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28 Great Books to Read to Infants and Toddlers in 2024

28 Great Books to Read to Infants and Toddlers in 2024. such as Good Night You, Good Night Me, Marta! Big & Small, Global Babies, I Am a Bunny
"28 Great Books to Read to Infants and Toddlers in 2024" encourages parents to read aloud to infants and toddlers every day. 28 books to read to infants are quantifiable, operable, and achievable early parent-child reading goals.

The selected bibliography is comprehensively considered based on the following four aspects:
  • Development areas: different areas that promote the early development of infants and young children
  • Age: Consider the developmental characteristics of infants at different months of age
  • Topic: Focus on topics that are generally encountered and paid attention to during the growth of infants and young children aged 0 to 3
  • Material, size, and safety of books

Developmentally Appropriate Books for Infants and Toddlers

To be honest, there are an overwhelming 28 best books for infant development for Parents, and the parenting concepts of the major schools are even more numerous and endless. 

The most terrible thing is that the same thing, different parenting genres, say different things. A said that he must do it, and B said that he must not do it, and the person will faint. 

As a parent, how do you choose a first-year child development parenting book? Is reading useful? There are so many parenting schools, who should we believe in? Is there a relatively fair and universal concept of parenting? 

Is there a quick way to try it out? Which books are systematically expounded? Which books are to piece together and deal with errands? Are there any common features in truly infant development books? Does it work to follow a book?

Those "First Books" that accompany your growth.

What is the first book to accompany you in your life? I remember the first book to accompany me was this one.

0. Read to your baby every day by Rachel Williams


This is the earliest book in my memory. I bought this book from Amazon. I was sitting on the bed reading this book. My father accompanied me and praised me for memorizing all the rhymes in this book. 

The joy of happiness still lingers in my heart. This is my earliest memory of reading, and it is also the reason why I will solemnly write this recommended book for children aged 0-2.

"Do infants and young children need to read?" Many parents will ask this question. This may be based on everyone's understanding of "reading". When you think of "reading", you will think of books, learning, knowledge, and other slightly boring content.

The child is learning every moment after birth, absorbing information like a sponge absorbing water. We often see what the baby gets and put it in the mouth. This is how babies and young children feel in front of them through "taste" and "touch". 

This object, this is his/her way of learning. "Reading for infants and young children" means that parents and children "together" and read together. With the narration and company of the parents, the reader and the listener share the joy of language. 

The child is using his ears just like sucking with his mouth. Absorb language. Feel the mood of Mom and Dad through words, and feel the company of love.

Based on the "reading for infants and parents", I screened various "low-age books" on the market. In the process, it was discovered that many books labeled as "0-2 low-children" are not suitable for young children. 

It is not too complicated, and it is not conducive to the reading interaction between the infant and the parent if it is separated from the cognition and life of the infant. Reading is related to the child's initial experience. 

The content of some books for infants requires some life experience to understand. Only with a certain life experience can it easily resonate, and reading can arouse interest and have an effect.

According to the growth and development characteristics of infants and young children at different months of age, I roughly sorted the selected books, envisioning the life of a newborn baby in my mind, and entered the world of reading step by step as they grew up.

1. Good Night You, Good Night Me

by Surya Sajnani
  • In the beginning, books are just a kind of companionship.
  • Parents cannot be absent from reading for children aged 0-2.

This hand-painted cloth book has 8 pages on the cover, and the content is very simple. As the pages turn, children can say good night to stars, cars, rabbits, bees, etc. It is a very cute sleeping book.

Although the number of pages in the book is very small, it is because every page has fillers. Therefore, this book is thick, soft, and light to pick up. It is very suitable as a pillow toy for babies. 

Every time your child is quiet before going to bed, you can read together. The cloth book has a strong texture and can be hand-washed, so it is suitable for accompanying very young babies.

