Infants

Baby's First Treasury. Barbara Reid, $19.99

For years now, Barbara Reid’s board books have been staples in the baby and toddler library. Delighting parents and children alike, her bestselling titles have helped establish the importance of early childhood literacy, by helping parents discover the fun of reading to their young ones in their earliest stages. This book includes four of Barbara Reid's most loved board books:

  • Welcome, Baby
  • Read Me a Book
  • Sing a Song of Mother Goose
  • Zoe’s Year

Hand In Hand. Rosemary Wells, $24.99

In this sweet and heartfelt picture book, renowned author-illustrator Rosemary Wells celebrates all that parents do with and for their children from the very beginning: talking and walking, feeding and reading, playing and dreaming, and more. Spectacular art and a powerful message make this a perfect gift.


Read Me a Book. Barbara Reid, $9.99 (board book)

Babies love books. Parents love reading to babies. This delightfully bouncy book about families reading together, anytime, anywhere, is perfect for them to share.


It's a Little Baby. Julia Donaldson, Illustrated by Rebecca Cobb, $14.99

It's five little babies, doing all the things that babies do — waving, clapping, pointing... and more. Featuring satisfyingly simple rhyming text and charming illustrations. With big flaps to lift and irresistible actions throughout, children are sure to delight in joining in. There's an online song to enjoy too!


All About Me! Dawn Sirett, $5.99

Name different parts of the body with this fun-to-flip flap book!


Red Socks. Ellen Mayer, $10.95

Baby has fun with Mama as she dresses Baby and talks about each item of clothing. But Uh-Oh one of Baby's socks is missing! Once the sock is found and Baby is all dressed, it's time to go play outside.


PEEPO! Janet & Allan Ahlberg, $14.99 (board book), $12.99 (paper)

This classic book is one of the most endearing — and enduring — books ever written for babies and toddlers.


Here Babies, There Babies. Nancy Cohen, illustrated by Carmen Mok, $8.95 (board book)

Here babies, there babies, see them everywhere — BABIES!


Hello Baby! Mem Fox & Steve Jenkins, $9.99

From clever monkey babies to sleepy lion cubs, the world is full of beautiful babies.


The Babies and Doggies Book. John & Molly, $11.50

Babies and doggies like to play, smile, cuddle, and kiss. So many things that babies do — doggies love to do too!


My First Colors. $6.99

My First 123. $6.99

My First Shapes. $6.99

My First Words. $6.99

Babies and toddlers will enjoy these board books with their simple text, bold images, and foil highlights.


Baby Shine. $9.99

Baby Bright. $9.99

These beautiful, high-contrast boardbooks are perfect for little hands!


Look Look Outside! Peter Linenthal, $7.99

High-contrast black and white art will capture baby’s attention.


Baby’s Lullaby. Jill Barber, illustrated by Hilda Rose, $8.95 (Boardbook)

Written as the song “Lay Down” for Read to Me, a non-profit early literacy program in Nova Scotia, this endearing book comes with a link to a free download of the original song, by singer/songwriter Jill Barber.


Squishy Turtle and Friends Cloth Book. $13.99

Fluffy Chick and Friends Cloth Book. $13.99

Soft, squishy cloth books are easy and fun for little hands to hold. Bright, colourful fabrics make them visually appealing for infants and the different textures help tell the story.


I See Me.  Margaret Manuel, $6.95

This delightful baby book is filled with images of baby eating, sleeping, playing and more. A blank line appears under each English caption, so parents and caregivers can write the word in their own language.


Daddies and Their Babies. Guido van Genechten, $13.50

Mommies and Their Babies. Guido van Genechten, $13.50

Meet animal babies and their mommies and daddies in these cheerful, black and white boardbooks.



What’s Wrong, Little Pookie? Sandra Boynton, $6.99

Pookie is not happy. Can Pookie’s Mom guess what the matter is?


All About Me! A Baby’s Guide to Babies. David Salariya, $8.99



10 Little Rubber Ducks. Eric Carle, $12.99

This lovely board book has a surprise at the end, sure to delight infants and toddlers!

Baby Talk. Stella Blackstone, $8.99

Babies talk in all kinds of ways — and the people who love them talk back! This unique board book has been specially created for parents and older children to share with new babies, helping to lay the foundations for secure attachment and early language skills.


What Does Baby Want? Tupera Tupara, $15.95

When baby is hungry, neither his teddy bear, his ball, nor even his shiny tambourine will soothe him. This tribute to the nursing baby — and even more so, to the breastfeeding mother — will read as conventional to babies and toddlers but as taboo-busting to parents. Celebrate the natural magic of growing a baby with this simply worded, expertly illustrated, and shockingly honest shaped board book. Perfect for nursing babies, older siblings, and expectant parents. A sure-to-be favorite baby shower gift!


Black White. Tana Hoban, $10.99

Share these high-contrast shapes with your baby — it's never too early to read and explore together!


