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What’s the best way to raise a smart kid? You’re probably guessing it right- with books! There are a ton of benefits of raising an avid reader. When your little one is surrounded by good books, he’ll have a much stronger vocabulary, a longer attention span, improved imagination and skills and even help him learn more about the world he’s living in.

Thankfully, there’s no dearth of options out there when you’re looking for some good toddler books online. But that’s also what makes it confusing and overwhelming right? Here’s helping you tackle just that.

Read on to discover the top toddler story books you need to get your hands on.

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The Best Books For Toddlers

Its time to dive right into it all and discover the best toddler books mommas! Get your hands on any of these and you won’t be disappointed.

Giraffes Can’t Dance

Giraffes Can’t Dance is a humorous yet touching tale of a giraffe, who wants to dance, but finds it hard to with his long and crooked legs. With a happy ending, the story offers inspiration to every child to aspire to achieve greatness.

giraffes-cant-dance preschool book for kids

Brown Bear What Do You See

Definitely one of the books you’ll find on the top picks by mommas out there, Brown Bear What Do You See is packed with boldly colored, bright illustrations.

brown bear brown bear book by eric carle

Are You My Mother

A must have classic, this book is another no-fail pick to add to your child’s collection. What’s best is the fact that this book focuses on the bond between mother and child.

are you my mother book for toddlers

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

With bright and cheerful art, this alphabet rhyme takes your little one on a fun filled joyride.

chicka chicka boom boom

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a great story and one any Toddler will love. Read this cute and fun story and use it to talk with little ones about butterflies or about the food we eat.

And if you’re ready to take this up a notch, you could also try this The Very Hungry Caterpillar inspired craft!

the very hungry caterpillar book

Moo Baa LaLala

Mr Brown Can Moo is a fun toddler story book and full or sounds and noises that the kids may enjoy making. This book is great for helping little ones develop speech skills and work on the sounds of letters.

mr brown can moo by dr seuss

Goodnight Moon 

Goodnight moon is a great story and one to read with kids of all ages. It can help teach toddlers about going to bed and saying goodnight.

goodnight moon book for preschool kids

Guess How Much I love You

Guess how much I love you is a super adorable story teaching about the love and relationship between a baby and mother Hare. Use this fantastic toddler book to teach kids about relationships.

guess how much i love you preschool, book for preschoolers

Good Night Gorilla

Good night Gorilla is a fun story and one of my top toddler books. Read this lovely story with the kids and find out what the cheeky Gorilla gets up to in the night.

good-night-gorilla book for toddlers

Cars And Trucks

Cars and Trucks rom Richard Scarry is a great book to read to toddlers and super fun. You can talk about the colors and shapes as you read this lovely story to the little ones.

richard scarrys cars and trucks from a to z books for toddlers

Baby Touch And Feel Animals 

This baby touch and feel book is a great toddler book as it’s got fluffy and cute animals and is sensory making the book extra fun for little children to read.

baby touch and feel animals book for kids

Where’s Spot

Spot is an adorable dog and finding spot on each page is a fun and engaging activity as you read with your toddler.

wheres spot a book for toddlers to read with parents

Hands Are Not For Hitting

This is a great book to teach kids to use their kind hands and not to hit.

hands are not for hitting book for toddlers

Llama Llama Nighty Night

Are you a fan of Llama’s? We sure are and this llama book is great for toddlers. 

llama llama nighty night book for kids

Five Little Monkeys Jumping On The Bed

We love the sound of Monkeys jumping around and this sure is a fun book to read and sing along to. 

five little monkeys jumping on the bed book for toddlers to read

Please Baby Please

Please baby please is a great book, which the little ones will enjoy. 

please baby please books for toddlers

Wheels On The Bus

The wheels on the bus is a fun and easy book to read with little ones

the wheels on the bus book for toddlers

Corduroy

We love this book. It’s such a popular one and my toddler absolutely loved it when she was young. 

corduroy preschool book

Dinosaur Dance

The Dinosaur dance is a fun toddler story book and one the little ones will enjoy. It’s not too long and won’t take up too much time. You could read this fantastic story alongside a dinosaur activity such as our Dinosaur Sensory Bin.

dinosaur dance a book for toddlers about dinosaurs

Looking for some more fun books to pick from? I’ve listed down a few of my best selections to help you out!

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About Angela Milnes

Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and is passionate about kids crafts, preschool music and reading with kids. Don’t forget to follow our fun crafts and creative ideas over on Facebook.

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