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Growing readers from birth

Babies love books, and it's never too soon to lay the foundations for a lifetime of reading. Usborne baby books are designed using the latest information from child-development experts and draw on the experience of parents and carers to create delightful books that will appeal to babies while helping their development.

Baby's very first books

Baby's very first black and white little library

Research shows newborn babies love high-contrast images and Baby's very first books feature bold illustrations along with simple words to help babies develop their vision and language skills. See all Baby's very first books.

Sharing books with babies

Read about the benefits of sharing books with babies, which include developing language skills and boosting the baby’s confidence, on the Scottish Book Trust website.

Dad reads Little book of little babies to his own baby

Click to watch a dad reading Baby's Very First Little Book of Little Babies
at the Scottish Book Trust website.

Baby's very first noisy books

Bath books

Little hands will love pressing the buttons to hear the sounds and songs in these enchanting noisy board books.

Click on a cover to listen to a sound clip and see inside.

Baby's very first touchy-feely and lift-the-flap playbooks

Baby's very first touchy-feely playbooks Baby's very first touchy-feely playbook Baby's very first touchy-feely animals playbook Baby's very first touchy-feely lift-the-flap playbook Each page of these touchy-feely books is designed to be visually stimulating with simple, eye-catching illustrations. Baby's very first lift-the-flap playbook has flaps to lift and intriguing touchy-feely patches for little fingers to explore.

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Baby's very first noisy nursery rhymes "The perfect gift for any baby or toddler."

Progressive Pre-School Magazine review of Baby's very first noisy nursery rhymes

This month’s most popular books for babies

Latest books for babies

Baby animals flap book

Baby animals flap book

It’s springtime and there are lots of baby animals on the farm. Children will love lifting the flaps to discover the animals’ hiding places.


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One, two, buckle my shoe

One, two, buckle my shoe

A picture book version of the classic nursery rhyme delightfully extended to cover all the numbers up to thirty.


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Bath books

Bath books The jolly pirate bath book Splish, splash, splosh bath book Hippity, hoppity, spash bath book

Babies will have a great time splashing in the bath with these soft squashy bath books filled with colourful characters and amusing stories.

That's not my piglet... That's not my piglet...

That's not my...

That's not my piglet... is the latest title in the Usborne award-winning That's not my... series. Each book features simple, repetitive text and irresistible touchy-feely patches that little fingers will love to explore.

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"The brilliantly simple concept is a winner with very young children, trusted by parents and still one of the best baby series on the market."

The Bookseller review of the series That's not my...
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