Top 8 Best Picture Books for Toddlers

These vibrant, fun and gorgeous picture books are guaranteed to delight little ones. Featuring beloved authors, such as Eric Carle and Julia Donaldson, and plenty of exciting interactive elements, see the list below for the very best picture books for toddlers.

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1. Dear Zoo

  • £3.99

Rod Campbell

This engaging book features fun flaps to lift, guaranteed to enthral toddlers! Look under the flaps to find the perfect pet and uncover all sorts of exotic creatures. What will it be next - an elephant, a monkey, perhaps even a lion? With charming repetition and vibrant illustrations, this is a tried-and-tested favourite with little readers.

2. Each Peach Pear Plum

  • £3.99

Janet & Allan Ahlberg

Discover beautifully-illustrated characters such as Mother Hubbard, the Three Bears and Tom Thumb on each of the intricate pages of this lovely book. Little booklovers will have so much fun trying to find where each character is hiding! With easy-to-read text and lots to discover on every page, children will be captivated by this exquisite book.

3. Peppa Pig: Peppa's First Sleepover

  • £2.99


Peppa Pig and her family star in a range of books designed to introduce little ones to a variety of first experiences. In this exciting book, Peppa is preparing for her first ever sleepover at Zoe Zebra's house. She knows that the most important thing about a sleepover is that you must not sleep! She and her friends listen to music, tuck into a midnight feast, and brave a scary story in their quest to stay awake... but will they succeed?

4. Teletubbies: Pocket Library

Teletubbies: Pocket Library - Collection - 9781405281133
  • £2.99
  • RRP £4.99
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  • Just 50.00p per book

Toddlers will discover six sturdy board books in this collection of wonderful stories, starring the adorable and much-loved Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po. These bright, bold books are perfect for little hands to explore!

5. Roar! Roar! Baby Dinosaur

  • £6.99


This colourful book is not only full of appealing illustrations, it also has flaps and makes lots of beastly sounds! This is the perfect book to bring prehistoric fun to all children who love dinosaurs and will develop kids' vocabulary.

6. The Very Hungry Caterpillar

  • £3.99

Eric Carle

A hungry green caterpillar has a very big appetite and eats more and more food every day. But he eats so much, he becomes ill, and resolves to eat more healthily in future. One day, he spins a cocoon around himself, and two weeks later, he emerges as a beautiful butterfly with gorgeous wings. This classic picture book has enchanted generations of little ones with colourful collage pictures and a simple, sweet story.

7. Guess How Much I Love You

  • £3.99

Sam McBratney

This simple but perfectly poignant story follows a Big Nutbrown Hare and a Little Nutbrown Hare, who increasingly use larger and larger measures to express how much they love each other. The book features idyllic illustrations by Anita Jeram and a wonderful message about the boundless love between a parent and their child.

8. Mr. Men Books

Mr. Men: The Complete Collection - 50 Books - Collection - 9781405255486 - Roger Hargreaves
  • £29.99
  • RRP £149.50
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Roger Hargreaves

Since 1971, the Mr. Men series has been entertaining children with fun, engaging stories and wonderful characters. The perfect series for adults and little ones to read together, discover all the best-loved Mr. Men characters, including Mr. Tickle, Mr. Bump and Mr. Happy. Kids will love the bright illustrations and simple, funny storylines.