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As You Like It
These popular read-alouds are perfect for infants and young babies.
A Kiss Like This
A giraffe kiss is very tall ? just turn the page and see! Elephant kisses are long, of course, while tiny mice and bubbly fish have kisses all their own.
All Fall Down
J BOARDBK OXENB
All Kinds of Kisses
Simple, rhyming text explores different kinds of kisses.
All of Baby, Nose to Toes
Rhyming text celebrates everything about a beloved baby, from eyes to toes.
Babies on the Bus
J BOARDBK KATZ
Presents lyrics to the well-known song, interspersed with additional verses about babies.
After all the kissing and the hugging and the rocking and the snuggling, there at last comes a time for sleeping.
Illustrations and rhyming text reveal the special love between a parent and baby, from button nose to tiny toes.
Illustrations and simple text follow babies as they walk, crawl, ride in strollers, or are carried while enjoying a day with their families.
A baby party introduces toddlers to basic shapes.
J BOARDBK GENTI
Photographs and simple text present a group of babies finding their feet, playing patty-cake, eating, hugging, and more.
Big Bug, Little Bug: A Book of Opposites
Artistic renderings of different kinds of bugs illustrate opposites. A large pop-up completes the story.
Big Fat Hen
Big Fat Hen counts to ten with her friends and all their chicks.
Can You Growl Like A Bear?
In rhyming text, the reader is asked to mimic a variety of animal noises in preparation for a good night's sleep.
J BOARDBK OXENB
When Mr. Horse gives a ride to his friends, Cat, Dog, Pig, and Duck, they urge him to go faster and faster.
J BOARDBK KATZ
How many kisses does a tired baby need to change her from crying into sleeping?
J BOARDBK DOEPK
Wake up with Flip the Penguin. Turn the pages to see how he spends his colorful day.
A baby encounters a variety of young animals, including a clever monkey, a hairy warthog, and a dusty lion cub, before discovering the most precious creature of all.
Various animals greet the sunrise in their own unique voices, except for the owl who welcomes the night.
Hide and Seek Harry Around the House
J BOARDBK HARRI
Harry likes to play hide-and-seek, but it's hard to hide a hippo! Little readers will love being in on the joke as they spot the formidable Harry. Harry the hippo is fond of hiding around the house and is sure he is hard to find. But his hiding places -- under the flowerpot, behind the doghouse, in a bubble bath -- aren't always quite right for concealing a hippo. Luckily, Harry loves to be found!
All the animals of the barnyard community hurry to greet their newest member, who is just pecking his way out of an egg.
Hush, Little Baby
Pinkney, Brian J.
An illustrated version of the traditional folk song in which a father promises the world to his restless baby daughter.
I Kissed the Baby
Various animals tell how they saw, fed, sang to, tickled, and kissed the new duckling.
I Like It When...
A lovable little penguin discusses and describes all the things he likes to do the most--from playing peekaboo to holding hands--in a new board book edition of the charming story.
Baby and his family make some jazzy music.
Baby Hippo is in such a rush to play one morning he forgets to kiss his mama, but strangely all the jungle noises seem to remind him.
Leo Loves Baby Time
J BOARDBK MCQUI
Leo loves to go to baby time where he sings, plays, and makes new friends.
Look at the Baby!
Pictures and a simple rhyme celebrate babies, from their tiny toes to their round cheeks.
Maisy the mouse and her animal friends cool off on a hot day in Maisy's wading pool.
Mama Cat Has Three Kittens
While two kittens copy everything their mother does, their brother naps.
Millions of Snowflakes
Siddals, Mary McKenna
As snow begins to fall, a child counts the flakes, enjoying every one.
Mommies Say Shhh!
Animals make many different noises, but when they make too much noise their mommies quiet them down.
Moo, Baa, La La La!
J BOARDBK BOYNT
This raucous story about the sounds animals makeâ??including three pigs who say "la la la!"â??is just right for reading aloud.
My Baby & Me
Photographs and simple text portray interactions between babies and their toddler siblings.
My Beak, Your Beak
Looks at what pairs of animals have in common, despite their obvious differences, such as sharks swimming in the deep ocean and goldfish swimming in a bowl, both blowing bubbles.
No Matter What
In rhyming text, a baby elephant is assured of being loved unconditionally.
A parent describes everything there is to love about a child, from a stretch and yawn in the morning to dreams at night.
From morning to night, a young child playfully grabs and throws items, including a bathtime rubber ducky and snacktime raisins.
A toddler plays peek-a-boo throughout the day.
Pepo and Lolo Are Friends
Larranaga, Ana Martin
Although they are different from each other and sometimes get mad at each other, Pepo the pig and Lolo the chicken are very good friends.
Ten little piggies dance on a young child's fingers and toes before finally going to sleep.
Say Hello Like This
This lively split-page-format book shows how animals say hello with different sounds.
Sleepy, Oh So Sleepy
Depicts a number of animal babies sleeping as a mother puts her own baby to bed.
Lift the flaps, in this lively version of your child's favorite game, to find baby animals that are so big.
Easy-to-read, rhyming text explores the world of babies, as they do such things as point, scoot, rock, and hug.
Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes
J BOARDBK FOX
Rhyming text compares babies born in different places and in different circumstances, but they all share the commonality of ten little fingers and ten little toes.
Ten Tiny Toes
J BOARDBK CHURC
Mouth, ears, eyes, nose, arms, belly, legs, and ten tiny toes make one perfect, read-aloud story.
The Baby Goes Beep
J BOARDBK OCONN
A baby makes various sounds as he explores the world around him.
The I Love You Book
Celebrates the love one person has for another, whether they are dancing or strolling, on snowy days and sunny ones, no matter what.
What Do We Do With the Baby?
A bunny mother explores all of the wonderful things she can do with her baby, from holding and hugging to feeding and dressing.
What's on My Head?
J BOARDBK MILLE
Presents color photographs of different objects on children's heads.
Where is Baby's Belly Button: a Lift-the-Flap Book
J BOARDBK KATZ
Where are baby's hands? Under the bubbles...where are baby's eyes? under her hat!
Whoa, Baby, Whoa!
A baby finally finds something to do that does not make everyone in the family tell him "No."
Whose Chick Are You?
Goose, Duck, Hen, Bird and the little chick, itself, cannot tell to whom a new hatchling belongs, but its mother knows.
You and Me, Baby
Penny Gentieu's adorable photographs of real babies and their parents portray the warmth of that bond.