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Children's Nonfiction Books

  

Numbers (Baby Genius)

DK Publishing (Board Books)

Genre: Nonfiction - Children's Picture Books; Book Theme: Counting and Number

Big, clear, and bright, the uncluttered photographs, coupled with simple text, make "Numbers (Baby Genius)" a very good picture book to read with a baby. This DK Baby Genius board book can help a baby learn the concept of numbers and the names of familiar everyday objects. It is a good counting book for a baby.


  I Love Trucks! (Board Books) 

I Love Trucks!

Philemon Sturges (Board Books)

Genre: Nonfiction - Children's Picture Books; Book Theme: Transportation

"I Love Trucks!" by Philemon Sturges tells about all kinds of trucks and what they do, in short sentences and bold illustrations. This is a good board book to introduce toddlers to the world around them, including trucks. Preschoolers who love trucks will enjoy this truck book too.


  Freight Train (Board Books) 

Freight Train

Donald Crews (Board Books)

Genre: Nonfiction - Children's Picture Books; Book Themes: Transportation, Color

"Freight Train" is a Caldecott honor book by Donald Crews. The picture book features a colorful train on the move. With simple words, bold colors and clean illustrations, "Freight Train" is one of the best books for toddlers. This board book will help toddlers learn color recognition and the names of train cars, such as a hopper car and a tanker car.


  Trucks (Board Books) 

Trucks

Byron Barton (Board Books)

Genre: Nonfiction - Children's Picture Books; Book Theme: Transportation

The book "Trucks" by Byron Barton features a variety of trucks, from tow trucks and garbage trucks to dump trucks and delivery trucks. Brief texts explain what trucks do. Bold illustrations appeal to toddlers and preschoolers.


  Playtime (Touch and Feel) (Board Books) 

Playtime (Touch and Feel)

DK Publishing (Board Books)

Genre: Nonfiction - Children's Picture Books; Book Theme: Five Senses

Your babies or toddlers can touch and feel a variety of textures in "Playtime (Touch and Feel)". Clear photographs and short sentences invite babies and toddlers to look and explore. "Playtime" by DK Publishing is a good board book for babies and toddlers to learn through the sense of touch.


  Whose Baby Am I? (Hardcover) 

Whose Baby Am I?

John Butler (Hardcover)

Genre: Nonfiction - Children's Picture Books; Book Theme: Animals

"Whose Baby Am I?" by John Butler is a good children's picture book for toddlers. This nonfiction hardcover book features realistic drawings of adorable baby animals and their mothers. The text is in a simple question and answer format.


  Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs (Board Books) 

Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs

Byron Barton (Board Books)

Genre: Nonfiction - Children's Picture Books; Book Themes: Animals, Dinosaur

In "Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs", author Byron Barton uses simple texts and bold colors to introduce young children to the world of dinosaurs. The endpaper of the picture book lists the names of dinosaurs and their pronunciations. "Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs" is a good first dinosaur book for toddlers and preschoolers.


  This Boat (Hardcover) 

This Boat

Paul Collicutt (Hardcover)

Genre: Nonfiction - Children's Picture Books; Book Theme: Transportation

In simple text and colorful illustrations, "This Boat" by Paul Collicutt portrays all kinds of boats, from a sailboat to a boat that carries planes. This is a good picture book for toddlers and preschoolers who are interested in boats.


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