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Board Books

Cover of AntiRacist Baby
by Ibram Kendi
0593110412
forthcoming, June 2020

With bold art and thoughtful yet playful text, Antiracist Baby introduces the youngest readers and the grown-ups in their lives to the concept and power of antiracism.

Cover of Baby Dance
by Ann Taylor
0694012068
1999

For babies who are responding to music and movement, here's a playful poem that has father and child dancing lovingly across the pages.

Cover of Baby Talk
by Stella Blackstone
1782852220
2015

Babies talk in all kinds of ways - and the people who love them talk back! This unique board book has been specially created for parents and older children to share with new babies, helping to lay the foundations for secure attachment and early language skills.

Cover of Baby's First Words
by Stella Blackstone, illustrated by Sunny Scribens
1782853219
2017

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.

Cover of Bitty Brown Babe
by Deborah Lefalle, illustrated by Keisha Morris
9781506448534
2019

A parent tells her baby how sweet they are and how blessed their family is.

Cover of Boy of Mine
by Jabari Asim, illustrated by LeUyen Pham
9780316735773
2010

A little boy plays among the stars before his mommy tucks him in and wishes him sweet dreams. The beautiful starry sky in the illustrations is a tribute to Van Gogh's "Starry Night", and the charming lullaby, inspired by "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star," will take babies on a magical journey before bedtime.

Cover of Brown Sugar Babies
by Charles R. Smith, Jr.
0786806222
2000

Illustrations and rhyming text describe babies.

Cover of Cradle Me
by Debbie Slier
9781595728005
2017

This book is filled with photos of Native American babies with their different styles of cradle boards. Available in bilingual English/Navajo and English/Ojibwe versions.

Cover of Daddy, Papa and me
by Lesléa Newman
1582462623
2009

From hide-and-seek to dress-up, then bath time and a kiss goodnight, there's no limit to what a loving family can do together.

Cover of Girl of Mine
by Jabari Asim, illustrated by LeUyen Pham
9780316735780
2010

As daddy cradles his baby girl, she is suddenly whisked away on a fantastical adventure, swinging above lush floral gardens under the golden moonlight. The sweet text, inspired by "Rock-A-Bye Baby," will whisk little ones off to peaceful slumber.

Cover of Kids Like Me...Learn ABCs
by Laura Ronay
1606130005
2009

Featuring adorable and diverse children with Down syndrome on every page, and many of their siblings too, these chunky, sturdy books are perfect for youngsters who are ready to start learning skills like their ABCs and colors.

Cover of Kiss by Kiss: a counting b
by Richard Van Camp
9781459816213
2018

Count your kisses with baby in this delightful dual-language rhyming board book, written in English and Plains Cree.

Cover of Little You
by Richard Van Camp, illustrated by Julie Flett
9781459802483
2013

A tender board book for babies and toddlers that honors the child in everyone. 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!

Cover of Love You Head to Toe
by Ashley Barron
9781771474030
2020

Love You Head To Toe combines Ashley Barron's illustrations with a simple rhyming text that compares babies to baby animals. Each comparison takes up one spread and features the baby animal and the baby each engaged in a similar action. The most obvious strength of the book lies in Ashley's illustrations--the babies and the baby animals are adorable--but the text is equally strong with a great rhyming structure that makes this both a wonderful book for parents to share with their children and for story time in both libraries and daycares.

Cover of Mama, Mommy and Me
by Lesléa Newman
1582462631
2009

A baby enjoys a number of fun activities with her two mothers.

Cover of May We Have Enough To Shar
by Richard Van Camp
9781459816244
2019

A beautiful board book about gratitude by celebrated Indigenous author Richard Van Camp, complemented by photos from tea&bannock, a collective blog by Indigenous women photographers.

Cover of My Heart Fills with Happin
by Monique Gray Smith, illustrated by Julie Flett
9781459809574
2016

The sun on your face. The smell of warm bannock baking in the oven. Holding the hand of someone you love. What fills your heart with happiness? This beautiful board book, with illustrations from celebrated artist Julie Flett, serves as a reminder for little ones and adults alike to reflect on and cherish the moments in life that bring us joy. International speaker and award-winning author Monique Gray Smith wrote My Heart Fills with Happiness to support the wellness of Indigenous children and families, and to encourage young children to reflect on what makes them happy.

Cover of Not a Baby Anymore!
by Jorge Uzon
9780888999863
2010

A beautifully photographed series of board books (Hello, Baby!, Look Around, Baby!, Go, Baby Go!) shows us the major stages in a baby's first year -- the first day, sitting, crawling, and walking. Mother, father, and big brother also appear. In Not a Baby Anymore! the little boy has made the amazing transition to walking, and he has even started day care. We see him having his first haircut and getting all dressed up in time to celebrate his very first birthday party.

Cover of Pride colors
by Robin Stevenson
1459820703
2019

In this photographic concept book, babies and toddlers are introduced to the PRIDE flag and the meaning behind each color

Cover of Red Socks
by Ellen Mayer
1595727574
2016

As a mother dresses her baby, they both enjoy finding a missing sock.

Cover of Smile
by Roberta Grobel Intrater
0590058991
1997

Share the warmth of a smile with these adorable babies! The perfect snuggletime book and an ideal first read-aloud book, this addition to the popular Baby Faces series (SLEEP, SPLASH! and HUGS & KISSES) has appealing photos of multicultural babies and toddlers and a brief, rhyming text.

Cover of What Is Light?
by Markette Sheppard
1572842474

Young readers will enjoy discovering the special glow in everything from nature to the smiles of loved ones. The light revealed on the final page makes a fitting finale for this sweet, bright tale.

Cover of Where Do Pants Go
by Rebecca Van Slyke
9781454932291
2019

Where do pants go? Do they go on your head? Do they go on your neck? No! They go on your legs! That's where pants go.

Cover of Whose Toes Are Those
by Jabari Asim
0316736090
2006

Children are invited to explore their toes by playing "This Little Piggy."