When we asked our readers to tell us their baby's favorite book, the titles that got the most mentions weren't surprising: Goodnight Moon and anything by Dr. Seuss, followed closely by Sam McBratney's Guess How Much I Love You.
Here are some other raved-about books that you might not have heard of yet:
- Moo, Baa, LA LA LA by Sandra Boynton
"At under 2 years, my son can recite the entire book just by looking at the pages." --Michelle Speer, Edwardsville, Illinois
- Jesse Bear, What Will You Wear? by Nancy White Carlstrom and Time for Bed by Mem Fox
"I've read to my 5-1/2-month-old since birth, and he gets so excited when he sees these books, kicking his feet and waving his arms." --Judy James, Miami, Florida
- Maisy's Colors by Lucy Cousins
"My daughter Grace is 11 months old, but she's enjoyed this particular book since about 4 months. I don't know if she likes the mouse or the colors, but it's already completely worn out!" --Catherine Brainerd
- Big Red Barn by Margaret Wise Brown
"My 4-1/2-month-old daughter, Cara, loves Big Red Barn. She even helps us turn the pages." --Sandra Schneider, Berthoud, Colorado
- I'm a Little Caterpillar by Tim Weare
"My 8-1/2-month-old son's favorite book is I'm a Little Caterpillar. He finds it so exciting because it has a cute little finger puppet attached." --Denise McKnight, Metairie, Louisiana
Here's some children's books that parents seem to adore for themselves!
- On the Day You Were Born by Debra Frasier
"I still get chills when I read that one." --Cindy Long, Wellfleet, MA
- Love You Forever by Robert N. Munsch
"It's the most heartwarming book I've ever read." --Gail Denker, Bayside, NY
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