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Fun Board Books for Toddlers

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Fun Board Books for Toddlers! What do Sophie the Giraffe, a little owl, babies and puppies have in common, besides maximum cuteness? They're all topics of this month's round-up of books for toddlers! Check out these worthwhile selections if you can!


Corduroy’s Numbers by MaryJo Scott

Join Corduroy in counting on the farm, going from one rooster all the way through 10 chicken eggs. With minimal text, bright illustrations and a loveable character, this board book is perfect for even the youngest reader. Also available in Corduroy's Colors.

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Hide and Seek Sophie la giraffe

Sophie is playing hide and seek, in the house and out and about. Lift the flaps to find her.

dadaYour Baby’s First Word Will Be DADA by Jimmy Fallon

Your baby's first word will be . . ."Dada!" Right? Everyone knows that fathers wage a secret campaign to ensure that their babies' first word is "Dada!" But how does it work? One of the most popular entertainers in the world and NBC's "The Tonight Show" host, Jimmy Fallon, shows you how.


My First Library

Three delightful early concept books in one collection. Counting objects develops early number skills. The book promotes reading readiness and the photogenic content builds knowledge of the world.


Little Owl’s Day by Divya Srinivasan
This book follows nocturnal Little Owl as he tries to sleep during the day. But Squirrel just won’t be quiet and his chattering wakes Little Owl up for his first sight of the sun. It’s just too exciting to go back to bed, so Little Owl flies through the forest and meadows that he knows so well. Only now, everything looks so different. Flowers are open, colorful butterflies flit by and Bear is actually awake…and shows Little Owl his first-ever rainbow.



The Babies and Doggies Book by John & Molly

When you stop and think about it, babies and doggies do many of the same things. They squirm, sniff, sit and splash. They play ball and cuddle. Lots of things babies do, doggies do too. This board book explores all of the similar actions shared by baby and baby's best friend.


Sophie’s Big Noisy Day Book!

Sophie's hoping to have a quiet day, but instead it's full of noisy surprises. This beautiful Sophie the Giraffe noisy board book for babies and toddlers features a fun-to-read story; lift the flaps and hear five exciting sounds: duck, horn, train, helicopter and music.

sophieSophie’s Pull the Tab Play Book

Sophie has a treat for Josephine the Mouse, but where is she? Pull the tabs and join Sophie and her friends in their search for Josephine.


Miles from Tomorrowland: The Essential Guide to Miles’s World

Meet Miles Callisto. Explore the galaxy and learn all about his awesome adventures, and use the stickers to help Miles on his mission.


Sophie’s Big First Word Book
Toddlers will love learning words with Sophie the Giraffe. More than 100 objects are clearly labeled in this delightful first-picture book.

sophie move

Sophie on the Move: A Touch and Feel Book

Sophie’s on the move driving busy vehicles. She goes fast, slow, high, then low in this fun touch-and-feel story.

Published: January 2016