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Mumma111 Sat 11-May-19 21:38:39

Hey, I want to buy some books for my baby now she's turned 1 and taking a keen interest in some already. What are the best books for this age range? I've got 'tiger came for tea' 'hungry caterpillar' and 'going on a bear hunt' any more suggestions thanks

KMoKMo Sat 11-May-19 21:42:19

The ‘that’s not my . . , ‘ range or any Julia Donaldson.

Cathpot Sat 11-May-19 21:42:42

‘You choose’ is a good one for general pointing at stuff for hours and Dear zoo is a classic. We also liked ‘don't let the pigeon drive the bus’ possibly for slightly older.

MrsS92 Sat 11-May-19 21:42:45

My daughter liked the “that’s not my “ range at one, as it had lots of different textures to feel and explore.
We also loved Goodnight Moon, and We’re going on a bear hunt. She loved Brown Bear when she was slightly older, it was fantastic for encouraging her to join in as it’s so repetitive!
Trying to think of some others, my daughters room is like a mini library she has so many books.

TheRealHousewifeofCheshire Sat 11-May-19 21:44:33

Julia Donaldson Foxes Socks, Postman Bear, Rabbits Nap.

Touch and Feel books I had an under the sea one that was a my first... book. Mine Loved it. Lift the flap books.

Was in Waterstones today and the selection for that age beautiful. Take her with you. They usually have little places to sit in the children s bit and see what she is drawn to or go to your library and do the same x

BasilBooBoo Sat 11-May-19 21:46:39

Peepo is great.

katienana Sat 11-May-19 21:51:06

Peepo by Janet & Alan ahlberg. Each Peach Pear Plum too. Get a big book of nursery rhymes.
We were given this book HarperCollins Treasury of Picture Book Classics: A Child's First Collection
Which has several brilliant stories in, all different, which might inspire you to look for more by the same author.

IamChipmunk Sat 11-May-19 21:58:15

The acorn wood books were loved by both mine, foxes socks, rabbits nap etc.
Also the hairy maclairy books.

GMtoBe Sat 11-May-19 21:59:50

My daughter loves a walker book called 'hooray for harry' which is lovely. Also guess how much I love you, going on a bear hunt and the magic porridge pot.

GMtoBe Sat 11-May-19 22:01:05

Forgot to say, she likes the Alfie books too. The pictures have lots to look at. Also the large family, which I like because the stories are aimed at the parents really!

Modestandatinybitsexy Sat 11-May-19 22:02:48

Where's mr unicorn? Has lovely felt flaps and a mirror.

10 little dinosaur/pirates/monster

I'd recommend board book versions where possible. My 1yr old had a shelf he could reach and loved picking his own for us to read. The above are some of his favourites.

We also love reading dr Seuss and The Way Home for Wolf

moreismore Sat 11-May-19 22:04:20

Each peach pear plum
Whatever next
Allan the alligator
Peace at last

Nicnak22280 Sat 11-May-19 22:06:58

That's not my books, peep inside.

Oh these books

BikeRunSki Sat 11-May-19 22:10:11

Orange Pear Apple Bear board book

We Love Each Other board book

junebirthdaygirl Sat 11-May-19 22:13:44

Those Spot books with lift the flap. They never fail to get excited about what's behind the flap.

User11011 Sat 11-May-19 22:14:39

Meg and Mog, all Julia Donaldson, all Acorn Wood. Peace at Last was our favourite when ours was that age. Dear Zoo, Where's Bear?

PinotAndPlaydough Sat 11-May-19 22:14:47

Paper dolls is a beautiful book

Tolleshunt Sat 11-May-19 22:16:46

Dear zoo etc are great for this age, and you can use them to help with learning to tak, by e.g. waiting for them to finish the sentence (the last sentence on each page is always repetitive).

Judith Kerr's Mog books have been a great favourite if my DD. They are both funny and charming.

Also the Meg, Mog and Owl books are simpler and also funny

The Maisie Mouse books are also great for this age.

Timide Sat 11-May-19 22:17:24

Where is Spot? The most favourite book!

junebirthdaygirl Sat 11-May-19 22:17:56

All the Spot ones are on Book People.

Tinyteatime Sat 11-May-19 22:18:09

Dear zoo, peepo, each peach pear plum. Any of the spot the dog books.

Tinyteatime Sat 11-May-19 22:18:42

Sorry x posted!

HeartvsHead Sat 11-May-19 22:20:20

Hairy McClary from Donaldson's Dairy is a great book! There is a whole range of books following all the different characters. My little one has just turned two and can recite most of it by heart!

Dear Zoo is also awesome.

meow1989 Sat 11-May-19 22:27:07

I love "guess how much I love you".

Ds is 10 months and really enjoys "wheres mr duck?" Where you can lift the flaps. He also likes books worh buttons that play tunes and the "that's not my" books.

candlefloozy Sat 11-May-19 22:39:05

Oh dear and noisy farm are good

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