Board books (Topical Term)
- Broader heading: Children's books
Work cat.: Verdick, D. Teeth are not for biting, c2003.
Picturing books, via WWW, August 9, 2004: What is a picture book? ("Types: Toy books include board books ...")
Ugly duckling books, via WWW, August 9, 2004 Board books ("Board books will always have hardback covers and heavy interior pages. Many times the cover and inside pages will be of the same weight and material. They are sturdy books meant to be handled and looked through by young children ...")
Writing-World.com, via WWW, August 9, 2004: Backes, L. Understanding children's writing genres (Picture book types include "... board books [sturdy paper-over board construction]")
Children's catalog, 17th ed.: p. v ("The catalog excludes the following: ... board books, pop-up and similar novelty items")
Here are entered books meant to be handled by young children, in which the cover and inside pages are of the same sturdy paper-over-board construction, as well as works about such books.