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Baby & Toddler

13 Books to Help You Bond
with Your Baby

by Kathryn Haydon

books to help you bond with your baby
Photography by Seana Williamson

It’s never too early to bond with your baby. Babies know and observe more than we think they do, and reading together right from the start sets the stage for many years of quality bonding time.

Cuddle up with your baby and enjoy some of these love-filled favorites. Most of these are available as board books and can grow with your child well through the preschool years.

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in 2016 and updated in 2022.