Board Books are made of thick paperboard construction, making them durable, perfect for little hands (and mouths). Their simple concepts and colorful illustrations are beneficial for early learning and development.
Great as first books for kids from infants to toddlers, board books encourage child participation, stimulate brain development and strengthen the parent-child bond. Reading helps babies develop language skills and make sense of the world around them.
little blue truckGreat book to introduce why it's important to help others. A muddy country road is no match for little blue truck, until he gets stuck while pushing a dump truck out of the muck. Luckily, he has made a pack of farm animal friends who are willing to do whatever it takes to get their pal back on the road.
The MittenGreat for learning sequencing and predicting. A lost mitten is found and one by one, woodland animals find it and crawl in. What happens next makes for a wonderfully funny climax.
Counting KissesWith the whimsy of a traditional picture book, count down the kisses from one to ten in this sweet bedtime story. In addition to counting, babies will get a lesson in different body parts and likely the comfort of a few kisses!
If Animals Kissed GoodnightWith whimsical art and playful rhyming verse, this board book is perfect for bedtime snuggles.
The Runaway BunnyThe Runaway Bunny is a comforting story that promotes social/emotional development in young children age 30-36 months, who are beginning to separate easily from parents in a familiar setting. Also fabulous to work on figure ground to find the outline/silhouette picture of the baby bunny "hidden" in the trout stream, on the mountain, among the crocuses, in the tree, as a sailboat, etc.
Little Owl's NightPutting a twist on the bedtime book, Little Owl's Night is sure to comfort any child with a curiosity about the night.
I Love You Through and ThroughA rhyming story of unconditional love and adorable illustrations of a toddler and a teddy bear who declare "I love you through and through!"
Llama Llama Red PajamaThis rhyming read-aloud will reassure any worried toddler that mamas always come back.
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See_A flowing, singsong text board book perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. Children will immediately respond to the flat, boldly colored collages.
Goodnight, Goodnight, Contruction SiteVibrant illustrations and gentle rhyming text make this construction book for kids a surefire bedtime favorite for truck-crazy kids everywhere.
The Going To Bed BookThis classic bedtime story is just right for winding down the day as a joyful, silly group of animals scrub scrub scrub in the tub, brush and brush and brush their teeth, and finally rock and rock and rock to sleep.
Where's Spot?This classic flap book is great for teaching spatial concepts (under, behind, in). It is also fabulous to facilitate conversation, which is so important for language development ("is he in the closet? No..What's in the closet? What sound does it make? Etc....)
All The WorldFollowing a circle of family and friends through the course of a day from morning until night, this book affirms the importance of all things great and small in our world, from the tiniest shell on the beach, to the warmth of family connections, to the widest sunset sky.
Goodnight MoonLovely classic book that kids love. Spot the objects in the book to help develop scanning, depth perception and figure ground.
The Snowy DayThe book is notable not only for its lovely artwork and tone, but also for its importance as a trailblazer. According to Horn Book magazine, The Snowy Day was ‘the very first full-color picture book to feature a small black hero’—yet another reason to add this classic to your shelves. It’s as unique and special as a snowflake.
A Kissing Hand for Chester RaccoonSeparation anxiety can creep up during the toddler years; this reassuring picture book is perfect for calming your little one's fears.
Guess How Much I Love You"Guess how much I love you," says Little Nutbrown Hare. Little Nutbrown Hare shows his daddy how much he loves him: as wide as he can reach and as far as he can hop. But Big Nutbrown Hare, who can reach farther and hop higher, loves him back just as much. Well then, Little Nutbrown Hare loves him right up to the moon, but that's just halfway to Big Nutbrown Hare's love for him.
Inch By InchBeautifully illustrated, this book introduces the concept of measurement/distance to children.
Baby Faces, an Indestructibles BookBaby Faces features baby’s favorite thing: pictures of other babies. It’s a book for parents and children to share together the many moods of a baby. 100 percent baby-proof, chew-proof, rip-proof, and drool-proof. Printed on a unique nontoxic, paperlike material that holds up to anything babies can throw at it—gumming, spilling, dragging across the floor— Indestructibles are the little books that could.
Hands Are Not For HittingWe've all been there—suddenly your little one begins hitting, and you're at a loss as to how to stop it. This simple, bright board book shows your toddler that hands can do so many good things instead of hitting, and also includes tips for parents + caregivers.
Feelings by Alice La HenandUsing pull-tabs to control the changing pictures, children are empowered to apply their newly learned knowledge to their own experience. A timely and important addition to preschool books about social and emotional growth.
The Feelings BookLittle toddlers have BIG feelings. Vibrant illustrations help toddlers easily identify—and work through—the many big emotions they feel.
Hands CanFabulous book for interacting and engaging your child to do all the actions that hands can do (clapping, waving, hugging, playing peekaboo, etc). With singsong rhythm, simple design, and alluring color photos of toddlers, HANDS CAN invites the littlest readers to discover the many things hands can do.
Peekaboo MorningJoin this sweet toddler in the morning fun, sharing words your baby can repeat and pictures your baby will recognize. Then find out what this toddler sees next. It could be you!
Peek-A-WhooColorful pictures and simple rhyming texts help children guess what's peeking through the die-cut windows in these two fun board books. The anticipation of what's hiding on the next page and the bright, engaging illustrations will keep youngsters guessing and giggling all the way to the surprise endings.
Dream Big, Little OneThis beautifully illustrated board book edition of instant bestseller Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History showcases women who changed the world and is the perfect goodnight book to inspire big dreams.
Giraffes Can't DanceGiraffes Can't Dance is a touching tale of Gerald the giraffe, who wants nothing more than to dance. With crooked knees and thin legs, it's harder for a giraffe than you would think. Gerald is finally able to dance to his own tune when he gets some encouraging words from an unlikely friend.
With light-footed rhymes and high-stepping illustrations, this tale is gentle inspiration for every child with dreams of greatness.