Our staff have picked out their favorites for children ages 0-5 years old. These include some classics, some local authors, and some books you may not have heard yet. Take a look!
We have attached a PDF of hours of at-home entertainment with the latest books, activities, and more. Flip through this catalog and stock up for the summer using the link at the bottom of the page.
Here's an example of what the PDF has to offer:
This simple, profound, Caldecott Honor story is now available as a Classic Board Book.
All the world is here. It is there. It is everywhere. All the world is right where you are. Now.
The complete edition of the bestselling children’s favorite, Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, is now available as a Classic Board Book!
A told B
and B told C,
“I’ll meet you at the top
of the coconut tree.”
When all the letters of the alphabet race one another
“There aren’t many ‘baby books’ that convey this kind of emotional richness supported by a perfect artistic form.” — Washington Post Book World
Eric Carle's familiar illustrations of brown bear, red bird, yellow duck and the other endearing animals from his classic creation parade across the pages of this great interactive board book. As each page is turned, a new animal and its color are introduced, accompanied by Bill Martin's singsong, rhyming question-and-response text to read aloud or listen to.
Each Peach Pear Plum - the classic picture book by Janet and Allan Ahlberg. Each Peach Pear Plum is a timeless picture book classic from the bestselling illustrator/author team Janet and Allan Ahlberg, creators of Peepo!. Each beautifully illustrated page encourages young children to interact with the picture to find the next fairy tale and nursery rhyme character.
When a bus driver takes a break from his route, a very unlikely volunteer springs up to take his place-a pigeon! But you've never met one like this before.$7.99ISBN: 9780670867332Availability: On Our Shelves as of 9am TodayPublished: Viking Books for Young Readers - January 1st, 1996
The magic and wonder of winter’s first snowfall is perfectly captured in Ezra Jack Keat’s Caldecott Medal-winning picture book. This celebrated classic has been shared by generations of readers and listeners, a must-have for every child’s bookshelf.
New York Public Library's #1 book on the list of “Top Check Outs of All Time”$8.99ISBN: 9780061074295Availability: On Our Shelves as of 9am TodayPublished: HarperFestival - January 24th, 2017
Celebrating 75 years, The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown, beloved children’s book author of Goodnight Moon, in a sturdy board book edition, perfect for little hands.
“If you run away,” said his mother, “I will run after you. For you are my little bunny.”$7.95ISBN: 9781563054426Availability: On Our Shelves as of 9am TodayPublished: Workman Publishing Company - October 1st, 1993Everybody sing along—because it's time to do-si-do in the barnyard with a high-spirited animal crew! From Boynton on Board, the bestselling series of board books, here is BARNYARD DANCE, with Sandra Boynton's twirling pigs, fiddle-playing cows, and other unforgettable animals.$8.99ISBN: 9780062656902Availability: On Our Shelves as of 9am TodayPublished: Greenwillow Books - May 2nd, 2017
Share this book with the baby in your life. It’s never too early to read together!
From the eminent photographer and acclaimed book creator Tana Hoban, this bestselling large format board book features thirty-four bold black-and-white high-contrast images to engage babies and very young children.$12.99ISBN: 9781945547881Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Familius - April 17th, 2018
A is for Avalanche Lake . . .
B is for Big Sky . . .
C is for Cathedral of Saint Helena . . .$8.99ISBN: 9781536209501Availability: BackorderedPublished: Nosy Crow - December 16th, 2019
Five beautifully illustrated spreads show a series of friendly underwater creatures hiding behind bright felt flaps. A textile, sensory read that's perfect for sharing with babies and toddlers, featuring a mirror reveal on the final spread.$9.99ISBN: 9781492671121Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Sourcebooks Explore - May 1st, 2018
This alphabetical space baby book installment of the Baby University series is the perfect space introduction story for even the youngest astronomers and makes for a great space-themed baby gift$9.99ISBN: 9781492656227Availability: On Our Shelves as of 9am TodayPublished: Sourcebooks Explore - May 2nd, 2017
Fans of Chris Ferrie's Organic Chemistry for Babies, Rocket Science for Babies, and 8 Little Planets will love this introduction to quantum physics for babies and toddlers
It only takes a small spark to ignite a child's mind.$12.95ISBN: 9781838660246Availability: On Our Shelves as of 9am TodayPublished: Phaidon Press - March 18th, 2020
A graphically stunning introduction to constellations for the youngest readers, following the meteoric rise of global bestseller Seeing Stars
This stylish, informative board book helps younger children identify six of the most recognizable animal constellations from The Great Bear to the The Southern Fish.$12.99ISBN: 9781423645986Availability: On Our Shelves as of 9am TodayPublished: Gibbs Smith - March 7th, 2017
Make goodbyes fun with animal rhymes and colorful lift-the-flap illustrations
"So long " "See you later " There are so many ways to say goodbye Lift the flaps in this colorful book to discover favorite animals (and maybe a few new ones, too) and fun goodbyes. Children and grown-ups alike will be giggling before you can say, "Toodle-Loo, Kangaroo "$7.99ISBN: 9780062932037Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Balzer + Bray - February 18th, 2020
The bestselling book about the power of one kind act from Caldecott Medal and Coretta Scott King Award winner Kadir Nelson is now an adorable board book.
“Timeless and delectable.”—School Library Journal
If you plant a carrot seed . . . a carrot will grow.
If you plant a cabbage seed . . . cabbage will grow.$7.99ISBN: 9780544568037Availability: Not Currently Available to OrderPublished: HMH Books for Young Readers - July 7th, 2015The original bestselling board book featuring everyone's favorite Little Blue Truck! Beep! Beep!
Meet Blue. A muddy country road is no match for this little pick up--that is, until he gets stuck while pushing a dump truck out of the muck. Luckily, Blue has made a pack of farm animal friends along his route.