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Our Favorite Books for Babies

Our Favorite Books for Babies

I love giving my parent friends books as gifts when they are expecting or just had a new baby. A gift basket full of books is always appreciated and is something a little different than your typical registry items. I’m putting one together right now. I have classic books I always include (like Goodnight Moon), but would love to hear from other people what your favorite books for a new baby are? What would you give a new parent?” ADP1016, Bright Horizons Online Community

Are you looking for book suggestions for your baby or for a baby shower gift and/or holiday gift? Our Family Room bloggers are sharing their recommendations for great infant books.

Reading to a baby

Recommended Children’s Books for Babies

Media Mom: Everywhere Babies and Big Red Barn.

Mary, Organized Mom: Everywhere Babies is one of my very favorites! I spent a lot of time reading it to my own babies.

Amy, Nourish Mom: Alligator Alphabet, Counting Cockatoos, and so many others! Here are a few more of my favorite children’s books for babies.

Kate, Rookie Mom: Peekaboo books are great. I also loved reading/singing Sandra Boyton books when Liam was a baby.

HeatherBrown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

Jessie: Any of the Sesame Beginnings books!

Allison: Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? I used to read this to Arianna as a baby, and as she grew older and started using words she would be able to say some of the colors and animals in the book.

What are your favorite books for babies? Share your recommendations below or in the Bright Horizons Online Community.

Editor’s Note: A portion of all purchases made through this Amazon link go to support the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children. Consider using the link for all your shopping this season to support the Foundation and its wonderful mission to help children and families in need.


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