy around her neighborhood on the back of her papi’s motorcycle, and as Daisy sees the way the community is always changing around her, she’s reminded of one constant: her papi’s love.

A beautiful picture book about the bond between a father and a daughter, this is a must-have for any girl dad! Follow Daisy around her neighborhood on the back of her papi’s motorcycle, and as Daisy sees the way the community is always changing around her, she’s reminded of one constant: her papi’s love.

Welcome: A Mo Willems Guide for New Arrivals

Welcome: A Mo Willems Guide for New Arrivals

Hardcover $14.49 $15.99

Welcome: A Mo Willems Guide for New Arrivals

Mo Willems

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Hardcover $14.49 $15.99

For anyone who has wished life came with a user guide, this book is a clever introduction to the weird, wonderful thing we call life. Addressed to babies, this is a witty book parents and older siblings will treasure as well.

For anyone who has wished life came with a user guide, this book is a clever introduction to the weird, wonderful thing we call life. Addressed to babies, this is a witty book parents and older siblings will treasure as well.

Your Baby's First Word Will Be DADA

Your Baby's First Word Will Be DADA

Hardcover $14.99 $16.99

Your Baby's First Word Will Be DADA

Jimmy Fallon , Miguel Ordonez

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Hardcover $14.99 $16.99

Don’t forget dad at the shower. This book is a funny (and clever) way to tilt the scales toward Baby saying “Dada” before “Mama.” A gift sure to get a laugh and an appreciative smile from new fathers!

Don’t forget dad at the shower. This book is a funny (and clever) way to tilt the scales toward Baby saying “Dada” before “Mama.” A gift sure to get a laugh and an appreciative smile from new fathers!

Read to Your Baby Every Day: 30 Classic Nursery Rhymes to Read Aloud

Read to Your Baby Every Day: 30 Classic Nursery Rhymes to Read Aloud

Hardcover $15.99 $17.99

Read to Your Baby Every Day: 30 Classic Nursery Rhymes to Read Aloud

Chloe Giordano , Rachel Williams

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Hardcover $15.99 $17.99

Encourage parents to start reading with their kids early. Newborns might not seem interested, but they won’t mind the extra cuddles, and it will lay the groundwork for a lifetime of reading. This book includes 30 classic nursery rhymes and illustrations that will put parents and baby at ease immediately.

Encourage parents to start reading with their kids early. Newborns might not seem interested, but they won’t mind the extra cuddles, and it will lay the groundwork for a lifetime of reading. This book includes 30 classic nursery rhymes and illustrations that will put parents and baby at ease immediately.

First Concepts/Early Learning

Dinoblock (An Abrams Block Book)

Dinoblock (An Abrams Block Book)

Board Book $17.99

Dinoblock (An Abrams Block Book)

Christopher Franceschelli , Peski Studio

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Board Book $17.99

The books in this super chunky series are so satisfying to hold, and dinosaurs are a perennial favorite of kiddos. This title highlights the shape of classic dinosaurs like the long necked brachiosaurus with a guessing game kids will want to play for eons.

The books in this super chunky series are so satisfying to hold, and dinosaurs are a perennial favorite of kiddos. This title highlights the shape of classic dinosaurs like the long necked brachiosaurus with a guessing game kids will want to play for eons.

Feminist Baby

Feminist Baby

Board Book $12.99

Feminist Baby

Loryn Brantz

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Board Book $12.99

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!

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!

Color Me: Who's in the Pond?: Baby's First Bath Book

Color Me: Who's in the Pond?: Baby's First Bath Book

Bath Book $12.95

Color Me: Who's in the Pond?: Baby's First Bath Book

Surya Sajnani

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Bath Book $12.95

All the Wee Gallery books feature black and white illustrations that are easy for newborn eyes to see. 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.

All the Wee Gallery books feature black and white illustrations that are easy for newborn eyes to see. 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.

This Little President: A Presidential Primer

This Little President: A Presidential Primer

Board Book $7.99

This Little President: A Presidential Primer

Joan Holub , Daniel Roode

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Board Book $7.99

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!

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!

Baby Faces (Indestructibles Series)

Baby Faces (Indestructibles Series)

Paperback $5.95

Baby Faces (Indestructibles Series)

Kate Merritt , Amy Pixton

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Paperback $5.95

The Indestructibles series is a practical and playful gift for little hands, and this is an especially baby friendly title. Gnawing, slobbering, and tearing are no match for these super duper books, making them a favorite of parents and babies.

The Indestructibles series is a practical and playful gift for little hands, and this is an especially baby friendly title. Gnawing, slobbering, and tearing are no match for these super duper books, making them a favorite of parents and babies.