2. Marta! Big & Small

by Jen Arena
  • When the bridge of Sound' is in the mother's belly,
  • The child listens to his mother’s heartbeat every day,
  • After birth, I listened to the mother's humming again.
  • Children's books are just an extension of this connection.
  • The simpler the harder it is,
  • Able to distill the world so simply,
  • It is not easy to be presented directly in front of children in this way.
  • Only by understanding big and small can you experience the joy of reading,
How amazing.


The whole book uses bright patterns and colors, a simple storyline, and constantly tells children about the various changes between "big and small". The whole book has 10 pictures and the story is simple and easy for young children to accept.

The content of this book looks abstract, but it is very specific to children. Simple "big" and "small" have produced various changes in the relationship between pictures and texts, and they can surprise children as they turn the pages.

The same content will be interesting for adults to read. It is a good picture book suitable for parents and children aged 0-2. The binding of this book is hardcover + thick cardboard + rounded corners. 

The book is very strong and will not be damaged by babies. In addition, the rounded corners of the pages of the book avoid scratching the baby's skin, and the details are very careful.

3. Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes

by Mem Fox 

A global celebration of adorable baby fingers and baby toes--now available in a lapboard book edition. Born in the hills or in a town, in a tent, or on the ice, these babies from across the globe all have one thing in common --adorable fingers and toes. But one little baby has something only its mother can give. 

I like it better than my baby likes it. Maybe this kind of faint picture is not enough to catch the baby's attention. But it does not prevent this is a very beautiful book. 

I feel that he is praising the common attributes of people and telling you that although people in the world are different in one way or another, we are all the same creatures and have the same biological attributes. 

In this sense, each life is equal. But at the end of the story, the story changes again, saying that despite the similarities between people, the little baby in my arms is so different in my eyes, because he is a little baby that belongs only to me. Once I read this, I cried.

4. Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See?

by Bill Martin Jr.

"Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See? "is the final collaboration from this bestselling author-illustrator team. Young readers will enjoy Baby Bear's quest to find Mama, and they'll revel in identifying each of the native North American animals that appear along the way. 

The central focus on the special bond between mother and child makes a fitting finale to a beloved series. 

These groundbreaking picture books have been teaching children to read for over forty years, and their consistently strong sales prove their staying power and continued applicability for today's kids. A Children's Book-of-the-Month Club Main Selection.

5. Global Babies

by The Global Fund for Children 

From Guatemala to Bhutan, seventeen vibrantly colored photographs embrace our global diversity and give glimpses into the daily life, traditions, and clothing of babies from around the world. Simple text in Spanish and English teaches the littlest readers that everywhere on earth, babies are special and loved.  

A perfect baby shower gift or first book for the toddler in your life. Babies love to look at babies and this bright collection of photos is a ticket to an around-the-world journey. 

Part of the proceeds from this book’s sales will be donated to the Global Fund for Children to support innovative community-based organizations that serve the world’s most vulnerable children and youth.

6. I Am a Bunny

by Ole Risom
  • As the child’s experience becomes more and more enriched,
  • Various thoughts are becoming more and more active,
  • They began to pay attention to more animals and plants.

I am a bunny. My name is Nicholas. I live in a hollow tree.

This classic Golden Book, illustrated by Richard Scarry, celebrates its 50th anniversary with the story of Nicholas, a bunny clad in red overalls. In the spring, he picks flowers, and in the summer, watches the frogs in the pond. In the fall, he sees the animals getting ready for winter. 

And when winter comes, he watches the snow falling from the sky...then curls up in his hollow tree to dream about Spring. No child's library is complete without this gentle story of the seasons.

If I were a rabbit, what would my life be like? What do I experience every day? The 12 pictures show us the life of rabbits in different environments and weather throughout the year.

The picture in this book is so beautiful that it gives a strong sense of pleasure when you open it. Cardboard books are suitable for children to read, purely because the pictures cannot bear to let go.

