Rip- and bite-proof, wipeable board books are invaluable way to introduce books to children. Here are five beautiful new releases – all of which would make brilliant baby gifts.
We’re Going to the Farmers’ Market by Stefan Page (Chronicle Books, RRP Â£4.99). The perfect gift for your new parent hipster pals, this bright, graphic book features a wealth of fresh fruit and veg.
My First Book of Sounds by Alain Gree (Button Books, RRP Â£4.99). A new ‘first’ board bookÂ featuring Gree’sÂ fabulous vintage illustrations, this has 22 pages of everyday noises for your little one to explore.
Daddy Wrong Legs by Nina Laden (Chronicle Books, RRP Â£4.99) really makes Kitty chuckle. Give the different animal daddies crazy lower halves in this die-cut rhyming tale.
Little Master Kipling: The Jungle Book by Jennifer Adams (Gibbs M Smith, RRP Â£5.99). We love the BabyLit series and this is a great introduction to animals, which also contains quotes from Kipling’s classic.
Shapes by Xavier Deneux (Chronicle Books, RRP Â£9.99). The latest in Deneux’s TouchThinkLearn series of books has an owl on the front, so is clearly fabulous! The textured pages and colours are sure to entrance toddlers.