Top 10 Must-Have Board Books

Top 10 Must-Have Board Books

Frecklebox will be adding board books in the next year. 

Here are the top 10 must-have board books that are perfect for babies and toddlers. These books are durable, engaging, and designed to withstand the enthusiastic handling of little hands.

Top 10 Must-Have Board Books

  1. "Goodnight Moon" by Margaret Wise Brown

    • A classic bedtime story that has soothed generations of children to sleep with its gentle, rhythmic text and calming illustrations.
  2. "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" by Eric Carle

    • This beloved story teaches counting and days of the week as a caterpillar eats his way through a variety of foods before becoming a butterfly.
  3. "Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?" by Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle

    • A repetitive and rhythmic book that introduces children to colors and animals through engaging illustrations.
  4. "Dear Zoo" by Rod Campbell

    • An interactive lift-the-flap book where children can discover which animals the zoo has sent, making it a fun and engaging read.
  5. "Guess How Much I Love You" by Sam McBratney

    • A heartwarming story about the love between a little hare and his parent, perfect for bedtime.
  6. "Where’s Spot?" by Eric Hill

    • This classic lift-the-flap book follows a mother dog searching for her puppy, Spot, providing fun surprises on every page.
  7. "Chicka Chicka Boom Boom" by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault

    • A rhythmic alphabet book where letters race each other up a coconut tree, teaching children about letters in a fun and memorable way.
  8. "Peek-A Who?" by Nina Laden

    • An interactive board book with simple, engaging rhymes and die-cut windows that keep children guessing and engaged.
  9. "Goodnight, Gorilla" by Peggy Rathmann

    • A delightful story about a mischievous gorilla who escapes from the zoo and follows the zookeeper home, filled with charming illustrations and minimal text.
  10. "First 100 Words" by Roger Priddy

    • A colorful and engaging book that introduces babies and toddlers to basic vocabulary with bright photographs and clear labels.

These board books are essential additions to any child's library, providing early literacy experiences that are both fun and educational.