board book

noun

Definition of board book

: a book for young children with pages made of heavy laminated paper or cardboard
  • The winners span the spectrum, from simple board books for babies to adventure tales for preteens.
  • —Arlene Eisenberg et al.ParentingAugust 1997
  • The publishing industry calls them board books because most have pages that are reinforced, made out of tough paper or cardboard pages, laminated to be wiped clean and survive the assault of the sandbox.
  • —Carrie CarmichaelNew York Times Book Review11 Nov. 1984

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First Known Use of board book

1976


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