Monday, February 15, 2010

Board Books by Helen Oxenbury

This collection of big board books by Helen Oxenbury, exemplify what is excellent in a book for a young child. The words are simple, the text rhymes, and the pictures are large illustrations of babies that infants and toddlers can easily identify with. Each book has approximately four double-sided pages that show babies sleeping, dancing, and playing. I have found these books to be very popular with children who are 9 months to 24 months of age, and sometimes with slightly older children as well. The books are durable and the pages stand up well to be being wiped down in between uses. Where to Buy: Most major booksellers carry the Helen Oxenbury board books, but you can find them on Amazon. You can also find the books directly through the publisher, Little Simon (

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