We’ve compiled your baby’s “Required” Summer Reading list! One of our favorite tips: when family members ask what they can buy your baby, give them a title or two to help build your baby’s first library.

1. Jimmy Fallon wrote a board book!

Your Baby’s First Word Will Be Dada

2. Get in the summer state of mind with this beach bath book.

My Friend Emily


3. “Peek-a-Zoo” is an adorable zoo adventure¬†for your little one!

4. Colors will fascinate your baby…and will way into toddler-hood…so why not introduce him to Andy Warhol’s world of colors?

Andy Warhol’s Colors


5. Make the connection that all babies have a bathtime with “Little Quack’s Bath Book


6. This is sure to become a family favorite — it’s the follow-up to “The Pout-Pout Fish” and they’re both delightful and sure to become family favorites!

Smile, Pout-Pout Fish

7. An adorable new take on an adult classic.

Little Miss Auster’s Sense & Sensibility

8. You can’t start numbers soon enough!

Carter’s 123 Numbers


9. Start teaching your baby that there is a time to be quiet with “The Quiet Book.”

10. Of course, there’s plenty of time when it’s okay to be loud too!

The Loud Book

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