Best Books for Babies 2015

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Each year since 2000 a group of Pittsburgh librarians and child development experts has selected the ten Best Books for Babies published in the previous year. Occasionally lists have more than ten titles because a pair of titles may have been chosen to occupy a single slot.

The Best Books for Babies project highlights the importance of reading beginning at birth. Books selected will delight and engage babies age birth through 18 months and the adults who care for them. Best Books for Babies is a cooperative project of CLP, The Fred Rogers Company, and Pittsburgh Association for the Education of Young Children (PAEYC).

Baby Pig Pig Talks

Baby Pig Pig tries to copy his mother’s speech as she points out the animals and objects around them, but nothing he says seems to come out right. What will Baby Pig Pig’s first real word be?

Honk, Honk! Baa, Baa!

Readers are invited to turn the pages to identify the different sounds animals make.

The Little Dump Truck

A happy little dump truck, driven by Hard Hat Pete, hauls stones, rocks, and debris from a construction site to a landfill.

Little Poems for Tiny Ears

Enjoy this collection of original poems that celebrates the everyday things that enthrall little ones, such as playing peekaboo, banging pots and pans, splashing at bath time, and cuddling at bedtime.

Say Hello Like This!

This lively split-page-format book shows how animals say hello with different sounds.