Baby's First Library

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Finger Puppet Board Book
Carle, Eric
Eric Carle's most beloved character, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, comes alive in this counting book that features a caterpillar finger puppet that peeks his head through each page. Read and count along as he munches his way through 1 delicious apple, 2 crisp pears, and 3 tart plums to become a beautiful butterfly at the end!
Item No. 9780448455976
$12.99
Madeline Board Book
Bemelmans, Ludwig
Rediscover Madeline, now available in board book format

The story of twelve little girls in two straight lines, the smallest one being Madeline, has delighted children for more than seventy years. Now the beloved Caldecott Honor Book is available in sturdy board book format and a reduced size perfect for small hands. While the text is slightly abridged, none of the charm of the original book is lost as a new format brings this classic title to a younger audience.

Item No. 9780670014071
$9.99
Planting a Rainbow Board Book
Ehlert, Lois

This educational and enjoyable book helps children understand how to plant bulbs, seeds, and seedlings, and nurture their growth. Lois Ehlert's bold collage illustrations include six pages of staggered width, presenting all the flowers of each color of the rainbow.

Item No. 9780152046330
$7.99
Spring is Here- Board Book
Gomi, Taro
Using simple words and bright illustrations, author-illustrator Taro Gomi takes children on a playful tour of the four seasons.
Item No. 9780811823319
$6.99
Eric Carle's Very Special Baby Journal
Carle, Eric

Introducing a lively and adorable baby journal created with page after page of the art of Eric Carle: bright and colorful collage butterflies, trees, flowers, and, of course, a very famous caterpillar! With full pages for photos and journaling, as well envelopes for keepsakes, and places to record sonograms to first birthday and beyond.

Eric Carle's Very Special Baby Journal will become a lasting and classic baby journal for parents to be, for grandparents, and anyone who loves a little one.

Introducing a lively and adorable baby journal created with page after page of the art of Eric Carle: bright and colorful collage butterflies, trees, flowers, and, of course, a very famous caterpillar! With full pages for photos and journaling, as well envelopes for keepsakes, and places to record sonograms to first birthday and beyond.

Eric Carle's Very Special Baby Journal will become a lasting and classic baby journal for parents to be, for grandparents, and anyone who loves a little one.

Item No. 9780399246678
$24.99
1 is One Board Book
Tudor, Tasha
Count from one to twenty with this treasured classic and Caldecott Honor book, now available in a Classic Board Book edition.

1 is one duckling swimming in a dish
2 is two sisters making a wish
3 is three swallows up in the sky
4 is four sheep nibbling rye

From beloved author-illustrator and Caldecott honoree Tasha Tudor, this sweet counting book is now available as a Classic Board Book! Young ones will delight in the simple text that counts from one to twenty, and they'll be captivated by the charming illustrations of animals, children, and nature.

Item No. 9781481425674
$7.99
1, 2, 3 To The Zoo - Board Book
Carle, Eric
Joyously colored animals, riding on a train to the zoo, offer youngsters a first introduction to numbers, number sets, addition and counting in this paperback reissue of Eric Carle
Item No. 9780399230134
$7.99
10 Little Rubber Ducks - Board Book
Carle, Eric

Ahoy! All aboard for a world of learning and fun!

"Ducks overboard!" shouts the captain, as a giant wave washes a box of 10 little rubber ducks off his cargo ship and into the sea. The ducks are swept away in various directions. One drifts west, where a friendly dolphin jumps over it. A whale sings to another. But as the sun sets, the 10th little rubber duck is left all alone, bobbing helplessly on the big wide sea. Small readers and listeners will empathize with the little duck's plight--and will rejoice at the heartwarming surprise ending.

In this poignant and funny story, illustrated with strikingly designed collages, Eric Carle takes readers on an exciting voyage of discovery. Following the little ducks as they float to all parts of the globe, young explorers can see for themselves the meanings of directional words and learn simple math concepts, such as counting and the use of cardinal and ordinal numbers. Each creature the ducks meet is seen in its own habitat and behaves in a true-to-life manner, offering a very simple first view of biology and geography.

"A wonderful read-aloud for storytimes or one-on-one sharing. It's a definite 10," commented School Library Journal in a starred review. "Beautifully composed illustrations," said Booklist. "As sublimely simple and endearing as the playthings it portrays," agreed Publishers Weekly.