7. Mommies Say Shhh!

by Patricia Polacco

Goats say “maa-maa-maa.” Birds say “cheep-cheep-cheep.” Horses say “neigh-neigh-neigh.” Rabbits say nothing at all! But when all of these animals get together and raise a honking, braying, neighing ruckus, what does Mama say? “Shhhhhh!” 

Now available in this adorable board book, Patricia Polacco’s fun-filled collection of animal sounds and beautiful rural landscapes is a perfect read-aloud for beginning readers. They’ll want more-more-more.

8. Bears 

by Ruth Krauss

Bears, written by Ruth Krauss and illustrated by Phyllis Rowand, was first published in 1948. Maurice Sendak was still an unknown artist at the time, but he and Krauss soon became close friends and collaborators. 

In this reissue, Bears has new illustrations by Sendak. Krauss's charming story about bears and their fantastic habits now has a new twist. 

In addition to illustrating the bears, Sendak added a subplot: Max, the white-suit character from Where the Wild Things Are, can be seen searching for his dog, who has snatched one of Max's teddy bears. This is a piece of literary history and a seductive read for children.

9. Pio Peep! Traditional Spanish Nursery Rhymes

by Alma Flor Ada

This groundbreaking bilingual collection of traditional rhymes celebrates childhood and Latin American heritage—a perfect book for those learning Spanish and fluent speakers alike! 

This picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 6 to 8 who are ready to read independently. It’s a fun way to keep your child engaged and as a supplement to activity books for children.

This edition comes complete with a beautifully produced CD of the text. Perfect for learning and enjoying, at home or in the classroom.

Passed down from generation to generation, the twenty-nine rhymes included have been lovingly selected by distinguished authors Alma Flor Ada and F. Isabel Campoy. English adaptations by Alice Schertle capture the spirit of each rhyme and have a charm all their own.

Accompanied by beautiful illustrations by Spanish artist Viví Escrivá, this collection is destined to become a beloved classic for children already familiar with the rhymes as well as those encountering them for the first time.

From playing dress-up to making tortillas, and from rising at daybreak to falling asleep, these joyful rhymes are sure to delight young readers.

10. Peekaboo Bedtime

by Rachel Isadora 

Peekaboo Bedtime, a sequel to Peekaboo Morning, is a guessing game that turns the page on everyone a child sees on the way to bed. “Cuckoo! I see. , with several pets, too. 

The book incorporates elements of a successful bedtime routine: greet the moon, take a bath, and replace shoes with slippers. Family and routine make it a comforting book on getting ready for bed. Use the chorus from the book to describe something you see: "Peekaboo! I see . . . the blanket that your grandmother made for you! "

11. Hello, Day!

by Anita Lobel 

Nobody paints like Lobel, and she dedicates an entire page to the illustration of each of the farm animals that appear on this day in the country. Pictorial representations of a cow, a sheep, a horse, and more are accompanied on the facing pages by simple language that describes what each animal "says" (moo, baa, neigh). 

Her toddlers can practice animal sounds as they read together. Lobel's twist, which tells readers what the animals are really saying, brings an element of discovery and offers a satisfying summary of the colorful day.

12. Mother Goose Picture Puzzles

by Will Hillenbrand


It’s fun to see a picture and figure out the word it stands for. Some people call this kind of picture puzzle a rebus. Children will have fun guessing some of the words in twenty Mother Goose rhymes. It’s not hard! There are clues on every page of Will Hillenbrand’s sparkling, imaginative mixed-media artwork!

With 20 known rhymes on 40 pages, this Mother Goose collection covers the basics and accomplishes so much more. Each rhyme is illustrated on a generously sized double page, giving young children great close-ups of all the beloved Mother Goose characters. 

The humorous and popular illustrations capture characters in carefree (Peter the pumpkin eater), disheveled (Jack and Jill rolling down the hill), shocked (Little Miss Muffet), and unconscious (Little Boy Blue) states. 

While it's wonderful to read to infants and toddlers, older children will also enjoy the puzzle component: about one word per line in each rhyme is replaced with a picture that must be “read” as part of the text. 

