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Bedtime books for babies

In the Swamp by the Light of the Moon by Frann Preston-Gannon

A soothing, gentle story or poem can really help with your baby's sleep routine - and it makes for perfect bonding time, too. Here are some of our top recommendations to share at naptime or bedtime.

  • Animal Lullabies

    Author: Mandy Ross Illustrator: Krisztina Kallai Nagy

    Interest level: 0-5

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  • Animal Lullabies

    Author: Mandy Ross Illustrator: Krisztina Kallai Nagy

    Interest level: 0-5

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    Mandy Ross's original poems are fantastic, with an appealing mix of everyday language and nonsense words!

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  • Little Boat

    Author: Taro Gomi

    Interest level: 0-3

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  • Little Boat

    Author: Taro Gomi

    Interest level: 0-3

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    Little Boat is navigating the big sea all by himself. Will he make it through the storm? A gentle and reassuring adventure th…

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  • Peepo!

    Author: Allan Ahlberg Illustrator: Janet Ahlberg

    Interest level: 0-3

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  • Peepo!

    Author: Allan Ahlberg Illustrator: Janet Ahlberg

    Interest level: 0-3

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    • Much-loved picture book classic that delights babies, toddlers and their parents.
    • Look through the holes to spot details from t…
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  • Tickle My Ears

    Author: Jörg Mühle

    Interest level: 0-3

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  • Tickle My Ears

    Author: Jörg Mühle

    Interest level: 0-3

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    Jörg Mühle's Tickle My Ears is a great interactive bedtime story, made to help you bond with your child at bedtime. With…

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