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Baby's First Treasury

Baby's First Treasury

by Barbara Reid

ISBN 9781443148528 Hardcover
136 Pages | 9.32" x 9.29" | Ages 0 to 5
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Barbara Reid’s beloved books for babies are now available in one storybook collection!

For years now, Barbara Reid’s board books have been staples in the baby and toddler library. Delighting parents and children alike, her bestselling titles have helped establish the importance of early childhood literacy, by helping parents discover the fun of reading to their young ones in their earliest stages.

This lovely hardcover collection is a true celebration of the importance of baby’s first library, and the joy of discovering Ms. Reid’s wonderful, tactile illustrations can’t be beat! This book includes four favourite board books:

Welcome, Baby

Read Me a Book

Sing a Song of Mother Goose

Zoe’s Year

Sample spread


• The Vicky Metcalf Award for Body of Work

• Order of Canada

• Order of Ontario

• Governor General’s Award for Illustration: The Party (winner); The Subway Mouse (finalist)

• Amelia Francis Howard-Gibbon Award: Perfect Snow, The Party, Gifts, Two by Two

• Ruth Schwartz Children’s Book Award: Have You Seen Birds?

• Ruth & Sylvia Schwartz Children’s Book Award: The Subway Mouse

• Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Award for Illustration: Two by Two, Have You Seen Birds?

• Libris Award: Picture a Tree, Fox Walked Alone

• TPL First and Best Book List: Picture a Tree, Perfect Snow

Praise for Barbara Reid

“With her inimitable style, Barbara Reid has created a Christmas treat to be savoured and shared over and over.” (The Night Before Christmas) —National Reading Campaign

“Readers will marvel at the amazing details…a special book indeed.” (Picture a Tree) —Kirkus, starred review


  • Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Starred Selection, 2017
  • Commended, Resource Links, Best of the Year, 2016


Also by
Barbara Reid

  • Picture the Sky
  • Read Me A Book
  • The Night Before Christmas
  • Gifts
  • Sing a Song of Bedtime

Contact Information

Maral Maclagan, Rights and Contracts Manager | 416-915-3524
604 King Street West, Toronto, ON, M5V 1E1

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