Have a baby or toddler who loves visiting the zoo and waving to all the neighborhood dogs? Then we have some books for you. Your little one will love learning animal sounds while flipping through these stories packed with pictures of cute and cuddly animals. Below, you’ll find 11 fantastic animal-themed books, from old favorites to soon-to-be classics, that will turn your animal lover into a bookworm.


Matthew Van Fleet's interactive books keep kids mesmerized with tabs to pull, fur to pet, and, in the case of this book, a multitude of dogs to drool over. You'll find cute photos of various breeds, along with simple, funny rhymes about their behavior. Our prediction for baby's first word? Dog.

Available at amazon.com, $13.56.


What are your favorite animal-themed books for babies and toddlers?

— Oz Spies

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