I love baby books. While there are certain things I won’t miss about having a baby (hello, diaper blowouts!), I’ll always treasure the time I spent reading books to my babies. What’s better than snuggling on the glider together and sharing a story?
It’s never too early to start reading to your baby. Long before they can understand the words, infants love staring at the bright pictures and hearing the sing-song sounds that the best baby books offer. Plus board books for babies are pretty awesome chew toys when they’re teething!
Not only are baby books fun to read, but they also give kids a head start on language skills that will have lifelong benefits, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. So we’ve chosen 11 of the best baby books to jump start your mini’s library.