Don’t you love watching babies and toddlers delight when reading with you? It’s the best thing EVER to read, point, and converse together, all the while knowing that they’re building new brain pathways. Would these new board book releases would be good additions to your growing libraries? They’re pretty darn adorable.
New Releases: Board Books Spring 2016
Farm Animals Look & Learn National Geographic Kids
Vibrant photographs with simple text introduce children to farm animals– cows, chickens, sheep, horse, and pigs.
Los Pollitos Cánticos by Susie Jaramillo
Lift the flaps and learn about the little chickies who squeal pio, pio, pio when they get cold and hungry. One side of this unfoldable book is in English, one is in Spanish. The illustrations are precious!
Fingers For Lunch by Brandt Lewis, illustrated by Cori Doenfeld
Little hands wiggle through the die-cut holes while the grown-up “monsters” read and “eat” yummy fingers. How fun!
Pocket Piggies Opposites: The Teacup Pigs of Pennywell Farm by Richard Austin
You’ll love these cute, adorable pigs — they’ll illustrated above / below, inside / outside in full color photographs.
Cars Go by Steve Light
Cars make lots of sounds — the hot rod goes brrrr, the pickup truck goes bripit bripity, the taxi goes skreeek! honk! Extra-long pages give kids lots to see and hear!
Shhh! I’m Sleeping by Dorothee de Manfred
Two sets of 4-high bunk beds house an assortment of animals. Some are asleep but some aren’t — and they mostly all end up waking up for one to read them a bedtime story. Very cute.
Muddle and Match Monsters: A mix-and-match book! by Stephanie Hinson
Mix up the heads, bodies, and feet to create ogres, beasts, giants, and yetis.
Playdate for Panda by Michael Dahl, illustrated by Oriol Vidal
This story describes the basics of a fun playdate — from sharing toys to eating snacks. This is a title in the Hello Genius series that deal with learning and growing up.
Steam Train, Dream Train COLORS by Sheri Duskey Rinker and Tom Lichtenheld
I like how each page features one color and one kind of train car — tanker car, reefer car, flatbed car, etc. Great for train enthusiasts!
Baby’s First Words by Roger Priddy
Chunky shaped pages are easy for toddlers to turn in this simple board book with photographs of basic words. This is sure to be a favorite for kids to be able to “read” by themselves.