In the first line of "Little Boy Blue" ("Little Boy Blue, come, honk your horn!"), An image of a horn replaces the word horn. Due to the nature of the illustrations and puzzles, this book can be enjoyed by the whole family.

13. My Farm Friends

by Wendell Minor


Here’s a perfect introduction to our farm friends. Is there anything cuter than a little lamb or a playful piglet? Farm animals are fascinating, and they are full of surprises, too. Naturally, cows make milk—but did you know they need to drink a bathtub full of water every day? 

And of course, the turkey's gobble—but sometimes they purr like cats. Wendell Minor’s bright, bold artwork and jaunty verse celebrate the wonders of our farm friends.

14. Baby's First-Year Milestones

by Aubrey Hargis


One-sentence recommendation: "Education and play" are both right
The baby is born, eats, drinks, and sleeps enough, what do you do the rest of the time? Of course, it is for fun! But what can you play with a 0-1-year-old baby? How to play it? It is estimated that many novice parents will be worried.

"Baby's First Game Book" is a popular parenting book in Germany, specifically for babies aged 0-1. It selects more than 100 suitable game suggestions from the popular parent-child training courses in Europe, including Prague parent-child courses. , Exercise your baby's sports, emotional, social, language, and cognitive abilities in an all-around way. 

The introduction to the game in this book is concise, complete with pictures and text. Even novice parents are very easy to use. The book not only explains the games suitable for babies according to the age of the month but also introduces the categories according to the goals achieved by the games so that parents can exercise in a targeted manner according to the actual situation of their babies. There is also a tutorial on homemade toys in the book. You can make safe and fun toys using common materials at home, so why not do it! 

In addition, the concept of "good parents- let it go" and "replace education with instincts" conveyed in this book is also worth learning.

15. Positive Discipline

by Jane Nelsen Ed.D.


One sentence recommendation: "Parenting Bible" has taken the world by storm 

"Positive Discipline" is not a book, but a series of books with the core concept of "Positive Discipline". One of the authors, Jane Nelsen, is a Ph.D. in Education, an outstanding psychologist, educator, a California marriage and family practicing psychotherapist, and the founder of the American "Positive Discipline Association". 

Have you ever struggled day and night like me: what kind of love should you give your children? Should it be loose freedom or strict restriction? Should we love unconditionally, or should we use both grace and prestige? 

Will full attention lead to arrogance, and will unreasonable degrees of freedom limit the development of children? If yes, then, I highly recommend this book to you. It is this book that tells us clearly: "Mother, you should be kind and firm all the time."  

The so-called positive discipline is to teach children lovingly, establish a deep and unconditional emotional connection with them, and help them form a healthy and secure sense of attachment. Its focus is not on severe punishment, but on truly teaching children skills and inducing truly healthy behaviors. 

The book talks about a lot of positive discipline tools and techniques, such as diverting attention, counting down, providing options, doing instead of talking, etc., that are very effective. In the daily raising of Nicole, these methods really helped me.

16. Playful Parenting

by Lawrence J. Cohen  

When I first saw the title of the book, I was even a little careless. I thought it was a book to teach children how to play. I was wondering why I wrote several volumes on this topic. After I really opened it and read it carefully, I felt my own arbitrariness. Play is also a kind of parenting method, which is different from the previous "decent" parenting method. 

This book advocates the establishment of a healthy connection with the child through the "play for him" game method so that the child can interact with others. Lead the game, solve problems, and seek satisfaction and self-confidence. In addition, games can help solve children's daily behavioral problems, allowing children to learn skills without stress and fear. "10-year-old Raymond had trouble falling asleep alone, but during the months of play therapy, he never said anything about it. 

Once, when we were playing with pillows, I said that I had to hug the pillow to fall asleep because I felt safe because of that. He snatched the pillow from me and I pretended to cry. He liked this game very much." "Another example is Nancy, who goes to kindergarten. 

