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Becoming a big brother or big sister is a pretty big task for a little one. We’re welcoming a daughter soon and have been starting to prepare our son for his new role as big brother.
Books play a big role in our daily life. Our son loves when we read to him and we sometimes catch him reading to himself. “Reading,” I should say.
Like most other occasions, I’ve purchased a few books to read to my toddler on becoming a big brother. Here are a few of our favorites and some others you can check out for older and toddler age kids!
The list below for new baby books for big siblings doesn’t have a gender associated with the title. These titles are good for any child, boy or girl, about to becoming a big sibling for the first time.
My New Baby by Rachel Fuller
Waiting For Baby by Rachel Fuller
You and Me by Rachel Fuller
You Were First by Patricia MacLachlan
Babies Don’t Eat Pizza by Diana Danzig
The New Baby by Mercer Mayer
Books For Big Brothers
We have a few of these titles for our toddler son. He has loved Caroline Jayne Church books since he was an infant so that was the first book to come to our house when we found out!
I’m A Big Brother! by Caroline Jayne Church
I’m A Big Brother by Joanna Cole
Henry Is A Big Brother by Alyssa Satin Capucilli and Dorothy Stott
Big Brother Daniel by Angela C. Santomero and Jason Fruchter
The Berenstain Bears’ New Baby by Stan Berenstain
Best Ever Big Brother! by Karen Katz
I’m Going To Be A Big Brother by Brenda Bercun
Books For Big Sisters
Here are a few titles for a little girl about to become a big sister for the first time!
I’m A Big Sister! By Caroline Jayne Church
I’m A Big Sister by Joanna Cole
Little Miss, Big Sis by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Peter H. Reynolds
Hannah Is A Big Sister by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
Best-Ever Big Sister by Karen Katz
I’m Going To Be A Big Sister by Brenda Bercun
Have you welcomed a sibling recently? Did you do any preparation ahead of time?
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