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.

Book of Sleep by Il Sung Na

Join the watchful owl as he keeps an eye on other sleeping animals, all of which snooze in different ways -- standing up, huddling close together and so on. Simple text and beautiful illustrations will help your little one will wind down.

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