Top 10 Best Books for Babies

From brilliant buggy books to rhyming tales, flip flap adventures to exciting sound books, we have dozens of books for babies to captivate your little one. Here's just a few of the very best ones.

1. Baby's Very First Noisy Book

Stella Baggott

This book is guaranteed to delight babies with fun onomatopoeic words, vibrant colours and lots of funny noises! Push the buttons for the sounds of quacking ducks, tooting cars and a wailing fire engine.

2. Dinosaur Rhyme Time

A colourful cast of adorable dinosaurs star in this gorgeous book, which features all your best-loved nursery rhymes in a brand new fun format! Sing along to classics like The Wheels on the Bus, Little Miss Muffet and If You're Happy and You Know It, perfect for spending quality time with your baby and for helping them to learn new sounds and words!

3. Peppa Pig: Peppa's Car Ride

Oh no! Just as Peppa Pig and her family are heading out for a fun day, the car starts making some very strange noises! What will they do? Peppa Pig fans and brand new readers alike will adore this book, with its bright board pages and moving wheels.

4. There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly

Pam Adams

First written in 1952, this classic cumulative rhyme has enchanted generations of children. A rather silly lady swallows a succession of animals, each one to get rid of the last, but ends up with a belly full of wildlife! With fun die-cut holes and vibrant illustrations by Pam Adams, this gorgeous edition is sure to delight little ones.

5. Where's Spot? Board Book

Eric Hill

The adorable, much-loved Spot the dog stars in this sturdy, interactive board book. Spot's gone missing, but toddlers get to have heaps of fun searching for him under the flaps! With fun repetition and an engaging story, this book is hugely entertaining for little ones.

6. Dinosaur Shaped Buggy Book

Rod Campbell

Bring some prehistoric fun to your buggy with this dinosaur-shaped buggy book, filled with fun and colourful dinosaurs! With a handy strap and clip, your child will love taking this little book everywhere they go.

7. Pirate Pete's/Princess Polly's Potty Sticker Activity Book

Join either Pirate Pete or Princess Polly as they learn to leave nappies behind and use the potty confidently! These exciting activity books include over 70 stickers and a potty reward chart for a fun and interactive way to help children learn to use the potty.

8. My First London Bus Buggy Buddy

Marion Billet

A trip to London is always exciting, and your baby can sightsee wherever they go with this stunning little book! Fully portable and complete with a useful strap, this book is full of bright, bold pictures of the Tower of London, St Paul's Cathedral, Tower Bridge and so much more!

9. That's Not My Monkey

Fiona Watt

Designed to help toddlers develop their language and sensory skills, this book is filled with tactile patches and gorgeous bright artwork. Cheeky and cheerful, That's Not My Monkey will captivate little readers, with simple text, a funny, mischievous character, and an elusive little mouse for children to find on every page.

10. My First Gruffalo: Hello Gruffalo! Buggy Book

Julia Donaldson

Another handy buggy book, but this time featuring the famous half-grizzly bear, half-buffalo, the Gruffalo! Introduce little ones to this wonderful character with this lightweight little book, which can be attached to your buggy to entertain your baby on all their travels.

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    Thirty-six years after publication this much-loved classic is still as popular as ever. Ingenious die-cut holes bring this much-loved nursery rhyme to life, and Pam Adams's illustrations lend humour and vibrancy to the proceedings. Bouncy illustrations, innovative die cutting and popular rhymes make Books with Holes a must for every child. Available in three formats, suitable for babies, toddlers, pre-schoolers and the nursery or classroom.
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    Peppa Pig can't wait to go for a day out with her family in their red car. But things don't quite go to plan and the car starts making funny noises. Grandad Dog gives them a new blue car to use while he's mending the red car, but when it starts to rain, Daddy Pig isn't sure how to put up the roof ...Oh no! This is a sturdy board book featuring Peppa and George that little Peppa Pig fans will love reading. With moving wheels this fun book is ideal for sharing together at both playtime and storytime.
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    Created by Eric Hill, Spot the dog has entertained generations of toddlers and this sturdy and interactive board book gives little ones the chance to have hours of fun searching under the flaps for him!

    Children will love the repetition of "Is he in the clock? Is he in the box? Is he under the rug?" and will enjoy predicting what's going to happen with the turn of every page!

    A fun and interactive children's book that will be returned to again and again - Spot books never fail to impress.
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    Introduce your baby or little one to a much-loved character with this Gruffalo Buggy Book.

    Ideal to take with them on their many journeys, the book is perfect for little paws and features all the characters from the Deep Dark Wood!

    With Axel Scheffler's trademark illustrations featured throughout, this is a bright and bold introduction to Julia Donaldson's Gruffalo.
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    This is a bold, bright new book for babies containing beautifully designed high-contrast images that are easy for even newborn babies to focus on and a sound panel to bring the pictures to life. The words are onomatopoeic, providing easy prompts for parents to make sounds for their babies to hear, essential for their speech development along with the sound panel for added effect. The sounds include quacking ducks, tooting cars and a wailing fire engine.
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    All your favourite nursery rhymes seen as never before with a cast of cute and cuddly dinosaurs playing the leading roles! With favourite nursery rhymes including Oh the Grand Old Duke of York and Little Miss Muffet, as well as singalong classics such as the Wheels on the Bus and If You're Happy and You Know It, children will love this adorable and unique collection - rhyme time has never been such fun! Contains: Row, row, row your boat; Oh, the Grand old Duke of York; Little Miss Muffet; Jack and Jill; Doctor Foster; One, two buckle my shoe; The Wheels on the Bus; Round and round the garden; Mary, Mary; Humpty Dumpty; I'm a Little teapot; If you're happy and you know it; Lavender's blue; Ring a ring a roses; Twinkle Twinkle and Rock-a-bye Baby.
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    With more than 70 stickers included, this updated interactive version of Pirate Pete's Potty is even more suited to helping little ones feel confident and motivated when learning to use the potty. Join Pirate Pete as he ditches his nappies and understands how to use a potty and wear 'proper' pants like a big boy! You and your little one can add the stickers to the story and even fill in your child's own potty reward chart at the end.

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
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    With more than 70 stickers included, this updated interactive version of Princess Polly's Potty is even more suited to helping little ones feel confident and motivated when learning to use the potty. Join Princess Polly as she ditches her nappies and understands how to use a potty and wear 'proper' pants like a big girl! You and your little one can add the stickers to the story and even fill in your child's own potty reward chart at the end.
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    Babies can see all the sights of London in this beautiful little book - that comes with a handy strap so it can be attached to a buggy, a high chair or a car seat.

    Throughout the course of the book, there are bright and bold pictures of everything from the Tower of London to Tower Bridge and even a fish and chips van.

    A must-have for babies on the move!
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    You've read Dear Zoo to your little ones time and time again? Now, it's time to bring some prehistoric fun to their reading with this dinosaur-shaped buggy book!

    Dinosaurs are endlessly appealing and all children are fascinated by them. With this book, toddlers can turn the pages and learn all about the different shapes and sizes of the dinosaurs.

    There?s even a handy strap and clip to make sure the dinos stay connected to the buggy at all times. It's roar-some!