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BROWSE AUDIOBOOKS FOR TODDLERS
Bonjour! Escargot is a beautiful French snail who wants only two things:
1. To be your favorite animal.
2. To get to the delicious salad at the end of the book.
But when he gets to the salad, he discovers that there’s a carrot in it. And Escargot hates carrots. But when he finally tries one—with a little help from you!—he discovers that it’s not so bad after all!
A charming and interactive picture book ideal for picky eaters and animal lovers alike.
Buy The Bench
A New York Times bestseller!
Recipient of a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award
Recipient of an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Children’s Literary Work
From Academy Award–winning actress Lupita Nyong’o comes a powerful, moving picture book about colorism, self-esteem, and learning that true beauty comes from within.
Sulwe has skin the color of midnight. She is darker than everyone in her family. She is darker than anyone in her school. Sulwe just wants to be beautiful and bright, like her mother and sister. Then a magical journey in the night sky opens her eyes and changes everything.
In this stunning debut picture book, actress Lupita Nyong’o creates a whimsical and heartwarming story to inspire children to see their own unique beauty.
Buy A Book for Escargot
Buy When You Adopt A Pugicorn
Buy A Bear To Share
Business leader, actor, and Baby2Baby ambassador Jessica Alba and Baby2Baby co-CEOs Kelly Sawyer Patricof and Norah Weinstein deliver the important message of giving back from an early age through this tender and delightful story.
Tiana loves her teddy bear, Bach. She doesn’t mind that he’s a little worn and somewhat torn. So when her mother suggests she make room for a new bear, Tiana can’t believe her ears!
Will Tiana have to lose the one bear she really loves? Or will she find room in her heart for two?
Find out in this endearing tale about a young girl who learns the importance of letting go and giving back.
A girl with a big heart who loves her teddy bear, her family, and her best friend, Tiana will appeal to any child trying to understand what it means to give back to others.
Buy Better Together!
From Good Morning America anchor Amy Robach and her husband, actor Andrew Shue comes a sweet tale about finding common ground and accepting and appreciating each others’ differences.
When a big thunderstorm shakes their woodland home, the Squirrelly family must flee their nest for a hollow in an oak tree. To their surprise, the McMunk family had the exact same idea. This family of squirrels and a family of chipmunks must find ways to live together–which isn’t always easy since they come from different backgrounds. But after some important lessons in compromise, the Squirrellys and the McMunks realize that life is better together as the McSquirrelies.
Buy Hand To Hold
Buy The Sun, The Moon, and The Stars
Celebrate the connections between parents, children, and the universe in this lyrical debut picture book from actress, dancer, and singer Rachel Montez Minor.
In simple rhyme with a universal message, this book celebrates diverse children, their power to inspire those around them, and the invisible bonds of family and humanity that can never be broken.
Listeners are encouraged to shine their light and positivity on those around them and to always lift each other up. We are all one, living together on our planet, connected under the sun, the moon, and the stars.
Buy Ballet Bunnies #1: The New Class
Peek behind the curtain and find the Ballet Bunnies in this new full-color chapter book series featuring the most darling dancers you will ever meet!
Miss Luisa’s School of Dance is a magical place. There are dancers and music. . . and bunnies that talk and do ballet! No one knows the bunnies are there. Then, Millie arrives. She’s new to ballet class and doesn’t know all the moves. But when all the other dancers are gone, she discovers the Ballet Bunnies! They can help Millie find her dancing feet–so long as she can keep the Ballet Bunnies a secret!
Buy Zoey and Sassafras: Bips and Roses
Oh no! There’s a big problem with the forest roses … magical roses that are very important because they are the first food for newborn hippogriffs. Can Zoey, Pip, and Sassafras use their science know-how to fix the magical roses before the hippogriff eggs hatch?
Buy Zoey and Sassafras: Grumplets and Pests
Buy Zoey and Sassafras: Unicorns and Germs
In the sixth book, an earthquake shakes Zoey’s house. Or maybe it’s a unicorn-quake? An enormous new friend arrives in a lot of pain, and it’s getting worse every day. Zoey must work with her mom and Sassafras to find a cure—and quickly!
Each story in the Zoey and Sassafras series features a new magical animal with a problem that must be solved using science. There isn’t a set formula for each book; Zoey sometimes needs to run experiments, while other times she needs to investigate a mystery, and yet other times she needs to do research. Zoey models how to keep a science journal through her handwritten entries in each story. Each story is complete with a glossary of the kid-friendly definitions for scientific terms used. The series highlights child-led inquiry science and the topics covered align with both Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards.
Buy Zoey and Sassafras: The Pod and the Bog
Buy Zoey and Sassafras: Merhorses and Bubbles
With magical animals, science, mystery, and adventure—the brand new series Zoey and Sassafras has something for everyone!
