Want to inspire your little sidekick to enjoy a lifetime of reading? Start building her library now. Flip through our photo album to discover our 25 favorite beginner books, from gotta-have-’em classics like Goodnight Moon to newer, need-to-know titles like Hello, Bugs.

In the Tall, Tall Grass by Denise Fleming

The bold illustrations, rhymes and repetitive text will hook you. As your little one gets older, he'll be excited to learn and remember all the creatures hiding in the grass.

Available at amazon.com, $14.87.

What books are in your baby’s library? Let us know in the comments section below.

— Julie Seguss

Cover photo: César Rincón via Flickr creative commons