15 Perfect Board Book Collections for Baby Showers!

15 Perfect Board Book Collections for Baby Showers!

15 Perfect Board Book Collections for Baby Showers!

Looking for a great selection of board books to give at your next baby shower?  Look no further than Lion & Dragonfly Book Collections!  

As a long-time school librarian, I delight in finding the most extraordinary - and adorable - books to make perfect gifts!   We wrap them up with love in our specially designed packaging, and mail them anywhere in the country!

And the best part? When you buy a book from Lion & Dragonfly, you are giving back.  For every five books we sell, we donate one to a teacher working in an underfunded community.

Enjoy this list of a few of my current favorite board books, friends!

1. For Little Globetrotters:

Hello World Board Book Collection

Take a trip around the world with this delightful series that pairs early learning concepts with colorful, stylish illustrations of cities around the world. 
This collection includes: 
  • London: A Book of Opposites
  • Rome: A Book of Days
  • Paris: A Book of Shapes
  • Tokyo: A Book of Senses
  • San Francisco: A Book of Numbers

2. For Little Naturalists:

Mrs. Peanuckle's Alphabet Trio: Bird + Bug + Tree

Mrs. Peanuckle is our alphabet hero!  With rich vocabulary and bright, bold illustrations, we have fallen in love with these board books.  Delight the littlest readers in your life with this trio:

  • Mrs. Peanuckle's Bird Alphabet
  • Mrs. Peanuckle's Bug Alphabet
  • Mrs. Peanuckle's Tree Alphabet

 3. To Introduce Counting and Colors:

My Little World Trio

We adore this vibrantly illustrated trio of "My Little World" books!  With simple rhyming stories and finger holes for little readers, these books are sure to bring hours of reading joy!

This collection includes:

  • Hoot: A Hide and Seek Book of Counting
  • Snap: A happy book of colors
  • Big Fish, Little Fish

4. For Those Who Love (New-ish) Classics:

A Trio of Animal Friends!

Enjoy three of our all-time favorite animal tales in sturdy board book form!

  • Escargot
  • The Gruffalo
  • There's A Bear on My Chair

5. For Those Who Love Animals on Land, Sea + Air:

Hello World! Arctic Air + Birds + Ocean Life

We adore the Hello World! series of board books.  The bright, joyful illustrations are paired with super-simple facts and introduce colors, shapes, and sizes. 

This collection offers hours of entertainment with:

  • Ocean Life
  • Birds
  • Arctic Animals

6. Counting Wonders:

 Ten in a Hurry + Ten on A Twig

This pair of deceptively simple counting books use clever die-cut pages and bright colors to intrigue little readers!

  • Ten On a Twig
  • Ten In a Hurry 

 7. For Narwhal Lovers! 

Narwhal + Jelly Duo!

We adore Narwhal and Jelly!  Your children will delight in this adorable board book duo that celebrate the power of imagination and friendship!  This duo includes:

  • Bubbles
  • Blankie

8. To Dance Your Little Ones to Sleep:

A Trio of Sandra Boynton Books

Who doesn't love a bedtime filled with Sandra Boynton favorites?!  This hilarious trio will be sure to delight your littlest readers - and the adults reading to them!  This trio includes:

  • Woodland Dance
  • Barnyard Dance
  • The Going to Bed Book

 9. For Those Who Love Fairy Tales:

A Trio of Penguin Bedtime Classics

We adore these charmingly illustrated bedtime classics simplified for the youngest readers!  Our trio includes: 

  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
  • Jack in the Beanstalk
  • The Wizard of Oz 

10. For Bug Lovers:

A Trio of Bug Books

 Bugs fascinate little readers - and this trio will help fuel their creepy crawly curiosity!

  • Some Bugs
  • Mrs. Peanuckle's Bug Alphabet
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar

 11. For Budding Engineers:

A Car + Construction Trio

Cars and Trucks and Construction Sites fuel fascination and wonder in little ones - this trio of books surely captivate the littlest builders and lovers of things that go! This trio features:

  • Cars and Trucks
  • Construction Sites
  • My First 100 Construction Words

12. For Little Artists:

A Pair of Dreamy Art Books

Introduce your little one to the world of art with this amazing board book duo!

  • My First 100 Artist Words
  • PANTONE Colors 

13. For Fun on the Farm:

A Trio of Farm Books

Life on the farm has never been more fun than with this adorable trio of books!

  • Farm Block
  • F is for Farm
  • Hello World! How to Apples Grow?

14. For Budding Paleontologists:

A Dinosaur Duo

A pair of adorable dinosaur wonders for your budding paleontologist:

  • My First 100 Dinosaur Words
  • Hello World! Dinosaurs

 15. For Lovers of the Great Outdoors:

Bisons and Bears Trio


We're going on a bear hunt... and looking for bison too! Celebrate the great outdoors with this trio of adorable titles:

  • B is for Bison: A National Park Primer
  • Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?  
  • We're Going on a Bear Hunt


And if you can't find the perfect board book on this list, MB is happy to help create a bespoke collection for you!   Contact her on mb@lionanddragonfly.com for more details.



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