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10 Adorable Books Perfect for Baby Shower Gifting

Build a baby’s first library with these sweet reads

In search of baby shower gift ideas for the expectant mother in your life? Look no further than these adorable books, which you can give as a main gift or as an add-on to a larger gift. Not only are they fun to read for both mom and child before bedtime, they also serve as a wonderful start to any tot’s book collection.

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site, by Sherri Duskey Rinker

Now available as an individual board book, Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site is a modern classic for all those little ones destined to become toddlers with an insatiable love of construction machines.

Jane Foster’s Animal Sounds, by Little Bee Books and Jane Foster

Jane Foster does amazing board books and this graphic and sophisticated book of Animal Sounds is another winner, inviting parents to hoot and meow their way through the book with baby.

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Indestructibles: Things That Go! by Amy Pixton

This non-toxic, washable (!) series can take all the chewing and crushing a baby can dish out and the latest book, Indestrucibles: Things That Go! is filled with bright, detailed pages of not just cars and planes, but sailboats and hot air balloons to catch baby’s eye.

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Welcome: A Mo Willems Guide for New Arrivals, by Mo Willems

Bestselling children’s book author Mo Willems has created the perfect baby shower book. Welcome is a funny and sweet guide to the world that blends humor for parents and bold graphics for baby, and nearly every page includes the refrain, “while we read this book together”.

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Hello, Garden Bugs, by Duopress Labs

A high-contrast black and white board book of smiling snails and fluttering butterflies, Hello, Garden Bugs is perfect for sharing with baby in those first months of development.

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The Wonderful Things You Will Be, by Emily Winfield Martin

A new classic for baby shower gifting, The Wonderful Things You Will Be is a gorgeous picture book celebrating the unconditional love and dreams parents have for their child.

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Letters to My Daughter / Letters to My Son, by Lea Redmond

_Letters to My Daughter / Letters to My Son are bound collections of envelopes with prompted letters to commemorate special moments or wishes for a child. A gift that parents and children will enjoy for years to come ($10 each, amazon.com).

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Letters to my Daughter Courtesy of Amazon

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Baby Loves Aerospace Engineering! (Baby Loves Science), by Ruth Spiro

This fun series has been a big hit since it launched with Baby Loves Aerospace Engineering! last fall. Watch for new titles like Baby Loves Quantum Physics coming in September.

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Under the Silver Moon: Lullabies, Night Songs & Poems, by Pamela Dalton

Under the Silver Moon pairs lush illustrations with lullabies, songs and poems from around the world. A beautiful gift book for baby’s first library.

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Mama Loves You So, by Terry Pierce

Celebrating the bond with a newborn child, Mama Loves You So uses soothing illustrations and text to compare a mother’s love to the magnificence of nature.

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