The best new books for babies & toddlers in 2018

Happy New Year from all of us here at Campbell Books! Take a look at some of our new books for babies and toddlers coming out in 2018...

10/05/2018
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Happy New Year from all of us here at Campbell Books!

Take a look at some of our new books for babies and toddlers coming out in 2018. Introduce your baby to our bustling capital with My First London Cloth Book or the fun outdoors in My First Touch and Find: Park. Toddlers will love our sturdy new interactive board books, such as Sleeping Beauty and Brilliant Bugs.


Park

by Marie-Noëlle Horvath

Book cover for Park

Take a trip to the Park! Lift the giant flaps to reveal fun things in the park and touch lots of exciting texture beneath. Feel the shiny slide, a furry dog and look out for a frog in a pond.

With something to spot or count on every page too, each colourful book in the My First Touch and Find series will provide lots of fun for older babies and toddlers.

With bright and friendly illustrations from Marie-Noelle Horvath which really bring the park scenes to life.

Also available in this tactile series: Farm, Sea, and Zoo.

My First London Bus Cloth Book

by Marion Billet

Book cover for My First London Bus Cloth Book

A very soft, very cuddly cloth book for babies all about London.

My First London Bus Cloth Book has bright, simple illustrations by Marion Billet and features a red London bus with tactile crinkly wheels on the cover. Beautifully presented in a gorgeous gift box, this book is perfect for small babies.

Little tourists can discover more of London with The London Noisy Tube, The London Noisy Bus and The London Noisy Book.

Brilliant Bugs

by Chorkung

Book cover for Brilliant Bugs

Explore the forest, a busy pond and the steamy jungle in First Explorers: Brilliant Bugs! Spot the spiders, butterflies and stick insects, as well as lots of other amazing creepy crawlies who live all around us.

Each scene has chunky push, pull and slide mechanisms perfect for little hands, animals to spot and fun facts about bugs. Beautifully illustrated by Chorkung, this title provides gentle early learning and is a magical introduction to the natural world for small children.

Also available: Night Animals, Sea Creatures, In the Jungle, Dinosaurs, Wild Animals

Sleeping Beauty

by Dan Taylor

Book cover for Sleeping Beauty

First Stories: Sleeping Beauty is the perfect introduction, for young children, to this classic fairy tale.

Push, pull and turn mechanisms bring the story to life and introduce the main characters: the sleeping princess and the prince who wakes her. This well-loved fairy tale is beautifully imagined for a new generation by children's illustrator Dan Taylor.

Little ones can collect more books in the First Stories series, including Snow White, Cinderella, and The Little Mermaid.

I'm Not Sleepy

by Marion Cocklico

Book cover for I'm Not Sleepy

The Big Steps series is designed to help little ones (and their parents) cope with everyday experiences. In I'm Not Sleepy, watch little Ned and his mummy go through their bedtime routine even though Ned is "not a bit sleepy".

See Ned clear away his toys, have a bath, a story and then a song in this fun-filled novelty book with flaps and mechanisms. Each page has really helpful bedtime tips for parents and carers that are endorsed by The Good Play Guide and leading Early Years Consultant, Dr Amanda Gummer. With delightful illustrations from Marion Cocklico, I'm Not Sleepy is the perfect bedtime book to share with even the most reluctant little sleeper!

For more toddler tips read No More Nappies: A Potty-Training Book, Can You Say Please?, and We're Having a Baby.

In the Jungle

by Axel Scheffler

Book cover for In the Jungle

Little ones can join in the fun In the Jungle by pulling out the sliders, pushing up the tabs and counting all the animals!

How many lazy lions are yawning? How many zebras are skipping?

Young children will love playing with this bright and colourful board book with gentle rhyming text and beautifully illustrated by the award-winning Axel Scheffler.

Discover more animal books from the illustrator of The Gruffalo with On the Farm and Freddy the Frog.

Busy Baby Animals

by Ag Jatkowska

Book cover for Busy Baby Animals

Meet lots of cute new arrivals in Busy Baby Animals, from lambs and piglets to ducklings and kittens. Young children can join in by pushing, pulling and turning the tabs to really bring the baby animals to life!

Little ones will love playing with this bright and colourful board book with gentle rhyming text and wonderful illustrations by Ag Jatkowska, which is part of the popular Busy Book series.

Discover more animals in the Busy Book series: Busy Farm, Busy Zoo, and Busy Pets.

Tiger, Tiger, Time to Take a Bath!

by Jo Lodge

Book cover for Tiger, Tiger, Time to Take a Bath!

What do you do if your ears are dirty, your nose is blocked or your hair is sticking up like a mad haystack? And just how do you achieve a really snappy, bright-white smile? Wiggle the sliding tabs and giggle as the animals show you how to take care of yourself!

With brilliant bold, bright pictures and a funny rhyming narrative, Tiger, Tiger, Time to Take a Bath! by Jo Lodge is sure to put a big smile on your toddler's face while showing them how to take care of themselves!

Also available: Puppy Dog, Puppy Dog, How Are You?, Pussy Cat, Pussy Cat, What Can You See?, Moo Cow, Moo Cow, Please Eat Nicely!

The London Noisy Bus

by Marion Billet

Book cover for The London Noisy Bus

Young children will love to press the beep-beep sound button as they journey through the sights of London on the iconic open top bus.

Beep-beep as you pass the fabulous sights of London including ZSL London Zoo, the wonderful toyshop on Regents Street, Westminster Tower, Big Ben and the Natural History and Science Museums. With funny characters and a 'spot Sherlock' feature, there is plenty to talk about on every page of The London Noisy Bus.

This bus-shaped book has bright, bold and beautiful illustrations by Marion Billet and promises to be lots of fun for toddlers on the move!

Collect more London titles for little tourists: My First London Taxi, The London Noisy Tube, and My First London Sticker Book.