One of my favourite baby gifts we were given for S was from my work. A couple days after he was born, instead of sending flowers, they sent a basket of books from Mable's Fables. We got this little blue and white basket (which we now use for storing toys) full of a dozen beginner board books. Genius. I love reading, and I hope S does too. So far so good in that area. He really does have his favourites, and some of the ones listed below have made more than one trip to our 'book hospital' for repair. S loved any kind of 'feely' book with different textures on the pages, and still loves the Little Feet Like book that is a book especially for his feet. Also, we have no fewer than 4 bath books in the mix with our bath toys, and he loves reading them (when he's not sticking them to different walls of the tub).
These were Seb's favourite books when he was under the age of 1.
My picks: For the first few months, my favourites were his favourites. I also got into the habit of reading him right to sleep at nap time, so we often read these:
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