Parents | Raising readers & learners.

Home of Parent & Child Magazine

Scholastic Parents: Raise a Reader

10 Unconventional Board Books for Hip Tots

Introduce your littlest ones to fine art, literature, music, and food with these fun board books.
on November 14, 2013
 

Just because you have a baby doesn't mean you have to read about fluffy bunnies and anthropomorphic vehicles all day long. If you love fine art, going to gigs, the classics, and gourmet food you can share those loves with the littlest readers in your home. There are many great books out there about these topics that were once thought of as unfriendly to kids, especially toddlers. Here are 10 board book titles to check out and read with your hip little ones.

Pride & Prejudice: A BabyLit Counting Primer by Jennifer Adams
Rockin' Babies by Dr.Jenn Berman
Foodie Babies Wear Bibs by Michelle Sinclair Coleman
Baby Loves to Rock by Wednesday Kirwan
My First ABC by The Metropolitan Museum Of Art
My Foodie ABC: A Little Gourmet's Guide by Puck
Andy Warhol's Colors by Susan Goldman Rubin
First Book of Sushi by Amy Wilson Sanger
Art for Baby by Various
Cozy Classics: War and Peace by Jack & Holman Wang

Do you have a favorite unconventional board book? Share it on the Scholastic Parents Facebook page.

Topics

About this blog

Get the latest advice, tips, and resources on helping your child read at every age and every stage. Each week, find kids' book reviews, ways to extend the reading experience, and tips on how to spark a reader's interests from our expert contributors and editors.

Blogs We Love

Simple tools & resources for parents.
Learning and play for babies, toddlers, and kids.

Find Just-Right Books

Sponsor Spotlight