Reading is a great way to help children learn and grow! Reading to your child is one of the most important activities you can do together. It is a great bonding experience for parents and children.
To help you provide the best reading books for your infant, here are the five books we adored when Devansh was an infant! These books present engaging narratives and visually arresting graphics.
There are many other books available on the market. You won’t be able to resist adding them to your bookshelf. In this post, I am sharing the books we cherished. We still love reading them. These are like our go-to books when we want to keep the reading light or when he wants to enjoy the book without me!
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1. Hands in Hands by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
- It is a heartwarming story about a young child and her mother. They share their love for one another through a special hand-holding ritual. The story follows as they explore different places and learn more about each other. Along the way, they create many memories that last forever. This book reminds us to cherish memories with our loved ones. This book demonstrates to a better understanding of the connection with our child.
- I recommend this book to have in your library. Next time, if you visit any new mom or attend a baby shower, this book can be the perfect gift for the mom-to-be!
2. Goodnight Moon, written by Margaret Wise Brown and illustrated by Clement Hurd
- It is the classic bedtime story. In this story, a bunny says goodnight to all the objects in its room. The story follows the bunny as it says goodnight to everything, from the moon and stars outside its window to the clock on the wall and the old lady whispering hush. The repetition of saying goodnight to each object helps to calm kids down and prepare them for sleep.
- If you are someone, who loves to read books with simple yet impactful words and catchy illustrations, then this book is for you. It is sure to bring comfort and joy to anyone who reads
3. The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
- Children’s library is incomplete without this book!
- It tells the story of a caterpillar that follows the journey as it grows from an egg to a butterfly.
- Along the way, it eats its way through various fruits, vegetables, pickles, and even ice cream and cakes! And the caterpillar grows bigger and bigger each day.
- The story has vibrant illustrations. Infants may enjoy the pictures, and toddlers can also understand how the caterpillar transforms into a butterfly.
4. Where is the Baby’s Belly Button? by Karen Katz
- It is an entertaining book that introduces your little one to the concept of anatomy in a fun way.
- The story follows a baby who looks for its belly button and finds other body parts along the way. Through this book, the baby learns to identify its belly button, hands, feet, ears, eyes, nose, mouth, and hair.
- The colourful illustrations and flip-flaps keep the child engaged throughout the read-aloud session.
5. Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell
- It is an all-time favorite book among young readers. The lift-the-flap invites kids to discover the zoo.
- The story follows the adventures of a young boy who sends a letter to the zoo asking for a pet animal. Meanwhile, he receives different animals; they are not fit for him. Finally, he gets the perfect pet, and his search is over.
These are board books that we have compiled based on our experience. We hope this list helps you find the perfect baby books to read to your little ones.
Happy reading! 📚