Babies need books too

Books for Babies 

09/11/2018
2 minutes to read
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Teach your little one to appreciate books from an early age with this list of entertaining, educational and colourful titles. With a variety of textures, colours and push and pull mechanisms these books will keep even the most busy babies enthralled.  For speech development pick up a Pat-a-Cake title in the Chatterbox Baby range and to encourage word recognition and improve memory choose the rhyming text found in Campbell books. Mr Panda books contain gentle stories that teach children manners and make perfect bedtime reads.  Show your child that reading can be fun with bath books, cloth books and books with special features. It's never too early to start enjoying the world of books!

Goodnight, Mr Panda

by Steve Antony

Book cover for Goodnight, Mr Panda

A hilarious Mr Panda picture book, about the importance of doing the Bedtime Routine properly!

Mr Panda and his friends are getting ready for bed. But some won't brush their teeth, others won't have a bath, and one won't even wear pyjamas! It's down to Mr Panda to show them how to do bedtime properly.

"The perfect read to enjoy with little critters who are less than enthusiastic about going to bed. It's completely charming and full of fun." WRD books

Look out for more books starring the grumpy (but loveable!) Mr Panda. Over half a million copies sold to date!

Please Mr Panda
Thank You Mr Panda
I'll Wait Mr Panda
Mr Panda's Colours
Mr Panda's Feelings

My Magical Unicorn

by Campbell Books

Book cover for My Magical Unicorn

My Magical Unicorn takes toddlers into a truly magical world with a beautiful unicorn!

With a sparkly foil cover and push, pull and slide mechanisms, little ones will have lots of fun taking part in the unicorn's exciting adventure!

Yujin Shin's beautifully coloured illustrations are paired with gentle rhyming text and lots of things to spot in four bright and busy magical scenes.

Perfect for little fingers and inquisitive minds, enjoy more magical adventures with My Magical Dragon and My Magical Mermaid.

Thank You, Mr Panda

by Steve Antony

Book cover for Thank You, Mr Panda

Learn to say 'Thank You' with Mr Panda in this charmingly funny picture book.

Mr Panda has surprise presents for his friends. Some are too big, some are too heavy, and some are simply bizarre... But remember, it's the thought that counts!

"Definitely silly, but with plenty of opportunity for a discussion about manners afterwards should you so wish." The Bookbag

Look out for more books starring the grumpy (but loveable!) Mr Panda. Over half a million copies sold to date!

Please Mr Panda
I'll Wait Mr Panda
Goodnight Mr Panda
Mr Panda's Colours
Mr Panda's Feelings

Farmyard Friends

by Pat-a-Cake

Book cover for Farmyard Friends

Babies will love this brilliant interactive touch and feel book that's perfect for getting them talking.

Talking to a baby is the easiest and most enjoyable way that parents and carers can help them learn and develop. Chatterbox Baby has been specially created to help bathe babies in language - the key to later speech and understanding.

Babies will squeal with happiness when they see the funny animals in Farmyard Friends. From adorable ducklings to bouncy sheep, there are lots of friendly animal characters and the pages have large textured areas to touch and explore. Farmyard Friends also introduces some environmental sounds like mooing, baaing and neighing. The charming art and lots to talk about on every page mean that this book is sure to become a firm favourite.

Also available: Go, Car, Go

Moo Cow, Moo Cow, Please Eat Nicely!

by Jo Lodge

Book cover for Moo Cow, Moo Cow, Please Eat Nicely!

How good are YOUR table manners? Do you eat with your mouth open like cow, or gulp your food like duck? Do you dribble like anteater or do you burp like pig?

Wiggle the sliding tabs and giggle as the rude animals come to life! With brilliantly bold, bright pictures by the wonderful Jo Lodge, plus a funny rhyming story, Moo Cow, Moo Cow Please Eat Nicely! is sure to put a big smile on your toddler's face, while showing them how to be polite whilst eating.

Also available: Puppy Dog, Puppy Dog, How Are You?, Pussy Cat, Pussy Cat, What Can You See?, Tiger, Tiger, Time to Take a Bath!

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Ten Little Dinosaurs Board Book

by Mike Brownlow

Book cover for Ten Little Dinosaurs Board Book

Count along with the Ten Little Dinosaurs in this action-packed, counting rhyme adventure! In a sturdy board book, perfect for little hands to hold.

Ten Little Dinosaurs set off in search of adventure ... But what will the Ten Little Dinosaurs do when they meet a grumpy triceratops? And a stomping diplodocus? And a HUNGRY T-REX?

Part traditional counting rhyme, part fun-filled story, Ten Little Dinosaurs is perfect for sharing together.
Read the bouncy rhyming story.
Count from ten to one and back again, as the Little Dinosaurs disappear then reappear.
Spot and count the details on each page.
And join in with all the great sound-words!

The Ten Little series has sold over a million copies worldwide, and Ten Little Bookworms is a 2019 World Book Day pick.

'Count along with these adventurous dinosaurs in roaringly funny rhymes.'
The Independent

'Brilliant to help teach children recognise numbers.'
Huffington Post

'Riotous fun... Sure to raise a roar of approval'
New Statesman

My Magical Dragon

by Campbell Books

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Go for a ride on the back of a friendly, fire-breathing dragon with My Magical Dragon!

With a sparkly foil cover and push, pull and turn mechanisms, little ones will have lots of fun taking part in the dragon's exciting adventure!

Yujin Shin's beautifully coloured illustrations are paired with gentle rhyming text and lots of things to spot in four bright and busy magical scenes.

Perfect for little fingers and inquisitive minds, enjoy more magical adventures with My Magical Unicorn and My Magical Mermaid.

Squirty Duck Bath Book

by Campbell Books

Book cover for Squirty Duck Bath Book

Squirty Duck is the perfect waterproof book for bath time! With bright and engaging illustrations from Kay Vincent and an inbuilt squirter, Squirty Duck makes bath time as much fun as possible for carers, parents and babies.

Turn the pages together, read the gentle rhyming story about animals under the sea – and squirt some water! The waterproof pages are durable, safe and wipe-clean for hygiene.

You can also enjoy bath time with Squirty Fish.