First 5 Years

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Many classics are available in board book format, with stiff and sturdy pages!

For the youngest babies, look for simple pictures inblack and white.

Black on White book jacket Black on White
by Tana Hoban
ISBN: 0688119182
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I Kissed the Baby book jacket I Kissed the Baby
by Mary Murphy
ISBN: 0763624438
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Look at the Animals book jacket Look at the Animals
by Peter Linenthal
ISBN: 9780525475828
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Try short books with few words on a page.

I like it when... book jacket I Like It When... (BR)
by Mary Murphy
ISBN: 0152000399
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Peekaboo Morning book jacket Peekaboo Morning
by Rachel Isadora
ISBN: 0399236023
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Tickle, Tickle book jacket Tickle, Tickle
by Helen Oxenbury
ISBN: 0689819862
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Babies love to look at photos of other babies.

Eat! book jacket Eat!
by Roberta Grobel Intrater
ISBN: 0439420067
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Global Babies book jacket Global Babies
by Global Fund for Children
ISBN: 1580891748
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Peekaboo Baby book jacket Peekaboo Baby
by Margaret Miller
ISBN: 0689844336(board)
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Bedtime stories calm and reassure babies.

Goodnight Moon book jacket Goodnight Moon (AUD, BR)
by Margaret Wise Brown, illustrated by Clement Hurd
ISBN: 9780060541798
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Ten, Nine, Eight book jacket Ten, Nine, Eight
by Molly Bang
ISBN: 0688149014
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Time for Bed book jacket Time for Bed (BR)
by Mem Fox, illustrated by Jane Dyer
ISBN: 9780152053499
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Books with rhythm, rhyme and repetition help
build early literacy skills

Baby Cakes book jacket Baby Cakes
by Karma Wilson, illustrated by Sam Williams
ISBN: 9781416902898
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Moo, Baa, La La La! book jacket Moo, Baa, La La La! (BR)
by Sandra Boynton
ISBN: 067144901x(board)
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My First Baby Games book jacket My First Baby Games
illustrated by Jane Manning
ISBN: 0694014354
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Babies learn by touching: so try books with things to feel and flaps to lift.

Where Is Baby's Belly Button? book jacket Where Is Baby's Belly Button?
by Karen Katz
ISBN: 0689835604
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Where Is My Baby? book jacket Where is My Baby?
by Harriet Ziefert and Simms Taback
ISBN: 1929766467
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Where's Spot? book jacket Where's Spot?
by Eric Hill
ISBN: 0399240462
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Sing and read with your baby

Hush Little Baby book jacket Hush Little Baby
illustrated by Marla Frazee
ISBN: 9780152058876
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The Itsy Bitsy Spider book jacket The Itsy Bitsy Spider (ASL)
by Annie Kubler
ISBN: 9781904550433
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Twinkle Twinkle Little Star book jacket Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
by Jeanette Winter
ISBN: 0152021310
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Share classic nursery rhymes

Big Fat Hen book jacket Big Fat Hen
by Keith Baker
ISBN: 9780152013318
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Hey Diddle Diddle book jacket Hey Diddle Diddle
by James Marshall
ISBN: 0374330670
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Old Mother Hubbard book jacket Old Mother Hubbard
by Jane Cabrera
ISBN: 9780823421329
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Libros para bebés en Español y bilingüe.

Buenas noches, Luna, libro de la chaqueta Buenas noches
por Marget Wise Brown; ilustraciones de Clement Hurd
ISBN: 0694016519
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Diez, nueve, ocho, libro de la chaqueta Diez, nueve, ocho
por Molly Bang
ISBN: 0688154689
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¿Dónde está el ombilguito? libro de la chaqueta ¿Dónde está el ombilguito?
por Karen Katz
ISBN: 0689869770
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¿Dónde está Spot? libro de la chaqueta ¿Dónde está Spot?
por Eric Hill
ISBN: 0140557768
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Los pollitos dicen/The Baby Chicks Are Singing, libro de la chaqueta / book jacket Los pollitos dicen/The Baby Chicks Are Singing
por Ashley Wolff
ISBN: 0316067326
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¡Mamá Cló-cló! libro de la chaqueta ¡Mamá Cló-cló!
por Keith Baker
ISBN: 0152058907
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Muu Beee. ¡Así fue! libro de la chaqueta Muu Beee. ¡Así fue!
por Sandra Boynton
ISBN: 0689863020
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¡Qué rico! libro de la chaqueta ¡Qué rico!
por Rebeccsa Groebel Intrater
ISBN: 9780439390781
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¿Dónde está el bébé? | Where's the Baby? libro de la chaqueta ¿Dónde está el bébé? | Where's the Baby?
por Cheryl Christian; fotografias por Laura Dwight
ISBN: 1932065563
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Choose books YOU like, since you will be reading
again and again.
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