A guest post from Grammie Buzz, who just happens to be a trained children’s librarian! Here are her picks for some great board books.
Mazen, right from the start, liked books. What more could a writer grandma ask for? Here are some winners!
His mom and dad read this one with amazing gusto. Lots of clippity clopping along with happy chaos!
Sturdy tabs help small hands turn the pages in Baby Colors.
Who doesn’t love a peek-a-boo book combined with rhymes and a surprise mirror at the end?
Baby’s face becomes a fox’s: “Good night, my little fox,” a candy: “Good night, my sweet,” a dumpling: “Good night, my little dumping,” and plenty of others in Good Night!
Llama’s got all the cool moves! Mazen is learning to zoom right along with him.
Babies adore looking at other babies. Voila! Babies everywhere!
Celebrities often miss the mark when they write children’s books, but Spike Lee and his wife are right on! They capture the personality of a very determined baby.
Bathtime, lift-the-flap, and touch and feel splash together in these bright photographs.
Babies are babies all over the world!
And two classics!
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See features the tissue paper collages of the beloved Eric Carle.
And last but not least, meet the creatures who love Little Gorilla. And since this book ends with a first birthday party, Little Gorilla makes the perfect gift for that landmark occasion.
This grandma is on her way to the bookstore soon. I’m going to scout out some new books to add to my pile of presents.
What about you grandmas and moms and aunts and caregivers out there? Any titles to suggest?