In the third book in the series, Zoey and Sassafras head to the stream only to make a terrible discovery. Things get even more urgent when they learn that the magical creatures living in the stream are in danger! Can Zoey and Sassafras solve the mystery of the stream and save the Merhorses?
Each story in the Zoey and Sassafras series features a new magical animal with a problem that must be solved using science. There isn’t a set formula for each book; Zoey sometimes needs to run experiments, while other times she needs to investigate a mystery, and yet other times she needs to do research. Zoey models how to keep a science journal in each story. Each story is complete with a glossary of the kid-friendly definitions for scientific terms used. The series highlights child-led inquiry science and the topics covered align with both Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards.
Buy Zoey and Sassafras: Caterflies and Ice
With magical animals, science, mystery, and adventure, the Zoey and Sassafras series has something for everyone!
In Caterflies and Ice, an unexpected snow storm causes trouble for the magical creatures of the forest. When Zoey and Sassafras attempt to rescue trapped caterfly eggs, they make a mistake. Can they figure out a way to fix things before the baby caterflies hatch?
Each story in the Zoey and Sassafras series features a new magical animal with a problem that must be solved using science. There isn’t a set formula for each book; Zoey sometimes needs to run experiments, while other times she needs to investigate a mystery, and yet other times she needs to do research. Zoey models how to keep a science journal through her handwritten entries in each story. Each story is complete with a glossary of the kid-friendly definitions for scientific terms used. The series highlights child-led inquiry science, and the topics covered align with both Common Core and Next Generation Science standards.
Buy Zoey and Sassafras: Monsters and Mold
A Mighty Girl Book of the Year
With magical animals, science, mystery, and adventure—the brand new series Zoey and Sassafras has something for everyone!
In the second book in this series, a forest monster shows up looking for help with an embarrassing problem and Zoey is sure it will be a simple fix. But her first two tries at helping him fail, and she has a sobbing monster on her hands! Will Zoey and Sassafras solve the problem in time for Gorp to go to the annual Monster Ball?
Each story in the Zoey and Sassafras series features a new magical animal with a problem that must be solved using science. There isn’t a set formula for each book; Zoey sometimes needs to run experiments, while other times she needs to investigate a mystery, and yet other times she needs to do research. Zoey models how to keep a science journal through her handwritten entries in each story. Each story is complete with a glossary of the kid-friendly definitions for scientific terms used. The series highlights child-led inquiry science, and the topics covered align with both Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards.
Buy Book Buddies
Ivy used to be Anne the librarian’s favorite doll when she was a little girl. And when Anne finds Ivy again in the attic, she brings her to the library to join the Book Buddies, toys that can be checked out, just like books. But Ivy doesn’t want to be borrowed. She wants to go back to the way things used to be when she was Anne’s favorite toy. Fern, who is spending time with her dad and his new family, doesn’t want to go to the library—story time is for younger kids like her stepsiblings, Sophie and Ethan. And she definitely doesn’t want to borrow a doll. But Sophie insists and Fern ends up borrowing Ivy. Can Fern and Ivy find a way to help each other adjust to a world that’s changed? From Newbery Honor winner Cynthia Lord and celebrated artist Stephanie Graegin, here is the first in a heartwarming series about a group of friendly toys at the library and the children who borrow them.
Buy May I
Buy A Visit To The Museum
Josh loves learning about the ancient times when there were giant animals the size of the buildings and that’s the reason he loved dinosaurs so much. One day at school his teacher tells him about T-rex (a dinosaur with the size of a building who had big jaws and were carnivores) and Josh gets all excited to learn about this new type. He also learns that some dinosaurs used to fly too named as Pterosaur.
There’s a curiosity that builds inside the kids when they learn about something their eyes haven’t seen. And the need of wanting to see that thing, exploring every part, sharing knowledge about this with the family and friends keeps them going. Something like this that smelled like curiosity happened with Josh. He learnt about something that inhabited the Earth years ago, and diversity of it. Now all he thought about was how the Earth would’ve been like if those creatures still inhabited the Earth? Can he be luckier enough to be able to witness that? And how was such a ginormous creatures be able to move around? This curiosity was sensed by his family that led him to a day that he can hardly believe happened. The day he turned into a hunter from the ancient times in search of something that left its place. When he felt magic with open eyes. The day his imagination turned into reality.
Buy The Tiger, The Sea and The Yellow Manatee
Buy Ruby Wishfingers: Toad-ally Magic!
Ruby is back – and so are her wishes!
With a head full of plans for the holidays Ruby’s fingertips already tingling with magic. That is, until Mum announces that Ruby’s horrible little toad of a cousin is coming to stay.
But some problems can’t just be wished away. Ruby’s wish for her cousin to turn into a real toad breaks magic’s most important rule. And when rules are broken, especially magic ones, there are always consequences.
