The One-Year-Old Best-Loved Book List

A Listmania! list by 3 polkadots (USA)
The list author says: "These books are well-loved in our home. We have read them while in the high chair, while in the car, while rocking before bed--and we never tire of them. I wouldn't want to be without any of them. My son will soon be two, so some of these have been more appropriate in latter months."
First the Egg (Caldecott Honor Book and Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book (Awards))
1.  First the Egg (Caldecott Honor Book and Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book (Awards)) by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
The list author says:
  "The illustrations are beautifully simple, and the cut-outs create clever transitions from one page to the next--these fascinate my little one."
$12.12   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (59 customer reviews)

Lemons are Not Red
2.  Lemons are Not Red by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
The list author says:
  "My son loves the silly ideas of purple carrots and blue grass. Again, the cut-outs pack alot of interest into this book."
Used & New from: $0.74
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

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Picture This...: A Child's First Picture Book
3.  Picture This...: A Child's First Picture Book by Alison Jay
The list author says:
  "This simple, one word-per-page book gives my son and me much to talk about with it's beautiful illustrations that repeat throughout in novel ways."
Used & New from: $9.49
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

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Baby Born
4.  Baby Born by Anastasia Suen
The list author says:
  "The illustrations are wonderful and the cover alone is worth buying the book. Perfect to give expecting and new mothers."
Used & New from: $0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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Gossie (Gossie & Friends)
5.  Gossie (Gossie & Friends) by Olivier Dunrea
The list author says:
  "We are big fans of Gossie and all of her pals. I love Dunrea's illustrations. Ollie is also a particular favorite."
$8.95   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (59 customer reviews)

Old Hat New Hat
6.  Old Hat New Hat by Stan Berenstain
The list author says:
  "Fantastic rhymes and adjectives!"
$8.09   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Big Dog...Little Dog (Beginner Books(R))
7.  Big Dog...Little Dog (Beginner Books(R)) by P. D. Eastman
The list author says:
  "A GREAT book when my son was ready for simple stories."
$7.19   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (127 customer reviews)

Bear About Town (A Barefoot Board Book)
8.  Bear About Town (A Barefoot Board Book) by Stella Blackstone
The list author says:
  "The map at the end is what my son finds absolutely fascinating. He LOVES for me to trace his finger over the streets as we visit each stop in town."
$6.29   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

Good Dog, Carl
9.  Good Dog, Carl by Alexandra Day
$7.19   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (172 customer reviews)

Machines at Work
10.  Machines at Work by Byron Barton
The list author says:
  "This was an essential (for me) to learn about basic construction equipment. Of course, my son loves it, too."
$14.34   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (56 customer reviews)

The Very Hungry Caterpillar
11.  The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
The list author says:
  "A must for all toddlers. Flipping through the differently sized fruit pages has always provided entertainment aside from the wonderful story."
$6.59   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,305 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Big Red Barn
12.  Big Red Barn by Margaret Wise Brown
The list author says:
  "A gentle book about a farm and its animals with nice rhythm. We've read it so many times, I have it memorized and will recite it when things get a little punchy in the car. This will calm him down in no time."
$5.18   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (183 customer reviews)

Duck Dunks
13.  Duck Dunks by Lynne Berry
The list author says:
  "A great book about a day at the beach. The illustrations are superb and the text is clever and cute. One of my personal favorites."
$15.16   Used & New from: $0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Snowmen at Night
14.  Snowmen at Night by Caralyn Buehner
The list author says:
  "My son has loved this book since before turning one. There is just something magical about it--maybe it's seeing all of the snowmen skating or sliding down the hill. We've probably read this one more than any other book."
$6.29   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (131 customer reviews)

Babies (So Tall Board Books)
15.  Babies (So Tall Board Books) by Gyo Fujikawa
The list author says:
  "I love the sweet illustrations, and my son is fascinated by the "naughty" page."
$7.19   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (76 customer reviews)

Little Pea
16.  Little Pea by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
The list author says:
  "A great story that my son will only learn to appreciate more as he gets older. Right now, he loves seeing Little Pea swinging and being flung off of the spoon. We often hear our son quoting this book while in his crib, "Candy, candy, candy....""
$12.18   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (102 customer reviews)

Little Fur Family Deluxe Edition
17.  Little Fur Family Deluxe Edition by Margaret Wise Brown
The list author says:
  "A strange but sweet little book that my son enjoys. It has been particularly good to read in recent months, as my son is now ready for stories. My son always looks forward to the page with the tiny fur animal that runs down the hole."
$14.21   Used & New from: $4.03
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (73 customer reviews)

Cowboy Small (Lois Lenski Books)
18.  Cowboy Small (Lois Lenski Books) by Lois Lenski
The list author says:
  "A great introduction to the world of cowboys."
$9.27   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (50 customer reviews)

The Fire Engine Book (Little Golden Treasures)
19.  The Fire Engine Book (Little Golden Treasures) by Tibor Gergely
The list author says:
  "Seeing these firefighters in action is quite exciting. The illustrations are captivating, and the text is simple and perfect for a one-year-old."
$4.49   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (70 customer reviews)

Run, Mouse, Run!
20.  Run, Mouse, Run! by Petr Horáček
The list author says:
  "This book is still available from Amazon in board book form, even though the unavailable, hard cover edition was the only link provided for making this list."
Used & New from: $2.81
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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Mary Engelbreit's Mother Goose: One Hundred Best-Loved Verses
21.  Mary Engelbreit's Mother Goose: One Hundred Best-Loved Verses by Mary Engelbreit
$14.75   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (125 customer reviews)

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