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What are your baby's favourite books?

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    NYCMel is offline Registered User
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    My 8 month year old son loves:
    1. All Eric Carle Books
    2. All Karen Katz's flip books
    3. Corduroy
    4. Click, Clack Moo: Cows that Type.

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    love you forever....tried reading it to a playgroup of 8 kids plus parents/helpers... quite embarrassing that i couldn't finish it and had to have my assistant do the honours... i was a snivelling mess... the parents all thought it quite hilarious!
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    I've done a bit of googling - I think the UK version (the one we have) is 'Smartest Giant' and the US or maybe Aus version is 'Spiffiest'. I didn't even know there was such a word as 'spiffiest'...learn something new every day!

    The others of Julia Donaldson that I love are "Sharing a Shell", "Monkey Puzzle" and "Room on the Broom".

    I also love all the Dr Seuss ones.

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    I think you're right, KatBoo. :) I just assumed that "spiffy" is a British term. I'll have a look at our book tomorrow (can't go in now, kiddies are asleep).

    Others that we like:
    - We're Going on a Bear Hunt
    - Go, Dog, Go
    - Richard Scarry's "Cars, Trucks, and Things That Go"
    - Rooster Can't Cock-a-Doodle-Doo
    - Things That Are Most in the World
    - Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
    - My Many-Colored Days (Dr. Seuss)
    - What Makes a Rainbow? (This one is beautiful with colored silk ribbons making up a rainbow).

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    We have the Spiffiest Giant and its from the US. It was one of D's favorites.

    http://www.shopinhk.com/the-spiffies...pr-112935.html

    He also liked all of Sandra Boynton's board books. Barnyard Dance, Going to Bed and Hey Wake Up.

    http://www.shopinhk.com/boynton-sandra-c-1762.html
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    agreed, sandra boynton books are a fav and dr seuss (the shorter ones like the eye book. she doesn't have the attn span for green eggs and ham yet)

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    My LO also really likes "Go Dogs, Go". He also likes books by Byron Barton like "My Car" and "Machines at Work".

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    carang, I totally hear you. You're so brave to even try and attempt to read it in front of an audience. I get choked up merely describing the book to perpetual strangers.

    *snivelling mess* Haha - wish I was there. :)

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