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Baby books from Usborne Children's Books

Babies love books and it's never too soon to start reading. Usborne baby books are designed using the latest child development information – and feedback from parents – to create playful and engaging books that babies and parents love.

Don't tickle the...

Fans of That's not my... won’t be able to resist tickling the touchy-feely patches to hear each animal make a sound in these hilarious novelty books.

Reading with babies: top tips from That’s not my... author Fiona Watt

Bestselling That's not my... author Fiona Watt
  • Start sharing books as soon as possible, even newborn babies will benefit from you reading to them
  • Don’t just read the words, point things out and talk to your little one about what you can see on the page
  • Choose books with touchy-feely patches, flaps to lift and sound buttons
  • Be prepared to read the same books over and over again!
  • Incorporate books into your bedtime routine

The white mouse from That's not my...

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Enjoying music with your baby

Enjoying music with your baby

Did you know that listening to and making music helps your baby’s development in lots of different ways? 

Orla's story: how books help her make sense of the world

Orla's story: how books help her make sense of the world

Orla (age 2) has Down’s syndrome and moderate hearing loss – but the discovery of Usborne’s Baby’s Very First Black and White Books is helping her to build her language skills. 

Little peep-through books

Children will love peeping through the holes and following the fingertrails in search of the elusive little animals in these beautiful books. Perfect for fans of That's not my...

Baby's very first... books

Babies will love looking at the friendly animals and spinning the wheels on these chunky board books, shaped like their favourite vehicles. 

Parent's Pick: Baby's Very First Bus Book

Parent's pick: Baby's Very First Bus Book

"What a wonderful, bright and engaging book for my one year old son!"

Read Sam's Parent's Pick review

Rhyming question and answer books for babies

These adorable books are full of rhyming questions for little children and charming illustrations to talk about.

That's not my unicorn...

Why do babies need books?

Why read books to babies? Usborne Editorial Director and children's book author Felicity Brooks describes some of the ways babies benefit from books long before they're old enough to read.

Baby's very first slide and see books

Babies will love sliding the panels in these bright board books and seeing the animals move. The sliders also help them develop essential motor skills and hand-eye coordination.

That's not my unicorn...

Every page of this super sparkly, touchy-feely book simply oozes magic, and there's a beautiful unicorn to talk about on every page.

That's not my unicorn...

That's not my unicorn...

The fabulous 50th title in the much-loved That's not my... series. This sparkly, touchy-feely book features a magical unicorn to talk about, and a little white mouse to spot on every page. Babies and toddlers will love turning the pages and touching the textured patches as they try to find their unicorn.


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On the blog: How a That's not my... book is created

That's not my unicorn...

Parent's Pick: That's not my unicorn...

"What a fabulous addition to the That's not my... canon! This is the 50th book in the That's not my... series, and it's a cracker."

Read Sam's Parent's pick review

Baby's very first play app

The Baby's very first books have an award-winning app!

Babies and toddlers will love looking at the delightful images and tapping the screen to discover hidden surprises and sounds. Available for the iPad, and for Android and Amazon tablets.

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As with every Usborne book I've purchased this app is superb... Far superior to other baby apps. iTunes review by JHGKing