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Experts recommend these baby-friendly tales and board-book editions of classic stories to start your child on the road to reading.
 
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Splash!
Series: Baby Faces
by Roberta Grobel Intrater

"Rub-a-dub dub, it's fun in the tub..."

This new addition to the popular "Baby Faces" series, with its cheery text and photographs of playful babies bathing, swimming, and enjoying the rain, will encourage your baby to join in on the fun. It's the perfect bath time book!

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Board Picturebooks : $3.96

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The Very Busy Spider
by Eric Carle
Early one morning, a little spider begins to spin her web on a fence post. One by one, the animals of the nearby farm try to divert her, each with its own sound and species-specific enticement: "Maa! Maa!" said the goat. "Want to jump on the rocks?" "Oink! Oink!" grunted the pig.
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Hardcover Picturebooks : $5.59

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Time for Bed
by Mem Fox Illustrated by Jane Dyer

Darkness is falling everywhere and little animals are getting sleepy, feeling cozy, and being tucked in for the night. It's time for a wide yawn, a big hug, and a snuggle down under the covers.

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Oops!
by David Shannon

Oops! Did somebody make a mess?! Join David as he finds himself in a few sticky situations, and learn his five favorite words along the way. From throwing a ball to riding a tricycle to taking a bath, David sometimes has a little too much fun.

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Board Picturebooks : $5.59

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Clifford's Animal Sounds
by Norman Bridwell

Clifford the small red puppy meets a variety of animals and discovers what kinds of sounds they make.

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Board Picturebooks : $2.79

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Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
by Bill Martin Jr. , John Archambault Illustrated by Lois Ehlert
"A told B, and B told C, I'll meet you at the top of the coconut tree."

In this lively alphabet rhyme, all the letters of the alphabet race each other up the coconut tree. Will there be enough room? Oh, no — Chicka Chicka Boom Boom!

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Paperback Picturebooks : $6.39

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