Staff Suggestions — Babies and Toddlers

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Haiku Night Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780375843976
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - July 11th, 2017

This little tabbed board book is just the right size for little hands. Quiet night time colors and sweet illustrations perfectly accompany the haiku poems.

-Jamie


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Noisy Farm: My First Sound Book Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781338132205
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Published: Cartwheel Books - June 27th, 2017

Fun and interactive, with real farm animal sounds. Perfect for little fingers. A book your baby's will want to enjoy over and over!

— Ginger

 


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How Many Are There? Cover Image
$6.95
ISBN: 9788854411081
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Published: White Star Kids - May 23rd, 2017

This is a perfect companion book to Baruzzi’s wildly popular board books. The simple graphics of numbers and creatures count up to 10, and the colors offer a muted palette that babies will love.

- Jamie


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Chu's Day at the Beach Board Book Cover Image
By Neil Gaiman, Adam Rex (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062381248
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Published: HarperFestival - May 3rd, 2016

Chu is SO EXCITED to be at the beach, but when Chu sneezes, crazy and amazing things happen, turning an ordinary day at beach into an adventure! This book by Master Storyteller Neil Gaiman and Adam Rex is not to be missed!

— Ginger

 


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All in a Day Cover Image
By Cynthia Rylant, Nikki McClure (Illustrator)
$8.95
ISBN: 9781419726125
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Published: Abrams Appleseed - May 2nd, 2017

Corresponding beautifully with silhouette-inspired pictures, this board book slows down the pace and gathers blessings from daily life into simple, poetic prose. Previously released as a picture book, this story is now also available as a board book!

— Jana


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So Many Feet Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781419723186
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - May 2nd, 2017

Do you have jumping feet? Fast feet? Snow feet? Picky feet?  No matter what you imagine you could need your feet to do, there is probably an animal who has feet that are made for just that!  A gorgeous and informative book that will introduce a number of animals and actions!

— Kelly


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Just Like My Papa Cover Image
By Toni Buzzeo, Mike Wohnoutka (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781484787953
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - April 11th, 2017

This cyclical book follows Kito, the lion cub, and his Papa, the king, through a day and a night on the grassy savanna. Previously released as a hardcover picture bookJust Like My Papa is now also available as a board book!

— Jana


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Mommy Snuggles Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9781452158228
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 4th, 2017

Each pastel drawing shows a mother animal hugging her young baby; sweet and tender.

— Jamie

 


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No Matter What Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780544915848
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - April 4th, 2017

As reassuring as the The Runaway Bunny, this soft covered board book is illustrated in a warm, soft color palette.

— Jamie


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Find the Dots Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780763695583
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Published: Candlewick Studio - March 28th, 2017

A beautiful, minimalist picture book filled with bright dots and the tools (from flaps, tabs, and wheels to mirrors and pop-ups) kids need to satisfy the pointed instructions, spark curiosity and find. all. the. dots! 

— Jana


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Gotta Go, Buffalo: A Silly Book of Fun Goodbyes Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781423645986
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Published: Gibbs Smith - March 7th, 2017

Animals ranging from toad to polar bear are paired with silly rhymes that say goodbye. Lift flaps, colorful pictures, and sturdy pages make this book fun and interactive for babies and toddlers!

— Jana


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Many Moons: Learn about the Different Phases of the Moon Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781633222984
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Published: Walter Foster Jr - March 13th, 2017

What can the moon be morphed into? A smile? A bow for an arrow? Watch the ebb and flow of the moon through pleasantly silhouetted pictures in this fun board book. With a subtle play on a traditional cloud watching game, Courgeon has reimagined each phase of the moon into different elements of daily life-- a cat’s tail, a banana, a half a block of cheese…With beautiful images and paperwork, this board book simply sparks curiosity and encourages looking towards the night sky.

— Jana


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My First Baby Signs Cover Image
By Phil Conigliaro (Artist), Tae Won Yu (Artist)
$15.95
ISBN: 9780761189480
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Published: Workman Publishing - February 7th, 2017

A  *MUST HAVE* for new moms!! Know exactly what your baby wants! Bold colors, simple art and ingenious pull tabs will have both mom and baby communicating in no time with useful words like  "Eat,"  "Bath," and "Bed". This brilliant book is the PERFECT shower gift! 

— Virginia


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My First Shapes with Frank Lloyd Wright Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780735351196
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Published: Galison - January 16th, 2017

This gorgeous shapes primer takes the architectural genius of Frank Lloyd Wright and makes it fun and accessible for children by using the circle, square and triangle in vibrant illustrations of his work. A colorful and imaginative way to learn the shapes and how they work together, with plenty of details to appreciate as kids grow!

