Essentials: 0-3 Years

Must-Haves for Children Aged Birth to Three


Time for Bed. By Mem Fox. Animal parents tuck their babies in for the night in this gorgeous rhyming picture book treasure. Available in hardcover or paperback.




Goodnight Moon. By Margaret Wise Brown. A classic bedtime book. Baby says goodnight to everything in the bedroom. Calm and soothing. Available in hardcover, paperback, board book board book with stuffed bunny and board book with bunny slippers.




Barnyard Dance. By Sandra Boynton. Boynton’s barn animals dance their hearts out in this joyous, rollicking, rhyming board book.



Favorite Nursery Rhymes from Mother Goose. Illustrated by Scott Gustafson. A lovely collection of the classics every baby should know. The illustrations are the kind you remember for decades. Available in hardcover.




Grandfather Twilight. By Barbara Berger. Radiant, gentle illustrations and a simple, lyrical story. Our personal favorite for a new baby gift. Hardcover or paperback.





Gossie. By Olivier Dunrea. Gossie the gosling loves her bright red boots, but one day they disappear! You’ll be surprised to find out where she finds them!




Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? By Eric Carle. The rhyming, repetitive text, brightly colored animals, and the anticipation of what’s on the next page make this a sure hit with the one year olds! Available in hardcover or board book.




On the Night You Were Born. By Nan Tillman. Polar Bears, geese, the moon, and the rain rejoice at the birth of a child. An exquisite baby shower or birthday gift. Hardcover, or hardcover with baby record book.




Pat the Bunny: By Dorothy Kunhardt. An interactive texture book that’s been a favorite for generations.

About Us

Linda's Story Time is a full service, independent book store located in Monroe, CT. We specialize in children’s books from ages 0-18. In addition, we offer an newly expanded adult section for an eclectic mix of the best fiction and nonfiction books and other special gifts for the book lover on your list!

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447 Monroe Turnpike
Monroe, CT 06468
ph. 203-459-1579

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