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.

Little Puppy Finger Puppet Book

A built-in finger puppet makes this cutie come alive. Pet the puppy as he chases squirrels, hangs out in his doghouse and has other adventures.

Available at chroniclebooks.com, $6.99.

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