Can You Suggest A Good Baby Book...

@eihdra (3116)
Philippines
May 31, 2008 4:30am CST
The doctor said that I should read nursery rhymes book to my growing 8 month old son..I dont know which one is better or most popular. I have seen lots of baby books in the nearby bookstore but they are just too many to choose. I dont wanna buy and later on regret that I should have the other ones.. I know babies differ but at least I have some ideas. It's been almost 9 years since I last bought a baby book. Can you tell me which books your kids enjoyed, even when they were still babies? If you can give the titles, it would be better, if not, that's ok too..thanks..
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8 responses
• India
2 Jun 08
There are CDs Available for Rhymes ,Instead of going to books go for CDs so it will easy for you to understand and make you child understand
@eihdra (3116)
• Philippines
7 Jun 08
thanks..
@michael13 (160)
• China
1 Jun 08
I have no kids, but the observer is clear. one hand I think that baby can never say what they want, but life could be easy from very young, let them pleasure is the important thing, so choose the book what can lead baby happy is the best choice, as the book full of sound and color and picture they might be welcome. on the other hand I think that the choice of book for young baby is based on your purpose, you are the teacher for kids, so choose the book you can use it to teach baby to know what you know or what you want them to know, and choose the book what they should learn and listen and watch it is the better choice.
@eihdra (3116)
• Philippines
7 Jun 08
thanks Michael..
@leeesa (885)
• United States
1 Jun 08
My favorite book of all time is Hop on Pop by Dr. Seuss. I would read to my daughter daily, from about 6 months on. I read Hop on Pop at least twice a week, because it's easy words that rhyme. When she was barely 3, she started reciting the words on the page I was about to read. I figured she just had it memorized because we read it so much. I flipped to a page in the back of the book and asked her if she could read it. She read it word for word. I grabbed another book off the shelf that we had never read. (Another Dr. Seuss book) She read nearly the entire book! I was shocked! Almost all of her books were Dr. Seuss. I would recommend them as a great place to start. They are very entertaining for kids and I am 100% positive that the reason my daughter learned to read at age 3 was because of them. She is now in kindergarten and is currently reading at 2nd grade level. I think reading to your children is one of the most important things you can do for them.
@eihdra (3116)
• Philippines
7 Jun 08
you're so right..Reading helps them to somehow easily comprehend too..thanks..
@kenzie45230 (3560)
• United States
1 Jun 08
The others are right. Any kids books are good. My son loved Good-night Moon. (He's 24 and remembers that one.) And he loved anything Dr. Seuss because of the silly rhymes. But my there are lots of Little Golden Books - available in dollar stores and grocery stores. Pokey Little Puppy. You could contact Discovery Toys for age appropriate books and toys too. I wish all parents would read to their babies and small children. My ex and I started to read to our son before he was born. And we both held him and read to him after he was born...in the hospital. As a teen, he loved reading so much that he gave all of his friends books for birthdays and Christmas, even though most hated reading. And he lectured most of them about the importance of reading...in order to master any other subject.
@eihdra (3116)
• Philippines
7 Jun 08
hi kenzie..I did that too.! While I was pregnant, I used to read to both my sons..It was said that reading to your unborn child will make them know you more and calm them when they are distressed inside..I listened to some classical musics too..thanks..
@Calais (10900)
• Australia
1 Jun 08
At that age it dosnt really matter what you read, they are just listening to the sounds and words...Anything is good to read.
@eihdra (3116)
• Philippines
7 Jun 08
thanks..
@Hatley (164347)
• Garden Grove, California
31 May 08
I would go to your local library and check out what is the most popular titles that others check out for babies. most any of the nursery rhymes are good, a lot of people check out the mother goose series but there are a zillion nursey rhyme books out there. any children'slibrarian can clue you in on some good ones and what is populare and you can even just check them out then decide what you would like to buy.
@eihdra (3116)
• Philippines
7 Jun 08
thanks hatley!!
• United States
31 May 08
Try the local library. They will have a huge selection of various baby and toddler books. See which books that he likes. Read a variety and find the ones that he wants you to read the most. And, then go to Amazon and buy that one. Or, buy the book from your local bookstore. It's hard to tell ahead of time which books a child or baby will love. My little girl loves the Amelia Bedilia books. And, will say, "Oh, Amelia Bedelia!" And, shake her head when I read about Amelia Bedelia's antics. But, she doesn't like the Bernstein bear books too much. I loved those books when I was a kid. Every child and baby will be different. I hope my response helps you. Let me know how it works out. Your doctor is right. Reading to your baby and toddler are the best way to help them develop language skills and a love of reading. Be well.
@eihdra (3116)
• Philippines
7 Jun 08
hey BQ. Bought some picture books also and my son is really enjoying looking at them, aside from grabbing it at times..thanks for the tip..
@babykeka80 (2003)
• United States
31 May 08
Any books are great for kids. I prefer to get books that have several stories in them so I don't have to buy a ton of different ones. I have a mother goose fairy tale collection it has a black and white checkered cover that my hubby and I both had as kids and now my daughter has it. Of course that has all the nursery rhyme classics that you would know too in it. Also, I recently found some Disney collections at Ross. They are like 200+ pages each and have about 20-25 stories in them. I only paid $6 a piece for them which is awesome considering they are hardbacks and Disney. I read my daughter one story every night. It has all the famous characters in it from Peter Pan to Cars and Monsters Inc.
@eihdra (3116)
• Philippines
7 Jun 08
hey there..Already bought a mother goose book and my son really loves the pictures..thanks..