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.

Peekaboo! by Taro Gomi

A little circle cut-out in this board book creates a mask on every spread. Read funny facts about different creatures, then surprise your baby by looking at them through the eyeholes each time.

Available at amazon.com, $6.29.

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