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Growing readers from birth

Babies love books and it's never too soon to start reading. Usborne baby books are designed using latest child-development information — and the experience of parents — to create books that babies and parents will love.

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.

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Usborne baby app on iPad

Apps for babies

The Baby's Very First Books series has an app!

Babies and toddlers will love looking at the delightful images and tapping the screen to discover hidden surprises and sounds in the Usborne Baby's Very First Play App.

Baby's very first touchy-feely lift-the-flap play book "My son's favourite book. Always a smile when he looks at this... Fantastic"

Alison's reader review of Baby's very first touchy-feely play book

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That's not my squirrel...

That's not my squirrel...

There are five mischievous squirrels to meet in this touchy-feely board book, all with soft noses, rough paws and fluffy tails. The bright pictures and textured patches for babies and toddlers to stroke are specially designed to develop sensory and language awareness. A delightful book to share with little ones.


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Baby's very first cot book: Train

Baby's very first cot book: Train

This soft cloth, concertina cot book is stuffed for extra squishiness, perfect for little babies to play with. There are short ties to attach the book to a cot or baby gym, and a keepsake box too. A wonderful present for a new arrival.


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Baby's very first play book farm words

Baby's very first play book farm words

This charming word book is full of bright pictures, winding fingertrails and friendly farm animals to meet, with farm words and sounds to say on every page. A joy to share.


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