Big-Fun Books for Babies & Toddlers

New Titles

  • Benton, Jim. Piggy Paints. 2015.
    Piggy wakes up in the morning with the plan to paint all day, and he paints all kinds of things, including frogs, kitties and polka-dot pigs.
  • Bently, Peter. A Recipe for Bedtime. 2016.
    A sweet, rhyming verse book with a bevy of animal friends to guide a little one through the bedtime routine, one "ingredient" at a time.
  • Felix, Lucie. Apples and Robins. 2016.
    All you need for apples...are circles and the color red. In this book, one thing transforms into another. A circle becomes an apple. An oval becomes a bird.
  • Gehl, Laura. Peep and Egg. I'm Not Hatching. 2016.
    Peep wants Egg to hatch so they can do fun things together, like watch the sunrise, splash in puddles and play hide-and-seek. But Egg is not cracking.
  • Holm, Jennifer L. I'm Grumpy. 2016.
    Explores the idea of why Grumpy Cloud is grumpy.
  • Jarvis, Peter. Who is Happy? See and Say Your First Feelings. 2016.
    Everyone in Happyhop House experiences lots of feelings during their day. Can you spot who is happy?
  • McPike, Elizabeth. Little Bitty Friends. 2016.
    Marching with ants, snuggling with baby rabbits, reaching for the sun with happy buttercups - young children form special bonds with nature's little creations.
  • Metsola, Aino-Maija. Colors. 2016.
    Make learning fun with this stylish and tactile book of colors. Each page is themed by color and filled with objects to see and say. Can you find the odd one out?
  • Murguia, Bethanie Deeney. Cockatoo, Too. 2016.
    Some quite extraordinary cockatoos and toucans meet and greet each other in a fun-filled romp.
  • Murphy, Mary. Crocopotamus: Mix and Match the Wild Animals! 2016.
    What do you call a cross between a tiger and a zebra? How about an elephant and a hippopotamus? Find out as you flip the pages and create incredible critters.
  • Murphy, Mary. Good Night Like This. 2016.
    The rhythmic text is just right for gently lulling children to sleep, while cuddly rabbits, bears, dogs and even a dragonfly each take turns tucking in their little ones.
  • Na, Il Sung. The Opposite Zoo. 2016.
    Follow the monkey as he visits all the animals in the zoo: fast and slow, big and small, noisy and quiet, soft and prickly! Filled with energetic illustrations and friendly animals.
  • Ramadier, Cedric. Shhhh! This Book is Sleeping. 2016.
    Hold this book gently because it's very sleepy! A mouse inside the pages invites you to read the book a bedtime story, tuck it in with a cozy blanket and give it a hug and a kiss.
  • Reynolds, Luke. Bedtime Blastoff! 2016.
    A little boy isn't quite ready for bed yet. He and his dad have a LOT of playing to do…together.
  • Rojas, R.D. Baby Loves Sports: A High-Contrast Action Book. 2015.
    Promoting early eye development, while helping babies make connections between images on a page and the real world, this book depicts two-color images of sports figures and balls on bold, single-color backgrounds.
  • Shyba, Jessica. Bathtime with Theo & Beau. 2016.
    The only thing better than watching Theo the dog curl up for a nap with best friend Beau is watching them having a blast together in the bath.
  • Sido, Barbi. Big and Small. 2015.
    Mommy Penguin is big, and Baby Penguin is small! Turn the pages in the big book to match up the opposites with your favorite little friends.
  • Sirett, Dawn. Baby, What's That? 2015.
    With familiar first objects and sparkly pages, this book is the perfect start to baby's learning.
  • Smith, Monique Gray. My Heart Fills with Happiness. 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?
  • Sperring, Mark. I'll Catch You if You Fall. 2016.
    Big or small, near or far, we all need someone to watch over us. This touching picture book is a reassuring tale about a journey and the people who are with us as we travel through life.
  • Spink, Matt. Some Birds. 2016.
    There are many different kinds of birds in the world, all with their own special traits and abilities. Some Birds celebrates the colors and shapes of beaks and feathers.
  • Spurr, Elizabeth. In the Wind. 2016.
    Pictures and brief rhymes depict flying a kite on a windy day.
  • Wall, Laura. Goose Goes to the Zoo. 2016.
    Human Sophie and goose Goose are best friends. They do everything together, but needless to say, in some respects they are not compatible.
  • Yuly, Toni. Cat Nap. 2016.
    It's naptime, and Cat is ready for Kitten to settle down. But Kitten has other ideas!

revised May 2016