Board Books for Babies/Toddlers

These are tough, toddler-resistent books that can take a licking (literally) and keep on ticking. Many classics are available in this format as well as some of our staff favorites. If you don't see a book you'd like in this format just search in the box to the right and you may find what you need.

More More More, Said the Baby Cover Image
$7.19
ISBN: 9780688156343
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Published: Greenwillow Books - September 22nd, 1997

Here are
Little Guy,
Little Pumpkin,
and
Little Bird.

Their grownups
love them.
So will you.


Global Babies Cover Image
$6.26
ISBN: 9781580891745
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Published: Charlesbridge Publishing - July 1st, 2007

Meet babies from around the world in The Global Fund for Children's best-selling celebration of diversity and heritage. Full color photographs present children in cultural context depicting babies from Guatemala to Peru to South Africa.


Shades of Black: A Celebration of Our Children Cover Image
By Sandra L. Pinkney, Myles C. Pinkney (Photographer)
$6.29
ISBN: 9780439802512
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Published: Cartwheel Books - January 1st, 2006

The best-selling picture book is now available as a board book.
I am Black / I am Unique / I am the creamy white frost in vanilla ice cream / and the milky smooth brown in a chocolate bar...


Hush Little Baby Cover Image
By Sylvia Long, Sylvia Long (Illustrator)
$6.26
ISBN: 9780811822909
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Published: Chronicle Books (CA) - September 1st, 2002

Bedtime is a special ritual for parents and children. Lullabies often play an important role. This best-selling version of the beloved lullaby "Hush Little Baby" is now available in a sturdy board book making it perfect for sharing with the youngest children.


My Truck Is Stuck! Cover Image
By Kevin Lewis, Daniel Kirk (Illustrator)
$7.19
ISBN: 9780786837397
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Published: Hyperion Books for Children - February 1st, 2006

My Truck Is Stuck. Rotten luck. Can't go My truck is stuck. Tug and tow. Two engines roar. But the truck won't go. Not one inch more. Does anyone know how to make my stuck truck go? In this lyrical read-aloud, young drivers are introduced to the ins and outs of hauling, beeping, and repairing -- get ready for a fun ride.


I Like Myself! Cover Image
By Karen Beaumont, David Catrow (Illustrator)
$10.79
ISBN: 9780547401638
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - August 23rd, 2010

High on energy and imagination, this ode to self-esteem encourages kids to appreciate everything about themselves--inside and out. Messy hair? Beaver breath? So what Here's a little girl who knows what really matters.
At once silly and serious, Karen Beaumont's joyous rhyming text and David Catrow's wild illustrations unite in a book that is sassy, soulful--and straight from the heart.


What Is God's Name? Cover Image
$8.09
ISBN: 9781893361102
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Published: Skylight Paths Publishing - October 1st, 1999

Multicultural, Nondenominational, Nonsectarian

This simple, beautiful book will help you and your
child explore spirituality together for the first time.

Based on the award-winning picture book In God's Name.


A is for Activist Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781609805395
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Published: Triangle Square - November 19th, 2013

"Reading it is almost like reading Howard Zinn's A People's History of the United States, but for two-year olds--full of pictures and rhymes and a little cat to find on every page that will delight the curious toddler and parents alike."--Occupy Wall Street

A is for Activist is an ABC board book written and illustrated for the next generation of progressives: families who w


I Ain't Gonna Paint No More! Lap Board Book Cover Image
By Karen Beaumont, David Catrow (Illustrator)
$10.79
ISBN: 9780547870359
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - September 11th, 2012

A dab of blue here, a splash of red there, a goopy smear of green . . . everywhere. To the tune of "It Ain't Gonna Rain No More," one creative kid floods his world with color, painting first the walls, then the ceiling, then HIMSELF Before this feisty artist is through, he'll have painted his head, back, hands, legs, feet, and . . . Oh no--here comes Mama


Good Night Atlanta Cover Image
By Adam Gamble, Joe Veno (Illustrator)
$8.96
ISBN: 9781602190016
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Published: Our World of Books - May 1st, 2007

Good Night Atlanta features Piedmont Park, the Chattahoochee River, the King Center, Centennial Olympic Park, Zoo Atlanta, Georgia Aquarium, Stone Mountain, Fernbank Museum of Natural History, the State Capitol Building, the historic Smith Family Farm at the Atlanta History Center, and more.


