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Beautifully illustrated and durable books in key content areas for early childhood literacy.


First Concepts

Animals

Social Emotional

Science & Nature

Multicultural

Seasonal & Religious

Featured Titles


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"Brown sugar baby, dark eyes spark bright with glee...Pie of my eye, stay right here with me." This lyrical first book in the Brown Sugar Baby series is a celebration of the powerful love and protective, comforting instincts of a mother for her child. Its soothing rhythm and tender rhymes are highlighted by whimsical and charming illustrations that are perfect for storytime.


  • Relatable, lyrical story for parents and their little girls and boys to read together time and time again
  • Beautiful illustrations, featuring an African American family, will keep kids engaged throughout the story
  • Sturdy board book pages are easy to grasp, great for children practicing fine motor skills
  • Poetic rhythm and rhymes encourage language patterns and development amongst toddlers
  • Perfect for baby showers, birthday gifts, Mother's Day, and more!


At Cottage Door Press, we believe in creating stories that reflect the boundless possibilities of all children. We hope to create books that inspire little ones to connect, encourage them to dream, give them cause to celebrate, and allow them to see themselves beautifully reflected in the stories they read.

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Explore the world of dinosaurs the alphabet way, from allosaurus to zephyrosaurus! Children are curious little sponges. Help them absorb the concept of the alphabet by finding ABCs in the prehistoric wild. The Giganotosaurus starts with a "G" and its brain was the size of a cucumber. The Kronosaurus starts with a "K" and swam in the ocean by flapping its fins back and forth. For every letter of the alphabet, you'll learn a new type of dinosaur, how to sound it out with phonetic spellings, and a fun fact about it. Little dino enthusiasts will love this beautiful, embossed dinosaur book for kids!


  • Explore nature the dinosaur way! Fun ABC books for toddlers and kindergarteners help them learn and develop their vocabulary in a unique and fun experience while learning all about the prehistoric wild
  • ABC learning made easy with fun facts about dinosaur species for each letter of the alphabet.  Fact bites are good conversation starters and talking together helps build vocabulary and language skills
  • Sturdy durable board book pages are easy for little toddler hands to grasp, great for boys and girls practicing fine motor skills, and will withstand traditional wear and tear 
  • Embossed cover and every page throughout provide tactile learning for kids of young ages as they touch the bumpy pages. The more senses you use as you read together, the better children can concentrate on their learning experience
  • Every little dino-loving kid will learn 26 new Dinosaur species, phonetic spelling, fun facts, and more!   
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Children will love eating healthy food if they can help make it. Here's a perfect first cookbook to show even the littlest chef how to make their own good-for-you snacks. 10 recipes with photos use only 2 or 3 ingredients. See how to make cucumber and cheese sandwiches, mashed banana waffles, nut butter rice cakes, and more. Help your child learn healthy eating and cooking habits. Let’s get cooking!

  • Cooking together offers a way to cultivate bonding between children and caregivers
  • Children's cookbooks help promote early nutrition and health awareness 
  • Sturdy board pages perfectly sized for little hands to turn the pages and re-use over and over again regardless of the mess the kids make in the kitchen
  • Experience all of the senses and teach valuable life skills while cooking with your baby or toddler at an early age
  • ChopChop Family is a non-profit organization whose mission is to inspire and teach families to cook and eat real food together. 
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Presente a su bebé o niño pequeño todos los colores del arcoíris en este adorable libro de cartón con tapa elevadora. Las oraciones simples refuerzan la futura estructura del lenguaje mientras agarran y levantan los robustos colgajos para desarrollar habilidades motoras finas. ¡Un primer libro perfecto!

  • ¡Bienvenido al mundo pequeño! Ven a explorar el libro de cartón Colour-a-Flap lleno de sorpresas.
  • Tamaño perfecto para pequeñas manos y dedos para abrir y cerrar las aletas. 6 solapas gruesas y resistentes son extra fuertes para que su pequeño pueda abrir y cerrar una y otra vez
  • Sorprenda y deleite al bebé con obras de arte brillantes y golosinas especiales debajo de cada solapa
  • Recoge todos los libros de la serie Babies Love. Desde los colores y los animales hasta las primeras palabras y las vacaciones, la serie Babies Love Chunky Lift-a-Flap es una gran introducción a la lectura con ilustraciones alegres, contemporáneas y caprichosas, y aletas resistentes y fáciles de levantar

Introduce your baby or toddler to all the colors in the rainbow in this adorable lift-a-flap board book. Simple sentences reinforce future language structure while grasping and lifting the sturdy flaps helps develop fine motor skills. A perfect first book!

  • Welcome to the world little one! Come explore Colors Lift-a-Flap board book filled with surprises
  • Perfectly sized for little hands and fingers to open and close the flaps. 6 chunky and sturdy flaps are extra strong so your little one can open and close again and again
  • Surprise and delight baby with bright artwork and special treats under each flap
  • Collect all the books in the Babies Love series. From colors and animals, to first words and holidays, the Babies Love Chunky Lift-a-Flap series is a great introduction to reading with cheerful, contemporary, and whimsical illustrations and sturdy, easy-to-lift flaps
$ 9.99

Follow an East-African cheetah and her cubs through the grasslands and savannas of Tanzania in this interactive lift-a-flap board book. Discover their preferred habitat, favorite foods, common personality traits, unique sounds, and exciting facts about cheetahs and their babies in this fun and educational sturdy board book designed for your curious little learner. Simple sentences reinforce language structure while grasping and lifting the sturdy flaps helps develop fine motor skills. A lively, educational cheetah introduction both babies and toddlers will adore that strengthens one's love for animals and teaches empathy. A must for little animal lovers!

Collect the entire Jane & Me Jane Goodall kids book series!

When children learn about animals and the environment, they begin to understand that everything is connected — and that they can make a difference in this world. Jane & Me  Jane Goodall books plant seeds for understanding, love, care, and most importantly, hope. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this cheetah book goes to support the Jane Goodall Institute. The Jane & Me brand is also a member of 1% for the Planet — a global network whose members contribute at least one percent of their annual sales to environmental causes.

  • Love–Build a foundation of love and respect for animals
  • Learn­–Learn facts about animals to spark interest in nature
  • Care–Discover how animals live and how to help them
  • Hope–Grow into a naturalist who protects the planet 
  • Jane & Me kids nonfiction books for kids are a trademark of the Jane Goodall Institute

"The flaps are the sturdiest in the business and will likely survive vigorous play and exploration."―Kirkus Reviews

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Storybooks

Our storybooks are designed for shared reading time with captivating illustrations and rhythmic writing.

Novelty Books

Novelty books help build attention span engaging little readers with lift-a-flaps, touches, puppets, and more!


Sound Books

Sound & music helps bring stories and language learning to life! Durable and long-lasting, with the ability to stop sound and replace batteries.


Activity Books

Develop fine motor skills and practice new skills off-screen and on-the-go!


Curated Selection

Free printable activities for storytime


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