A baby’s first year of life is full of special new experiences, and we know their first introduction to reading and baby’s first books are one of these. Our selection of books is perfect for tiny hands and curious little minds – choose from a variety of pop-up picture books, soft or sturdy board books suitable for all the rough and tumble your baby brings! Engage even the youngest of readers with sensory touch-and-feel books and beautiful colours and illustrations.

FAQs about Baby Books

What books should I read to my newborn?

To foster your baby’s language development, you should start reading to your little one as early as possible. It supports all learning but it is especially beneficial for the recognition of sounds, speech, and rhythm. Above all, the process of reading to your baby is a fantastic bonding experience that engages all their senses. Nurture their learning and start reading now!

What week should I start reading to my baby?

The more words your baby hears, the better her or his language skills may develop. That’s why it is never too early to start reading to your baby. Read to your baby as soon as possible! Your baby will associate books with fun, joy, and safety. Combining your bedtime routine with Storytime is a wonderful way to nurture your child’s love for books from the very beginning!

What is the best book for a baby?

Black and white books are easier to see for newborns. Instead of a story, these sort of books feature bold patterns that stand out. Touch and feel board books such as The Very Hungry Caterpillar: Touch and Feel Playbook or Baby’s Very First Touchy-feely Playbook are fantastic as they help your baby to associate different textures to words. Very popular are also books with little finger puppets such as My First Gruffalo: Gruffalo Puppet Book. However, it is best to pick a variety of books involving words, patterns, different materials and, above all, stories! Classics for Babies are books such as Janet and Allan Ahlberg’s Peepo and Beatrix Potter’s The Tale of Peter Rabbit.

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