If you have a new baby in the house, you and your infant are going to love these best new baby books for children – and they all come in board book editions!
Two of my cousins just had baby girls. I couldn’t be more excited!
Can’t wait to send them some of these fabulous new books that came out in the past year.You can find these best new baby story books from 2019 according to Amazon at your local library or purchase through the affiliate links provided for your convenience.
Best New Baby Books for Children
Press the yellow dot on the cover of this interactive children’s book, follow the instructions within, and embark upon a magical journey!
Each page of this surprising touch book instructs the reader to push the button, shake it up, tilt the book, and who knows what will happen next!
Suzanne and Max Lang’s hilarious approach is an excellent case study in the dangers of putting on a happy face and demonstrates to kids that they are allowed to feel their feelings (though they should be careful of hurting others in the process!).
Let’s meet Baby!
From Baby’s head to Baby’s toes, there are so many parts of Baby you should know. But what’s the most important part of Baby?
Jimmy Fallon, host of NBC’s The Tonight Show and #1 New York Times bestselling author returns with a book that teaches new babies the words for the various parts of their body.
Inspired by her own nighttime routine with her daughter, Haley Joy, Kotb creates another beautiful treasure for parents and children to enjoy together.
As mama bear and her cub cuddle together before closing their eyes for a good night’s sleep, they reflect on the everyday wonders of life that make them happy.
With charming and lush illustrations from bestselling artist Suzie Mason, this soothing yet playful lullaby explores the simple joy of taking a moment to be grateful.
All young children love to play in the waves at the beach. Now here’s a Hello, World! board book that teaches them all about oceans and the creatures and plants that live there.
Hello, World! is a series designed to introduce first nonfiction concepts to babies and toddlers.
Told in clear and easy terms (“An octopus has eight arms. Can you count them all?”) and featuring bright, cheerful illustrations, Hello, World! is a perfect way to bring science, nature, and culture into the busy world of a toddler, where learning never stops.
What’s the best way to say good night? With a silly lullaby from the beloved and bestselling Sandra Boynton, a long-time favorite!
It all starts with the big bear observing to the little bear in the red footie pajamas…
An adorable new board book for the littlest of foodies, from the creators of America’s Test Kitchen, and #1 New York Times bestselling kids cookbook, The Complete Cookbook for Young Chefs.
From gathering ingredients to pouring batter to swirling on frosting, little ones will experience the magic of baking cupcakes without leaving the comfort of their bedroom.
Using an interactive storytelling style, Stir Crack Whisk Bake lets the tiniest chefs be in charge!
Kids can “magically” crack eggs or whisk ingredients together, simply with a swirl of their fingertips!
Explore life on a farm! It’s time to plant some crops, harvest the veggies, and make jam to take to the farmer’s market!
From a rooster crowing at the crack of dawn to picking pumpkins for Halloween, there is so much to do all year-round!
Farmblock features die-cut pages, gatefolds, and the charming art of British design team Peskimo.
This board book teaches the letters of the alphabet with illustrations of people, places, and things unique to the greatest city in the world.
It is the perfect gift for anyone who loves New York!
Join Oscar as he introduces preschoolers to the months of the year, texture, colors, and fascinating sea creatures.
The cleverly textured pages will tickle fingertips and funny bones while revealing clues to what Oscar will catch next from a shiny friend to a surprise pop-up ending!
Botanical artist and Instagram sensation Flora Forager makes her children’s picture book debut with this imaginative alphabet book featuring real and imaginary animals created with natural materials gathered from her botanical foraging in wild places and from her garden.
Children will be fascinated by her amazing botanical creations, from angel fish to zebra, and inspired to learn their ABCs.
This cheerful board book is a great pick for parents and educators looking for a read aloud book that teaches new sounds and repetition.
With a DIG, DIG here and a SCOOP, SCOOP there, the board book edition of Old MacDonald Had a Truck introduces favorite machines.
Love, Mama is an adorable board book about a modern mommy whose love for her child stretches across the wide ocean, through day and night, from earth to sky and back again, even when she and her child are apart.
When Mama leaves her young penguin Kipling, he knows she’ll return home soon ― yet he still can’t help but miss her.
Then Kipling receives a special note from Mama, Kipling knows that no matter where Mama is, he is loved.
It is time to say goodnight, which means that each colorful cat comes home to curl up in the big white house.
The youngest of readers will delight as each cat enters the house with the turn of a page, and one by one, the die-cut windows are infused with color.
With reassuring warmth, charm, and an early-concept “colors” hook, this bedtime-themed novelty board book and its endearing cast of cozy cats offers a memorable and soothing way for little readers and their loved ones to say goodnight.
Join two seafaring pirates and their captain on a nautical adventure to find a treasure chest.
Add to that a text that is read aloud to the tune of Row, Row, Row Your Boat and you have a book that will be enjoyed time and time again!
Diggers, dump trucks, rollers, and more — it takes a lot of big, noisy machines to build a school!
Every young child who has ever gawked at a building site will gravitate to this exciting new entry in the kid-pleasing Construction Crew series.
Every parent dreams of embracing their new child, and when that dream comes true, it’s as if all of creation rejoices with them. I
This heartwarming picture book beautifully captures the universal love and joy parents feel as they celebrate the arrival of a new child.
In this fun look at several scientific careers, parents and children can talk about different science fields and the everyday heroes that work in them.
Beautiful, visually stimulating illustrations complement age-appropriate language to encourage baby’s sense of wonder. Parents and caregivers may learn a thing or two as well.
This board book, featuring Nikki McClure’s signature papercuts, follows the journey of a bright red apple — the only splash of color in the otherwise black-and-white illustrations — as it travels from tree to harvest to snack to compost and, finally, to sprout.
In the opening spread, a ripe, red apple falls from a tree, and a man gathers it to take home.
His daughter takes the apple to school for lunch, but mistakenly drops it after taking a bite.
Left on the ground, we see the apple buried as the seasons change and children come and go on the playground above.
On the final spread, the buried apple has produced an apple tree sprout. A single word complements each illustration, urging early readers to reflect on each stage in the apple’s life.
Just right for fans of Dream Animals, this gorgeously illustrated story-in-verse about baby moons growing up in a celestial nursery is ideal bedtime reading and a perfect new baby gift.
Follow the moon babies on their busy day from waking up in their crescent cradles, to breakfast on the Milky Way, to bundling up for moonwalks, to orbiting the earth in a lunar carousel, and more!
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