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Books to cuddle up and share

Spot's Baby Sister

Cuddle up together to enjoy some of our favourite stories to share

  • That's Not My Bear...

    Author: Fiona Watt Illustrator: Rachel Wells
    Publisher: Usborne

    A different bear is introduced on each page of this colourful board book, but there is something not quite right about most of them.

  • Twinkly Night

    Author: Helen Stephens
    Publisher: Campbell Books

    'Night has fallen all around. Lights are shining in the sleepy town'.

  • Monkey and Me

    Author: Emily Gravett
    Publisher: Pan Macmillan

    A small girl takes her toy monkey everywhere with her. Together they imitate and then imagine visiting a string of real animals, from penguins to kangaroos, whose glorious images fill the pages.

  • There's a House Inside My Mummy

    Author: Giles Andreae Illustrator: Vanessa Cabban
    Publisher: Hachette

    This is just the book to explain to inquisitive children what going on inside mum during pregnancy.

  • The Animal Boogie

    Author: Stella Blackstone Illustrator: Debbie Harter
    Publisher: Barefoot Books

    Boogie along with the jungle inhabitants who flap, shake, flap and slide their way through this colourful book

  • Elmer and the Lost Teddy

    Author: David McKee
    Publisher: Andersen Press

    In this republication of a 1999 title, McKee shows young readers that we each have special things which nobody else loves quite as we do.

  • Just Because

    Author: Rebecca Elliott
    Publisher: Lion Children's

    This uplifting book focuses on a sibling relationship, as a little boy affectionately describes his older sister

  • Snug

    Author: Carol Thompson
    Publisher: Child's Play

    Delightful book celebrating the different ways to feel snug by comparing how animals and children stay cosy

  • The Dawn Chorus

    Author: Suzanne Barton
    Publisher: Bloomsbury

    A warm, reassuring tale about individual talents and about belonging, which will appeal to small children everywhere. Glorious illustrations swirl through the pages in a crescendo of appealing, harmonious images.

  • Blown Away

    Author: Rob Biddulph
    Publisher: Harper Collins

    Penguin Blue has got a new toy, and it's the right kind of day to try it out. But the wind is a little stronger than expected and along with the new kite, Penguin Blue is blown away.

  • Pip and Posy: The Little Puddle

    Author: Axel Scheffler
    Publisher: Nosy Crow

    Pip is having so much fun at Posy's house that he forgets he needs a wee...

  • Spot's Baby Sister

    Author: Eric Hill
    Publisher: Warne

    Spot and his friends play with his new sister, Susie.

  • Baby Surprises!

    Author: Sarah Davis
    Publisher: DK

    • This book is chunky and easy for little hands to hold.
    • Have fun together guessing what's behind each flap and getting a few surprises!
    • A bright and colourful book with photographs of every day images.

  • Baby's Treasure Hunt

    Author: Priddy Books
    Publisher: Priddy Books

  • Baby Touch Flip-Flap book

    Author: Ladybird
    Publisher: Ladybird

    Touch-and-feel book with colourful pictures to explore with your baby

  • That's Not My Teddy...

    Author: Fiona Watt Illustrator: Rachel Wells
    Publisher: Usborne

    Touch-feely book with colourful illustrations and simply text

  • Mockingbird Song

    Author: Carol Thompson
    Publisher: Child's Play

    A beautiful retelling of the classic lullaby.

  • What a... Busy Baby!

    Author: Rebecca Patterson
    Publisher: Macmillan

    Great just before naptime!