She is not doing well in toilet training, but she never mentions it. So every time we go to the house, I will let my doll pretend to go to the toilet. , But accidentally peered on the pants." There are so many game cases mentioned in the book. 

It is fascinating to read, and it is not boring at all. It is a book that can provide ideas and inspire people. Now, in the process of fighting against Nicole every day, every time I am exhausted and at a loss, I have a new magic weapon, and that is the game. Let's learn and use it together, recommended!

17. Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Care

by Benjamin Spock M.D.


The most reliable parenting manual: "Spock Parenting Sutra" "The Spock Parenting Book" is recognized as the most reliable parenting manual in the 20th century, condensing the "father of parenting" Dr. Spock's effective parenting experience after 60 years of testing. He was once selected by "Time" weekly as "10 books that influence the process of human thought in the 20th century". 

Since 1946, the "Spock Parenting Classic" has been continuously revised and supplemented. This book is the latest revised 9th edition, which not only updates the most comprehensive, authoritative, and trustworthy information: such as accidental injuries, common diseases, immunity, behavior Knowledge, and psychological barriers. 

Also in response to the focus of attention of parents in recent years, supplemented with content about the growth and development of children, the physical, intellectual, and emotional needs of different ages: such as obesity and nutrition, children and computer games, how to deal with stress Wait. 

The newly upgraded 9th edition also rearranges and sorts out all the contents to make the structure more reasonable and easier for readers to refer to. 

You can be a competent parent and "trust yourself and your baby".

18. The Baby Book


In a parenting book by American mothers: "Encyclopedia of Intimate Parenting" Dr. William Sears is the most influential parenting authority in the United States. "Sears Intimate Parenting Encyclopedia" has been selling well for more than 20 years, and it still ranks first in the sales charts of parenting books in major bookstores in the United States, and American mothers have one copy. 

Based on 40 years of pediatric clinical practice, and the experience of raising 8 children with his wife Martha, combined with the "intimacy theory" of developmental psychology, Dr. Sears has summed up a set of "intimate parenting methods". 

That is, through breastfeeding, sleeping with the baby, carrying the baby with a sling, and responding to the baby's needs promptly, parents and children can establish an early intimate relationship so that the children can grow up in a caring environment.

19. Secrets of the Baby Whisperer

by Tracy Hogg 


Best practical parenting book: 

"Secrets of the Baby Whisperer" The world-famous practical parenting expert Tracy Hogg (TracyHogg) is world-renowned as a "Baby Whisperer". She went deep into the homes of thousands of babies to solve the daily problems faced by babies and mothers through speeches and radio.  

TV stations, letters, emails, and posts on her website to communicate with her and ask her for advice are countless. In this book, she gathers her nearly 30 years of experience to explain in detail the effective solutions to the problems of 0-3-year-old babies' feeding, sleep, emotion, education, and so on. 

The book consists of 10 chapters. Each chapter revolves around a theme, in chronological order, supplemented by a large number of cases, so that you know what to do at what time, help you become a patient and sober parent, and cultivate a body for yourself. A healthy, regular, and emotional baby.

20. Listen to the Child

by Elizabeth Howard 


Parenting Book to Cultivate Children's Healthy Personality: 

"Listen to the Child" When the child is crying, when the child is afraid when the child loses his temper when the child is angry... what should we do? What can we do to help the child? 

The child’s "abnormal" behavior plays a special role in the child’s growth process. If handled well, it will help the child to form a sound personality and health psychology. This book is the result of years of research and practice by her and her colleagues. 

It will provide parents with some very practical methods to help them cope with these often difficult moments; it will also provide parents with some basic ideas to help maintain their parents and children. The precious relationship between.

21. Developmental Psychology

by David R. Shaffer 


It is not an exaggeration to say that the practicality of this book is like a reference book and textbook in my mind. Its content absolutely kills 99% of the parenting books on the market. 

