Baby Shower Books

This list of books has some of our favorite recommendations for baby gifts – especially if there are older children already in the home. We think that few gifts will have as much lasting value as helping a new mom build her baby’s library.

Picture Books

A Fly Went By
Amos and Boris
The Blueberry Elf
Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?
Giants Come In Different Sizes
Harold and the Purple Crayon
I’d Know You Anywhere, My Love
Frances: Bedtime for Frances
Frances: A Baby Sister for Frances
The Library Lion
The Little Old Man Who Could Not Read
Miss Jaster’s Garden
Miss Moore Thought Otherwise
Miss Suzy
Mrs. Pine Takes a Trip
Pickle Chiffon Pie & The Pickle Chiffon Pie Olympics
The Practical Princess
Robert the Rose Horse
The Wishes of the Fish King

Transitional Books

A Tree for Peter
James Herriot’s Treasury for Children

Nature Study Library Books

After The Sun Goes Down
Buzztail and Leaper 
Here Come The Bears
Who Lives In This Meadow