Our 10 Favorite Books to Give at Baby Showers


Books for Baby

You can never go wrong with a good children's book as your baby shower gift. A new baby needs their bookshelf stocked with plenty of books to enjoy each night at bedtime. There is nothing like enjoying a book with your child and watching them slowly drift off to sleep as you turn the pages. It also doesn't hurt if the books are funny and full of beautiful artwork so you can enjoy them as well (and not doze off). That's why we would like the share some of the books we enjoy reading to our children. But, before we get to the book list, we'd like to share a fun idea for your baby shower!

Here is a great way to stock your baby's library with wonderful children's books filled with notes of love from all of your guests. Mom & baby will treasure these books for many years! Include one of our "Books for Baby" cards in with your Baby Shower Invites. The cards read "One small request that won't be too hard, please bring a book—instead of a card. Whether it's Cat in the Hat or Winnie the Pooh, you can sign the book with a little note from you." Our cards are only $5 for a digital download. Download the card and print as many as you need on your home printer. It's that easy and such a cute idea your guests will love! See our designs below:


Our 10 Favorite Books to Give at Baby Showers


Red Truck

This simply told read-aloud tells the story of Red Truck saving a school bus from a mud puddle. Toddlers fascinated by vehicles will love following the candy-colored illustrations, mimicking Red Truck's sounds ("ZOOOOM!" "VROOOOOM!"), and hearing this favorite book read to them over and over again. BUY THE BOOK!


Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

A big happy frog, a plump purple cat, a handsome blue horse, and a soft yellow duck--all parade across the pages of this delightful book. Children will immediately respond to Eric Carle's flat, boldly colored collages. Combined with Bill Martin's singsong text, they create unforgettable images of these endearing animals. BUY THE BOOK!


How Do Dinosaurs Clean Their Room?

Come along for some BIG fun as your favorite dinosaurs learn to pick up and put away their toys. How do dinosaurs clean their rooms? With trash cans and dusters and brooms! BUY THE BOOK!



Ginger the cat lives a comfortable, well-tended life. But when a pesky kitten moves in, Ginger's days of ease are over. Now it seems he must share his bed and his meals with the intruder forever! What is a pampered cat to do? The award-winning Charlotte Voake knows all about cats and their peculiar ways, as every reader of this dear and funny tale will soon find out. BUY THE BOOK!


Beep! Beep! Go to Sleep!

When his three rambunctious robots give every possible excuse not to go to sleep, what's a little boy to do? With a fun refrain that will have readers of all ages chanting along, here's a book that kids will be begging to read every night before bed. BUY THE BOOK!


Toot Toot Beep Beep

Colorful cars beep-beep, toot-toot, vroom-vroom, and whoosh across these collage-like pages, inviting kids along on an entertaining trip. Little ones will love joining in with the sounds, reading them aloud as they watch a little red jeep, big blue van, and big yellow taxi pass by. What do you get when all these vehicles make their distinctive sounds at the same time? A lot of cool noise! BUY THE BOOK!


Llama Llama Red Pajama

In this infectious rhyming read-aloud, Baby Llama turns bedtime into an all-out llama drama! Tucked into bed by his mama, Baby Llama immediately starts worrying when she goes downstairs, and his soft whimpers turn to hollers when she doesn't come right back. But just in time, Mama returns to set things right. Children will relate to Baby Llama's need for comfort, as much as parents will appreciate Mama Llama's reassuring message. BUY THE BOOK!


Time for Bed

Darkness is falling everywhere and little ones are getting sleepy, feeling cozy, and being tucked in. It’s time for a wide yawn, a big hug, and a snuggle under the covers--sleep tight! BUY THE BOOK!


Good Night, Gorilla

A must-have board book for all babies. It's bedtime at the zoo, and all the animals are going to sleep. Or are they? Who's that short, furry guy with the key in his hand and the mischievous grin? BUY THE BOOK!


Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type

Farmer Brown has a problem. His cows like to type. But Farmer Brown's problems REALLY begin when his cows start leaving him notes...Come join the fun as a bunch of literate cows turn Farmer Brown's farm upside-down! BUY THE BOOK!


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