TouchThinkLearn: Opposites

TouchThinkLearn: Opposites

Board Book $15.99

TouchThinkLearn: Opposites

Xavier Deneux

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Board Book $15.99

Xavier Deneux is another one who deserves to be on this list more than once. He is totally in sync with babies’ developmental milestones and the designs that adults find sophisticated and compelling. The TouchThinkLearn series features diecuts, a colorful, graphic design, and clever juxtapositions. Opposites is a great place to dive into this series.

Xavier Deneux is another one who deserves to be on this list more than once. He is totally in sync with babies’ developmental milestones and the designs that adults find sophisticated and compelling. The TouchThinkLearn series features diecuts, a colorful, graphic design, and clever juxtapositions. Opposites is a great place to dive into this series.

123 Count with Me

123 Count with Me

Board Book $7.95

123 Count with Me

Tiger Tales , Georgie Birkett

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Board Book $7.95

Help little ones practice the skills they need for reading and writing with this tacticle series. The counting title is filled with traceable numbers up to 20. Happy illustrations reinforce the concepts for visual learners.

Help little ones practice the skills they need for reading and writing with this tacticle series. The counting title is filled with traceable numbers up to 20. Happy illustrations reinforce the concepts for visual learners.

Pantone: Colors

Pantone: Colors

Board Book $9.95

Pantone: Colors

Pantone , Helen Dardik

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Board Book $9.95

Let little ones learn colors in the most design-savvy way possible, from the masters of colors themselves—Pantone. Just don’t be surprised if one day you spy a swatch book peeking out of the diaper bag!

Let little ones learn colors in the most design-savvy way possible, from the masters of colors themselves—Pantone. Just don’t be surprised if one day you spy a swatch book peeking out of the diaper bag!

Potty

Potty

Board Book $7.99

Potty

Leslie Patricelli

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Board Book $7.99

Pair this book with a box of diapers or a kid-size potty, and you’ll have the most popular gift at the shower. 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.

Pair this book with a box of diapers or a kid-size potty, and you’ll have the most popular gift at the shower. 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.

All Aboard! National Parks: A Wildlife Primer

All Aboard! National Parks: A Wildlife Primer

Board Book $11.99

All Aboard! National Parks: A Wildlife Primer

Haily Meyers , Kevin Meyers

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Board Book $11.99

The All Aboard! series encourages new readers to see the world from their crib. With everything from puffins and bison, this wildlife primer introduces American animals that any young explorer would be glad to know!

The All Aboard! series encourages new readers to see the world from their crib. With everything from puffins and bison, this wildlife primer introduces American animals that any young explorer would be glad to know!

Paris: A Book of Shapes

Paris: A Book of Shapes

Board Book $7.99

Paris: A Book of Shapes

Ashley Evanson

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Board Book $7.99

Introduce shapes in the chicest of ways with this Paris-inspired title from the Hello, World series. Each book teaches basic concepts like shapes using stylish illustrations of famous cities. Paris? New York? London? And more? You might even inspire a nursery theme!

Introduce shapes in the chicest of ways with this Paris-inspired title from the Hello, World series. Each book teaches basic concepts like shapes using stylish illustrations of famous cities. Paris? New York? London? And more? You might even inspire a nursery theme!

Baby Touch and Feel: Animals

Baby Touch and Feel: Animals

Board Book $7.99

Baby Touch and Feel: Animals

DK

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Board Book $7.99

With the high-quality photographs DK is known for and touch-and-feel elements like fur and bumps, this book is engaging for new readers and anyone who learns through touch. And don’t bunnies make anything better? Even spit up at midnight?

With the high-quality photographs DK is known for and touch-and-feel elements like fur and bumps, this book is engaging for new readers and anyone who learns through touch. And don’t bunnies make anything better? Even spit up at midnight?

Interactive Books

Dig! (Peek-a-Flap Series)

Dig! (Peek-a-Flap Series)

Board Book $9.99

Dig! (Peek-a-Flap Series)

Jaye Garnett , Mattia Cerato , Cottage Door Press

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Board Book $9.99

The chunky pages in the Peek-a-Flap series are easy for little hands to grasp. The text includes a nice mix of fun facts and vocabulary words. With cranes, bulldozers, and wrecking balls, the construction title, Dig, is a favorite in our house.

The chunky pages in the Peek-a-Flap series are easy for little hands to grasp. The text includes a nice mix of fun facts and vocabulary words. With cranes, bulldozers, and wrecking balls, the construction title, Dig, is a favorite in our house.

Peek-A Who? (Lift the Flap Books, Interactive Books for Kids, Interactive Read Aloud Books)

Peek-A Who? (Lift the Flap Books, Interactive Books for Kids, Interactive Read Aloud Books)

Board Book $6.95

Peek-A Who? (Lift the Flap Books, Interactive Books for Kids, Interactive Read Aloud Books)

Nina Laden

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Board Book $6.95

Spinning the classic peekaboo game into a menagerie of animal-themed questions, reading this book becomes a game that parents and kids can enjoy together. (Spoiler alert: The last page includes a mirror…peekayou?)

