Welcome Little One


Sandra Magsamen - 2009
    Filled with lively illustrations, gentle rhyming text, and a heartfelt message of universal love, this beloved elephant board book allows parents and children to celebrate and cherish their one-of-a-kind bond. The perfect gender-neutral baby shower or infant gift to congratulate new parents, pregnancy gift, first birthday gift, or for simply expressing the love you have for the little ones in your life!On the day you were born, it was love at first sight.We welcomed you, little one, and held you so tight.Why readers love Welcome Little One: Perfect for babies and toddlers ages 0 to 3. Made for their little hands!Ample space to record the birth details of your little one to look back on as baby starts growingWith a bonus section to write a personal message to your little one, this sweet elephant story doubles as the ultimate keepsake gift for newborns!Add a heartfelt message and trade your baby shower card for a keepsake book

In My Den


Sara Gillingham - 2009
    Is it little bear's warm earth and fluffy bed of leaves? No, it's his loving family! Bright pictures, reassuring messages, unique layered pages and an adorable felt finger puppet attached to each book combine to create interactive reading and playtime fun!

When a Dad Says "I Love You"


Douglas Wood - 2013
    They can help with homework and carry you on their shoulders. They can make pancakes and teach you how to sing songs. These loving actions are just some of the ways dads show how much they care—and no matter how he says it, “I love you” is wonderful to hear!From bestselling author Douglas Wood and illustrator Jennifer Bell, a sunny, cuddly testament to the bond between father and child.

Kiss It Better


Smriti Prasadam-Halls - 2016
    . .Everything feels better with the help of a KISS.There are go-to-sleep kisses, I'm-sorry kisses, I-love-you kisses, and more. For every time of day there's a kiss to go with it, and whether you're big or small, young or old, it always makes you feel better. So the next time you see someone you love, just remember . . . a kiss is the very best gift of all!A tender expression of love, Kiss It Better is the perfect gift for every parent and child who love Nancy Tillman and Marianne Richmond.

The Cuddle Book


Guido Van Genechten - 2003
    Some cuddles are warm. Some are playful. And some can even be very, very prickly! Sweet, simple text and bright, bold, beautiful art combine in this enchanting picture book, perfect for family sharing.

I Love Dad with the Very Hungry Caterpillar


Eric Carle - 2017
    you're easy to talk to... even when I am feeling prickly... you are always there... that's why I love you, Dad!Join The Very Hungry Caterpillar for a celebration of love and all the ways to tell your dad how much you care. This lovely little book features Eric Carle's colourful artwork of animal dads and babies, with the Hungry Caterpillar making an appearance alongside each one. The perfect gift for Father's Day, or any day you want to say... I love you, Dad!

Crocodiles Need Kisses Too


Rebecca Colby - 2020
    Everyone needs hugs and love in this offbeat, upbeat ode to the not-so-cuddly--and yet still sweet and beloved!Despite their lumpy, bumpy hide, toothy mouths stretched open wide, just like me and just like you, crocodiles need kisses too.Fun-to-read-aloud, rhyming text describes prickly porcupines, roaring tigers, and slithery snakes--not the most cuddly creatures, but still worthy of hugs and snuggles from their mamas! With a luscious and colorful palette, Crocodiles Need Kisses Too shows that animals (and children) don't have to be warm and fuzzy to be totally lovable.

Love You Head to Toe


Ashley Barron - 2019
    Bright, playful illustrations show a different baby and a different species of animal, both engaged in similar behavior: babies stretch their limbs like sea stars, splash in the water like ducklings, toddle around like bear cubs, and fill their chubby cheeks like chipmunks.Action verbs on each page give the book energy and movement and reflect the varied activities of a baby's day, with key elements like mealtime, bath time, and bedtime in chronological order. Babies and caregivers of a wide range of ethnicities are represented in this heartwarming read-aloud designed to show little ones how much they are cherished and loved.

Mama Loves You So


Terry Pierce - 2017
    If only raising a child was that easy. It can be difficult in the first year to figure out what’s just right for your baby. But with this new line of books—New Books for Newborns— story time is really that simple. Designed as the first books to start reading with your baby, these just-right stories hit all the right notes with soothing texts, lovely art, and, most importantly, stories meant for sharing any time of the day. Start here. Snuggle up. It’s story time! This book celebrates a mother’s love trumping even majestic mother nature…a mama’s love is higher than a mountain and deeper than any stream.

Cuddle Monkey


Blake Liliane Hellman - 2020
    But ever since his baby brother Owen was born, cuddle time with his mom and dad has been in short supply. Lewis, however, remains undaunted! He wants his cuddles! So:He cuddles his favorite book.He cuddles his stuffed animals, Hedwig, Lamby, and Monster Dude.He even cuddles a puddle, just because it rhymes!But cuddling the bus driver turns out to be a little dangerous. Cuddling at dinner is too messy. And cuddling Owen is wiggly and squiggly. Then Lewis finds that a cuddle doesn’t have to be perfect for it to be just the cuddle you need.

A Father's Love


Hannah Holt - 2019
    Perfect for new babies, new fathers, baby shower gifts, Father's Day gifts, and for kids who love their dads on any old day.Throughout the animal kingdom, in every part of the world, fathers love and care for their babies. This book takes readers around the globe and across the animal kingdom, showcasing the many ways fathers have of demonstrating their love. Whether it's a penguin papa snuggling with his baby in the frosty white snow, a lion dad playing with his cub in a yellow field, or a seahorse father protecting his young inside his pouch in the deep blue ocean, we see that a father's love comes in all shapes, sizes, and colors.With beautiful art that brings all of the dads and babies, and the love between them, to vivid, colorful life, this book is a celebration of the special bond that a father shares with his children.

Mama Always Comes Home


Karma Wilson - 2005
    Karma Wilson's reassuring text, paired with Brooke Dyer's colorful and comforting mother-child illustrations, shows that -- rain or shine, in a tree or in the sea -- mamas everywhere find their way home with cozy hugs and lots of love, because Mama Always Comes Home.

Leyla


Galia Bernstein - 2019
    They are always chatting, snuggling, and grooming each other (ew!), and—for Leyla—there’s no escape from their attention. So, she decides to run away until she can’t hear (or smell) her baboon troop anymore. In the middle of her desert habitat, she finds a lizard sunning himself. Unlike her family, the lizard loves to sit alone, be quiet, and do absolutely nothing at all. Leyla joins the lizard, and after soaking up some quiet time, she feels recharged and ready to return home to her large, ever-doting family. Now that she knows where she can always find a little peace, Leyla can embrace the chaos and the kisses with open arms. From the celebrated author-illustrator of I Am a Cat, Leyla shows kids how to appreciate both the wild and the mild.

There, There


Sam McBratney - 2013
    Little bear Hans was injured and daddy bear would tell him, "There, there" and give him a hug and a kiss. And is well. So when daddy bear got a splinter in his foot, Hans knew exactly what to do. In Simplified Chinese. Annotation copyright Tsai Fong Books, Inc. Distributed by Tsai Fong Books, Inc.

When I Grow Up


Emma Dodd - 2015
    This line of books features rhyming text and delightful artwork that is embellished with foil throughout.