Toddler books listed here are aligned with Montessori philosophy – Montessori-friendly books are beautifully illustrated and written, educational, reality-based, and support diversity. These are great for young children to learn about simple concepts. Most of the books presented below will be very attractive to babies as well! Particularly the first one. I also would like to share with you my
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Now I invite you to browse through my toddler book list. These are our favorites.Book Depository. is an amazing website we use all the time that offers free shipping worldwide. Often they offer incredible discounts.
All Kinds of Babies: A Lift-the-Flap Book with Mobile by Sheri Safran
From the “All Kinds of…” series, this fun lift-the-flap book celebrates babies from various kinds of families in different countries. Includes welcoming ceremonies and how they’re carried, playtime, sleep time, and more. At the end is a press-out mobile to make and hang in the baby’s room. The book can also serve as an ideal way to introduce a child to the idea of having a sibling.
The Very Lonely Firefly by Eric Carle
One night a very lonely firefly goes off in search of friends. Each time he sees a flicker of light he flies off toward it, but none of them turn out to be fireflies. He sees a lantern, an owl’s eyes, even headlights shining in the darkness. Will the lonely firefly ever find creatures like himself? A classic in its own time,The Very Lonely Firefly is available in a beautiful board book format, perfect for the youngest readers and the smallest hands. And just as in the hardcover edition, the fireflies’ lights actually light up, delighting children of all ages.
My Little Word Book by Roger Priddy
Developing language skills and finding out about the world is simple and fun in this fantastic book. Associating simple first words with beautiful pictures will help build your child’s vocabulary and encourage speaking and reading skills.
Time for Bed by Mem Fox
Darkness is falling everywhere and little ones are getting sleepy, feeling cozy, and being tucked in. It’s time for a wide yawn, a big hug, and a snuggle under the covers–sleep tight! “Working beautifully with the soothingly repetitive text, each painting conveys a warm feeling of safety and affection.”
“I want my mommy!” Three baby owls awake one night to find their mother gone, and they can’t help but wonder where she is. What is she doing? When will she be back? What scary things move all around them? Stunning illustrations from striking perspectives capture the anxious little owls as they worry. Not surprisingly, joyous flapping and dancing and bouncing greet the mother’s return, lending a celebratory tone to the ending of this comforting tale. Never has the plight of young ones who miss their mother been so simply told or so beautifully rendered.
In My Jungle by Sara Gillingham
Turn the colorful die-cut pages of this irresistible board book to discover just what makes little monkey’s jungle so cozy. Is it the swinging vines? No, it’s his loving family! Bright pictures, sweet reassuring messages, unique layered pages, and an adorable finger puppet combine to create interactive reading and playtime fun!
The Noisy Airplane Ride by Mike Downs
It offers a rhyming tour of the variety of sounds a child might hear before, during, and after takeoff. Rhythmic noises make for a great read-aloud.A final double-page spread helps clarify some of the sights and physical sensations of a plane ride, from luggage loading to queasiness.”Will no doubt provide comfort to young, first-time flyers.” -“Booklist””A contribution both cogent and soothing to the scanty library of preflight, or in-flight, reading matter for young, infrequent flyers.
Early-learning playbook features artwork from “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” and other Eric Carle picture books, first concepts such as colours, numbers, shapes and first words are introduced through textures, words and pictures. Ideal for older babies and toddlers, this bright, sturdy board book is perfect for sharing and encouraging interactive play.
This is out favourite series! Sounds and popping pictures are like magic to young children. Amazing illustrations too!
Immerse yourself in the delights of the seashore, with intricate pop-ups and sounds. Hear a scarlet ibis on a tropical beach, the roar of a polar bear in the Arctic, and the sound of seals as they bask beneath a cliff side in the northern hemisphere. Also featuring a northern hemisphere rock pool and a mangrove swamp.
An interactive, first photographic body book, that will help very young children learn all about the different parts of their bodies. A lively, activity-based text, combined with superb photographs, encourages children to name, count discover and compare.
Even in the same family there are differences. This thoughtful exploration of one of our most noticeable physical traits uses vibrant photographs of children and a short but astute text to inspire young children both to take notice and to look beyond the obvious.
Every child enjoys playtime and has a favorite toy or game. Here are pictures of children from all around the world having fun playing alone or with their friends. Illustrated with stunning photographs from Vietnam, Russia, Ethiopia and many more countries, this series is perfect to share with the youngest child.
Around the World: Hair by Kate Petty
We wear our hair in lots of different ways. Sometimes it is to keep cool. Sometimes it’s to look nice for a special occasion. This book, perfect to share with a young child, has photographs of different hairstyles from all around the world.
Walking Through the Jungle by Julie Lacome
A small child creeps, runs, leaps, swings and finally wades through the jungle. As he goes he hears various animal noises, the perpetrators of which are revealed on the following page. The torn-paper collage illustrations offer an accompaniment to this traditional rhyme.
Little Kids First Big Book of Animals by Catherine D. Hughes
Introduces young readers to the world of animals, explaining how animal parents take care of young, how baby animals change as they grow up, how they learn to hunt and eat, and more. This book features 32 animals, including dolphins, tigers, butterflies, frogs, penguins, lions, wolf pups, polar bears, pandas, sea turtles, and more.
All Kinds of Kisses by Linda Cress Dowdy
There are all kinds of kisses…Cheep kisses. Moo kisses. Maaa kisses. Coo kisses…But the best kiss of all…Is Mommy’s kiss goodnight. Sweet dreams, little one! Mommies and babies aren’t the only ones who enjoy sharing kisses. All throughout the farm, animal families snuggle up with their little ones, offering them warmth and love. Following a mama bird on her journey back to the nest to give her own baby some special cuddles, Nancy Tafuri uses beautiful, inviting illustration to share how different creatures, from peeping ducks to mooing cows, show their love and affection in very similar ways. A heartfelt homage to all of the wonderful kinds of kisses
Where Am I Hiding? / zDóndé me escondo? Introduces prepositions through a mischievous elephant who hides in unusual places. In engaging stories and whimsical pictures, these books introduce the basic grammar of English and Spanish to even very young children.
That’s Not My Plane by Fiona Watt
his is a brand new addition to the best-selling “That’s not my…” series. This is an award winning series shortlisted for the British Book Industry Stora Enso Award for Design and Production. It combines bright, colourful illustrations with a variety of different textures to touch and feel on each page. It helps very young children develop important language and sensory skills. The series was awarded ‘Best Buy’ by the readers of “Prima Baby” magazine. It is perfect for keeping young children entertained during long plane journeys.
The Noisy Book by Soledad Bravi
With over 100 pages, this unique board book is full of bright, bold illustrations and lots of noises to make. It’s perfect to share with a baby or toddler.
If Kisses Were Colours by Janet Lawler
This book is a fantasy, however, it is such a beautiful story. In each spread, Janet Lawler likens kisses to colors of the rainbow, pebbles on the beach, raindrops, flowers, blankets, snowdrops in their number, and beauty. The text rhymes beautifully and each spread is illuminated by Alison Jay’s heartwarming and light hearted illustrations.
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