Food

Yum! Point out foods, colors, and shapes to relate to baby’s feeding.

Honey

Honey

David Ezra Stein
Nancy Paulsen Books, 2018

Bear is a ravenous when he wakes up from his winter sleep and has one thing on his mind: honey!

Busy grow

Busy grow

Diana Bedoya
Pan Macmillan, 2021

A first board book about how things grow with push, pull and turning mechanisms.

Donut give up

Donut give up

Rose Rossner and Vanessa Matte
Sourcebooks, 2021

A board book filled with food illustrations, funny wordplay and a heartfelt message of positivity and encouragement.

Baby loves vegan: an ABC of plant food

Baby loves vegan: an ABC of plant food

Jennifer Eckford and Molly Egan
Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2021

This ABC book is designed to teach very young children the basic concepts of veganism.

Made with love: Pancakes!

Made with love: Pancakes!

Lea Redmond and Flora Waycott
Chronicle Books, 2020

This beautifully designed board book is stacked with treats for hungry young readers. With every turn of these satisfyingly thick pages, a new, delicious topping is revealed, leaving readers with a picturesque plate to start their day.

Bunny! Don't play with your food

Bunny! Don't play with your food

Paul Schmid
Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2021

With lessons on table manners, eating healthy, and the power of creativity, Bunny! Don’t Play with Your Food is the perfect read-aloud for parents and children with wild imaginations and a penchant for mischief.

Pat-A-Cake

Pat-A-Cake

Mary Brigid Barrett and LeUyen Pham
Candlewick Press, 2014

If you can pat a cake, why not a peach or a cold and bumpy pickle? How about a fuzzy caterpillar crawling on your knee? A well-known rhyme expands into a tactile exploration of a toddler's world.

Indestructibles: Baby, let's eat!

Indestructibles: Baby, let's eat!

Stephan Lamp
Workman Publishing Co, 2018

Explore a rainbow of delicious foods in a book that’s indestructible!

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