Younger babies will like the bright colors and simple pictures.

The sparkling scales also look great by night-light.

Buy from Amazon ยป This classic book has sold more than 12 million copies and has been translated into 20 languages.

The story of a caterpillar's journey to becoming a butterfly, and his many meals in between, is a favorite for babies and parents alike.

To get your baby book library started, here are my favorite books to read to babies.

The Rainbow Fish is a beautiful book, in terms of story and illustrations.

Babies will enjoy the lovely drawings in calming colors and the fish's sparkling scales.

Parents will love the message this book teaches about sharing.

Reading to baby is a great way to boost development and early reading skills.

When choosing baby books to read for your infant or toddler, look for bold, interesting pictures, rhyming text and simple words that are easy for babies to follow.