An Alphabet of Hugs book
#1
An Alphabet of Hugs
Written and illustrated by Emily Snape
board book
Recommend Ages: 1-4

From After-bathtime hugs to ZZZZ-sleepy hugs, here are many kinds of hugs, from A to Z! A fun and animated cast of animal characters makes this perfect for read-alouds, and the durable format is great for babies and toddlers.

Snakes on a Train book
#2
Snakes on a Train
Written and illustrated by Kathryn Dennis
board book
Recommend Ages: 2-5

An adorable board book full of sibilant sounds and other word play, Snakes on a Train is as fun for parents as it is for children, and sure to be a read-aloud hit. The conductor takes the tickets as the snakes start crawling on. The tracks are checked, the whistle blows. It's time to move along. Hissssssssssss goes the sound of the train.

Z Is for Zoo book
#3
Z Is for Zoo
Written and illustrated by Greg Paprocki
board book
Recommend Ages: 0-3

Introduce your toddler to the ABCs with this illustrated primer about many of the animals they'll find in the zoo. An engaging collection of 26 illustrations featuring every child's favorite zoo animals from around the world, from apes to zebras, all shown in their natural habitats. Illustrator Greg Paprocki's popular BabyLit alphabet board books feature his classically retro midcentury art style that's proven to be a hit with both toddlers and adults alike. Have fun discovering new details in each illustration with every successive reading. Greg Paprocki works full-time as an illustrator and book designer. He has illustrated several Curious George books, as well as previous books in the Little Leonardo series, the BabyLit alphabet book series, and The Big Book of Superheroes for Gibbs Smith. His Gibbs Smith titles have sold nearly 200,000 copies. Residence: Lincoln, NE.

A Is for America book
#4
A Is for America
Written and illustrated by Greg Paprocki
board book
Recommend Ages: 0-3

Help your toddler learn all about America with this fun alphabet primer featuring themes from American history. An engaging collection of 26 illustrations featuring more than just fireworks, parades, and the American flag. Also includes iconic moments from American history. Illustrator Greg Paprocki's popular BabyLit alphabet board books feature his classically retro midcentury art style that's proven to be a hit with both toddlers and adults. Have fun discovering new details in each illustration with every successive reading. Greg Paprocki works full-time as an illustrator and book designer. He has illustrated several Curious George books, as well as previous books in the Little Leonardo series, the BabyLit alphabet book series, and The Big Book of Superheroes for Gibbs Smith. His Gibbs Smith titles have sold nearly 200,000 copies. Residence: Lincoln, NE.

Big Friends, Little Book book
#5
Big Friends, Little Book
Written and illustrated by Paula Vasquez
board book
Recommend Ages: 0-3

Teach the concepts of opposites and friendship in a colorful way. Paula Vásquez's charming illustrations of best friends, Bird and Alligator, help teach opposite concepts of up and down, little and big, open and closed, out and in, short and tall, clean and dirty, dry and wet, noisy and quiet, near and far, awake and asleep to toddlers in a fun, approachable way. Paula Vásquez studied graphic design at the Universidad Católica de Chile, and honed her illustration skills with a post-graduate diploma from Finis Terrae University. She lives in Santiago de Chile.

Zoolympics book
#6
Zoolympics
Written and illustrated by Paula Vasquez
board book
Recommend Ages: 0-3

See who finished first, second, third, and more in the Zoolympics while learning both cardinal and ordinal numbers. This fun board book teaches toddlers both cardinal and ordinal numbers as they find out who won what place in the Zoolympics. Giraffe won first place in the bike race, the fox took third in gymnastics, and you'll never guess who placed sixth in the high jump--it was Snake! This colorful book will help toddlers Be Brilliant! Paula Vásquez, an avowed artist from childhood, studied graphic design at the Universidad Católica de Chile, and honed her illustration skills with a post-graduate diploma from Finis Terrae University. She currently lives in Santiago de Chile writing and illustrating children's picture books.

Little Naturalists Henry David Thoreau in the Woods book
#7
Little Naturalists Henry David Thoreau in the Woods
Written by Kate Coombs and illustrated by Seth Lucas
board book
Recommend Ages: 0-3

Introduce your baby to Henry David Thoreau, his time at Walden Pond, and how he enjoyed living in the woods. Henry David Thoreau was an American author, poet, historian, and philosopher. Millions of people have read his writings, and a favorite of many is Walden, the story of the year he spent gardening, whittling, and walking in the woods around his tiny house Walden Pond. Thoreau still influences people today, and is considered extremely important to the environmentalist movement. Kate Coombs' enchanting poem and Seth Lucas' adorable illustrations share Thoreau's experiences with the next generation of little nature-lovers, fostering a life-long appreciation of the world around them while learning to Be Creative, Be Brilliant, and Be Yourself. Kate Coombs is an award-winning author of original fairy tales, poems, middle-grade fantasy novels, and picture books, including the critically acclaimed Water Sings Blue, which won the Lee Benney Hopkins Poetry Award for 2012, and seven books in the bestselling BabyLit series. She lives in Bountiful, Utah. Seth Lucas is an illustrator and designer with a BFA in graphic design. He is the co-creator of Ello There Outdoors selling prints and accessories supporting the National Parks and outdoors. He lives in Indianapolis, IN, with his wife and daughter.

