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.

Bear Snores On by Karma Wilson

Written in rhyme, this treasure is all about a bear that sleeps through a party happening right under his nose. Kids will love finding out what happens when the bear wakes up. Hint: He wants to join in on the fun.

Available at amazon.com, $7.19.

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