— Kelly


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Touchthinklearn: ABC Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781452145037
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 6th, 2016

This is the most gorgeous, unique and special ABC book that I have seen. Like others, each letter of the alphabet is paired with something that starts with the letter, but done in a clever, bold and impressive way. Would make a stunning gift!

— Kelly


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Pancakes!: An Interactive Recipe Book (Cook in a Book) Cover Image
By Lotta Nieminen (Artist)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780714872834
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Published: Phaidon Press - October 24th, 2016

What a fun book! From the recipe, to the directions, to the finished dish, this is a gorgeously illustrated, interactive look at how to make a delicious pancake!  A great beginning book to get kids familiar with cooking ideas and concepts.  

— Kelly


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Baby Loves Aerospace Engineering! Cover Image
By Ruth Spiro, Irene Chan (Illustrator)
$8.95
ISBN: 9781580895415
Availability: Special Order
Published: Charlesbridge Publishing - October 4th, 2016

Did you ever think learning about flight could be adorable? Well, it is in this small board book! With clever, spare text and colorful illustrations, you and your little one will get an introduction to flight, starting with birds and ending with rockets. Who knows where baby could go? The sky’s the limit!

-Susan


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Give and Take Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780763690113
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Published: Candlewick Studio - September 13th, 2016

An ingenious, inventive, interactive book!  Move the pieces from page to page to reveal or create new concepts, and then work your way backwards to reset for next time! Bright, bold and filled with endless fun!

— Kelly


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Cityblock Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781419721892
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Published: Abrams Appleseed - September 6th, 2016

A fun and colorful book exploring all the hustle and bustle of the city, highlights all the fun things to see, do and even eat on a trip to the city!  You’ll feel like you’ve really experienced a great adventure through museums, parks, streets and other attractions when you’re done reading!

- Kelly


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The Watermelon Seed Cover Image
By Greg Pizzoli, Greg Pizzoli (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781484712368
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - May 3rd, 2016

What really happens when you swallow a watermelon seed? Crocodile finds out in this vibrant, funny read. Perfect for the little big eater in your family.

-Emily


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The Whale in My Swimming Pool Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780374301880
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) - May 24th, 2016

What do you do when you just want to go swimming but you can’t because there’s a whale in your swimming pool?  OH.  You’ve never had a whale in your swimming pool?  Then you need this book!  Laugh out loud as one little boy tries his hardest to get a whale out of his swimming pool.  Nothing seems to work!  Not even a game of tag!  This book is one of my absolute favorite picks for little ones right now.  It is a silly and fun read aloud that will have the whole family wishing that they had a whale in THEIR swimming pool!
    -Kathy
 


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Hello, World! Solar System Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780553521030
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Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - March 8th, 2016

This great little book introduces babies and toddlers alike to outer space. With its simple text and whimsical illustrations, they will catch their first glimpse of the stars, moon, sun and planets. And they won’t even need a telescope!

— Susan

 


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Pattern-Tastic Treasure Hunt: Spot the Odd One Out with Nature Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781847807793
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Published: Wide Eyed Editions - March 3rd, 2016

Get active while reading with this beautifully designed picture-hunting book.  Small brains will be exercised learning the names of animals, plants, and patterns.  Help your little one look at the world in a new, more creative, way.

  -Sophie


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Kitten's First Full Moon Board Book Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780062417107
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Greenwillow Books - September 15th, 2015

Poor little kitten can see a huge bowl of milk in the sky but can’t reach it no matter how hard she tries!  A fun, cute story for all ages! - Kathy


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Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site and Steam Train, Dream Train Set Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781452146980
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 15th, 2015

It’s finally happened!  Two of our most popular picture books are now available in the smaller, more baby friendly board book format.  These two wonderful little stories are the perfect addition to your bedtime routine and will have little ones nodding off to sleep as they take in the beautiful illustrations and rhyming text.  A must have for your little ones library!                        ~ Kathy

 


If You're a Robot and You Know It Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780545819800
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Published: Cartwheel Books - September 29th, 2015

This interactive book by bestseller David Carter is a sing-along to boot! Play the free downloadable song from the Musical Robot team and start singing to the familiar tune of "If You're Happy and You Know It" as you turn the fanciful pages. Includes pull-tabs, turn-wheels and pop-ups for non-stop fun! – Susan

 
 


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A B See Cover Image
By Elizabeth Doyle, Elizabeth Doyle (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781481436991
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little Simon - July 21st, 2015

Onomatopoeia is the name of the game in this fantastic new book.  Not only does it introduce sounds and letters with fun sentences like ‘Jaguar jumps rope in Japan,’ but it’s also wonderfully illustrated with pictures of things that begin with each letter!     --Katherine