Baby’s First Treasury

Written & Illustrated by Barbara Reid. Scholastic Canada

For years now, Barbara Reid’s board books have been staples in the baby and toddler library. Delighting parents and children alike, her bestselling titles have helped establish the importance of early childhood literacy, by helping parents discover the fun of reading to their young ones in their earliest stages.

This book includes four favourite board books:

Welcome, Baby

Read Me a Book

Sing a Song of Mother Goose

Zoe’s Year

Baby’s First Treasury


Canadian Children’s Book Centre Best Book for Kids and Teens , starred selection.

This lovely hardcover collection is a true celebration of the importance of baby’s first library, and the joy of discovering Ms. Reid’s wonderful, tactile illustrations can’t be beat!

49th Shelf

…a “must” baby gift for new parents. ****/4, Highly recommended.

Canadian Materials, reviewed by Dave Jenkinson

Book illustration, "Read Me A Book", client: Scholastic Canada.  © Barbara Reid Book illustration, "Welcome, Baby", client: Scholastic Canada.  © Barbara Reid 2013 Book illustration, "Sing a Song of Mother Goose", client: Scholastic Canada.  © Barbara Reid

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Age and curriculum suggestions

Birth to age 5