Babies & Big Kids!

August Book Collage

Books we read in August



All of Baby Nose to Toes  All of Baby Nose to Toes by Victoria Adler

Cute rhyming book about baby body parts – kids love to “guess” which part we are reading about.  Lively and large illustrations.

Uh Oh  Uh-Oh! by Rachel Isadora

The only text in this book is the word “uh-oh” which babies and grown ups alike love to repeat as we read about a baby getting into “trouble.”

I Can Do It MyselfI Can Do It Myself by Richard Brown

Our favorite Sesame Street friends demonstrate all of the things they have learned to do by themselves.  Simple text.

Preschool Day Hooray  Preschool Day Hooray! by Linda Leopold Strauss

Bright illustrations and rhyming text about a typical day at preschool.


The Baby Goes Beep  The Baby Goes Beep by Rebecca O’Connell

Board book about the repetitive noises babies enjoy making over and over.  A fun read-a-loud.

Peekaboo Morning  Peekaboo Morning by Rachel Isadora

Another awesome Rachel Isadora book with only one repeated phrase: “Peekaboo.”  Kid enjoy guessing who the baby will find.

Two Eyes a Nose and a Mouth  Two Eyes a Nose and a Mouth by Roberta Grobel Intrater

Big photos and lovely rhyming text about body parts and how no two people are exactly the same.

My First Day at Preschool  My First Day at Nursery School by Becky Edwards

An Itsy Bitsy Story Time favorite about a little girl who is reluctant to go to her first day of preschool.  All she wants is her Mom – but LOOK at all the fun stuff there is to do at nursery school – it is so much fun she doesn’t want to leave.


Best Baby Ever  Best Baby Ever by David Milgrim

Hilarious illustrations with simple humorous text about a baby achieving milestones.  (It always makes me tear up a bit at the end!)

Peekaboo Baby  Peekaboo Baby by Sebastien Braun

A “lift the flap” board book game of peekaboo.  Toddlers enjoy taking turns helping lift the flaps.

I Can Do It Too  I Can Do It Too! by Karen Baicker

Toddlers love to help and announce “I can do it too” and the little girl in this brightly illustrated board book is no exception!

Rockin in my School ShoesPete the Cat Rocking in My School Shoes by Eric Litwin

I am a HUGE Pete the Cat fan!  In this musical adventure Pete goes to school for the first time and it’s all groovy!


Baby's First Year  Baby’s First Year by Rick Walton

Adorable illustrations and rhyming text about all the things a baby learns to do in their first year.

Baby Says Moo  Baby Says “Moo” by JoAnn Early Macken

Very funny book about a baby who will only say “moo” when asked what noise different animals make.  Cute as can be pictures.

I'm Your Bus  I’m Your Bus by Marilyn Singer

A day in the life of a school bus – from the bus’s point of view.  Bright bold illustrations.

The Wheels on the Bus  Pete the Cat The Wheels on the Bus by James Dean

Pete the Cat’s take on the popular preschool song.  A fun join in read-a-loud.

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