Join Ruby and her little brother Jellybean on another extraordinary adventure exploring a winter wonderland, experiencing life as a slimy toad and finding out what happens when magic falls into the wrong paws!
Buy Ruby Wishfingers: Hide-and-Seek
Something extraordinary is going on … even more extraordinary than usual in the Wishfingers household! Things keep disappearing and then reappearing in the strangest of places!
Dad can’t find his lawnmower, until it mysteriously appears in an upstairs hallway. Norman’s fish tank vanishes from Ruby’s bedroom, only to turn up in the kitchen all by itself! And how on earth does Dad’s jar of treats keep finding its way into little brother Jellybean’s cot?
With Dad as nutty as a fruitcake and finger-nibbling Jellybean throwing terrible tantrums, all poor Mum can think about is a holiday. It’s up to Ruby to find out what’s going on.
Get ready for the greatest game of hide-and-seek in this next adventure of Ruby Wishfingers.
Buy Chocolate Me!
*Winner of a Parents’ Choice Gold Award*
This program is read by Taye Diggs.
The boy is teased for looking different than the other kids. His skin is darker, his hair curlier. He tells his mother he wishes he could be more like everyone else. And she helps him to see how beautiful he really, truly is.
For years before they both achieved acclaim in their respective professions, good friends Taye Diggs and Shane W. Evans wanted to collaborate on Chocolate Me!, a story based on experiences of feeling different and trying to fit in as kids. Now, both men are fathers and see more than ever the need for an audiobook that encourages all people, especially kids, to love themselves.
Buy Little Elliot, Big City
Whether it’s meeting that special friend, or finally getting that long-awaited cupcake, it’s the little things that count in this sweet story of a little polka-dotted elephant, Mike Curato’s Little Elliot, Big City.
Amid the hustle and bustle of the big city, the big crowds and bigger buildings, Little Elliot leads a quiet life. In spite of the challenges he faces, Elliot finds many wonderful things to enjoy—like cupcakes! And when his problems seem insurmountable, Elliot discovers something even sweeter—a friend.
Buy Little Elliot, Big Family
Elliot and Mouse are back in Mike Curato’s Little Elliot, Big Family! And this time, Elliot finds more than a friend—he finds a family.
When Mouse heads off to his family reunion, Little Elliot decides go for a walk. As he explores each busy street, he sees families in all shapes and sizes. In a city of millions, Little Elliot feels very much alone-until he finds he has a family of his own!
Buy Little Elliot, Big Fun
In this third story of Little Elliot and Mouse, the friends head off in search of adventure . . . and lots of fun!
Little Elliot, the polka-dotted elephant, and his friend Mouse go to the amusement park to see the sights and ride the rides—water chutes, roller coasters, carousels, and more. But Elliot isn’t having much fun—the rides are too wet, too fast, too dizzy, and just plain too scary—until Mouse figures out a way to help him overcome his fears. Together, Mouse and Little Elliot can do anything!
Buy Little Elliot, Fall Friends
Buy Merry Christmas, Little Elliot
Buy Jasmine Green Rescues: A Piglet Called Truffle
Meet Jasmine Green—an aspiring veterinarian who adores animals! Can her kindness and know-how save a piglet in trouble in this delightful series debut?
Jasmine Green loves animals. Her mother is a veterinarian. Her father is a farmer. And her brother and sister are . . . well, they’re mostly annoying. But being in the Green family means seeing and taking care of animals all the time. While helping her mom on a house call, Jasmine visits a new litter of piglets and discovers a forgotten runt hidden underneath its brothers and sisters. Poor little piglet. It is so tiny that it can’t even drink! Its owner refuses to rescue it. So it is up to Jasmine to save the pig . . . secretly. What will happen if anyone finds out? Author Helen Peters introduces the irresistible pair of clever, caring Jasmine and lovable Truffle, while capturing the beauty and bustle of a family farm. A kind of James Herriot for a new generation, this first book in the Jasmine Green series is for anyone who loves helping animals.
Buy Jasmine Green Rescues: A Duckling Called Button
In the second tale in a heartwarming new chapter-book series, aspiring veterinarian Jasmine Green hatches a plan to save a clutch of duck eggs.
Jasmine Green’s mom is a veterinarian and her dad is a farmer. She has spent her life surrounded by animals. So when she sees animals that need rescuing, she knows just what to do. While walking in the woods, Jasmine and her best friend, Tom, find a nest of orphaned duck eggs. The eggs need lots of care. Hatching them is hard work. Can Jasmine keep the eggs warm and safe? With a little love and luck, the Green family farm will have a fluffy duckling friend for life. Helen Peters returns for a charming springtime visit to Oak Tree Farm. Reminiscent of James Herriot and Dick King-Smith’s classic stories, yet thoroughly modern, this second book in the Jasmine Green series is perfect for animal-loving readers.
