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Baby Bookworms! 7 Tips for Reading Aloud to Babies & Toddlers

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father reading to baby and toddler

Choose Short, Colorful Books

Where the Wild Things Are might have been your favorite childhood story, but this 48-page classic could be a beast to read aloud to a squirmy 6-month-old! Find age-appropriate books — such as short, colorful board books — for a better chance of keeping your baby's attention (and enduring inevitable gnawing and tossing). There will be plenty of chances to read longer stories later on!

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