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Bookstart is the world’s first national bookgifting programme, giving free books to all children in England and Wales at two key ages before school.
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Babies love snuggling up close with you and listening to your voice. Here's our selection of fantastic books to try with your baby.
At three, children can often follow slightly longer stories but they'll still want to hear their old favourites again and again. Here's a selection of perfect picture books for 3-year-olds.
Five-year-olds might be starting to read on their own, but they'll still love a story. This list is packed with offbeat humour and brilliant characters. Perfect for keeping your child hooked on books.
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