Buy Jasmine Green Rescues: A Collie Called Sky
Dog lovers will yip for joy as aspiring vet Jasmine Green returns to rescue another animal in need—this time, an abandoned border collie puppy.
When Jasmine discovers a tiny pup hiding under a hedge on her family’s farm, she can’t believe her eyes. The poor thing hasn’t had anything to eat or drink in a long time, and he is so weak he can barely lift his head. Luckily, Jasmine’s mother is a veterinarian, and the Green family can give the puppy lots of love and care. But even if the pup survives, he has a long recovery ahead, and it will be hard for him to trust after being hurt before. Will Jasmine be able to form a bond with her new animal friend? Or will his owner try to take him back? An infectious love for animals and some impressive caretaking skills combine in a gently suspenseful story sure to appeal to readers who love a good dog tale.
Buy Jasmine Green Rescues: A Kitten Called Holly
Animal lover Jasmine Green is back to rescue an adorable kitten, just in time for the holidays.
On her family’s farm, Jasmine and her best friend, Tom, find the ideal clubhouse for their animal rescue group. But much to their surprise, the shed is already home to a feral cat and her three kittens. When the mother cat leaves, abandoning one of her babies, Jasmine and Tom feel compelled to step in and raise the tiny kitten. But with a house full of rescued animals—and a veterinarian mother who has reached her limit—will Jasmine be able to keep another pet? Or is it someone else’s turn to make a new animal friend? A holiday backdrop and some lighthearted family mayhem add to the charm of this feline-focused addition to the Jasmine Green Rescues series—perfect for readers who think that animals are the best gift of all.
Buy Jasmine Green Rescues: A Lamb Called Lucky
Nurturing an orphaned lamb pays an unexpected benefit when sheep rustlers come to town in this exciting episode in the Jasmine Green Rescues series.
It’s lambing season at Oak Tree Farm! When a little lamb loses his mother, Jasmine names him Lucky and steps in to bottle-feed him and patiently help him learn to walk. With a sheepdog to train and two helpless baby birds to raise, it’s hard work for Jasmine to juggle all of her animals, even with the help of her best friend, Tom. But when sheep rustlers strike her family’s flock, taking Lucky with them, Jasmine will have to summon the courage for her most daring rescue yet. From author Helen Peters comes an especially thrilling story about Jasmine Green, a girl with a talent for taking care of animals.
Buy Jasmine Green Rescues: A Goat Called Willow
After Jasmine saves a baby goat from a dire fate, its athletic talents lead to comical mischief—and some difficult decisions.
On a trip to the local fair, Jasmine and her best friend, Tom, discover an orphaned baby goat for sale. The owner says he cannot raise her, so this seems like the perfect use for their spending money. But getting the goat home without Jasmine’s parents realizing is nearly impossible, and so is keeping her inside a pen—Willow loves to jump! Jasmine decides to enter the goat in an agility contest (sheepdogs, move over) to show Mom and Dad just how wonderful Willow is. Will Jasmine’s parents agree to keep the little escape artist? Or is there a better home for Willow than Oak Tree Farm? In a lighthearted adventure, author Helen Peters invites readers on a laugh-out-loud romp through the ups and downs of animal caretaking.
Buy Jasmine Green Rescues: A Donkey Called Mistletoe
What better time than the Christmas season for aspiring vet Jasmine to find a new home for her elderly neighbor’s gentle donkey?
When Jasmine and her best friend, Tom, visit their neighbor Mr. Hobson to help him with some chores, they discover that he is selling his farm and moving to a nearby assisted living facility. Because Mr. Hobson won’t have a home for his beloved donkey, Mistletoe, anymore, he is planning to send him to a faraway sanctuary. Jasmine doesn’t want to see them separated, so she hatches a plan to keep Mistletoe at Oak Tree Farm, where Mr. Hobson could visit him whenever he liked. But caring for a donkey is lots of work (as Jasmine’s parents often remind her), especially with her mischievous younger brother around. When the school nativity play encounters a mishap, though, Jasmine realizes she may have the perfect understudy right in her backyard. This latest book in the Jasmine Green Rescues series offers a heartwarming tale of multigenerational friendship and holiday spirit.
Buy Karen's Little Sister
Karen Brewer, Big Sister Everybody used to love Karen. She was cute. She was the littlest sister. But now baby Emily is in their family, and Karen feels left out. Then Emily gets sick and everybody has to take care of her. Even Karen. And that’s when Karen finds out that being a big sister is the most fun of all!
Buy Karen's Kittycat Club
We Heart Cats! Karen’s best friend Hannie just got a new kitten. Now all her friends have cats. And Karen has a great idea. She can start a club like her big sister Kristy. It will be a Kittycat Club! What will the club do? Karen can’t baby-sit like Kristy…but she can cat-sit! Will anyone want Karen as a cat-sitter? They’d betterrunning a club is hard work!