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10 Classic Picture Books For Under (Or Just Over) £5

With National Storytelling Week just a few days away, we thought we would take a look back on some of the classic books we enjoyed growing up. 

16 Children’s Books To Help Talk About Death, Grief & Bereavement

We’ve come up with a collection of the best children’s books to help you talk openly and gently about death with your child.

15 Toys & Books To Celebrate Black History Month

It’s Black History Month and to celebrate, here’s our list of 15 toys and books to help our children learn about Black history.

Activities, Journals And Books To Support Children’s Mental Health And Wellbeing

The collection includes fiction books, self-help books, journals, and flashcards to help children of all ages navigate emotions, build resilience, and develop coping skills.

39 Great Easter Basket Ideas For Kids

Easter baskets don’t have to be stuffed full of sugar highs. The ultimate gifts for your Easter basket.

World Book Day: How Audiobooks Encourage Kids To Read + Other Handy Tips

We’ve teamed up with Yoto to share the huge benefits the wonderful world of audio offers children of all ages and abilities. 

12 Best Audiobooks For Young Children

National Storytelling Week starts on 30th January, and we’re celebrating with a round-up of recommendations for the best audiobooks for children.

EYFS Reading List: 42 Great Books For Children Starting School

Why not choose a handful of books recommended for the Early Years Foundation Stage and enjoy reading with your child this summer? 

PRIDE 2022: Children’s Books To Celebrate Diversity

Reading to your little ones is an impactful way to teach your child about different situations that they might face as they grow up.

Sleepy Time Tonies: For The Perfect Bedtime Or Naptime Routine

As part of a good bedtime routine, it’s thought that playing white noise or ambient sounds helps children sleep better and for longer. That’s why we were so excited to see Tonies’ launch their collection of naptime Tonies to help little ones drift off to sleep.

Which Tonie Character Will You Be On World Book Day?

Here’s our guide to the best audiobook characters as well our recommendations on where to find your perfect costume for World Book Day.

Harry Judd And Greg Shepherd Celebrate The Magic Of Thomas & Friends

Celebrity dads Harry Judd and Greg Shepherd have teamed up with their children for a heart-warming Thomas & Friends campaign. ‘Reading with Little Friends’.

Parental Control, Ep 36: The Benefits Of Audiobooks For Kids And Why They Inspire Even The Most Reluctant Reader

This podcast episode explores how audiobooks offer a huge range of educational and wellbeing benefits as well as how useful they are in motivating struggling or reluctant readers to engage in the world of literature.

Perfect Bedtime Stories For Children Aged 1 To 5 Years

The best children’s bedtime stories provide the perfect backdrop for magical dreams, as your child’s imagination continues to run wild long after the story is over

Walking In A Wonderbly Wonderland… 10 Personalised Books Your Kids Will Treasure

Wonderbly’s collection of personalised books stand head and shoulders above the rest. With superb illustrations on high-quality pages, these evergreen books will be ones to treasure forever.

Great Children’s Books For Reluctant Readers This Christmas Season

Our suggestions feature brilliant artwork, accessible lengths, fun activities and specific dyslexia-friendly titles to help make reading fun again.

12 Of Our Favourite Personalised Books For Christmas

If you’re looking for something extra special to put under the tree this year for your little one, look no further. These twelve personalised books make perfect keepsakes, fabulous stories, and wonderful gifts for Christmas. 

Expert Tips To Help Your Child’s Language Development

Language expert Dr. Jamie Lingwood shares his top tips to help foster language skills in young children.

Tonies For Teachers: The Benefit Of Bringing Audiobooks Into The Classroom

Teachers are able to claim a 25% discount on Toniebox Starter Sets so that school children across the country can benefit from the broad range of educational and inspirational content.

10 Books To Boost Your Child’s Confidence

Here are ten books recommended by Toppsta, the UK’s leading children’s book review site, to help boost children’s confidence.

60 Of The Best Children’s Books To Read At Bedtime – As Voted By You

A list of 60 of the best books for younger kids perfect for bedtime reading, as voted by mamas on our Facebook page.

What Are Creative Tonies? Record Your Own Stories + Access FREE Audio Content Every Month

‘Creative-Tonies’ are fun figures that arrive blank for you to upload 90 minutes of your very own audio. Whether it’s a story or a song, it’s a chance for you to get creative.

Best Children’s Books For Promoting Positivity And Wellness

A children’s book list to promote positivity, emotional intelligence, and wellness for children.

Why Is Reading Your Child A Bedtime Story So Important? (Plus Top 5 Bedtime Story Books)

National Story Telling Week begins on Saturday 30th January. Which books will you be reading to your children?

Best Books To Teach Your Child About Kindness

Amie Jones, self-confessed book addict, mum of three boys and founder of Kind Kids Book Club shares her top kindness book picks for your little leaders of the future.

How To Make An Adorable Family Photobook To Treasure Forever

Bob Books are offering our readers 20% off of all photobooks with discount code MYBABA20.

The Best Books to Prepare Your Child for School

The UK’s largest reading charity BookTrust has pulled together a list of our favourite children’s books (for 5 and under) about starting school, friendships, kindness and enjoying everyone’s differences.

