Rowan's Current Favorites (Books for an 18-Month-Old)

Rowan is an opinionated 18-month-old who loves doggies, bananas, and books with bold illustrations. Her picks come to us via her mother, Leigh.

 

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom: Lap Edition (Chicka Chicka Book, A) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781416999997
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Published: Little Simon - June 22nd, 2010

Chicka chick boom boom!
Will there be enough room?


There is always enough room for this rolicking alphabet chant that is been a children's favorite for over 20 years!

Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault's rhythmic rhymes and Caldecott Honor illustrator Lois Ehlert's bold, cheerful art has made the Chicka Chicka series a classic!


Hats of Faith Cover Image
By Medeia Cohan, Sarah Walsh (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781452173207
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 14th, 2018

Hats of Faith is a simple and striking introduction to the shared custom of religious head coverings. With bright images and a carefully researched interfaith text, this thoughtful book inspires understanding and celebrates our culturally diverse modern world.


Our Rainbow Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781499809343
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Published: little bee books - May 7th, 2019

In this beautiful, bold board book, children will learn about the colors of the iconic pride flag!

Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, black, and brown . . .
These are the colors of our rainbow flag. Do you know what they stand for?

Every young child is enchanted by the beautiful colors of the rainbow.


What Is a Llama? Cover Image
By Cottage Door Press (Editor), Manu Montoya (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781680526349
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Published: Cottage Door Press - August 6th, 2019

Learn about the fluffy, long-necked camelid we all adore-the llama Babies and toddlers will love exploring every vibrant page filled with playful animal friends and fun llama facts found under sturdy, easy-to-lift flaps perfect for little hands. A sweet and silly addition to your littles library collection


El Autobús/Bus (bilingual board book) Cover Image
By Chris Demarest, Carlos Calvo (Translated by)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780544991149
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - November 14th, 2017

Bus rolls. Busy street. First stop, people meet.
El autobús avanza. La calle está llena.


Quiet Loud / Silencioso ruidoso (Leslie Patricelli board books) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780763699765
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Published: Candlewick - July 10th, 2018

“Funny, spirited board books by Leslie Patricelli explore opposites. . . . Clever pairings, bold graphic art, and an expressive toddler in diapers make the concepts fun.” — Publishers Weekly


Peek-A Who? (Lift the Flap Books, Interactive Books for Kids, Interactive Read Aloud Books) Cover Image
$6.95
ISBN: 9780811826020
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Published: Chronicle Books - February 1st, 2000

One of Scholastic Parent & Child magazine's 100 Greatest Books for Kids

With colorful pictures, simple rhyming texts, and sized right for small hands to hold.


Baby Beluga (Raffi Songs to Read) Cover Image
By Raffi, Ashley Wolff (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780517709771
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - August 12th, 1997

Raffi's most popular and beloved song about the "little white whale on the go" is available in a sturdy board book edition--just the right size for babies and toddlers!


Pintura de raton/Mouse Paint Bilingual Boardbook Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780547333328
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - June 7th, 2010

Un día tres ratones blancos descubren tres frascos con pintura roja, azul y amarilla. Tanto padres como hijos podrán apreciar esta presentación ligera de una lección en color.
 

One day three white mice discover three jars of paint--red, blue, and yellow. Both parents and children alike will appreciate this lighthearted presentation of a lesson in color.


The Snowy Day Board Book Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780670867332
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - January 1st, 1996

The magic and wonder of winter’s first snowfall is perfectly captured in Ezra Jack Keat’s Caldecott Medal-winning picture book. This celebrated classic has been shared by generations of readers and listeners, a must-have for every child’s bookshelf.
 
New York Public Library's #1 book on the list of “Top Check Outs of All Time”


Buenas noches, Luna: Goodnight Moon Board Book (Spanish edition) Cover Image
By Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780694016518
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Published: HarperCollins Espanol - March 19th, 2002

This high-quality Spanish-language book can be enjoyed by fluent Spanish speakers as well as those learning the language, whether at home or in a classroom.


Moo, Baa, La La La! Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780671449018
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Published: Little Simon - November 30th, 1982

This raucous story about the sounds animals make—including three pigs who say "la la la!"—is just right for reading aloud.

Serious silliness for all ages. Artist Sandra Boynton is back and better than ever with completely redrawn versions of her multi-million selling board books.


Oh No, George! Cover Image
By Chris Haughton, Chris Haughton (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780763676520
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Published: Candlewick - March 24th, 2015

“An entertaining romp.” The Wall Street Journal


Where Is the Green Sheep? Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780152067045
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - March 16th, 2009

There are red sheep and blue sheep, wind sheep and wave sheep, scared sheep and brave sheep, but where is the green sheep?


Big And Small/Grande y Pequeno Cover Image
By Britta Teckentrup (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781782857662
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Published: Barefoot Books - March 1st, 2019

Vegetables in Underwear Cover Image
$7.95
ISBN: 9781419723773
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 4th, 2017

My Little Book of Words (My Little Books) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780312526559
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Published: Priddy Books US - April 3rd, 2018

With bright pictures and simple labels, My Little Book of Words will make a fabulous addition to your child's early learning library.