This month we’re celebrating Black History with our top five reads from some of our favorite black children’s authors. Discover a new book to wub from our kid-approved selection!

Whose Toes Are Those?

Whose Toes are Those?

by Jabari Asim

Age range: Infant – 3 years

This rhyming board book celebrates baby’s toes with rhythmic musicality and colorful illustrations. Added bonus: parents get to enjoy lots of interactivity and giggling with their little one!


Babies Around The World: Dancing

Babies Around the World: Dancing

by Tamara Barker

Age range: Infant – 4 years

A great introduction to diversity through dance. Vibrant illustrations of dancing babies will take your little one on an international tour of culture, music and movement. A fun and sweet book that’s sure to please.


ABC of Equality

An ABC of Equality

by Chana Ginelle Ewing

Age range: Infant – 5 years

This inclusive and thoughtful alphabet book introduces young children to the ABCs and the concept of social equality. The board book format and colorful illustrations are perfect for the youngest little ones, while the text provides great conversation starters for bigger kiddos. It’s the perfect book for your little one to grow with!


Please, baby, pleasePlease, Baby, Please

by Spike Lee & Tonya Lewis Lee

Age range: 2 – 5 years

This sweet and funny book is about the joys and challenges of raising a baby. The simple, rhythmic repetition of text coupled with fantastic illustrations makes it a fun and engaging read-along for toddlers.


B is for Baby

B is for Baby

by Atinuke

Age range: 3 – 5 years

An alphabet book celebrating the letter ‘B,’ this is a beautifully illustrated picture book following the memorable adventures of a stowaway baby in Africa. A wonderful read-aloud experience for storytime and vocabulary building.


We hope we introduced you to a new favorite book or author! There’s nothing quite like sharing the joy of reading with your little one. Stay tuned for more Book Wub recos. 🤓