Baby Lit - Begin with Books
There are excellent web sites that give all the reasons why Literacy begins early. If you want to know Why and How to put Books in Baby's life check these sites for starters.
BEGINNING WITH BOOKS is a non-profit organization in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, dedicated to early literacy. They offer reading tips, news features, and "best books for babies" lists. Find them at Beginning With Books.
Another excellent early literacy resource is found in King County Library System's website Ready To Read. You can find description for "Six Early Literacy Skills", as well as more book and activity suggestions.