Big Blue Marble Bookstore
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Books and Toys for our youngest customers

Books & Toys for Our Youngest Customers

We have far too many great books and toys to fit on a web page. Here's a sample - come visit us for more!

Or email us at orders@bigbluemarblebooks.com

 
In Llama Llama Gives Thanks, it's Thanksgiving time for Llama Llama and his family! That means yummy foods and autumn leaves and being thankful for everything from pumpkin pies to blue skies. Thanksgiving may only come once year, but in Llama's family, giving thanks is always here! $5.99

In Llama Llama Gives Thanks, it's Thanksgiving time for Llama Llama and his family! That means yummy foods and autumn leaves and being thankful for everything from pumpkin pies to blue skies. Thanksgiving may only come once year, but in Llama's family, giving thanks is always here! $5.99

Stacking blocks from Djeco - we have different styles in stock. Come visit!

Stacking blocks from Djeco - we have different styles in stock. Come visit!

 
The Baby Love Science board books are accurate enough to satisfy an expert, yet simple enough for baby.  Beautiful, visually stimulating illustrations complement age-appropriate language to encourage baby’s sense of wonder. Parents and caregivers may learn a thing or two, as well! Explore quarks, thermodynamics, quantam physics and more! $9.99

The Baby Love Science board books are accurate enough to satisfy an expert, yet simple enough for baby.  Beautiful, visually stimulating illustrations complement age-appropriate language to encourage baby’s sense of wonder. Parents and caregivers may learn a thing or two, as well! Explore quarks, thermodynamics, quantam physics and more! $9.99

 
from our friends at Eeboo, some great new plush rattles - squirrels, dragons, birds, and more

from our friends at Eeboo, some great new plush rattles - squirrels, dragons, birds, and more

Meet the plucky toddler Edgar the Raven! He's mischievous, disobedient, and contrary. Dinnertime, cleanup-time, and bedtime are all met with one word: NEVERMORE! But as the evening winds to a close, Edgar's mom knows just what to do to get her son into bed-a bedtime story. $9.99

Meet the plucky toddler Edgar the Raven! He's mischievous, disobedient, and contrary. Dinnertime, cleanup-time, and bedtime are all met with one word: NEVERMORE! But as the evening winds to a close, Edgar's mom knows just what to do to get her son into bed-a bedtime story. $9.99

 
Indestructibles are the 100 percent baby proof, chew proof, rip proof, completely washable, and non toxic series of books.  Books built for the way babies read, Indestructibles are printed on an amazing nontoxic, paperlike material that holds up to endless chewing, gumming, gnawing, grabbing, bending, and pulling. Then, once the books get dirty, parents can throw them in a dishwasher or washing machine to make them clean as new.  $5.99 each

Indestructibles are the 100 percent baby proof, chew proof, rip proof, completely washable, and non toxic series of books.  Books built for the way babies read, Indestructibles are printed on an amazing nontoxic, paperlike material that holds up to endless chewing, gumming, gnawing, grabbing, bending, and pulling. Then, once the books get dirty, parents can throw them in a dishwasher or washing machine to make them clean as new.  $5.99 each

And from a different publisher, the Baby University series also explores science with humor and surprising accuracy. $9.99

And from a different publisher, the Baby University series also explores science with humor and surprising accuracy. $9.99

 
Mudpuppy's Little Feminist Board Book Set is comprised of colorful illustrated portraits of real women who have made historical impact on the world. Includes such women as: Maya Angelou, Lucille Ball,  Queen Elizabeth I, Indira Gandhi, Hillary Clinton,  Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, Gloria Steinem, and Malala Yousafza, Marie Curie, Sally Ride, Amelia Earhart and Billie Jean King. $14.99

Mudpuppy's Little Feminist Board Book Set is comprised of colorful illustrated portraits of real women who have made historical impact on the world. Includes such women as:
Maya Angelou, Lucille Ball,  Queen Elizabeth I, Indira Gandhi, Hillary Clinton,  Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, Gloria Steinem, and Malala Yousafza, Marie Curie, Sally Ride, Amelia Earhart and Billie Jean King. $14.99

 
Where is the Green Sheep? is a sweet board book from Mem Fox for $6.99 The matching soft green sheep is $10. Get both for special present!

Where is the Green Sheep? is a sweet board book from Mem Fox for $6.99 The matching soft green sheep is $10. Get both for special present!

