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A selection of books for sharing with newborns, but many can be enjoyed by older babies, toddlers and even preschoolers

  • Me

    Author: Emma Dodd

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 5+

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  • Me

    Author: Emma Dodd

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 5+

    A baby penguin realises how small he is and on each page he compares himself to the world around him.

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  • Making Faces: A Book Of Emotions

    Author: Abrams with photographs by Molly Magnuson and book design by Alyssa Nassner

    Interest level: 0-3

    Reading age: N/A

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  • Making Faces: A Book Of Emotions

    Author: Abrams with photographs by Molly Magnuson and book design by Alyssa Nassner

    Interest level: 0-3

    Reading age: N/A

    Babies can be sad, angry, happy, surprised and silly – can you tell which is which? A fun and absorbing game of "Snap", …

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  • Goodnight, Baby Moon

    Author: James Mitchem Illustrator: Claire Patane

    Interest level: 1+

    Reading age: 3+

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  • Goodnight, Baby Moon

    Author: James Mitchem Illustrator: Claire Patane

    Interest level: 1+

    Reading age: 3+

    The simple story introduces young readers to the moon phases in a lovely, reassuring manner and makes a charming bedtime read.

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  • Baby Sparkle: Bedtime

    Author: Dorling Kindersley

    Interest level: 0-2

    Reading age: 5+

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  • Baby Sparkle: Bedtime

    Author: Dorling Kindersley

    Interest level: 0-2

    Reading age: 5+

    This simple board book about settling down for the night is a perfect accompaniment to a regular bedtime routine for babies, espec…

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  • Little Boat

    Author: Taro Gomi

    Interest level: 0-3

    Reading age: 3+

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  • Little Boat

    Author: Taro Gomi

    Interest level: 0-3

    Reading age: 3+

    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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  • Baby's Day

    Author: Little Tiger Kids

    Interest level: 0+

    Reading age: 4+

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  • Baby's Day

    Author: Little Tiger Kids

    Interest level: 0+

    Reading age: 4+

    Colourful, rhyming board book with photos of happy babies.

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  • Guess How Much I Love You

    Author: Sam McBratney Illustrator: Anita Jeram

    Interest level: 0-3

    Reading age: 0-3

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  • Guess How Much I Love You

    Author: Sam McBratney Illustrator: Anita Jeram

    Interest level: 0-3

    Reading age: 0-3

    This modern classic is a wonderful story about love between a child and a parent, which is never too early to share with your baby…

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  • It’s A Little Baby

    Author: Julia Donaldson Illustrator: Rebecca Cobb

    Interest level: 1+

    Reading age: 4+

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  • It’s A Little Baby

    Author: Julia Donaldson Illustrator: Rebecca Cobb

    Interest level: 1+

    Reading age: 4+

    This is a really simple and fun book to read, encouraging interaction between the book and the child, and the reader and little on…

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  • Peepo!

    Author: Allan Ahlberg Illustrator: Janet Ahlberg

    Interest level: 0+

    Reading age: 4+

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  • Peepo!

    Author: Allan Ahlberg Illustrator: Janet Ahlberg

    Interest level: 0+

    Reading age: 4+

    • 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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  • What Does Baby Want?

    Author: Tupera Tupera

    Interest level: 1+

    Reading age: 1+

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  • What Does Baby Want?

    Author: Tupera Tupera

    Interest level: 1+

    Reading age: 1+

    This book looks at a common part of many babies' lives that is rarely discussed in children's literature - breastfeeding. Told wit…

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  • Blocks

    Author: Irene Dickinson

    Interest level: 0-3

    Reading age: 0-3

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  • Blocks

    Author: Irene Dickinson

    Interest level: 0-3

    Reading age: 0-3

    Ruby has red blocks and Benji has blue blocks - and both of them want to build something spectacular. A bright and engaging story …

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