Little Poet Walt Whitman: Miracles Everywhere book
#8
Little Poet Walt Whitman: Miracles Everywhere
Written by Kate Coombs and illustrated by Carme Lemniscates
board book
Recommend Ages: 0-3

Inspire your little ones to see the miracles of everyday life with lines from Walt Whitman's "Miracles" in Leaves of Grass. Little Poet Walt Whitman: Miracles Everywhere shows little ones how to find the miracles of daily life with lines from Walt Whitman's "Miracles" in Leaves of Grass. Learn to spot the miracles in houses and towns, birds, bees, and butterflies, the moon and stars, and more with Whitman's famous poetry and Carme Lemniscates' adorable artwork. Inspiring little readers to Be Creative, Be Brilliant, and Be Yourself, with Walt Whitman, everything is a miracle! Kate Coombs is an award-winning author of original fairy tales, poems, middle-grade fantasy novels, and picture books, including the critically acclaimed Water Sings Blue, which won the Lee Benney Hopkins Poetry Award for 2012, and seven books in the bestselling BabyLit series. She lives in Bountiful, Utah. Carme Lemniscates is an award-winning author, illustrator, and designer of children's books. In 2010 she founded Lemniscates Studio (www.lemniscates.com) in her home city of Barcelona to create her own children's book projects, which she both writes and illustrates. Carme authored and illustrated The Magic Garden, Trees, Birds, and illustrated best-selling author Jennifer Adams' I Am a Warrior Goddess.

The Sleeping Beauty book
#9
The Sleeping Beauty
Written by Jennifer Adams and illustrated by Corey Egbert
board book
Recommend Ages: 0-3

The Sleeping Beauty: My First Ballet Book retells the classic story and introduces little ones to the beautiful art of ballet. Jennifer Adams' engaging text alongside adorable illustrations by Corey Egbert introduces little ones to The Sleeping Beauty story of kings, queens, fairies, and dancing. My First Ballet Books encourage babies to Be Creative, Be Active, and Be Brilliant through the classic art of ballet. Jennifer Adams is the author of thirty books in the bestselling BabyLit(R) collection, as well as the picture books I am a Warrior Goddess and How Do I Love Thee. Jennifer works as a writer and editor in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Blue-Azul book
#10
Blue-Azul
Written by Meritxell Marti and illustrated by Xavier Salomó
board book
Recommend Ages: 0-3

Did you know that colors can tell stories? The illustrations in this charming board book introduce your brilliant baby to all kinds of things that are blue, including finny fish and giant whales in the deep blue sea, a blue-jeaned cowboy eating blueberries, and Bluebeard the pirate by the waters of a nearby river. Our blue planet Earth begins this fun story that leads in surprising directions, all with a cool and sincere blue tone. Part of the Colors series. Illustrator Xavier Salomó was born in Barcelona. He studied illustration, drawing, and printing at the Massana School of Barcelona and art history at the University of Barcelona. He's worked as an illustrator and graphic designer for various advertising agencies and publishers. In 2006, he won the Junceda Prize for his book The Sounds of . . . Meritxell Martí was also born in Barcelona, and is a writer and professor of humanities at the Open University of Catalonia.

Green-Verde book
#11
Green-Verde
Written by Meritxell Marti and illustrated by Xavier Salomó
board book
Recommend Ages: 0-3

Did you know that colors can tell stories? The illustrations in this charming board book introduce your brilliant baby to all kinds of things that are green, including yummy spinach, a frog jumping on a water lily, and a tortoise drinking green tea. An intrepid caterpillar begins this fun story that leads in surprising directions, all colored with relaxing and harmonious shades of green. Part of the Colors series. Illustrator Xavier Salomó was born in Barcelona. He studied illustration, drawing, and printing at the Massana School of Barcelona and art history at the University of Barcelona. He's worked as an illustrator and graphic designer for various advertising agencies and publishers. In 2006, he won the Junceda Prize for his book The Sounds of . . . Meritxell Martí was also born in Barcelona, and is a writer and professor of humanities at the Open University of Catalonia.

Yellow-Amarillo book
#12
Yellow-Amarillo
Written by Meritxell Marti and illustrated by Xavier Salomó
board book
Recommend Ages: 0-3

Did you know that colors can tell stories? The illustrations in this clever board book introduce your brilliant baby to all kinds of things that are yellow, including tall giraffes and tiny ducklings, pyramids and temples, a straw hat and a vase of sunflowers. This fun story begins on the African savanna and leads in surprising directions, all in fresh and happy shades of yellow. Part of the Colors series.

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