It’s no surprise that books are one of my favorite things to wrap up and send away to loved ones -- especially the littlest ones. Babies and toddlers are sponges, and even though they can’t read yet, it’s not too soon to promote reading and books by giving them as gifts for the holidays. There is something extra special about books when they are put together into a box set, and even our youngest book lovers can see this. So check out these eight great box sets I found, add a couple to your list, and give the gift of books.
Sandra Boynton is the master of the board book, and her Boynton’s Greatest Hits Volume 1 is the perfect gift for children who have yet to discover her enjoyable books.
Goodnight Moon Classic Library by Margaret Wise Brown and Clement Hurd. Every child needs a copy of Goodnight Moon, and this box set includes other classics from the author like Runaway Bunny and My World.
Children love Eric Carle’s books because the artwork is bright and bold, and the books have great stories. My Very First Library by Eric Carle introduces basic concepts with Carle’s recognizable art.
My Especially Busy Box Of Books (Charlie and Lola) by Lauren Child. Lauren Child’s humor has always made me giggle, and these books are extra small for little hands. They are perfect to throw in a diaper bag or purse while on the go.
Llama Llama’s Little Library, by Anna Dewdney, captures the sweet, familiar little llama in four simple board books. Llama fans will love it.
Mini Masters Boxed Set, by Julie Merberg, exposes young minds to great art. These sturdy board books let your kids touch and hold some of the greatest masterpieces.
Oh, David!: A Pocket Library, by David Shannon, is a great introduction to the lovable and fallible David. I adore these books and how children instantly relate to his missteps.
It's a Busload of Pigeon Books by Mo Willems. This set will be all you need to make your kids giggle non-stop. This set includes Don’t Let The Pigeon Drive the Bus and others in this wildly popular series.