Baby’s Christmas by Esther and Eloise Wilkin

Baby’s Christmas by Ester Wilkin Illustrated by Eloise Wilkin Genre: Children’s Christmas Board Book Pages: Padded Board Book Date Published: September 11th, 2012 Publisher: Golden Baby, Golden Books, Random House   What did Santa leave for Baby? Let’s go in and see . . . This sweet rhyming story from 1959, illustrated by Eloise Wilkin, shows the presents that Santa brought for Baby’s first Christmas–“. . . a rocking horse, a bouncy swing, a shovel and a pail, a rubber duck, a little boat for Baby dear to sail. . .” Babies will love to watch this adorable baby playing with his toys and enjoying his first Christmas! And parents will love the sturdy pages and padded cover of the Golden Baby board books. This is really cute! I’ve known about Golden Books and have several from my own childhood that I share with my daughters. I did not however. . .

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I Love to Eat/I Love to Sleep (Touch and Feel Books)

I Love to Eat by Amelie Graux Genre: Baby’s Touch and Feel Board Book Pages: 12 Board Book Date Published: September 4th 2012 Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt This delightfully interactive, adorably illustrated board book is designed with a dozen textures for tiny fingers to explore. Babies will discover words like bib, cereal, and high chair—all the necessary components for a successful breakfast. Each object is named in English, Spanish, and French. A delicious treat to pair with I Love to Sleep! I Love to Sleep by Amelie Graux Genre: Baby’s Touch and Feel Board Book Pages: 12 Board Book Date Published: September 4th 2012 Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt I Love to Sleep is an interactive touch-and-feel board book for the smallest of sleepers, designed with a dozen different textures for small fingers to explore. Babies will find objects from a touchable pacifier to an inviting crib, all identified in English,. . .

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Cars Galore by Peter Stein

Buckle up for an exuberant ride humming with energetic rhymes and whimsical, retro art from a masterful team.

Black car, green car,
nice car, mean car.
Near car, far car.
Whoa! Bizarre car!

Ready to hit the road? Gear up for a nonstop parade of shapes, sizes, sounds, and even smells in a wild array of cars packed with big personalities, awesome features, and eccentric passengers. Driven by Peter Stein’s bouncing verse, Bob Staake’s high-powered artwork merges vibrant color and crisp, dynamic design with humor, warmth, and whimsy. This rousing excursion is sure to thrill all fans of things that go, as well as aficionados of the illustrator’s signature style.

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Inch by Inch by Leo Linni (Now available as a Board Book!)

A small green inchworm is proud of his skill at measuring anything—a robin’s tail, a flamingo’s neck, a toucan’s beak. Then one day a nightingale threatens to eat him if he cannot measure his song. Children will enjoy the clever inchworm’s solution and delight in finding the tiny hero on every page.

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Up Cat by Hazel Hutchins

You’d be surprised at what a cat gets up to all day!

A cat can get tangled up in all kinds of fun and mischief between wake-up time and nap time. Follow along with the playful text as Cat laps up milk, messes up the house, gets up to no good, stands up to a visiting dog, and finally curls up for a nap in the sun.

The expressive, energetic illustrations against simple backgrounds mirror the spare but rhythmic text that teaches about “up” actions while leading the reader through a day in the life of a cat.

Together with UP DOG, this board book will soon be a favorite of toddlers and preschoolers who adore animals.

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Curious Baby Everyday Shapes Puzzle Book: A Puzzle Play Book

Little ones will discover the world of everyday shapes—a diamond, flower, egg, star,
and heart—with this interactive puzzle book. Each sturdy, shaped puzzle piece can be
lifted off to reveal a scene of George interacting with the shape in the world around
him—and some additional shapes on the back of the puzzle piece! With sweet illustrations,
bouncy rhyming verse, and oversized puzzle pieces to touch and explore with,
this book is the perfect way to introduce the baby in your life to the world of shapes!

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My Birdie and My Bunny Puzzle Books

An extraordinarily beautiful pair of first puzzle board books. Remove a piece per spread, make a puzzle at the books end!

Oh my goodness, we love these!! More please!

Abrams Appleseed, the new imprint for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers from Abrams Books, introduces My Birdie Puzzle Book and My Bunny Puzzle Book, written and illustrated by Jessie Ford. These beautiful, boldly colored animal-themed board books offer a pop-out puzzle that enriches the reading experience and introduces young minds to the challenges puzzles offer.

In My Birdie Puzzle Book and My bunny Puzzle Book, counting and identifying the sense are presented in a simple yet stylish way. In reading a straightforward yet fun story with a problem-solving activity, young children are encourage to methodically put together the pop-out pieces that accompany each spread to create a complete picture at the end. And with decorative textured art and a bright color palette, both books convey the delightful tones of springtime.

Unique twists to the puzzle board-book concept, My Birdie Puzzle Book and My Bunny Puzzle Book offer a whimsical celebration of spring while encouraging children to discover new problem-solving abilities, one piece at a time.

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Whooo Loves You? by Sandra Magsamen

The birds resting on the clothesline sing…
You’re my little tweetheart! You’re my little tweetheart!

The little puppies snuggled in their home bark…
We ruff you! We ruff you!

Babies will love playing peek-a-boo with this interactive board book, featuring fun-shaped lift-the-flaps on each spread. This adorable new addition to the “Made with Love” series invites little ones to discover messages of love through Sandra Magsamen’s signature heartfelt text and sweet new hand-stitched illustration style.

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Little Bear’s Little Boat by Eve Bunting

Little Bear loves his little boat. But Little Bear begins to grow and grow, until one day he doesn’t fit in his little boat anymore! All children who experience growing pains will appreciate Little Bear’s predicament. And they will smile with satisfaction as the solution to his problem unfolds in simple, lyrical words and charming pictures from two award-winning picture-book creators.

When Little Bear can no longer fit into his boat he finds someone else who can use it.

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