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My Very First Book of Colors by Eric Carle

My Very First Book of Colors by Eric Carle is a uniquely artistic book that allows toddlers and preschoolers to match the colors to the illustrations. What I disliked: This is a great book.  No criticisms. What I liked: I liked how it put the child in charge of the book.  The toddlers needed guidance,… Continue reading My Very First Book of Colors by Eric Carle

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When the Elephant Walks by Keiko Kasza

When the Elephant Walks by Keiko Kasza is an adorable board book perfect for toddlers. What I disliked: Nothing.  This book is adorable. What I liked: I loved how the mightiest of the animal kingdom can be influenced by the tiniest.  I loved the story line, I loved the illustrations, I loved that it was… Continue reading When the Elephant Walks by Keiko Kasza

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Baby Talk by Steve Heinrich

Baby Talk by Steve Heinrich is an adorable photo book with cute quotes and impossibly cute pictures to go with it.  I get the sense the writer had babies at the time he wrote it, as each quote fits perfectly with the photos and resonated directly with my mom-of-a-baby heart. What I disliked: I really… Continue reading Baby Talk by Steve Heinrich

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Hop! by Phyllis Root

Hop! by Phyllis Root and illustrated by Holly Meade is a quick to read board book intended for toddlers.  Ours was well loved if the cracker crumbs smashed inside are any indication lol. What I disliked: No criticism from me. What I liked: This is a quality board book in its construction, quick 2-5 word… Continue reading Hop! by Phyllis Root

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Teddy’s Busy Night

Teddy's Busy Night illustrated by Amy Flynn is A Wee; Pudgy Board Book perfect for littles. What I disliked: Perfect for toddlers, no critique. What I liked: I loved that it is small and durable.  Ours is pretty well used, and a bit sticky, indicating I let the toddler of the moment carry it around… Continue reading Teddy’s Busy Night

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Wave Hello to Thomas

Wave Hello To Thomas is a Lift-and-Peek-A-Board-Book based on the Railway Series by the Rev. W. Awdry.  This boardbook has a fun flip tabs that the kids absolutely loved, and they are a high quality that doesn't rip too easily and has great pictures for the kids to explore. What I disliked: Thomas in general… Continue reading Wave Hello to Thomas

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Where’s My Hug by Amy Hest

Where's My Hug, originally published as Don't You Feel Well, Sam? is an adorable must-have book for your baby's future library.  The story is simple enough, one every parent can relate to, but the illustrations by Anita Jeram bring this book to life in such a way that I wish I could frame the dedication page… Continue reading Where’s My Hug by Amy Hest