Most of us have heard how important it is to have books at home and read them, even to young kids. But how do you know which titles your baby or toddler will love? With help from the Children's Book Council Joint Committee and the Quicklists Consulting Committee for the Association for Library Service to Children (a division of the American Library Association), we've created this list of all-time and newer classics to help expectant and new parents stock their baby's bookshelf.
By Don Freeman
A funny, timeless story of a slightly shabby teddy bear in need of a home (and a button for his overalls). He finds both, and a friend, when a little girl named Lisa uses her savings to buy him at the local department store.