Books are the best, plain and simple. We love using books in intervention and promoting the use of them outside of therapy. Individuals of all ages and abilities can improve their speech, language, and communication skills with books. Check out some of our past posts for a more comprehensive overview of reading and literacy - and keep reading for a quick list of some of our favorites!

Pop-up/lift-the-flap books:

-Where’s Spot? by Eric Hill

-Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell

-Zoom Zoom Baby by Karen Katz

Tactile books:

-Bright Baby Touch and Feel (Words, Colors, Numbers, Shapes) by Roger Pridy

-Feely Bugs by David A. Carter

-Pat the Bunny by Dorothy Kunhardt

Sound (animated) books:

-Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? By Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle

-We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen

-Simple First Words: Let’s Talk by Roger Priddy

Wordless picture books:

-Good Dog Carl by Alexandra Day

-A Boy, a Dog, and a Frog by Mercer Mayer

-The Red Book by Barbara Lehman

Rhyming books:

-Llama Llama Red Pajama by Anna Dewdeny

-How do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? By Jane Yolen & Mark Teague

-Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown

Alphabet books:

-ABC: An Amazing Alphabet Book by Dr. Seuss

-Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr. & John Archambault

-Curious George Learns the Alphabet by H.A. Rey

Other favorites:

-The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister

-All About Core: An Alphabet Book for Emerging Readers by Rebecca Eisenberg

-The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

What are some of your favorite books? Let us know!