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Infants

Barnyard Dance

Barnyard Dance! 
by Sandra Boynton

Everybody sing along—because it’s time to do-si-do in the barnyard with a high-spirited animal crew! Extra-big, extra-fat, and extra-fun, Barnyard Dance! features lively rhyming text and a die-cut cover that reveals the wacky characters inside.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The Very Hungry Caterpillar
by Eric Carle

THE all-time classic picture book, from generation to generation, sold somewhere in the world every 30 seconds! A sturdy and beautiful book to give as a gift for new babies, baby showers, birthdays, and new beginnings!

Sleepyheads

Sleepyheads by Sandra J. Howatt, illustrated by Joyce Wan

This sweet and snuggly bedtime book with irresistible illustrations is the perfect story to prepare for a cozy night’s sleep.

Pat the Bunny

Pat the Bunny
by Dorothy Kunhardt

For generations, Pat the Bunny has been creating special first-time moments between parents and their children. One of the best-selling children’s books of all time, this classic touch-and-feel book offers babies a playful and engaging experience, all the while creating cherished memories that will last a lifetime.

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
by Bill Martin Jr. & John Archambault, illustrated by Lois Ehlert

There is always enough room on your child’s bookshelf for this Classic Board Book edition of the rollicking alphabet chant that has been a children’s favorite for over thirty years! A told B, and B told C, “I’ll meet you at the top of the coconut tree.”

Good Night, Gorilla

Good Night, Gorilla 
by Peggy Rathmann

“Good night, Gorilla,” says the zookeeper. But mischievous Gorilla isn’t quite ready to go to sleep. He’d rather follow the zookeeper on his rounds and let all of the other animals out of their cages. Practically wordless yet full of expressive art and hilarious, adorable detail, this book is sure to become a beloved part of children’s own bedtime rituals.

That's Not My Dinosaur

That’s Not My Dinosaur
by Fiona Watt

Meet five friendly dinosaurs in this special edition of the much-loved That’s Not My Dinosaur. Babies and toddlers will love touching the textured patches as they meet dinosaurs with fuzzy tails, bumpy teeth and soft spines.  

Look, Look

Look, Look! 
by Peter Linenthal

Look, look! Children run, fish swim, stars shine… all for baby’s eyes to see. This sturdy board book, full of high-contrast black-and-white cut-paper art perfect for staring at, is just the thing for the eyes of the youngest babies.

The Going To Bed Book

The Going To Bed Book by Sandra Boynton

This 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 brush brush their teeth, and finally rock rock rock to sleep. “The day is done, they say good night, and somebody turns off the light.”

Oh Dear

Oh Dear!: A Farm Lift-the-Flap Book by Rod Campbell

Little ones are sure to love lifting the sturdy flaps to discover farm animals as they travel through the barnyard in search of eggs for breakfast. With bright, bold artwork, a catchy refrain, and a host of furry farm-dwelling friends, Oh Dear! is a must-have for every child’s bookshelf.

Time for Bed Board Book

Time for Bed Board Book by Mem Fox, illustrated by Jane Dyer

Darkness is falling everywhere and little ones are getting sleepy, feeling cozy, and being tucked in. It’s time for a wide yawn, a big hug, and a snuggle under the covers–sleep tight! With beautifully and soothingly repetitive text, each painting conveys warmth, safety, and affection.

Where Is Baby's Belly Button

Where Is Baby’s Belly Button? A Lift-the-Flap Book 
by Karen Katz

Adorable babies play peekaboo in this delightful interactive book, perfectly designed for parents and children to share.

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? 
by Bill Martin Jr. & Eric Carle

A big happy frog, a plump purple cat, a handsome blue horse, and a soft yellow duck parade across the pages of this delightful book. Children will immediately respond to these boldly colored collages, singsong text, and the unforgettable images of these endearing animals.

First 100 Words

First 100 Words: A Padded Board Book by Roger Priddy

Your little one will soon learn some essential first words and pictures with this bright board book. There are 100 color photographs to look at and talk about, and 100 simple first words to read and learn, too. The pages are made from tough board for hours of fun reading, and the cover is softly padded for little hands.

Dr. Seuss's ABC

Dr. Seuss’s ABC: An Amazing Alphabet Book! by Dr. Seuss

Letters come alive on the page as Dr. Seuss fills the alphabet with his classic colorful characters. Starting with the most basic building blocks of language, Dr. Seuss makes reading FUN!

Goodnight Moon

Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown, illustrated by Clement Hurd

In this classic of children’s literature, the quiet words and the gentle, lulling illustrations combine to make a perfect book for the end of the day.

Everywhere Babies Board Book by Susan Meyers, illustrated by Marla Frazee

With irresistible rhymes and endearing illustrations, celebrate playing, sleeping, crawling, and of course, very noisy babies doing all the wonderful things babies do best.

I Will Always Love You

I Will Always Love You: Keepsake Gift Book for Mother and New Baby by Dr. Brie Turns, illustrated by Lisa Rasmussen

An endearing story of unconditional love. As baby giraffe grows and embarks on many adventures, momma giraffe consistently tells her to “Remember—I will always love you.”

PLEASE NOTE: As an Amazon Associate, Fathers Truly Matter earns from qualifying purchases. The information in this post should not be construed as providing specific psychiatric, psychological, or medical advice, but rather to offer readers information to better understand the lives and health of themselves and their children. It is not intended to provide an alternative to professional treatment or to replace the services of a physician, psychiatrist, or psychotherapist. Some of the information in this post was inspired by Kristen Ivy and Reggie Joiner and Parenting Your New Baby available on www.parentcuestore.org.