The Best Book Lists for 1-Year-Olds

Are you ready for a ton of books for your little one? Then you’ve come to the right place! We’ve got an amazing selection of book lists for 1-year-olds to enjoy. Scroll down to find your next favorite read!

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The Best Books for 1-Year-Olds

If you don’t know where to start on your chapter book journey, this is the list for you.

It includes 40+ mini-book reviews separated by sub-genre from animal books to bedtime stories, nature books, and more. With easy navigation tools and great book recommendations, this is the list you’ll come back to again and again.

Reading Readiness Book Lists for 1-Year-Olds

Want to focus on pre-reading skills for your kid? The reading list below will give you book recommendations and activity suggestions to help your child develop language and pre-reading skills.

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Language Development Books for a 1-year-old

Learn how to engage with your child to further their vocabulary and language development with reading. This curated list includes books in categories like animals, colors, transportation, emotions, and more.

Each book recommendation is accompanied by suggestions on how to engage with kids ages 12-18 months and 18-24 months while reading.

For more early chapter books, scroll down to see our full collection of book lists for 6-year-olds!

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New and Upcoming Releases

The hottest newest and upcoming books for 1-year-olds so you can find the latest book releases by month or season.

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More Book Lists for 1-Year-Olds

The book lists below are carefully curated with our favorite beginning and early reader books. You’ll find posts featuring books about the alphabet, wordless picture books, Holiday books, and more.

Have a special request? Drop a comment or send us an email to let us know if you want a customized list based on your favorite book or sub-genre.

Which book lists for 1-year-olds are your favorite? Did you find anything you are eager to read?

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