Baby Gifts

The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Board Book & Plush
Carle, Eric

Staff Pick

One of the best-selling children's books of all time, The Very Hungry Caterpillar has been delighting young readers for over thirty years. Now packaged as a board book with a new plush doll, this classic book will continue to introduce new generations of children to the magical world of Eric Carle.
Item No. 9780399242052
Babies Congrats Card

Staff Pick

Christa's beautiful cards combine bold, hand-drawn lettering with dreamy, richly-colored scenes.

Christa Pierce is a children's author and illustrator from Portland, Oregon who spends her days in her home studio with her little dog, Sir Lancelot, dreaming up new stories and paintings to share.

Greeting card printed with photo quality ink on acid-free, 120 pound white card stock, with a recycled brown paper 8-pound envelope. Card measures 4.25" x 5.5"

Packaged in a cellophane sleeve. 

Item No. 48285573
Black & White
Hoban, Tana

Staff Pick

Share this book with the baby in your life. Perfect for tummy time!

From the eminent photographer and acclaimed book creator Tana Hoban, this bestselling accordion-style foldout book is sturdy enough to stand by itself and features fourteen bold black-and-white high-contrast images to engage babies and very young children.

Tana Hoban's books are beloved by teachers, librarians, parents, and readers. A perfect gift for new parents and babies.

Before they are able to clearly see colors, babies respond to the strong contrast between black and white, which makes this the perfect first book for young, developing brains. Experiencing bold black-and-white contrast helps stimulate development in the retina and the optic nerve.

This sturdy accordion-style foldout book features high-contrast art from two bestselling Tana Hoban board books: Black on White and White on Black. These classic and popular books have sold more than one million copies.

About Black on White and White on Black, Publishers Weekly said, "Hoban's compositions are so supple and her layouts so well balanced that she casts kind of a spell . . . magical."

Item No. 9780061172113
Blooming Beneath the Sun
Rossetti, Christina

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Newbery Award honoree Ashley Bryan has hand-selected a collection of celebrated English poet Christina Rossetti's poems to illustrate with his inimitable flourish.

The world changes so quickly, but the joy and fun of being a child always remains. Christina Rossetti's classic nursery rhymes have embodied the simple essence of childhood for centuries, and now award-winning illustrator Ashley Bryan brings new life to them with this wonderfully illustrated selection of Rossetti's poetry.

Bryan's bright and intricate collage art perfectly complement Rossetti's simple text, and together they create a vibrant book for both kids--and kids at heart.

Item No. 9781534440920
Butterfly Bib

 Staff Pick

Keep baby's clothes clean with this soft bamboo bib featuring a colorful print from Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

Pair with a copy of The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle for a great baby shower gift!

Item No. F3004
Caterpillar Quilted Large Tote Bag

Staff Pick

Show your love for The Very Hungry Caterpillar in style! This jumbo tote bag features 100% cotton quilted Eric Carle fabric with soft, sturdy handles and roomy interior - the perfect size for lots of books! Tote measures 24" x 13".

Item No. QK-3474M-LRGT
Eric Carle Classic Board Book Set
Carle, Eric

 Staff Pick

From beloved and bestselling author-illustrator Eric Carle comes a box set with six favorite board book classics.

Eric Carle's signature colorful collages have delighted children for generations, and this is the perfect gift for baby showers and new parents!

This set includes board book editions of:

10 Little Rubber DucksDo You Want to Be My Friend?Does a Kangaroo Have a Mother, Too?From Head to ToeThe Mixed-Up ChameleonThe Secret Birthday Message

With simple, engaging text, these Carle favorites include concepts to help teach young readers more than just reading! 10 Little Rubber Ducks is about counting, Do You Want to Be My Friend? portrays companionship, Does a Kangaroo Have a Mother, Too? illustrates every mother's love for their child, From Head to Toe focuses on actions, The Mixed-Up Chameleon teaches about colors and body parts, and The Secret Birthday Message tackles shapes.

Other favorite classic books from Eric Carle include The Very Hungry Caterpillar, The Grouchy Ladybug, and many others.

