Newborn packs: Black and White booklets

Sharing books with your baby in the first months can help to grow a reader for life. Cuddle up and enjoy your Bookstart Baby Black and White booklet together. 

The newborn packs contain:

  • A congratulations card to celebrate the birth of your child. This card contains information about the Bookstart Baby and Treasure packs your child will be receiving during their early years
  • A booklet containing black-and-white images for you to share with your newborn baby
  • An envelope to contain your card and booklet, this may also include some additional information about joining your local library

Bookstart B and W booklet BLK

Who gives out your newborn pack?

The newborn pack is given out by a number of professionals, including health visitors, midwives and registrars.

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