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UltimateMama believes that a babies who love books grow into toddlers who REALLY love books! 

In the toddler years you will move beyond board books since toddlers often remind us that they are "Big Kids", "Big Boys", or "Big Girls" now.

UltimateMama's top books for toddlers:

Leo Lionni's "Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse" is a Caldecott Honor Book about friendship.


Julie Merberg and Suzanne Bober's "Mini Masters Boxed Set" which includes "Dancing with Degas", "A
Picnic with Monet", "A Magical Day with Matisse", and "In the Garden with
Van Gogh."  Now, this is a boxed set of four board books but UltimateMama wants you to make an exception to the NO BOARD BOOKS FOR TODDLERS rule this time.


Kevin Henkes "Kitten's First Full Moon" is a simple and sweet story of wanting something you can't have that also won a Caldecott Medal.


Marcus Pfister's "The Rainbow Fish" is a MUST READ story about utterly selfless giving.  The illustrations are magnificent!


Margaret Wise Brown's "The Golden Egg" is a timeless classic about imagining.


Dr. Seuss's "Green Eggs and Ham" is perfect for any picky eaters who want to laugh and laugh!

Laura Numeroff's "If You Take a Mouse to School" is a high-energy must read to kick off the school day!


Shel Silverstein's "The Giving Tree" is a wonderful tale about unconditional love and generosity.


Bill Martin Jr's "Chicka Chicka Boom Boom" is a fun read about the alphabet and letters. UltimateMama loves to sing it to her children!


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