WELCOME! A Mo Willems Guide for New Arrivals. Mo Willems, $17.50

Mo Willems' introductory guide for new arrivals welcomes readers to the world using bold, eye-catching graphics and clever text that is perfect for reading aloud. With a fun and heartwarming message, WELCOME playfully interacts with the reader with its meta-humor, while addressing such topics such as injustice, cats, friendship, and family. This one-of-a-kind guide to the world is a must-have for infants and new parents alike.


Babies Around the World. $10.95

Say hello to international babies as you tour the world from morning to night-time.


We Sang You Home. Richard Van Camp, illustrated by Julie Flett, $9.95 (boardbook)

In this sweet and lyrical board book from the creators of the bestselling Little You, gentle rhythmic text captures the wonder new parents feel as they welcome baby into the world. A celebration of the bond between parent and child, this is the perfect song to share with your little ones.


There's an Owl in my Towel. Julia Donaldson & Rebecca Cobb, $14.99

Featuring satisfyingly simple rhyming text and charming illustrations on fresh white backgrounds, this gorgeous board book is a perfect gift. With big flaps to lift and irresistible actions throughout, children are sure to delight in joining in. And that's not all, because there's an online song to enjoy too! Written and recorded by Julia Donaldson, the wonderful 'There's an Owl in My Towel' song is the perfect accompaniment to the book and sure to become a favourite sing-along tune.


Baby's Big Box of Little Books. Janet and Allan Ahlberg, $20.99

Mums and Dads, breakfasts and bedtimes, pets and toys and prams and swings — and lots and lots of other fascinating things! Adapted from Janet and Allan Ahlberg's classic picture book, The Baby's Catalogue, this little collection is perfect for babies at any and all times of their busy day. Janet Ahlberg's iconic illustrations present a vast array of baby paraphernalia that should be instantly recognizable and absorbing to a young child. The liberal sprinkling of wit and charm will appeal to every adult sharing the little books with a young child.


Carry Me. Rena Grossman, $10.95 (board book)

Whether tucked in a blanket, peeking out of a basket, riding in a backpack, or wrapped in a parent's arms, babies worldwide are carried in different ways.


Sweet Stories for Baby: Three Modern Classics for Baby's First Library. Susan Meyers, Mem Fox, Marla Frazee, Helen Oxenbury, Jane Dyer, $23.99

Reading together is one of the best gifts we can give to babies. Three perfect books for babies and the people who love them. The beloved Time for Bed, Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes, and Everywhere Babies are nestled in a beautiful slipcase. A lovely starter library of the sweetest stories to welcome baby to the world!


Little You. Richard Van Camp, illustrated by Julie Flett, $9.95

Babies bring so much love — and this lovely book celebrates the joy that babies bring into the world.


Play. Elizabeth Verdick & Marjorie Lisovskis, $9.95

Pat-a-cake and peek-a-boo. You see me and I see you! Celebrate baby’s busy day with this fun and playful book. Babies will enjoy and respond to the happy sounds, joyful movements, and vivid black-and-white photos of babies depicted. 


Move. Elizabeth Verdick & Marjorie Lisovskis, $9.95

Amazing babies are on the move in this lively board book that celebrates all the joyful ways babies propel themselves and interact with the world.  Babies, parents, and care providers will all enjoy this bouncy, spirited book.


Cuddle. Elizabeth Verdick & Marjorie Lisovskis, $9.95

With soothing photographs and gentle, rhythmic language, this book depicts the many loving connections that come from touch. Babies and grown-ups will love the warm-and-cozy images of babies snuggling up to blankets, stuffed animals, pets, and people.


Rest. Elizabeth Verdick & Marjorie Lisovskis, $9.95

Calming and restful, this book highlights the quiet moments of baby’s day. Fussy baby, take a break. You’ll feel better when you wake. Tired baby, close your eyes. Mommy sings a lullaby. The appealing black-and-white photos and captivating illustrations of sleepy and sleeping babies combine with gentle, rhythmic text to soothe baby into quiet, peaceful rest.


Welcome, Baby. Barbara Reid, $9.99

Celebrate the joy of a new baby!


Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes. Mem Fox, Illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, $12.99

Everyone knows that NOTHING is sweeter than tiny baby fingers and chubby baby toes …


Global Babies. $7.95 (board book)

Meet babies from around the world in this joyful celebration of babies!


Global Baby Bedtimes. $7.95

Babies around the world go to sleep in many ways, and in different places. Good night sweet babies!


Global Baby Boys. $7.95

For years The Global Fund for Children has been bringing young readers ages 0-10 board books and picture books that highlight the differences and the similarities of children everywhere — children who make the world a beautiful place. Global Baby Boys, a companion to the best-selling Global Babies and Global Baby Girls, introduces babies and their grown-ups to the crazy cuteness of little boys from Kyrgyzstan to Uruguay to the USA, showing that baby boys are kind, curious, smart, fun, and they can grow up to do anything!



Global Baby Girls. $7.95

GLOBAL BABY GIRLS was developed by the Global Fund for Children, a nonprofit organization committed to advancing the dignity of young people around the world. Part of the proceeds of this book will be donated to support innovative community-based organizations that provide opportunities for girls.


See our Parenting Birth to Three booklist for adult titles.

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