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What We're Reading: Books for Baby Showers

Book ReviewsMegan PeronaComment

Did you know that more babies are born in August than any other month? That means there must be a lot of upcoming baby showers! There's a big trend right now in giving books to moms-to-be, especially if it's a second child. Books are  great in lieu of a card too! Write a message inside the cover to make it an extra special keepsake. Here are a few of our favorite books to give for baby shower gifts:

Indestructibles, All Ages!  $5.95

These are books babies can really sink their gums into! Totally indestructible - chew proof, rip proof, non-toxic and 100% washable. You can even run it in a dishwasher! The pictures are bright and colorful. And, there are no words, so you can make up a new story each time. Happy reading! Ages Newborn+

I Love You More and More by Nicky Benson, illustrated by Jonny Lambert  $9.99

"I love you more than stars love to sparkle in the sky..." Bear loves cub more than trees, mountains, and stars. As they explore the world together, Bear's love for cub just grows, and grows... and grows! Follow mama bear and cub on a heart-warming walk through the forest. Perfect for a baby shower!

Brown Bear & Friends Board Book Gift Set by Bill Martin Jr., illustrated by Eric Carle$23.95

Classics are always a lovely gift! This set includes Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?, and Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See? Eric Carle's collage illustrations are timeless, and the stories are just as sweet now as when you read them the first time around.

Why Do I Sing by Jennifer Blomgren, illustrated by Andrea Gabriel

Where Do I Sleep? by Jennifer Blomgren, illustrated by Andrea Gabriel

“The meadowlark sings in the brightness of day, on a fence near a sweet smelling field of mown hay.” The animals in this story, richly illustrated in soft colors and close up, will make a beautiful nursery room keepsake! Learn about the songs and sounds of the honeybee, meadowlark, red-winged blackbird, pacific tree frog, arctic wolf and more! Show some more Northwest love with the companion book, “Where Do I Sleep? A Pacific Northwest Lullaby,” a rhyming story featuring Pacific Northwest animals and their babies. Created by the same author and illustrator team! Lovely words and illustrations. 

What are your favorite books to give to new moms and babies?

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