Spinning the classic peekaboo game into a menagerie of animal-themed questions, reading this book becomes a game that parents and kids can enjoy together. (Spoiler alert: The last page includes a mirror…peekayou?)

Tap the Magic Tree

Tap the Magic Tree

Hardcover $15.99 $17.99

Tap the Magic Tree

Christie Matheson

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Hardcover $15.99 $17.99

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.

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.

Peekaboo!

Peekaboo!

Board Book $6.99

Peekaboo!

Taro Gomi

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Board Book $6.99

Before Baby is ready for the classic Everyone Poops, you can introduce Taro Gomi’s winning style with engaging board books. This one turns into a mask that’s perfect for playing (you guessed it) peekaboo with everything from frogs to robots.

Before Baby is ready for the classic Everyone Poops, you can introduce Taro Gomi’s winning style with engaging board books. This one turns into a mask that’s perfect for playing (you guessed it) peekaboo with everything from frogs to robots.

Stories to Share Love

I Love You More and More – B&N Gift Edition

I Love You More and More - B&N Gift Edition

Hardcover $5.00 $9.99

I Love You More and More – B&N Gift Edition

Nicky Benson , Jonny Lambert

Hardcover $5.00 $9.99

Ideal for any occasion — just a birthday, just an anniversary, just because? I Love You More and More by Nicky Benson will instantly bring a smile to every reader’s face. It’s small enough to even use as a gift card holder— which is perfect since it has a to/from dedication page!

Ideal for any occasion — just a birthday, just an anniversary, just because? I Love You More and More by Nicky Benson will instantly bring a smile to every reader’s face. It’s small enough to even use as a gift card holder— which is perfect since it has a to/from dedication page!

Always More Love

Always More Love

Hardcover $4.50 $10.99

Always More Love

Erin Guendelsberger , AndoTwin

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Hardcover $4.50 $10.99

There’s no better way to share your love and appreciation for someone than with an adorable, heartfelt, genuine book. Erin Guendelsberger and AndoTwin’s Always More Love comes in a charming small, gifty size that makes every day Valentine’s Day.

There’s no better way to share your love and appreciation for someone than with an adorable, heartfelt, genuine book. Erin Guendelsberger and AndoTwin’s Always More Love comes in a charming small, gifty size that makes every day Valentine’s Day.

I Wish You More

I Wish You More

Hardcover $8.99 $14.99

I Wish You More

Amy Krouse Rosenthal , Tom Lichtenheld

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Hardcover $8.99 $14.99

Go ahead and buy the whole Amy Krause Rosenthal catalog. 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. It’s like a book and a heartfelt card all in one.

Go ahead and buy the whole Amy Krause Rosenthal catalog. 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. It’s like a book and a heartfelt card all in one.

Besos for Baby: A Little Book of Kisses

Besos for Baby: A Little Book of Kisses

Board Book $7.99

Besos for Baby: A Little Book of Kisses

Jen Arena , Blanca Gomez

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Board Book $7.99

Share some Spanish kisses with your loved ones with this simple bilingual real-aloud. Its cheery illustrations and sweet text are sure to inspire muchos cuddles, giggles, and besos!

Share some Spanish kisses with your loved ones with this simple bilingual real-aloud. Its cheery illustrations and sweet text are sure to inspire muchos cuddles, giggles, and besos!

Hug

Hug

Board Book $8.99

Hug

Jez Alborough

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Board Book $8.99

There’s nothing better than a huge hug from someone who loves you, and this monkey knows it! He is on a hunt for a good hug, and readers will love following along as he spreads the love.

There’s nothing better than a huge hug from someone who loves you, and this monkey knows it! He is on a hunt for a good hug, and readers will love following along as he spreads the love.

Empowering and Affirmational Books

Curls

Curls

Board Book $8.99

Curls

Ruth Forman , Geneva Bowers

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The illustrations in this book and in its companion book, Glow, are some of our favorites! With more coming in this series of affirmational texts, now’s the perfect time to pick up these books to jumpstart a first library! This particular one is an ode to Black girls and the beauty of their curls, and each book in the series focuses on affirming different things.

The illustrations in this book and in its companion book, Glow, are some of our favorites! With more coming in this series of affirmational texts, now’s the perfect time to pick up these books to jumpstart a first library! This particular one is an ode to Black girls and the beauty of their curls, and each book in the series focuses on affirming different things.

Happy Dreamer

Happy Dreamer

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Happy Dreamer

Peter H. Reynolds

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Peter H. Reynolds is a kids author begging to have his spot on your shelves! He has written so many of our favorites, and Happy Dreamer is no exception! This book about dreams and the happiness that comes from dreaming big and pursuing those dreams is one that will certainly become a story time favorite!