It is highly recommended that every parent has one. It starts from a small fertilized egg and elaborates on all aspects of infant and adolescent physical development, cognitive development, intelligence, language, emotion, self-concept, gender cognition, and social development. 

For example, how does heredity affect a child's development level, how does a newborn baby see, hear, and perceive the outside world step by step, what is the basic learning process in infancy, and how to capture the key to children's ability development Period, when is the accelerated period of brain development, and what is the plasticity of the nervous system...and so on, most of the puzzles about children's physical, psychological, cognitive, and social development, you can read this book a clear explanation is found here. 

What is particularly praised is that the book quoted a lot of experimental data and research literature, which makes the whole book more scientific and instructive. What’s more, the professionalism of the content does not affect its readability at all. 

You will know it when you read it with your hands. The language organization of the whole book is very popular and smooth. Reading the whole book, The Harvest The clear and clear dry goods are not obscure or boring at all.

22. Caring for Your Baby and Young Child


Raising children is like a mystery to novice parents. Should I have a normal delivery or a C-section? Breastfeeding or formula milk? How much milk do I need to feed each time? How to burp? What should I do if the baby is crying? How to deal with neonatal colic? What kind of vaccine should I get? What should I pay attention to when adding complementary foods? How to wean? How should children deal with colds, fevers, and diarrhea? How to do toilet training? …… Such questions, and even more questions that you can’t even think of. 

There are systematic, detailed, and accurate answers in this book. Since Nicole was born, I have never joined a parenting group. Not only is it because of a minimalist lifestyle, but more importantly, this book provides solutions to most parenting problems, and it is more scientific, authoritative, and referential. 

This classic parenting book was published by the American Academy of Pediatrics and has been revised and updated many times. I still use 100 points of sincerity and strongly recommend it to every novice parent.

23. Twenty Studies That Revolutionized Child Psychology

by Wallace E. Dixon Jr. 


Unlike most parenting books on the market, this book does not guide you on "how", it only tells you "what" and "why". This book is very professionally written, and it introduces in detail 20 classic studies in the field of child psychology. 

Like the famous rhesus monkey experiment, the marshmallow delayed gratification experiment, Piaget’s four stages of cognitive development, Vygotsky’s "recent development zone", etc., you can find detailed experimental procedures in this book. , Including samples, materials, experimental content, the performance of the experimental group and the control group, and the final conclusion. 

I have always believed that conclusions based on empirical research are more referential than parenting viewpoints based on individual experience. Therefore, this book has long been my favorite. 

Unlike the previously recommended "Developmental Psychology", this one is more academically researched and requires a little patience to read, but it gives a lot of enlightenment. It's worth seeing.

24. Thirty Million Words

by Dana Suskind  


This is a book to help children learn languages. Although there are some ambiguities in the translation, the flaws are not concealed. This is definitely a good book. I promise, you only need to read a few pages and you will fall in love immediately! 

The concept of "30 million vocabularies" originated from a study of the influence of early childhood language ability training on final academic performance. The researcher tracked 42 groups of families from different economic classes and recorded the growth of the children from 9 months to 3 years old. 

The conclusion showed: "Different families have surprising differences in the number of words used by parents when speaking. In three years, for families with a lack of corpus, the cumulative number of words heard by children is 13 million, while for families with a rich corpus, the cumulative number of words heard by children is 4,500. Million, the difference is as much as 32 million. (does not remove duplicates, contains repeated words)" 

Regarding how to speed up the process of children's language learning, the book mentions the very useful 4T rule, among which speech scaffolding, speech expansion, and taking turns are the essence it.

25. Parent Effectiveness Training

by Thomas Gordon


This book is a very well-written classic in parent-child communication. I have read it many times over and over again, and each time I read it, I get a different result. The author Gordon pioneered the principle of problem ownership, that is, whoever's needs are not met, then the problem is attributed to him and needs to be solved by him. 

