Tougher Than Your Toddler:
Robust Lift-the-Flap Books

by Janssen Bradshaw

Photo Credit: Jodie Griggs/Getty Images

There’s nothing quite like a brand-new, beautiful lift-the-flap book. And there’s nothing quite as sad as a lift-the-flap book that doesn’t have any flaps left. Those babies and toddlers can be destructive!

These 13 books will stand up to grabby little hands (and stay magical) read after read.

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in 2015 and updated in 2024.