My Baby Bag

Hello and welcome from BookTrust, the UK’s largest children’s reading charity. 

We hope that you’re enjoying the books and finger puppets in your Baby Bag – you can use these however you like with your little one.

Here, you’ll find tips, videos and book suggestions to help you continue sharing stories and rhymes with your baby at every stage. There’s no right or wrong way to tell a story, your baby will just love hearing the comforting sound of your voice.

Your local library
Joining the library is free, and it's a great way to continue storytime together. Even in lockdown, many libraries are still offering ebooks, click-and-collect and online rhyme sessions. Find your local library here

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Listen to the My Baby Bag rhymes

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

Round and Round the Garden

Sing along with the rhymes

Get the rhymes

Download the words to Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star and Round and Round the Garden. You don't need to know them all - you can make up your own words and your baby will love them.

Find out more about your new books

Space Baby: Zoom to the Moon!

Author: Pat-a-Cake Illustrator: Kat Uno

This delightful board book for babies is a perfect grabbable size with six board pages and a fun little story that introduces very young readers to the idea of going on an adventure.

Read more about Space Baby: Zoom to the Moon!

Tummy Time!

Author: n/a

This lovely stand-up book contains pictures of a variety of baby faces and two mirrors. Ideal for tummy time, babies can look at the book as they lie on their tummies, building body strength so that they can roll over, sit and crawl. 

Read more about Tummy Time!

HomeTime fun for children aged 0-5

We’ve put together some fun stories and activities to help keep you and your child entertained when you’re at home.

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