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- We love sharing stories with 3-year-olds - it's so much fun when they start re-telling their favourite books to you, too! Here are some titles that we think are perfect for enjoying with toddlers: https://t.co/K3116fcWOm Pic: Sophy Henn https://t.co/BIxlRQkwEI 23 minutes ago
- We know that Mondays can feel a bit busy and stressful, but these gorgeous books could help you take a bit of time out to calm down and feel more mindful! We'd love to hear if you'd add anything to our list: https://t.co/85FcHKHq7o Pic: Emily Gravett https://t.co/9Yrno7ZZff 55 minutes ago
- If you ever start to hear those dreaded words, 'I'm bored'... DO NOT PANIC! Just open up the #BookTrustHomeTime Cupboard to find lots of fabulous treats from authors and illustrators, perfect for keeping children entertained: https://t.co/HQCbVQ2jUb https://t.co/33t0gkNlNn 1 hour ago