This board book edition with sturdy pages is perfect to share with toddlers. Note that this edition does not include a squeaker at the end.

Item No. 9780061964282
$8.99
A Book of Babies Board Book
Na, Il Sung
When the flowers begin to bloom
and the world starts turning green,
animals everywhere are born . . .
including the noisy ducklings!

From the creator of A Book of Sleep and Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit comes a beautiful book of baby animals. Travel with the curious duck and visit babies around the world on their very first day of life.

The Boston Globe calls Il Sung Na's art "so joyous, so jubilantly colorful, it feels celebratory and poetic even when the story is simple and spare."

From the Hardcover edition.

Item No. 9780553507799
$6.99
A Color Of His Own - Board Book
Lionni, Leo
Elephants are gray. Pigs are pink. Only the chameleon has no color of his own. He is purple like the heather, yellow like a lemon, even black and orange striped like a tiger! Then one day a chameleon has an idea to remain one color forever by staying on the greenest leaf he can find. But in the autumn, the leaf changes from green to yellow to red . . . and so does the chameleon. When another chameleon suggests they travel together, he learns that companionship is more important than having a color of his own. No matter where he goes with his new friend, they will always be alike.

Colorful illustrations and spare prose make this story of friendship perfect for a board book edition to introduce simple color concepts to toddlers.

Item No. 9780375810916
$7.99
All About the Very Hungry Caterpillar
Carle, Eric
This shaped board book inches its way into little hands and hearts--and brings The Very Hungry Caterpillar to life!

The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a beloved classic, and has sold 41 million copies worldwide in 62 languages. This stunning caterpillar-shaped book is the perfect first introduction to this timeless story. As they turn the pages, young children will learn all the words from the world of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, from egg to strawberry, lollipop, and--finally--beautiful butterfly!

Item No. 9781524785888
$9.99
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Oxenbury, Helen
Helen Oxenbury's delightful board books, featuring her sweet and cuddly babies at play, are back with a whole new look.
Item No. 9780689819858
$7.99
All the World - Board Book
Scanlon, Liz Garton
All the world is here. It is there. It is everywhere. All the world is right where you are. Now. This simple, profound, Caldecott Honor story is now available as a Classic Board Book.

Following a circle of family and friends through the course of a day from morning until night, this book affirms the importance of all things great and small in our world, from the tiniest shell on the beach, to the warmth of family connections, to the widest sunset sky.

Now available as a Classic Board Book, this Caldecott Honor picture book written by Liz Garton Scanlon and illustrated by Marla Frazee is perfect for the youngest of readers.

Item No. 9781481431217
$7.99
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Carle, Eric

A special cloth book edition of the much-loved Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See? tale from the bestselling author-illustrator team of Bill Martin Jr and Eric Carle. This soft-to-touch cloth book for babies and young toddlers features a selection of the native American animals from the original Baby Bear tale using Eric Carle's trademark illustrations, as well as a carefully edited version of the story to suit the book's very young readership. With deeply-padded pages and a soft carry handle to encourage tactile exploration.

Item No. 9780312515010
$12.99
Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See? Board Book
Martin, Bill

"Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See"? is the final collaboration fromthis bestselling author-illustrator team.Young readers will enjoy Baby Bear's quest to findMama, and they'll revel in identifying each of the native North American animals that appear along the way. The central focus on the special bond between mama and baby makes a fitting finale to a beloved series. Now in board-book format for the youngest readers.

Item No. 9780805089905
$7.99
Baby Born Board Book
Chang, Chih-Wei

Baby born
in winter's sleep
snowflakes fall
snuggle deep

Through lovely verse and winsome watercolors, Baby Born celebrates all babies with love! Perfect for shower gifts or for sharing with siblings of new babies, this sturdy colorful book follows new babies through each season and each new step of development, with a surprise under every flap. Sure to become a family read-aloud favorite, Baby Born will appeal to readers big and small.

Item No. 9781880000953
$8.95
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Scribens, Sunny
Spend the day with a busy baby and her two dads, and learn the words for things you do and see along the way! This innovative first-words book features labels for objects, actions and sound effects, as well as a fun seek-and-find element.
Item No. 9781782853213
$14.99
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Rockwell, Anne

Big trucks come alive!

