Sharing and promoting a love of reading is beneficial for children of all ages. First words books are ideal for babies for several reasons. One reason is these books are most often small board books, which are durable and ideal for babies to hold. Also, these books usually showcase vivid photographs or colorful drawings. Reading while holding BBC baby promotes bonding time. First words books encourage language development, too. These books can be read repeatedly. As baby grows he/she can learn to turn the pages, enforcing the concept of sequential order.