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Books We Love for Kids

Baby Shower Recommendations:

Ages 0 - 4 (Board Books and Picture Books):

Board Books:

Owl Babies
Freight Train
Dear Zoo
Peek-a-Who
Good Night Gorilla
BabyLit classics!

Picture Books:

Last Stop on Market Street, Matt De La Pena
Dragons Love Tacos, Adam Rubin
Leonardo and the Terrible Monster, Mo Willems
Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs, Mo Willems
Aaron Becker’s Journey trilogy
The Three Little Pigs, James Marshall
Miss Nelson is Missing, Harry Allard
The Day the Crayons Quit, Drew Daywalt
Strega Nona, Tomie dePaola
Peanut Butter and Cupcake, Terry Border
Rosie Revere, Engineer, Andrea Beaty
Chrysanthemum, Kevin Henkes
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, Judith Viorst


Ages 4 - 8 (Early Readers):

Dory Fantasmagory, Abby Hanlon
The Princess in Black, Shannon Hale
Lulu Walks the Dogs; Lulu and the Brontosaurus; Lulu’s Mysterious Mission, all by Judith Viorst
Penny and Her Marble; Penny and Her Doll; Penny and Her Song, all by Kevin Henkes

Ages 8 - 12 (Middle Readers):

The Wild Robot, Peter Brown
The War That Saved My Life, Kimberly Bradley Brubaker
Pax, Sara Pennypacker
The One and Only Ivan, Katherine Applegate
Wonder, R.J. Palacio
When You Reach Me, Rebecca Stead
The Wednesday Wars, Gary D. Schmidt
Anything by Kate DiCamillo, Roald Dahl, Beverly Cleary, Judy Blume
Harriet the Spy, Louise Fitzhugh
The Betsy-Tacy series, Maud Hart Lovelace
The Anastasia Krupnik series, Lois Lowry
Melonhead, Katy Kelly

 

 

Owl Babies Cover Image
By Martin Waddell, Patrick Benson (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780763617103
Availability: Special Order
Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - April 2002

Freight Train Cover Image
$13.50
ISBN: 9781907912108
Availability: Special Order
Published: Phoenix Yard - May 1st, 2012

Dear Zoo: A Lift-The-Flap Book Cover Image
By Rod Campbell, Rod Campbell (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781416947370
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little Simon - May 8th, 2007

Peek-A-Who? Cover Image
$6.95
ISBN: 9780811826020
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Chronicle Books (CA) - February 2000

Good Night, Gorilla Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780399230035
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: G. P. Putnam's Sons - February 21st, 1996

The Odyssey: A Babylit(r) Monsters Primer Cover Image
By Jennifer Adams, Alison Oliver (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781423641780
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Gibbs Smith - September 6th, 2016

Moby-Dick: A Babylit(r) Ocean Primer Cover Image
By Jennifer Adams, Alison Oliver (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781423632047
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Gibbs Smith - February 15th, 2013

Don Quixote: A Babylit(r) Spanish Language Primer Cover Image
By Jennifer Adams, Alison Oliver (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781423638759
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Gibbs Smith - April 2015

Wuthering Heights: A Babylit(r) Weather Primer Cover Image
By Jennifer Adams, Alison Oliver (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781423631736
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Gibbs Smith - February 15th, 2013

The Secret Garden: A Babylit(r) Flowers Primer Cover Image
By Jennifer Adams, Alison Oliver (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781423638728
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Gibbs Smith - April 15th, 2015

Les Miserables: A Babylit(r) French Language Primer Cover Image
By Jennifer Adams, Alison Oliver (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781423642282
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Gibbs Smith - March 2016

Little Women: A Babylit(r) Playtime Primer Cover Image
By Jennifer Adams, Alison Oliver (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781423643890
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Gibbs Smith - September 6th, 2016

Treasure Island: A Babylit(r) Shapes Primer Cover Image
By Jennifer Adams, Alison Oliver (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781423640202
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Gibbs Smith - August 2015

Pride & Prejudice: A Babylit(r) Counting Primer Board Book and Playset Cover Image
By Jennifer Adams, Alison Oliver (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781423635154
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Gibbs Smith - September 2013

Moby Dick: A Babylit(r) Ocean Primer Board Book and Playset Cover Image
By Alison Oliver (Illustrator), Jennifer Adams
$19.99
ISBN: 9781423638711
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Gibbs Smith - January 2nd, 2015

A Little Princess: A Babylit(r) Friendship Primer Cover Image
By Jennifer Adams, Alison Oliver (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781423645955
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Gibbs Smith - March 21st, 2017

Last Stop on Market Street Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399257742
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 8th, 2015

Dragons Love Tacos Cover Image
By Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780803736801
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Dial Books - June 14th, 2012

Leonardo, the Terrible Monster Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780786852949
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Hyperion Books for Children - September 2005

Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs Cover Image
By Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062104182
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen - September 4th, 2012

Journey Cover Image
By Aaron Becker, Aaron Becker (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780763660536
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - August 6th, 2013

Quest Cover Image
By Aaron Becker, Aaron Becker (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780763665951
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - August 26th, 2014

Return Cover Image
By Aaron Becker, Aaron Becker (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780763677305
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - August 2nd, 2016

The Three Little Pigs Cover Image
By James Marshall, James Marshall (Illustrator)
$3.99
ISBN: 9780448422886
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Grosset & Dunlap - October 23rd, 2000

Miss Nelson Is Missing! Cover Image
By Harry G. Allard, James Marshall (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780395401460
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Houghton Mifflin - October 28th, 1985

The Day the Crayons Quit Cover Image
By Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399255373
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Philomel Books - June 27th, 2013

Strega Nona Cover Image
By Tomie dePaola, Tomie dePaola (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780671666064
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Aladdin Paperbacks - September 3rd, 1979

Peanut Butter & Cupcake Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399167737
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Philomel Books - July 29th, 2014

Rosie Revere, Engineer Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781419708459
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - September 3rd, 2013

Chrysanthemum Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780688147327
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: HarperTrophy - December 30th, 2008

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Cover Image
By Judith Viorst, Ray Cruz (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780689300721
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 1972

Dory Fantasmagory Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780803740884
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Dial Books - October 9th, 2014

The Princess in Black Cover Image
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780763678883
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - April 14th, 2015

Lulu Walks the Dogs Cover Image
By Judith Viorst, Lane Smith (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781442435803
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - March 11th, 2014

Lulu and the Brontosaurus Cover Image
By Judith Viorst, Lane Smith (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781416999621
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - April 3rd, 2012

Lulu's Mysterious Mission Cover Image
By Judith Viorst, Kevin Cornell (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781442497474
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - April 7th, 2015

Penny and Her Marble Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$3.99
ISBN: 9780062082053
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Greenwillow Books - August 27th, 2013

Penny and Her Doll Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$3.99
ISBN: 9780062082015
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Greenwillow Books - February 19th, 2013

Penny and Her Song Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$3.99
ISBN: 9780062081971
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Greenwillow Books - August 21st, 2012

The Wild Robot Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316381994
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 5th, 2016

The War That Saved My Life Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780803740815
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Dial Books - January 8th, 2015

Pax Cover Image
By Sara Pennypacker, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062377012
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen - February 2nd, 2016

The One and Only Ivan Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780061992254
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: HarperTorch - January 17th, 2012

Wonder Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780375869020
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - February 14th, 2012

When You Reach Me Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780385737425
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Wendy Lamb Books - July 14th, 2009