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Mother and son reading a book together

Oidhche Mhath Tractar (Goodnight Tractor)

Good Night, Tractor by Michelle Robinson, illustrated by Nick East

 

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Mother and father reading Say Hello Like This to their baby

Say Hello Like This

This book is all about having fun with the animal voices. Use your best silly voices like the dad in this video, and enjoy your child’s reaction. Like the family in the video, you can also add a few actions, like bouncing or jumping.

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mother and child reading Peekaboo Farm

Peekaboo Farm!

Peekaboo Farm is a bright and attractive book. The big flaps and sturdy board are perfect for small hands to handle. Like the mum in this video, give your baby lots of time to explore the pages, practice opening and closing flaps, and turning the pages.

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Grandfather reading Pants with his granddaughter

Pants!

Pants is a hilarious, rhyming, read-aloud book. Curl up like the Grandad and his Granddaughter in this video and enjoy laughing at all the different people and animals that you see. You could try talking about the different colours, patterns, and pictures of pants on every page!

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Owl Babies

This picture book is a classic. Notice how the mum in this video reads the book in a nice calm and reassuring tone - it’s a very gentle read aloud, perfect for bedtime.

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Father reading book to his baby

One, Two, Three...Run!

The dad in this video is reading to a very young baby. The baby is so engaged, and maintains eye contact with his dad throughout. It wouldn’t really matter what the dad was reading, the baby is just enjoying the experience of the cuddle and hearing his dad’s voice.

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Baby being read to by grandparents

Happy Baby Playtime

This book is great for babies because there’s lots for them to look at. You can talk about the different things in the picture, just like the Granny in this film.

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Family reading Goodnight Tractor

Goodnight Tractor

This gentle, rhyming book is an excellent bedtime story. A bedtime story is an important part of helping children to relax and encouraging them to sleep well.

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Child reading The Disgusting Sandwich

The Disgusting Sandwich

Would you eat this sandwich? This fun and engaging story is a great one for getting children involved. You could get your child to help to tell the story by joining in with the line, 'You can’t eat it now.

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Mother reading with two girls

Builders

This brightly coloured book is great for the whole family to share together. Like the family in the video, you can read or talk about the pictures in any language. Lift the flaps and see if you can find the hidden images in the pictures.

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