Border collies have incredibly expressive faces, and Momo does not disappoint. Toddlers and babies love this book! $9.99

Border collies have incredibly expressive faces, and Momo does not disappoint. Toddlers and babies love this book! $9.99

 
Feminist Baby likes pink and blue. Sometimes she'll throw up on you! Feminist Baby chooses what to wear and if you don't like it she doesn't care! $12.99

Feminist Baby likes pink and blue.
Sometimes she'll throw up on you!

Feminist Baby chooses what to wear
and if you don't like it she doesn't care!
$12.99

Veteran children's book author and singer/ songwriter Barney Saltzberg has created a classic sing-aloud book with enduring appeal! Though "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" and "The Alphabet Song" follow the same exact tune, never before has a children's book mashed up these two quintessential songs of childhood. The lyrics are seamlessly woven together and enriched with cameos by high-flying birds, a twirling cow, a growling bear, a banjo, and a tree swaying in the wind.  $12.95

Veteran children's book author and singer/ songwriter Barney Saltzberg has created a classic sing-aloud book with enduring appeal! Though "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" and "The Alphabet Song" follow the same exact tune, never before has a children's book mashed up these two quintessential songs of childhood. The lyrics are seamlessly woven together and enriched with cameos by high-flying birds, a twirling cow, a growling bear, a banjo, and a tree swaying in the wind.  $12.95

With perfect comic pacing, Philadelphian Greg Pizzoli introduces us to one funny crocodile who has one big fear: swallowing a watermelon seed. Will vines sprout out his ears? Will his skin turn pink? This crocodile has a wild imagination that kids will love, and the new board-book format makes this hilarious romp the perfect pick for preschoolers. $7.99

With perfect comic pacing, Philadelphian Greg Pizzoli introduces us to one funny crocodile who has one big fear: swallowing a watermelon seed. Will vines sprout out his ears? Will his skin turn pink? This crocodile has a wild imagination that kids will love, and the new board-book format makes this hilarious romp the perfect pick for preschoolers. $7.99

A is for Activist is an ABC board book written and illustrated for the next generation of progressives: families who want their kids to grow up in a space that is unapologetic about activism, environmental justice, civil rights, LGBTQ rights, and everything else that activists believe in and fight for. We also have a Spanish edition of the board book, and a full-size picture book with more pages.

A is for Activist is an ABC board book written and illustrated for the next generation of progressives: families who want their kids to grow up in a space that is unapologetic about activism, environmental justice, civil rights, LGBTQ rights, and everything else that activists believe in and fight for. We also have a Spanish edition of the board book, and a full-size picture book with more pages.

Learn all about influential women who changed history in this engaging and colorful board book perfect for trailblazers-in-training!  $7.99

Learn all about influential women who changed history in this engaging and colorful board book perfect for trailblazers-in-training!  $7.99

 
In Janik Coat’s much-anticipated follow-up to Hippopposites, a blue rhinoceros unabashedly demonstrates 16 pairs of rhyming words. His ability to appear “stinky” and “inky,” or “caring” and “daring,” oftentimes lands him in compromising contexts. Fortunately, he doesn’t seem to mind. A super-sized board book with special features. $15.95

In Janik Coat’s much-anticipated follow-up to Hippopposites, a blue rhinoceros unabashedly demonstrates 16 pairs of rhyming words. His ability to appear “stinky” and “inky,” or “caring” and “daring,” oftentimes lands him in compromising contexts. Fortunately, he doesn’t seem to mind. A super-sized board book with special features. $15.95

The classic, tiny, Sendak boxed set. Just 3"x2"x4" yet full of memories and fun. In print since 1962! $16.95

The classic, tiny, Sendak boxed set. Just 3"x2"x4" yet full of memories and fun. In print since 1962! $16.95

Available for the first time in regular sized board books, all three classics from the Nutshell. $7.95

Available for the first time in regular sized board books, all three classics from the Nutshell. $7.95

Whether it’s January, June, or December, every month is perfect for Chicken Soup with Rice! in a board book edition for the first time $7.95

Whether it’s January, June, or December, every month is perfect for Chicken Soup with Rice! in a board book edition for the first time $7.95

I don't care, said Pierre. Board book edition, $7.95

I don't care, said Pierre. Board book edition, $7.95