Award-Winning Baby Books We Love

Our Favorite Award-Winning Baby Books

January 2, 2019

Our Favorite Award-Winning Baby Books

Our Favorite Award-Winning Baby Books
There's a reason these baby books are award-winning and famous: they tug at the heartstrings of adults and kids alike. Our Favorite Award-Winning Baby Books

Adored by kids and adults alike, these award-winning books are full of inspiring stories that tug at your heartstrings, beautiful art that you can’t forget and priceless lessons that last a lifetime.

A powerful book about the sadness and beauty of unconditional love.

The Giving Tree


This classic has filled countless hearts with warmth and countless eyes with tears. It’s a book about a stuffed bunny that wants to become a real bunny. How do toys and people become truly real? Through the wisdom and experience of love.

The Velveteen Rabbit


A simple yet profound story that your child will request over and over again without you getting bored. Rambunctious children will have an easy time relating to the hero.

Where the Wild Things Are


This charming story is also a relatable parable about how incredibly quickly things can get out of control when one thing leads to another.

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie


The crayons all have different complaints about their lives and each other, which they expect their child to solve for them. A hilarious book about conflict resolution.

The Day the Crayons Quit


Get all seven of the original Curious George titles in one complete volume, and follow the silly monkey on all of his adventures.

The Complete Adventures of Curious George


With deadpan, wry humor that appeals to all ages, this book about a bear looking for his hat has a surprising twist ending (not that we would give any spoilers).

I Want My Hat Back


When the zookeeper takes a sick day, the animals he’s conscientiously cared for all this time decide it’s their turn to care for him. Aww.

A Sick Day for Amos McGee


An irreverent spoof of many classic fairy tales: would you like to introduce your wee one to the art of satire?

The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales


Simple sight-gag humor for the kids with sly, subtle humor for the grownups: in short, guaranteed to make all ages laugh.

There Is a Bird on Your Head!


From the prolific and famous children’s author Jane Yolen, this is the story of a young girl’s magical first hunt for the Great Horned Owl with her father.

Owl Moon


A wordless storybook: a collection of linked paintings that tell a story of imagination and adventure.



This beautifully illustrated and practically wordless tale illustrates the kindheartedness that one creature can show to another, despite differences. (This is an adaptation of one of Aesop’s most beloved fables.)

The Lion & the Mouse


Based on the true story of the farmer-scientist who discovered than no two snowflakes are alike! Stoke your child’s sense of wonder and awe about the universe.

Snowflake Bentley

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