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Book Reviews and Recommendations:

Infant and Toddler Age Children, Ages 0-3


Reading to our kids has never been more important than now.  The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends through policy that pediatricians consult parents on the importance of reading aloud to children during the early years.  A jump-start on reading is a jump-start on language comprehension.


Children's Book Reviews for ages 0 to 3

Here at The Children’s Book Review we receive hundreds of books each month to review, and these are a few that have remained our absolute favorite infant and toddler books of all time.  Who could not forget Goodnight Moon, by Margaret Wise Brown; and the little old lady, or the sneaky crew at the zoo in Good Night, Gorilla, by Peggy Rathman; and a fun story that teaches us there’s no point in trying to hide a red ripe strawberry, The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear, by Audrey and Don Wood.  Children love these tales, and probably quite a few adults too.

In this section of our online reading oasis, our infant and toddler book reviews  are appropriate and fun for any child age 0-3.  Books with good amounts of color and simple illustration are perfect for fine tuning our newest readers.  We have alphabet books, animal books, bedtime books, and beyond. Take a look at some of our current articles:

Best New Kids Books | August 2016

Best Selling Kids Series | July 2016

Return, by Aaron Becker | Book Review

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Books for Ages 0-3

Authors Amy Fellner Dominy and Nate Evans have teamed up with illustrator AG Ford to bring you the tale of a cheeky cookie and the hand that frosts him.

Author Penny Parker Klostermann and illustrator Ben Mantle are the creators of There Was an Old Dragon Who Swallowed a Knight. A Cooked-Up Fairy Tale is their latest collaboration.

Topping off the list of best selling picture books from our affiliate store this month is Nate Ball's Let's Investigate with Nate: Book One: The Water Cycle.

Are you looking for some Halloween Books for kids (preschoolers, toddlers, or babies)? Here are 3 Halloween board books that won't leave your youngster bored!

Sue Lowell Gallion is the author of Pug Meets Pig and Pug & Pig Trick-or-Treat (Simon & Schuster/Beach Lane Books).

A grumpy character is someone with flaws. Real people have flaws. Kids like real people

Come along with author Jeff Minich on the Baby Chomper's Bath Time awareness tour.

In Baby Chomper’s Bath Time, author Jeff Minich introduces readers to Baby Chomper, an adorable puppy with a warm-hearted glance and a mischievous grin!

My Love Is with You Wherever You Go is one mother’s ode to her babies, with a nod to God and his “precious care” and “all the wonders He has given to share.”

The Children's Book Review | September 7, 2017 Topping off the list of best selling picture books from our affiliate store is a gentle story about the importance of sharing something special with friends Share, Big Bear, Share!, by Maureen Wright and Will Hillenbrand. You'll also find our hand selected titles of the most popular picture books from the nationwide best-selling picture books listed by The New York Times. Chelsea Clinton's She Persisted is a great choice for mini activists. The list also continues to host Oliver Jeffers and Drew Daywalt's The Day the Crayons Quit. The Children's Book Review's Best Selling Picture Book   Share, Big Bear, Share! Written by Maureen Wright Illustrated by Will Hillenbrand Publisher’s Synopsis: Big Bear’s forest friends eye his berries hungrily, but he doesn’t notice as he digs into his delicious snack. When the old oak tree says, “Share, Big Bear, share,” he thinks the tree has said, “Hair, Big Bear, hair!” One comical scene follows another as Big Bear keeps misunderstanding the old oak tree’s message until things finally get sorted out. Whimsical illustrations highlight the humor in this gentle story about the importance of sharing something special with friends. Order a Copy Now: Indiebound | Amazon | Barnes and Noble Ages 3-7

8 New Release Board Books: Everyone wants to bring out the genius in their babies and toddlers, right? The 8 fun new board books listed here are the titles we feel represent the best of September 2017.

32 New Release Picture Books: Yes, you read that correctly. We have 32 excellent picture books to share with you this month. And there were so many more that we could have included, too!

An Interview with Brigette Barrager about Uni the Unicorn and the Dream Come True. Unicorns, Rainbows, and Illustrating Picture Books!

With a final message to readers about safety and conservation of electricity, Electricity in Your Life, by Bo-hyun Seo, is an ethical and fun introduction to science.

Come inside the studio of Erica Sirotich. Her artwork has graced kids' publications, toy packaging, greeting cards, websites, and apps.

With its striking black and orange wings, the monarch butterfly is one of the most iconic insects in nature; Laura Weston’s new lift-the-flap exploration invites readers to get up close, bringing these magnificent creatures to vivid life.

19 New Release Picture Books Our selection of best new picture books will give you plenty of outstanding reading material!

As the Life on Earth series demonstrates, asking questions, observing the world, and analyzing what you see is the best way to learn!

8 New Release Board Books Are you looking to engage your little ones with eye-catching and playful board books that are just right for their little hands?