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Top 12 Books For Primary School Kids To Read In The Long Summer Ahead

From the best new books to some failsafe classics, these books will keep your children occupied and, most importantly, reading in the coming months.

Celebrating 50 Years of The Very Hungry Caterpillar!

Celebrate 50 years since ‘The Very Hingry Caterpillar’ was published with some of these gorgeous toys and books all based around the iconic story. 

10 Reasons Why The Wonder Weeks is The Best Baby Book

We walk, sit, grab and even feel… with our brain. If we understand what is developing in our baby’s minds, we understand our baby at a level much higher than the level of ‘does he crawl yet?’ The Wonder Weeks gives you unique insights into baby’s developing mind

9 Children’s Books Perfect for The Summer Holidays

Whether you’re planning to hit the beach, go for a picnic at the park or go on a family adventure, reading is an activity for the kids that you can take with you anywhere anytime to keep the little ones entertained.

Leonora’s Favourite Cookbooks For Feeding The Whole Family

I wanted to share with you the cookery books that I rely on week in week out for feeding my family.

The Best Kids’ Books To Hit The Shelves This Spring

From brand new authors to remade classics we all know and love, we have selected some fantastic kids books to check out this spring.

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Children’s Bedtime Stories Perfect for Spring Reading

Our recommendations for the best bedtimes stories to read to your child this spring.

The Ultimate Valentine’s Book List for Your Baba

Reading is one of the best ways to bond with your baby. Here are some top tips and best books to teach your baby about love in the first few years.

Exciting New Books for Children of All Ages

There is nothing like snuggling up together in the warm with a new book, especially in this really cold weather.

Best Parenting Books Autumn 2018

12 of The Best New Parenting Books This Autumn Winter

Navigating pregnancy and parenting is a minefield at best. Yes, there’s always Google to give you a quick answer to whatever it is you’re going through, but can you always trust the information you read online (unless you’re on My Baba of course!)?

The Latest Arts and Crafts, Books and Learning Games for Kids

Check out this fabulous collection of the latest books, learning games and arts and crafts for kids. What are you waiting for? Time to get crafty!

Exciting New Books to Get The Kids Reading This Summer

It’s the end of the summer term, and what better time to invest in some new and exciting books to keep your children entertained over the long holiday. From puzzle books to gorgeous keepsakes there is something everyone will enjoy.

Breaking Mum & Dad: Anna Williamson on Coping with Parenting Anxiety

Anna Williamson has just published her second book, ‘Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider’s Guide to Parenting Anxiety’. The book is aimed at parents coping with a newborn, focussing on mental health and anxiety, while offering suitable coping strategies and practical advice.

On The Sofa: The Coolest Baby & Kids Products This May

This week Leonora and Lauren were on the sofa discussing the latest (and definitely coolest!) baby and child products this month.

Capture Your Child’s Imagination with These New Books for Children

Reading with and to your child is such a lovely way of enabling them to learn while bonding too. We have listed some of the top new releases this year so far so pick up and book and snuggle up for a good read. 

Isla Fisher on Her Latest Children’s Book, Motherhood & Her Busy Career

We jumped at the chance to catch up with Hollywood actress, children’s author and mama of three Isla Fisher to find out all about her latest children’s book. 

It’s official! THIS is the UK’s favourite bedtime book — but do you agree?

The nation’s 10 favourite children’s books for bedtime have been revealed. Did your children’s favourite make the cut?

Celebrate World Book Day With These Cool Ideas

Celebrate World Book Day (Thursday, 1st March) with some of these fantastic activities, subscriptions and events to encourage your child to read and enjoy stories.

Help Your Child to Read with These Educational Books

We’ve come up with a list of books designed to help teach your child to read; these are aimed at both early readers as well as those who are more confident. 

National Winnie-the-Pooh Day: 15 Fabulous Pooh Bear Products

Tigger toys, Winnie-The-Pooh wall decor, and personalised books, essentials for a lovers of the classic Pooh bear.

British Library Membership: The Perfect Gift

Is This The Ultimate Christmas Gift For Bookworms?

Finding the ultimate Christmas gift can be difficult, but luckily the British Library are here to help us find a unique new way of present-giving.

The Latest Kids Books On The Sofa

This week we talk about the latest kids books to hit the shops before Christmas, including some fantastic festive tales and some great stocking-fillers

TV Duo Sam & Mark On Embarrassing Parents, Kids Books & Life On The CBBC Set

Double BAFTA winning presenters Sam Nixon and Mark Rhodes talk about their latest book The Stink Before Christmas, the best Big Friday Wind Up and more!

Top 10 Colouring Books For Kids

Happy National Colouring Book Day! Check out our favourite children’s colouring books to help them get creative today.

14 Baby Record Books To Capture And Hold Onto Every Moment

Here’s a round up of gorgeous baby record books to store every memory you never want to forget.

The Best Personalised Products For Your Little One

It’s always lovely to have products personalised, especially for your child. Perfect presents for baby showers and christenings.