A new trend for baby showers is to bring a picture book as the card–which is something I hope NEVER goes out of style! If you have an expectant friend and need to bring a book as a baby shower card, here are 15 classic picture book ideas that everyone loves.
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15 Classic Picture Books to Give as a Baby Shower Card:
All of these picture books are classics that everyone loves. If you’re looking for a more unique book, check out my list of uncommon picture books to bring. Plus, you could use one of them as your baby shower card, if you don’t want to give them as the gift, too!
1.Dada by Jimmy Fallon
2.Pat the Bunny by Dorothy Kunhardt
3.Everything is Mama by Jimmy Fallon
4.The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt
5.Any Book by Dr. Seuss
6.The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle (Or any of his books)
7.Richard Scarry’s Best Word Book by Richard Scarry
8.Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr. & John Archambault
9.Peek-a-Who by Nina Laden
10.Where is Baby’s Belly Button? by Karen Katz
11.Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
12.I Love You to the Moon & Back by Tim Warnes
13.Grandma Wishes by Julia Lobo
14.Big Brothers are the Best by Fran Manushkin
15.Big Sisters are the Best by Fran Manushkin
I love to give books as the baby shower card AND the gift. After all, the baby can only wear so many clothes, but a great book is something they’re less likely to outgrow. If you want some unique picture books ideas to bring to the baby shower, check out my other list here.
And for more seasonal picture books, visit these other articles on the blog:
- Valentine’s Day Picture Books
- The Best Easter Picture Books
- Unique Picture Books to Bring to a Baby Shower