Rhyme

Action Rhymes

Sharing rhymes with very young children helps them become familiar with the patterns of language and helps them develop their understanding of how language works.

  • Each Peach Pear Plum

    Author: Allan Ahlberg Illustrator: Janet Ahlberg

    Interest level: 0-4

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  • Each Peach Pear Plum

    Author: Allan Ahlberg Illustrator: Janet Ahlberg

    Interest level: 0-4

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    This classic book from author and illustrator team Janet and Allan Ahlberg is a real favourite with families

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  • Wriggle and Roar!

    Author: Julia Donaldson Illustrator: Nick Sharratt

    Interest level: 2-4

    Reading age: 5+

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  • Wriggle and Roar!

    Author: Julia Donaldson Illustrator: Nick Sharratt

    Interest level: 2-4

    Reading age: 5+

    This super collection of 17 original rhymes for joining in with has appeal for the new toddler and well into the nursery years.

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  • Octopus Socktopus

    Author: Nick Sharratt

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 5+

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  • Octopus Socktopus

    Author: Nick Sharratt

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 5+

    Brightly coloured octopuses appear throughout the pages of this fun pop-up book from Nick Sharratt.

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  • Rumble in the Jungle

    Author: Giles Andreae Illustrator: David Wojtowycz

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  • Rumble in the Jungle

    Author: Giles Andreae Illustrator: David Wojtowycz

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    • You'll enjoy this chunky board book edition of a popular book.
    • The story is packed with rhymes, animals and humour.
    • This is a…
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  • What the Ladybird Heard

    Author: Julia Donaldson Illustrator: Lydia Monks

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 6+

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  • What the Ladybird Heard

    Author: Julia Donaldson Illustrator: Lydia Monks

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 6+

    The animals on the farm are always noisy, all except for the ladybird who never says a word. But when burglars plot to steal the f…

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  • A Great Big Cuddle

    Author: Michael Rosen Illustrator: Chris Riddell

    Interest level: 2-5

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  • A Great Big Cuddle

    Author: Michael Rosen Illustrator: Chris Riddell

    Interest level: 2-5

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    Beautifully illustrated poems for young children by two Children's Laureates

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