Get a Clue!

A list of recommended books for babies and toddlers.

image Acredolo, Linda. Baby signs for mealtime.
If babies have a secret language, could it be sign?
P ACREDOLO (Little Picture Books)
image Hoban, Tana. What is that?
Hoban's books are perfect for the youngest babies. See also Black on White, White on Black, and Black and White by the same author to play with observational skills. Older children will enjoy her picture books, as well.
P HOBAN (Little Picture Books)
image McClure, Nikki. Awake to nap.
Local author McClure made this "almost alphabet" book (from awake to nap) as paper cuts for her new son.
P MCCLURE (Little Picture Books)
image Miller, Margaret. Peekaboo baby.
The original Mystery Play!
P MILLER (Little Picture Books)
image Tildes, Phyllis. Baby animals: black and white.
A wordless book for youngest infants presents baby animal faces that end up on a crib mobile.
P TILDES (Little Picture Books)
image Jonas, Ann. The 13th clue.
Follow thirteen clues to a surprise.
P JONAS
image Miller, Margaret. Whose hat?
One of Miller's many photo puzzle books, this one matches hats to kids in costumes and their real-life career counterparts.
P MILLER
image Schwartz, Roslyn. Yo baby!
Toddlers will love deciphering the clues to guess the missing objects!
P SCHWARTZ
image Waber, Bernard. Do you see a mouse?
The Park Snoot Hotel has a mouse which no one but the reader can see!
P WABER
image Walsh, Ellen Stoll. Dot & Jabber and the big bug mystery.
The author of Hop, Jump and Mouse Count uses her trademark collages to tell the story of mouse detectives, try to solve the mystery of the disappearing insects.
P WALSH