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Summer books for babies and toddlers

Kiki and Bobo’s Sunny Day

Come rain or shine, these wonderful books capture the feelgood fun of sunshine and holidays.

  • Toddle Waddle

    Author: Julia Donaldson Illustrator: Nick Sharratt

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 5+

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  • Toddle Waddle

    Author: Julia Donaldson Illustrator: Nick Sharratt

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 5+

    An ideal book for sharing - babies will love imitating the sounds in the text and pointing out details in the illustrations.

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  • Skip through the Seasons

    Author: Stella Blackstone Illustrator: Maria Carluccio

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 4+

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  • Skip through the Seasons

    Author: Stella Blackstone Illustrator: Maria Carluccio

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 4+

    • This book takes you on a journey through the year and the seasons.
    • Learn about weather, activities and celebrations.
    • The stor…
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  • Bear in Sunshine

    Author: Stella Blackstone Illustrator: Debbie Harter

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  • Bear in Sunshine

    Author: Stella Blackstone Illustrator: Debbie Harter

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    • This is an entertaining introduction to the seasons, with bright illustrations
    • The rhyme and humour make this book a great succ…
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  • To the Beach

    Author: Thomas Docherty

    Interest level: 4months+

    Reading age: 2+

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  • To the Beach

    Author: Thomas Docherty

    Interest level: 4months+

    Reading age: 2+

    Lovely story of a boy using his imagination to go on a trip to the seaside

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  • Clem and Crab

    Author: Fiona Lumbers

    Interest level: 4-7

    Reading age: 5+

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  • Clem and Crab

    Author: Fiona Lumbers

    Interest level: 4-7

    Reading age: 5+

    Clem loves going to the beach and tries hard to keep the coastline clean, but soon realises she needs the help and enthusiasm of h…

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  • Busy Beach

    Author: Rebecca Finn

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 6+

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  • Busy Beach

    Author: Rebecca Finn

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 6+

    This is a brilliantly fun interactive book which uses sturdy tabs to allow children to throw a ball, blow a colourful windmill and…

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  • Sometimes I Feel Sunny

    Author: Gillian Shields Illustrator: Georgie Birkett

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 5+

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  • Sometimes I Feel Sunny

    Author: Gillian Shields Illustrator: Georgie Birkett

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 5+

    An introduction for the youngest readers to the different feelings they experience, from sad to funny, angry to sunny, and even lo…

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  • Splash, Anna Hibiscus!

    Author: Atinuke Illustrator: Lauren Tobia

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 6+

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  • Splash, Anna Hibiscus!

    Author: Atinuke Illustrator: Lauren Tobia

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 6+

    Anna Hibiscus is at the beach with her family. She wants someone to go in the sea and splash in the waves with her but they are al…

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  • Eddie's Tent

    Author: Sarah Garland

    Interest level: 4-8

    Reading age: 8

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  • Eddie's Tent

    Author: Sarah Garland

    Interest level: 4-8

    Reading age: 8

    A delightful read-aloud story to introduce youngsters to the joys of camping with additional hints and tips for would-be campers.

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  • Off to the Beach!

    Author: Child's Play Illustrator: Cocoretto

    Interest level: 4 months+

    Reading age: 2+

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  • Off to the Beach!

    Author: Child's Play Illustrator: Cocoretto

    Interest level: 4 months+

    Reading age: 2+

    Child's Play continue to build on their range of truly inclusive and accessible books with this sensory gem. Off to the Beach! tak…

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  • Seaside Poems

    Author: Jill Bennett Illustrator: Nick Sharratt

    Interest level: 5+

    Reading age: 5+

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  • Seaside Poems

    Author: Jill Bennett Illustrator: Nick Sharratt

    Interest level: 5+

    Reading age: 5+

    This is a delightful collection of seaside poems, beautifully illustrated by award-winning illustrator, Nick Sharratt.

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  • At the Seaside

    Author: Germano Zullo

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 5+

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  • At the Seaside

    Author: Germano Zullo

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 5+

    This is a beautifully illustrated picture book which follows a mother looking for her son on the beach.

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