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.

Time for Bed by Mem Fox

The classic sleepytime tale follows several animal mamas as they put their babies to bed. The repetitive rhythms are sure to help soothe your "little babe, little babe," to sleep.

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