Shopping for the holidays can be stressful when you’re trying to figure out the perfect gift for everyone on your list. But this year we’ve got you covered! Encourage a love of reading by giving a book this holiday. Find the perfect gift for every young reader in your life with our 2018 Holiday Gift Guide!

For: The Youngest Reader

Stanley'sColorsStanley’s Colors
Written and illustrated by William Bee

Stanley and Little Woo are learning about colors and vehicles. There’s a red car, a yellow motorbike, and even a pink balloon!

This fun board book is filled with bright, bold illustrations and features adorable characters. For Baby’s first book about colors, Stanley’s Colors offers the perfect introduction, while also proving a great opportunity to learn about shapes and modes of transportation. Read an excerpt here.

Winter BabiesWinter Babies
Written by Kathryn O. Galbraith
Illustrated by Adela Pons

Spirited rhyming text and colorful graphic art reveal an energetic cast of babies having an action-packed day of play in the park on a cheerful winter day.

Featuring diverse characters and highlighting early concepts like shapes and repetition, this fun board book encourages an appreciation of nature and outdoor imaginative play.

Little WhaleLittle Whale
Written and illustrated by Jo Weaver

Little Whale and Gray Whale swim under midnight skies and through coral reefs as they migrate to the cool, rich waters of the North to feed until, at last, they are home.

Introducing the annual migration of gray whales through gentle text and stunning monochromatic illustrations, this beautiful picture book reveals the wonder of nature, the excitement of discovery, and the strength of parental love. Read an excerpt here.

Where is Baby?Where is Baby?
Written by Kathryn O. Galbraith
Illustrated by John Butler

Adorable illustrations and a soothing text depict the many ways animal babies hide.

From baby rabbits leopards to baby ostriches and even a human baby, little readers will love learning about new animals and seeing where they hide. The gentle text is a reassuring message about parent’s love with the adorable backdrop of John Butler’s illustrations.

Find these titles and more at your local indie bookstore or Barnes & Noble. Still looking for more great ideas? Our 2018 Holiday Gift Guide has even more gift recommendations for your little readers this holiday season!