Move over puppies and kittens, there’s a new class of cuddly creatures enchanting babies and tweens alike. Llamas, mermaids, and unicorns have taken over pajamas, swimwear, party decor and more. Let your child dive into a welcomed world of fantasy this summer through the pages of these whimsical creature-inspired books.
For ages 0-2:
Perhaps one of the first animals you’ll find at the local petting zoo, furry llamas are hard to resist. Bring the farm fun home with this interactive board book featuring the world’s most adorable mammal. Babies will love the touch-and-feel pages and matching game included at the end of the book.
Also available: Where's My Unicorn?
For ages 3-5:
Toddlers can journey under the sea as they practice counting to ten with a school of magical mermaids to guide their way. The colorful plastic, pop-out creatures and rhyming text is sure to be a new favorite read all the way through kindergarten.
For ages 6-8:
Just when we thought things couldn’t get any cuter, enter the hybrids. We are talking about purrmaids, llamacorns … we’ve even seen octodogs! If your tween is an avid collector of Hatchimals, she’ll love diving into this 64-page coloring book, complete with eight scented markers and plenty of blank space to dream up her own blended-creature designs.
Also available: Kaleidoscope: Too Cute! Coloring