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What Kind of Book Does my Baby Need?

Infants 0 – 6 months:

  • Books with simple, large pictures or designs with bright colors
  • Stiff cardboard “chunky” books that can be propped up in the crib
  • Cloth and soft vinyl books that can go in the bath or get washed

The Red Wagon

 

Infants 6 – 12 months:

  • Brightly colored “chunky” board books to touch and taste!
  • Books with photos of familiar objects like balls and bottles
  • Small plastic photo albums of family and friends
  • Plastic books for bath time

The Firefighters


Every Child Ready to Read @ Your Library

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Singing Through Your Day

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Building Early Literacy Through Play

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Read to Me: Read Aloud Tips for Parents

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What Kind of Book?

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Toddlers 12 – 24 months:

  • Books with photos of children doing familiar things like sleeping or playing
  • Goodnight books for bedtime
  • Books about saying hello and goodbye
  • Books with only a few words on each page
  • Books with simple rhymes or predictable text
  • Animal books of all sizes and shapes

Play

 

Toddlers 2 – 3 years:

  • Books that tell simple stories
  • Simple rhyming books that they can memorize
  • Bedtime books
  • Books about counting, the alphabet, shapes, or sizes
  • Animal books, vehicle books, books about playtime
  • Books with their favorite TV characters

The Three Billy Goats Gruff