Baby Shower Summer...

Seira Wilson on August 02, 2017

BabyBuggy200That whole "long winter, lots of summer babies" chestnut is no joke--it seems like everywhere I turn there's a new baby or a baby shower...  And, as you may have guessed, I'm a firm believer that books really are the best gifts for such an occasion. 

There are the tried and true classics--Goodnight Moon, Guess How Much I Love You, Mother Goose--but if you want to mix it up a bit, below are a handful of new favorites that should bring a smile to any parent's face...


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By Lea Redmond
A great gift for both parent and child.  Parents will appreciate the thoughtful moments of writing the letters now, and the child will realize how lucky they are to have such letters when they're older. Definitely a win-win.

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Hyper-overachiever parents will think you gave them a leg up and others find this new series of books for baby hilarious good fun. Either way--this will be a big hit.

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Board Book

His picture books about the Pigeon and Knuffle Bunny are beloved and Mo Willems brought the same clever humor to a board book for new parents. Laughter is a great way to start life, and parents will be chuckling away reading this aloud to baby.

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Hello, Garden Bugs: A High-Contrast Book by duopress labs and Julissa Mora
Practical and cute--bold black and white images of common--and very smiley--garden bugs like butterflies and ladybugs are perfect for early development.

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A beautiful picture book that will have a place on baby's shelf for years to come. A multicultural collection of poems, lullabies, and songs, amid gorgeous cut paper illustrations.

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