Peter H. Reynolds is a kids author begging to have his spot on your shelves! He has written so many of our favorites, and Happy Dreamer is no exception! This book about dreams and the happiness that comes from dreaming big and pursuing those dreams is one that will certainly become a story time favorite!

The Wonderful Things You Will Be

The Wonderful Things You Will Be

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The Wonderful Things You Will Be

Emily Winfield Martin

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Part of the magic of being so very little is having so very many possibilities lying before you. Wise and dreamy, this book invites children to imagine all they can be and does it in a way that’s never heavy, but rather as uplifting and whimsical as a boy floating up, up, and away on a bouquet of balloons.

Part of the magic of being so very little is having so very many possibilities lying before you. Wise and dreamy, this book invites children to imagine all they can be and does it in a way that’s never heavy, but rather as uplifting and whimsical as a boy floating up, up, and away on a bouquet of balloons.

We Are the Gardeners

We Are the Gardeners

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We Are the Gardeners

Joanna Gaines , Julianna Swaney

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Inspired by Gaines’ real-life, adorable kids, this picture book celebrates the lessons that can be learned in a garden and the power of family. Dreamy illustrations from Julianna Swaney make this the perfect addition to any stylish nursery.

Inspired by Gaines’ real-life, adorable kids, this picture book celebrates the lessons that can be learned in a garden and the power of family. Dreamy illustrations from Julianna Swaney make this the perfect addition to any stylish nursery.

The Colors of Us

The Colors of Us

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The Colors of Us

Karen Katz

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This charming book reveals there are many shades of brown—and they’re all beautiful. This walk through a neighborhood will be a favorite for kids of all colors.

This charming book reveals there are many shades of brown—and they’re all beautiful. This walk through a neighborhood will be a favorite for kids of all colors.

The Skin You Live In

The Skin You Live In

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The Skin You Live In

Michael Tyler , David Lee Csicsko

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his book celebrates all the ways we are are the same and the beautiful ways we are different. Help children embrace diversity in themselves, their friends, and their family with this playful book.

his book celebrates all the ways we are are the same and the beautiful ways we are different. Help children embrace diversity in themselves, their friends, and their family with this playful book.

Parenting Books

The Montessori Toddler: A Parent's Guide to Raising a Curious and Responsible Human Being

The Montessori Toddler: A Parent's Guide to Raising a Curious and Responsible Human Being

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The Montessori Toddler: A Parent's Guide to Raising a Curious and Responsible Human Being

Simone Davies , Hiyoko Imai

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The Montessori Toddler, by Simone Davies
It’s always nice to include a 3T outfit and a nod to toddlerhood in the baby shower bonanza. Parents will wonder how their newborn will ever fit into those clothes, but before they know it, they’ll be living with a toddler. Help them think ahead and understand the basics of the popular Montessori philosophy with this helpful guide. Filled with easy activities and reassuring pep talks, this is a book parents will turn to for years.

The Montessori Toddler, by Simone Davies
It’s always nice to include a 3T outfit and a nod to toddlerhood in the baby shower bonanza. Parents will wonder how their newborn will ever fit into those clothes, but before they know it, they’ll be living with a toddler. Help them think ahead and understand the basics of the popular Montessori philosophy with this helpful guide. Filled with easy activities and reassuring pep talks, this is a book parents will turn to for years.

The First Forty Days: The Essential Art of Nourishing the New Mother

The First Forty Days: The Essential Art of Nourishing the New Mother

Hardcover $29.50 $32.50

The First Forty Days: The Essential Art of Nourishing the New Mother

Heng Ou , Amely Greeven , Marisa Belger

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Start the conversation about what those first days home will look like, and encourage new parents to accept help, physically and emotionally. Help them make a plan for meals. (Add a coupon to cook some yourself to round out this gift!) This book will guide new parents through the postpartum experience and help women focus on healing and bonding with their new baby. It’s an essential process, that can be overlooked or become an afterthought in our busy lives.

Start the conversation about what those first days home will look like, and encourage new parents to accept help, physically and emotionally. Help them make a plan for meals. (Add a coupon to cook some yourself to round out this gift!) This book will guide new parents through the postpartum experience and help women focus on healing and bonding with their new baby. It’s an essential process, that can be overlooked or become an afterthought in our busy lives.

The New Father: A Dad's Guide to the First Year

The New Father: A Dad's Guide to the First Year

Paperback $14.49 $15.95

The New Father: A Dad's Guide to the First Year

Armin A. Brott

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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. There are practical tips and lots of “just between us men” essays that will help men feel confident and excited about becoming fathers.

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. There are practical tips and lots of “just between us men” essays that will help men feel confident and excited about becoming fathers.