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The Ultimate Baby Shower Gift Guide

Give a book that brings joy to new parents! From well-loved children’s books to inspiring memoirs from parents who’ve been through it all, share stories that are timeless with your friend.

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    The Wonderful Things You Will Be Book Cover Picture
    The Wonderful Things You Will Be Book Cover Picture

    The Wonderful Things You Will Be

    by Emily Winfield Martin

    From brave and bold to creative and clever, Emily Winfield Martin’s rhythmic rhyme expresses all the loving things that parents think of when they look at their children. With beautiful, and sometimes humorous, illustrations, and a clever gatefold with kids in costumes, this is a book grown-ups will love reading over and over to kids-both young and old.
    The Wonderful Things You Will Be Book Cover Picture
    The Wonderful Things You Will Be Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $20.99

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    Sleepless Nights and Kisses for Breakfast Book Cover Picture
    Sleepless Nights and Kisses for Breakfast Book Cover Picture

    Sleepless Nights and Kisses for Breakfast

    by Matteo Bussola

    Matteo Bussola is a designer and cartoonist who lives in Verona, Italy with his wife Paola; their three young daughters, and their two dogs. For two years, he’s been writing posts on Facebook capturing the beauty of ordinary moments with his family. Sleepless Nights and Kisses for Breakfast is the memoir that grew out of these writings. Divided into winter, spring, summer, and fall, the book follows the different seasons of parenthood and life. At times moving, and at others humorous, these writings remind people to savor the present and appreciate the simple things in life.
    Sleepless Nights and Kisses for Breakfast Book Cover Picture
    Sleepless Nights and Kisses for Breakfast Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $18.00

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    A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood Book Cover Picture
    A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood Book Cover Picture

    A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

    by Fred Rogers

    75 beloved songs from Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood and The Children’s Corner are collected in this charmingly illustrated treasury, sure to be cherished by generations of children as well as the millions of adults who grew up with Mister Rogers. 
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    A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $19.99

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    Weird Parenting Wins Book Cover Picture
    Weird Parenting Wins Book Cover Picture

    Weird Parenting Wins

    by Hillary Frank

    Some of the best parenting advice that Hillary Frank ever received did not come from parenting experts, but from friends and podcast listeners who acted on a whim, often in moments of desperation. These “weird parenting wins” were born of moments when the expert advice wasn’t working, and instead of freaking out, these parents had a stroke of genius.
    Weird Parenting Wins Book Cover Picture
    Weird Parenting Wins Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $17.00

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    Pat the Bunny ( Pat the Bunny) Book Cover Picture
    Pat the Bunny ( Pat the Bunny) Book Cover Picture

    Pat the Bunny

    by Dorothy Kunhardt

    Pat the Bunny ( Pat the Bunny) Book Cover Picture
    Pat the Bunny ( Pat the Bunny) Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $9.99

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    Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions Book Cover Picture
    Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions Book Cover Picture

    Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions

    by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    A few years ago, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie received a letter from a childhood friend, a new mother who wanted to know how to raise her baby girl to be a feminist. Dear Ijeawele is Adichie’s letter of response: fifteen invaluable suggestions—direct, wryly funny, and perceptive—for how to empower a daughter to become a strong, independent woman.
    Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions Book Cover Picture
    Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $8.95

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    Here We Are Book Cover Picture
    Here We Are Book Cover Picture

    Here We Are

    by Oliver Jeffers

    Insightfully sweet, with a gentle humor and poignancy, here is Oliver Jeffers’ user’s guide to life on Earth. He created it specially for his son, yet with a universality that embraces all children and their parents. Be it a complex view of our planet’s terrain (bumpy, sharp, wet), a deep look at our place in space (it’s big), or a guide to all of humanity (don’t be fooled, we are all people), Oliver’s signature wit and humor combine with a value system of kindness and tolerance to create a must-have book for parents.
    Here We Are Book Cover Picture
    Here We Are Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $19.99

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    Good Talk Book Cover Picture
    Good Talk Book Cover Picture

    Good Talk

    by Mira Jacob

    Like many six-year-olds, Mira Jacob’s half-Jewish, half-Indian son, Z, has questions about everything. At first they are innocuous enough, but soon they become much, much more complicated. Trying to answer him honestly, Mira has to think back to where she’s gotten her own answers: her most formative conversations about race, color, sexuality, and, of course, love.  Written with humor and vulnerability, this deeply relatable graphic memoir is a love letter to the art of conversation—and to the hope that hovers in our most difficult questions.
    Good Talk Book Cover Picture
    Good Talk Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $20.00

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    Love Book Cover Picture
    Love Book Cover Picture

    Love

    by Matt de la Peña

    From Newbery Medal-winning author Matt de la Peña and bestselling illustrator Loren Long comes a story about the strongest bond there is and the diverse and powerful ways it connects us all.
    Love Book Cover Picture
    Love Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $17.99

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    Bébé Day by Day Book Cover Picture
    Bébé Day by Day Book Cover Picture

    Bébé Day by Day

    by Pamela Druckerman

    Bébé Day by Day is an easy-to-read guide for parents and caregivers. How do you teach your child patience? How do you get him to like broccoli? How do you encourage your baby to sleep through the night? How can you have a child and still have a life? Alongside these time-tested lessons of French parenting are favorite recipes straight from the menus of the Parisian crèche and winsome drawings by acclaimed French illustrator Margaux Motin.
    Bébé Day by Day Book Cover Picture
    Bébé Day by Day Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $21.00

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