Baby Books Shower Theme

A Library Baby Shower!

Children love to be read to, and of course to read too, so honoring a mom-to-be with a book themed baby shower, is a wonderful idea. You could carry your theme through to your invitations the decor your centerpiece, menu, games, shower gifts, and party favors. Here’s some adorable suggestions to help you get started.


Alphabet posters and flash cards, as well as a cute banner, children’s books, bunches of balloons, pretty flower arrangements, and alphabet blocks, are just a few popular ideas for decorations for this very special occasion.


For your table centerpiece, you might choose a delicious cake with book themed cake toppers, a selection of children’s books, or perhaps a child’s book related toy.

Gift Ideas

Guests often ask for gift ideas, so here we’ve made a list of some favorite children’s books, that you may find helpful.

* Children’s Bible
* Aesop’s Fables
* Just so Stories
* Beatrix Potter books – including of course Peter Rabbit.
* Winnie-the-Pooh
* Alice in Wonderland
* Peter Pan
* A book of fairy tales
* A learning book
* A nursery rhyme book
* Thomas the Tank Engine
* A Bear Called Paddington
* The Wind in the Willows
* Guess How Much I Love You
* Each Peach Pear Plum
* The Very Hungry Caterpillar

More Themed Ideas For Presents

* Nursery rhyme, story, or lullaby CD’s
* Bookends
* Gift certificates
* Bookplates
* Baby name book
* Book shelf
* Baby journal or memory book
* Kids’ bookcase
* Baby care book
* A piece of jewelry would make a lovely keepsake gift for the mom-to-be – maybe a beautiful silver book charm or book pendant.

Suggestions For Party Favors

* Bookmarks
* Address books
* Diaries
* Magazines
* Alphabet candy
* Nursery rhyme or story book themed cookies, Alphabet cookies, or cookie cutters
* Inital keychains – Choose a letter especially for each guest, for example J for Jane.