Baby needs a new book: 'Goodnight Moon' is very, very good, but there are other terrific choices


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While doomsayers predict that the end is nigh for the printed book, Americans continue to invest in children's picture books. It's a boisterous, artful, diverse, foaming sea into which thousands of joyous and/or annoying little books bubble each year.

After the Fall by Dan Santat

The Bad Seed by Jory John and Pete Oswald

Triangle by Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen

Plume by Isabelle Simler

Town Is by the Sea by Joanne Schwartz and Sydney Smith

That Is My Dream by Langston Hughes and Daniel Miyares

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