Books for Toddlers: 20 Best Books for 2-Year-Olds Your Kids Will Love!

If there is one thing two year olds love it is sitting in your lap and reading So we are sharing the best books for 2 year olds that your kids will love!

I am always on the search for the best products for kids! A few weeks I shared with you the best puzzles for 2 year olds  and the best water tables for kids and you all loved it! So, I decided to share with you today the best books which include board books as well! These are all books that we personally have and read over and over again!

The Best Books for 2 year olds


I am a sucker for books, especially for kid’s books! We have books pretty much in every nook and cranny in our home.

I love to have the kids crawl up in my lap and share those special moments together as we get lost in a story! The love of reading starts at such a young age and 2-year-olds are the best to read too!

Bizzy Bear Books

Bizzy Bear Books are the best board books for 2 year olds because not only are they sturdy, but they are interactive. With pull tabs and wheels to turn your 2 year old will be entertained as you go on Bizzy Bear’s journey together.

Click here to visit the whole Bizzy Bear Book Series!

But some of our favorites are below!

Pirate Adventures

Join Bizzy bear on a Pirate adventure.

In this best board book for 2 year old, your child will join Bizzy bear as he sets sail on a pirate adventure as they help steer, dig for treasure and of course open the treasure chest!

Dinosaur Safari

Dinosaur Safari is a fun interactive trip as your child and Bizzy Bear discover dinosaurs and their big giant footprints.

Fun on the Farm

Fun on the Farm is one of the best board books. Your 2 year old can count ducks, feed the goats and find the eggs, as they help Bizzy Bear on the farm.

Space Rocket

Space Rocket is another fun one as your toddler and Bizzy Bear rocket into space and explore!

Race Car Driver

Let your toddler help Bizzy Bear in Race Car Driver where together in this best book for a 2 year old try to win the big race!

Sandra Boynton Books

Sandra Boyton books belong on the bookshelf in every home. These books make your child laugh and develop a love for reading! There is no doubt that you will quickly memorize ever book you have as hers because your kids will want to read them over and over again!

Snuggle Puppy

Snuggle Puppy is a song inside a book! This book you read to your 2 year old will be one book you’ll keep singing all year long. Be sure to add some fun and change the tune each time you read it!

Barnyard Dance

Barnyard Dance will for sure get you and your 2 year old up stomping your feet doing the Barnyard dance with the high-spirited animal crew! You’ll see twirling pigs, fiddle-playing cows, and other unforgettable animals!

Birthday Monsters!

What fun Birthday Monsters! is to read to your 2 year old. The Monsters come to wreak havoc in the most extraordinarily rude ways and it is so fun to see the surprise of what these birthday monsters do on your child’s face as you read them this best board book for a 2 year old.

Moo, Baa, La La La

This is an all-time favorite book of mine to read to my kids. Moo, Baa, La La La takes basic animal sounds and brings silliness to your reading time together. I promise it is sure to entertain your 2 year old. Also warning you now you will be reciting this book for years to come!

Guess How Much I Love You

Guess How Much I Love You is the perfect book for 2 year olds. This will help them know just how much you love them and it will start the back and forth of “I love you this much with one another!”

Peek a Boo Farm

If you are looking for a flap book, then look no further than Peek A Boo Farm. It combines farm animals and peek a boo all in one. Your kids will love reading this book time and time again.

Pigeon Books

The Pigeon books by Mo Williams are some of the best! The pictures and the simple story will have your kids shouting “No” when the Pigeon wants to do something. (At least my kids do) Every night we are reading a Pigeon book during storytime.

Check out all the Pigeon books here! But we are sharing our favorites below!

Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus

That poor pigeon only wants to drive the bus and he tries to convenience your child to help him in Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus. Your child becomes part of the story as they read this great book for 2 year olds.

Don’t Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late

All the pigeon wants to do is stay up late, will your toddler let them as they read, Don’t Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late! Such a fun read for you and your kids!

The Pigeon Wants a Puppy

The Pigeon Wants a Puppy is another one of our favorites for 2 year olds as the pigeon tries so hard to get a puppy! Will your toddler let him through his pleading? Grab this book and see!

The Pigeon Has Feelings, Too

In The Pigeon Has Feelings, Too! Your toddler will help Piegon explore his feelings as he goes through his usual antics in this hysterical adventure!

Click Clack Moo Cows that Type

Click Clack Moo Cows that Type is a fun-loving story about Farmer Brown and those barn cows that just want electric blankets. In this book, you are guaranteed they will be walking around saying, “click clack moo, click clack moo, clickety-clack, moo!!!!”

I Love you This Much

I love you This Much is the perfect exploration of just how much you love your 2 year old. One of my favorites to read at bedtime!

Dear Zoo

Oh that silly zoo, keeps sending a little boy animals he can’t keep in Dear Zoo until they finally send him the perfect animal! Your toddler will love this lift flap book as they explore the different animals the zoo sends him.

There you have it! The best books for 2 year olds!

Which books would you add to the list? Share in the comments!


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1 Comment

  • Alyssa

    I love Sandra Boynton books! Some on this list I don’t have in our collection yet. I’ll put it on my Amazon wish list to remember for Christmas.

    September 15, 2020 at 11:33 am Reply
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