They're big. They're bright. They're powerful. Lifting, pushing, digging, dumping - big wheels get the tough jobs done.

Available for the first time as a board book, Big Wheels, is sure to become a favorite in its durable new format - ready to stand up to the demanding attention of the youngest truckers on the road.

Item No. 9780802789037
$7.99
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Hoban, Tana

It's never too early to look and talk together!

Perfect for babies from birth to age two!

This accordion style foldout book is sturdy enough to stand by itself, and it is just the right size for little hands.

Item No. 9780061172113
$7.99
Blue Hat Green Hat
Boynton, Sandra
Serious silliness for all ages. Artist Sandra Boynton is back and better than ever with completely redrawn versions of her multi-million selling board books. These whimsical and hilarious books, featuring nontraditional texts and her famous animal characters, have been printed on thick board pages, and are sure to educate and entertain children of all ages.
Item No. 9780671493202
$5.99
Boats Go (Board Book)
Light, Steve

All aboard! Sail away with 8 noisy boats, as they toot, chug, clang, and splash their way across the water! The sturdy pages feature a fireboat, tugboat, cruise ship, paddleboat, speedboat, sailboat, submarine, and gondola, and encourage young readers to chime in with all the noises each makes--ssshhhh cling-clang FLAP FLAP FLAP goes the sailboat! Here's a joyful addition to this much-praised series.

Item No. 9781452129006
$9.99
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Na, Il Sung
When the sky grows dark
and the moon glows bright,
everyone goes to sleep . . .
except for the watchful owl!

With a spare, soothing text and beautifully rich and textured illustrations of a starry night, this is the perfect "book of sleep." Join the owl on his moonlit journey as he watches all the other animals settle in for the night: some sleep standing up, while some sleep on the move! Some sleep peacefully alone, while others sleep all together, huddled close.

Il Sung Na makes his American debut with this gorgeous bedtime offering. While each animal rests in its own special way, little ones will also drift off to a cozy sleep.

Item No. 9780375866180
$6.99
Brown Bear - Lap Sized Board Book
Martin, Bill

With more than two million copies sold, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? has opened up a world of learning to a generation of children. For this edition, created for the twenty-fifth anniversay in 1992, Bill Martin, Jr., restored his text to its original wording. And Eric Carle created all new pictures--based on the originals, but clearer, brighter, and truer to the colors they represent.

Bill Martin has been devoted to writing children's books for more than thirty years. He has a PhD in early childhood education and he has long been a proponent of using rhyme and rhythm to teach young children how to read.

Eric Carle, illustrator of many beloved children's books, was born in the United States, but spent his early years in Stuttgart, Germany, where he studied art and design at the Academy of Applied Art. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? was the first book he illustrated.

This book has Common Core connections.

Item No. 9780805095777
$12.99
Click, Clack, Moo - Board Book
Cronin, Doreen
The quirky, hilarious farmyard tale that started it all from New York Times bestselling duo of Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin! Now the inspiration for a new Christmas special, CLICK, CLACK, MOO: Christmas on the Farm.

Farmer Brown has a problem. His cows like to type. All day long he hears:

Click, clack, moo.
Click, clack, moo.
Click, clack, moo.

But Farmer Brown's problems REALLY begin when his cows start leaving him notes! Come join the fun as a bunch of literate cows turn Farmer Brown's farm upside-down!

Item No. 9781442408890
$7.99
Color Zoo Board Book
Ehlert, Lois

This acclaimed Caldecott Honor Book is a visually exciting introduction to colors, shapes, and animals for preschoolers.

"Boldly designed pages easily carry to the rear of the room during story hours, and brilliant juxtapositions of vibrant primary colors will make children's eyes tingle." (School Library Journal)

"A masterpiece of graphic design." (American Library Association Caldecott Committee)

"Color Zoo is about concepts--shapes, colors, and animals--but also about looking at the world in a new and creative way." (Children's Books and Their Creators)

"Employs ingeniously designed, perfectly die-cut and bound pages which line up exactly to unfold nine distinctly recognizable abstractly formed animal heads. Immensely enjoyable." (CCBC Choices)

Shapes and colors in your zoo, lots of things that you can do. Heads and ears, beaks and snouts, that's what animals are all about. I know animals and you do too; make some new ones for your zoo.

Item No. 9780694010677
$7.99