Books Featuring Toddlers
By: Sophy Henn
A toddler named Ted tells his parent that before he goes to bed, he has to bathe, snack, brush his teeth, and get the wiggles out.
By: Celina Kalluk
This beautiful bedtime poem describes the gifts given to a newborn baby by all the animals of the Arctic. Lyrically and tenderly told by a mother speaking to her own little "Kulu."
Brown Sugar Baby
By: Kevin Lewis
This lyrical first book in the Brown Sugar Baby series is a celebration of the powerful love and protective, comforting instincts of a mother for her child.
By: Karen Katz
Count and kiss along with this lift-the-flap bedtime book, from children’s book legend, Karen Katz!
Peekity Boo, What You Can Do!
By: Heidi Roemer
Rhyming text follows a toddler's bedtime routine, from an energetic bath to choosing jammies, reading a book, cuddling with a favorite toy, and snuggling with loved ones before gently falling asleep.
Applesauce is Fun to Wear
By: Nancy Raines Day
Babies and toddlers delight in making a mess at mealtime.
By: bell hooks
A girl who is Girlpie to her mama and Honey Bun Chocolate Dewdrop to her daddy savors the warmth and love of her family.
I’m The Boss!
By: Elise Gravel
This delightful board book will make the little tyrants in your life giggle at the ridiculousness of the demands.
Hush! A Thai Lullaby
By: Minfong Ho
In an endearing lullaby, a mother asks a lizard, a monkey, and a water buffalo to be quiet and not disturb her sleeping baby.
Ten in a Bed
By: David Ellwand
One by one nine bears fall out of bed when the littlest bear says "Roll over!"
All by Myself
A child shows all the things he has learned to do all on his own.
Ten, Nine, Eight
By: Molly Bang
Numbers from ten to one are part of this lullaby which observes the room of a little girl going to bed.