It’s never too early to spark a lifelong love of literature, even if that literature is a sturdy board book. Here, we’ve rounded up 12 new, innovative books with flaps to lift, textures to touch, and bright pictures to entice little ones and get them involved in story time with a full sensory experience. Before you know it, you’ll have a book-loving baby on your hands.

A Garden Full of Books

Plant the Tiny Seed is an innovative board book that brings readers right into the story by asking them to push the painted seeds into the ground or wiggle down the rain with little fingertips. Nature-lovers will delight in taking part in this active read-aloud.

Available at, $10.49.

Tell us: what’s your little one’s favorite interactive book?

-Oz Spies