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.

Animal 123 by Britta Teckentrip

Introduce your baby to counting and animals with this interactive lift-the-flap book. The illustrations are bold and the number cut-out pages are cool to explore.

Available at amazon.com, $11.69.

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