(Note: The party that the problem belongs to here does not refer to the party who did the wrong thing) Based on this, PET mainly discusses solutions to three situations: child ownership, parent ownership, and parent-child conflict. The structure of the book is very clear. I have compiled a framework diagram as follows:

The book contains a large number of classic communication cases. I think these communication skills are not only suitable for parents and children but also can be applied to husbands and wives, colleagues, and friends. They are worthy of careful reading. highly recommended!

26. Introduction to Infant Development by Alan Slater

Infants may seem to do little more than eat, sleep, and play. Yet behind this misleadingly simplistic façade occurs an awe-inspiring process of development through which infants make sense of, and learn how to interact with the world around them.

Written by leading researchers in the field, Introduction to Infant Development, Second Edition provides a fascinating insight into the psychological development of infants. 

This new edition captures the latest research in the field, with new chapters on perceptual and cognitive development as well as memory development; the text also examines the role of gender, culture, and social class in infant development. 

The coverage of language development and motor development has also been revised to account for the latest research.

With enhanced pedagogical features throughout and a new Online Resource Center, Introduction to Infant Development is the ideal teaching and learning tool for those studying this intriguing field.

27. Understanding Your Baby by Ayelet Marinovich

Understanding Your Baby: A Week-By-Week Development & Activity Guide For Playing With Your Baby From Birth to 12 Months

If you've ever wished for a step-by-step guide to supporting your baby's development... Distilled, research-based developmental information paired with simple activities to play with your baby on a week-by-week basis, guiding you and your baby through the first year of life. 

There's no such thing as a "how-to-parent" guide - but this book comes close... a rare gem that helps parents feel informed. Learn how to "think outside the box" when it comes to playing - without any of the "mommy judgment" or guilt that often comes along with books (or discussions) on parenting infants.

28. Guide & Grow: Baby's 1st Year by Sharon Drewlo

Guide & Grow: Baby's 1st Year: A Monthly Guide to Development, Milestones, and Activities to Support Baby's Development

The first year of life is one of the most important stages for your baby's brain growth and development!

With over 30 years of experience in guiding parents in their child's development, pediatric occupational therapist Sharon Drewlo brings you GUIDE & GROW: Baby's 1st Year, an easy-to-navigate monthly guide to understanding and supporting your baby's development throughout the first year.

This book provides you with:
  • A thorough list of monthly milestones and development in 9 areas: Fine Motor • Gross Motor • Social-Emotional • Self-Help Communication • Cognitive and Play • Visual • Visual-Motor • Sensory
  • A wide variety of easy-to-implement activities and strategies each month can be incorporated into daily routines to support the baby's development
  • Examples of developmental concerns to discuss with your healthcare provider
  • A Baby Development Tracker Template for you to record your baby's achievements and memorable moments
  • A page for notes at the end of each chapter - use the notes and tracker to refer to at appointments with your healthcare provider
With GUIDE & GROW: Baby's 1st Year, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of your baby's development and have a wide variety of activities and strategies to help support your little one's development all the way to their 1st birthday!

Conclusion: Best Books on Infants and Toddlers Development

I hope this Best Books for Infants booklist can help more families carry out parents' and children's reading together so that more children can start reading from birth and become lifelong readers! I also hope that more people will take action, read aloud for the children, and hold stories about infants and toddlers!

To let children enjoy reading and like reading, parents nowadays are more and more aware of the importance of Parent's and children's reading. Parent's and children's reading can cultivate children's interest and habits in reading, improve reading ability, and at the same time enhance the emotional communication between Parents and children, timely understanding of children's psychological activities, and provide beneficial positive guidance. 

but books suitable for Parents and children reading are also crucial Importantly, although the -website has previously shared parenting books and many articles for children's book lovers, for a child in the growth stage, these are far from enough. 

In this issue, the editor of '' found another 28 best books suitable for Infants and Toddlers reading. 

I hope that parents and friends can choose a few from them, have intimate Parents and children reading with their infants and toddlers, and enjoy the joy of family!

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