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Board Books - 2018

A list of great board books curated by MPL Youth Services Librarians

Cover of Baby's First Words
Stella
Blackstone
Christiane Engel
Barefoot Books
2017

A sweet city baby and her two daddies explore their world and learn new words.

Cover of Flora and the Chicks
Molly
Schaar Idle
Chronicle
2017

This gentle and graceful board book allows readers to count chicks along with Flora, and leaves plenty of space for invented narrative.

Cover of Flora and the Ostrich
Molly
Schaar Idle
Chronicle
2017

Opposites attract in this lovely, humorous, and gentle board book.

Cover of Tickle My Ears
Jorg
Muhle
Gecko
2016

This funny sleepytime book encourages little ones to help a little rabbit out with his bedtime routine.

Cover of My Heart Fills with Happin
Monique Gray
Smith
Julie Flett
Orca
2016

This joyful celebration of simple pleasures features First Nation children and families. You can't help but smile while reading it.

Cover of We Sang You Home
Richard
Van Camp
Julie Flett
Orca
2016

A melodic and rhythmic book about love at first sight between parents and their newborn baby.

Cover of Music Is...
Brandon
Stosuy
Amy Martin
Little Simon
2016

Music is quiet/music is loud/music is slow/or made of fast sounds. A bright and joyful introduction to everything music can be.

Cover of Twinkle, Twinkle ABC: A Mi
Barney
Saltzberg
Fred Benaglia
Phaidon
2017

Two beloved songs with the same melody get mashed-up in this rollicking, rhythmic book.

Cover of Lines
Sarvinder
Naberhaus
Melinda Beck
Little Simon
2017

A simple concept book about how lines form shapes, and the world around us. Bright and cheerful.

Cover of Circle, Triangle, Elephant
Kenji
Oikawa
Mayuko Takeuchi
Phaidon
2017

A silly and surprising book about shapes.