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Top 9 picture books to read with your little one this year

New year, new books!

Reading isn’t just amazing, it’s also important for a child’s development. Helping to develop focus and vocabulary as well as putting issues and ideas into perspective, allowing them to better understand the world around them.

Reading is also a great opportunity for bonding, taking time with your little one to make memories that will last a lifetime.

With 2022 in full swing, we’ve put together 9 of our current favourites to inspire you and your little one to get reading! Check these out alongside amazon (via our affiliate program) links below.

Mole's Spectacles - Tales from Acorn Wood (board book)

Ideal for ages 3 – 5.

This interactive board book is an addition to Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's loved Tales from Acorn Wood series. In this charming story, young readers are encouraged to help Mole find his glasses!

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What's In the Box?

Ideal for ages 2-3.

Turn storytime into playtime with this adorable picture book. Your little one will be given clues to guess what's hiding in each box via interactive elements like textures and lift-the-flaps. Can you work together to guess what hides inside?

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It’s Mine

Ideal for ages 2-5.

Once there was a mysterious thing. Nobody knew how it got there, it just was. "It's mine, all MINE!" say Mouse, Frog, Fox and Bear. But is it a piece of fruit, a wheel, a ball, a chair or something else altogether? And who will get to keep it in the end?

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Bright Brown Baby: A Treasury

Ideal for ages 0-8.

This incredible picture book is by New York Times bestselling and award-winning duo Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney. A rhythmic, beautifully illustrated celebration of black and brown babies and the joy and love shared between children and their caregivers

Brown baby, born bright. Greet the world. Spread your light. Sparkling eyes blink hello. Bright brown baby, you will GO!

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Time to Go to Bed

Ideal for ages 2-3.

The Time to… series is amazing! These beautifully illustrated picture books use simple language to help young children understand all-important everyday skills. Also featuring practical advice and tips for carers, helping explore positive behaviour with children in a fun and interesting way.

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Let’s Go For A Walk

Ideal for ages 3-6.

This is the perfect companion for little explorers and a CBeebies favourite. Let's Go For a Walk is an engaging guide to help your little one spot interesting things when out and about!

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Inside the Suitcase

Ideal for ages 4-5.

In a sweet little house up in the hills, a little boy is packing his suitcase as a blue cat looks on. But what’s inside the suitcase, and where is the little boy going?

This awesome flap book is a real adventure – taking your little one up mountains and across rivers with new and interesting ways to engage them in the amazing story.

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Find Spot at Nursery

Ideal for ages 1-3.

Your little one will love searching for Spot and exploring all the fun of nursery along the way! This brand-new story is full of unexpected surprises and hilarious elements that make the original Where's Spot? a children's classic.

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A Duck Called Brian

Ideal for ages 2-4.

This is an exciting and fun picture book with a search-and-find element that children love! All about a duck whose day has just turned into one big disaster, he needs your and your little one’s help to save the day!

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