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.

That’s Not My Dragon by Fiona Watt

From tufty ears to a prickly tail, the touch-and-feel book lures with a variety of textures. Your baby will love exploring each one with his little fingers.

Available at amazon.com, $8.61.

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