A Book of Babies

A Book of Babies (Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2014) will melt the hearts of the parents reading it, as well as the toddlers being read to with sweet scenes of springtime and just-born baby animals and their families. Il Sung Na’s lush illustrations and whimsical words make this a perfect bedtime book, especially as it ends with all the babies settling down and going to sleep for the night. Ages 0–3; $15.99.