Book Recommendations (Newborn)

by , under 0 Months (Newborn), Age-Appropriate Toys, Child Development, Language and Reading Skills

Why did I choose these books?

These books follow the 5 rules for choosing an appropriate book for infants.  Also, they were tested and approved by my rambunctious son!

Look, Look!  By Peter Linenthal

Newborns can only see high contrast images.  This black-and-white book, with its simple, repetitive text will delight your new little baby.  My son loves this book!  I’ve had to tape every single page back together because it is so well loved.

Pet’s Tails By Jellycat

Baby will love the brightly colored pictures and grabbing the pets’ tails as you read!

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