Item No. 9780062815682
I Want My Hat Back Onesie

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An Independent Bookstore Day Exclusive!

100% cotton onesie featuring artwork by Jon Klassen from his bestselling book, I Want My Hat Back. Pair it with the book for the perfect gift!

Item No. 752489570719
Little You
Van Camp, Richard

Staff Pick

Richard Van Camp, internationally renowned storyteller and bestselling author of the hugely successful Welcome Song for Baby: A Lullaby for Newborns, has partnered with award-winning illustrator Julie Flett to create a tender board book for babies and toddlers that celebrates the potential of every child. With its delightful contemporary illustrations, Little You is perfect to be shared, read or sung to all the little people in your life--and the new little ones on the way!
Item No. 9781459802483
Margaret Wise Brown Exhibition Poster

The Picture Book Made New: Margaret Wise Brown and Her Illustrators March 29, 2005 - July 10, 2005 exhibition poster. Illustration by Leonard Weisgard. Poster measures 18"x24"

Item No. X6825
Paddington Bodysuit

 Staff Pick

100% cotton bodysuit featuring Paddington. Available in sizes 6 months - 24 months. Color: yellow

Each purchase helps to fund literacy programs and book donations to communities in need.

Item No. Y50376
Sweetest Kulu
Kalluk, Celina

Staff Pick

Dream a little, Kulu, this world now sings a most beautiful song of you.

This beautiful bedtime poem, written by acclaimed Inuit throat singer Celina Kalluk, describes the gifts given to a newborn baby by all the animals of the Arctic.

Lyrically and tenderly told by a mother speaking to her own little Kulu; an Inuktitut term of endearment often bestowed upon babies and young children, this visually stunning book is infused with the traditional Inuit values of love and respect for the land and its animal inhabitants.

A perfect gift for new parents.

Item No. 9781772271119
The Pigeon Needs a Bath Book & Toy
Willems, Mo

Staff Pick

The Pigeon really needs a bath! Except, the Pigeon's not so sure about that. Besides, he took a bath last month! Maybe. It's going to take some serious convincing to try and get the Pigeon to take the plunge.
A Mo Willems' fan favorite condensed in a bath book format with high-quality Pigeon bath toy-available only with this set.
Item No. 9781368048651
Very Hungry Caterpillar Baby Booties

Staff Pick

Read, rattle and roll with these adorable Eric Carle baby rattle socks featuring The Very Hungry Caterpillar!
  • 2-pack of rattle booties/rattle socks (one pair Caterpillar, one pair Strawberry)
  • Fits babies 0-12 months
  • Each pair a different design!
  • 71% Cotton, 26% Polyester, 3% Spandex
  • Hand wash cold, do not twist or wring, do not bleach, reshape and dry flat. Do not iron.

Each purchase helps to fund literacy programs and book donations to communities in need.

Item No. SOCKS5012
Very Hungry Caterpillar Crib Toy

Staff Pick

Caterpillar developmental crib toy based on Eric Carle's classic The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

Phthalate and BPA Free

Item No. 81787966185
Welcome: A Mo Willems Guide for New Arrivals
Willems, Mo

Staff Pick

Mo Willems' introductory guide for new arrivals welcomes readers to the world using bold, eye-catching graphics and clever text that is perfect for reading aloud. With a fun and heartwarming message, Welcome playfully interacts with the reader with its meta-humor, while addressing such topics such as injustice, cats, friendship, and family. This one-of-a-kind guide to the world is a must-have for infants and new parents alike.
Item No. 9781484767467
Where The Wild Things Are Youth Socks (4 pack)
Where The Wild Things Are Youth Socks (4 pack)

 Staff Pick

"Oh, please don't go - we'll eat you up - we love you so."

SENDAK,MAURICE. WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE. NY: Harper & Row, 1963 (c) Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s14)

Product Details

  • 4-pack of baby/toddler socks
  • Each pair a different design (see images below)
  • 75% cotton, 20% polyester, 5% spandex
  • Non-skid soles
  • Machine wash warm, tumble dry low, no bleach

Each purchase helps to fund literacy programs and book donations to communities in need.

Item No. SOCKS50062T