Best Books For Babies 2003

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A group of Pittsburgh librarians and child development experts selected the Best Books for Babies published in 2002. Share them with a baby in your life!

Boo Hoo Boo-Boo

When typical toddler activities result in bumps and bruises, Lulu, Andrew, and Zuzu know just what to do—and so do their grownups.  Because medicine and band-aids are good, but kisses and hugs help to speed the healing.

Daddy’s Lullaby

Soft, light-filled illustrations set the mood for this sweet look at the loving relationship between father and child.

Dig Dig Digging

From familiar favorites like fire engines and dump trucks to transporters, road rollers, and even rescue helicopters, there’s plenty to see in this colorful catalog of big machines.

Mama's Little Bears

The Little Bears explore their forest home but never stray too far from their Mama.

Peekaboo Morning

A smiling African-American toddler plays peekaboo with family and friends, including the reader.  Young listeners will soon be chanting along and using the hints in the bright, cheerful illustrations to guess who comes next.

Peek-A-Boo, You!

Large, clear photos show babies hiding behind blankets, balloons, bears, and other familiar objects.  Sturdy flaps allow young listeners to join in the game.

Song of Night

Bedtime routines are given an amusing twist in imaginative illustrations in this soothing and satisfying lullaby of a book.

Wake Up, Me!

Bouncy rhymes and appealing illustrations showcase a young child’s early morning activities, shared with dad, mom and a beloved bear.

Who Said Moo?

Young listeners will be enthusiastically barking, mooing, and cock-a-doodle-doing as they share this colorful, lift-the-flap board book with their favorite grownups.