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
Benjamin Dilley’s Thirsty Camel
The Blueberry Elf
Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?
The Flying Hockey Stick
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
Let’s Learn About Mushrooms
Bird Watchers and Bird Feeders