Saturday, October 15, 2011

Books for Babies

Most mamas start building a little library of children books to read to their sweet little one. I created this list of all-time favorite children books to help expectant and new parents stock their baby's bookshelf.

  • The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein  
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle 
  • Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
  • Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you see? by Bill Martin, Jr. 
  • The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister
  • Corduroy by Don Freeman 
  • The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats 
  • The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise  
  • Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney  
  • The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg
  • Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss  
  • Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak 
  • Love You Forever by Robert N. Munsch 
  • Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst   
  • Oh, The Places You'll Go by Dr. Seuss 
  • The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams
  • Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by John Archambault  
  • Are You My Mother? by Philip D. Eastman
  • The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter
  • Curious George by Hans Augusto Rey  
  • Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parish
  • Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina  
  • Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett
  • Love You Forever by Robert N. Munsch, Sheila McGraw
  • Moo, Baa, La La La by Sandra Boynton
  • Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do You See? by Bill Martin, Jr., and Eric Carle
  • The Going to Bed Book by Sandra Boynton
  • Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! by Mo Willems
  • No, David! by David Shannon 
  • Everyone Poops by Taro Gomi 
  • Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr.
  • Good Night Gorilla by Peggy Rathmann
  • Strega Nona by Tomie dePaola
  • We’re Going On a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen
  • Someday by Alison McGhee and Peter H. Reynolds
  • The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister 
  • Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey
  • The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf
  • Llama Llama Red Pajama by Anna Dewdney
  • How I Became a Pirate by Melinda Long
  • On the Night You Were Born by Nancy Tillman
Did we miss any of your favorites? Which books should we add to our list?

1 comment:

  1. This list is awesome! I've been working on getting my nursery ready and i wanted to get some great "classics"!! Thanks!


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