A Book of Sleep Cover Image
$6.29
ISBN: 9780375866180
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Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - January 11th, 2011

When the sky grows dark
and the moon glows bright,
everyone goes to sleep . . .
except for the watchful owl


Please, Baby, Please Cover Image
$7.19
ISBN: 9781416949114
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Published: Little Simon - September 18th, 2007

Go back to bed,
baby, please, baby, please.
Not on your HEAD,
baby baby baby, please ...
From moments fussy to fond, Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Spike Lee and his wife, producer Tonya Lewis Lee, present a behind-the-scenes look at the chills, spills, and unequivocal thrills of bringing up baby


Whose Knees Are These? Cover Image
By Jabari Asim, Leuyen Pham (Illustrator)
$6.29
ISBN: 9780316735766
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Published: LB Kids - March 1st, 2006

Takes a loving look at knees from the vantage point of a mother's lap.


I Love My Hair! Cover Image
$6.29
ISBN: 9780316525589
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Published: LB Kids - November 1st, 2003

Now in a board book format--the bestseller that encourages young black children to not only feel good about their special hair but to also feel proud of their heritage. Full color. 11 spreads. Baby/Preschool.


On the Day You Were Born Cover Image
$7.16
ISBN: 9780152059446
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - October 1st, 2006

In simple words and radiant collages, Debra Frasier celebrates the natural miracles of the earth and extends an exuberant welcome to each member of our human family. Accompanied by a detailed glossary explaining such natural phenomena as gravity, tides, and migration, this is an unforgettable book.


Girl of Mine Cover Image
By Jabari Asim, Leuyen Pham (Illustrator)
$6.29
ISBN: 9780316735780
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Published: LB Kids - April 1st, 2010

This companion book to Boy of Mine shows a dazzling little girl enjoying playtime in the moon's soft glow. As daddy cradles his baby girl, she is suddenly whisked away on a fantastical adventure, swinging above lush floral gardens under the golden moonlight. The sweet text, inspired by "Rock-A-Bye Baby," will whisk little ones off to peaceful slumber.


Where Is Baby's Belly Button? Cover Image
By Karen Katz, Karen Katz (Illustrator)
$5.39
ISBN: 9780689835605
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Published: Little Simon - September 1st, 2000

Karen Katz's adorable babies play peekaboo in this delightful interactive book.

Where are Baby's hands?
Under the bubbles
Where are baby's eyes?
Under her hat

The sturdy format and easy-to-lift flaps are perfect for parents and children to share.


Hug Cover Image
By Jez Alborough, Jez Alborough (Illustrator)
$6.29
ISBN: 9780763615765
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - November 12th, 2001

"Alborough's simplicity results in another gem."
-- SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL


I Can Do It Too! Cover Image
By Karen Baicker, Ken Wilson-Max (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780811875608
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Published: Handprint Books - June 23rd, 2010

This heartwarming story reminds us how satisfying it is to grow up surrounded by love.


Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See? Cover Image
By Bill Martin, Eric Carle (Illustrator)
$7.16
ISBN: 9780805080780
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - July 11th, 2006

The third book in the bestselling Bear series, now in board book format


Goodnight Moon Board Book Cover Image
By Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illustrator)
$8.09
ISBN: 9780694003617
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Published: HarperFestival - October 20th, 1991

In a great green room, tucked away in bed, is a little bunny. "Goodnight room, goodnight moon." And to all the familiar things in the softly lit room--to the picture of the three little bears sitting on chairs, to the clocks and his socks, to the mittens and the kittens, to everything one by one--the little bunny says goodnight.


Wherever You Are: My Love Will Find You Cover Image
By Nancy Tillman, Nancy Tillman (Illustrator)
$7.19
ISBN: 9781250017970
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - October 30th, 2012

. . . I wanted you more than you'll ever know,

so I sent love to follow wherever you go. . . .

Love is the greatest gift we have to give our children. It's the one thing they can carry with them each and every day.


Awake to Nap Cover Image
$8.96
ISBN: 9781570615078
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Published: Sasquatch Books - October 24th, 2006

This board book features Nikki McClure's collection of alphabet paper cuts. (Nikki had a show in Los Angeles earlier in the spring of 2005 where she sold all of the pieces from this collection.) Each paper cut features a baby exploring the world in some way, and is accompanied by a letter of the alphabet through the letter N, at which point, the baby nods off to sleep.


Little You Cover Image
By Richard Van Camp, Julie Flett (Illustrator)
$8.96
ISBN: 9781459802483
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Published: Orca Book Publishers - April 1st, 2013

Richard Van Camp, internationally renowned storyteller and bestselling author of the hugely successful Welcome Song for Baby: A Lullaby for Newborns, has partnered with award-winning illustrator Julie Flett to create a tender board book for babies and toddlers that celebrates the potential of every child.