Welcome to Baby Luna's registry!


Due Date: June 11, 2020

Shower: April 26, 2020 

Location: New York

Team Luna

We're coming together to help build baby's first library!  Book recommendations are below, but feel free to go off-list if you want.  Used books welcome! 


Bookshelf Builder's recommendations are based on trends, newborn developmental needs, and the parents' own interests. 

Avoid Duplicates

Please fill out this form with the books that you bringing to mark them as "claimed".

At the Shower

Bring your books to the shower.  Please write something in the book so it can be treasured for years to come. 

Please remember ...

to fill out this form to avoid duplicates 


Books that have endured the test of time.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See_
The Little Engine That Could
Where's Spot
The Snowy Day
The Pout-Pout Fish
Giraffes Can't Dance
We're Going On A Bear Hunt
Dear Zoo
Little Blue Truck Leads the Way
Everywhere Babies
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
From Head to Toe
The Tiny Seed
Harold and the Purple Crayon
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Lovey Dovey

Heart warming books provide opportunities for parents' genuine emotions to surface, increasing parent-child bonding.

I Wish You More
I Love You to the Moon and Back
Love from The Very Hungry Caterpillar
I Love You Through and Through
Guess How Much I Love You
On The Night You Were Born
My Love Will Find You
Llama Llama I Love You
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Newborn Development

High contrast images provide visual stimulation for still developing newborn eyes and textured surfaces encourage tactile exploration.

Hello, Animals!
Look Look!
I Kissed the Baby!
Hello, Bugs!
TouchThinkLearn- ABC
Pat the Bunny (Touch and Feel Book)
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Best of Boynton

Sandra Boynton is a favorite for many, and the series provides consistency, familiarity and a source of giggles for the child.

Barnyard Dance!
Moo Baa La La La
Snuggle Puppy!
The Going-To-Bed Book
Blue Hat, Green Hat
Pajama Time!
But Not the Hippopotamus
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Best of Dr Seuss

Babies love looking at other babies, which also helps foster early socialization.

Dr Seuss' Sleep Softly Book
The Lorax
Green Eggs and Ham
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Hipster Best Sellers 

Trendy books that capture current mindsets and reflect modern humor.

Before and After
The Wonderful Things You Will Be (Claime
Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type
The Day the Crayons Quit
Sofia Valdez, Future Prez
The Book With No Pictures
They All Saw a Cat
Last Stop on Market Street
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Sleepy Time

Modeling sleep situations with other characters helps build awareness about sleep without a direct power struggle.   

Goodnight Moon (Claimed)
Good Night, Gorilla
If Animals Kissed Good Night
Goodnight Goodnight Construction Site
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Strong Female Leads

Seeing female characters that are capable and ambitious helps boys, girls and grownups build resistance to gender-based biases.  

She Persisted
The Most Magnificent Thing
The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes
Grace for President
The Paper Bag Princess
I Am Jane Goodall
Ada Twist Scientist
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Joy of Food

Cultivating joy and interest in eating

Dragons Love Tacos
Today Is Monday
Eating the Alphabet
Yummy Yucky
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Building Vocabulary

Reinforces picture-word association to foster language.

First 100 Words
Dr Seuss's ABC Book
The Toddler's Handbook - English : Itali
Am I small? Io sono piccola?
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Global Citizen

Books featuring lead characters from a variety of backgrounds plants an amazing seed for appreciating diversity.  Here, we've added additional books on the Italian culture for Luna. 

Ottavia e i Gatti di Roma
Strega Nona
The Name Jar
The Dot
Its Okay to be Different
We're All Wonders
The Wheels on the Tuk Tuk
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Treasured books guests have selected on their own that they'd like the new baby to enjoy!

None ... yet.  Please let us know if you have off-list books you are bringing by filling out this form.  We encourage it!

Engaging books.  Engaging moments.

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