Bookbug Explorer Bag Videos

Dad reading with two sons

You Choose

You Choose is an exciting book –like the Dad in the video says – it can be different every time you share it. The family have a great time chatting through different pages.

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boy and his great aunt reading together

Is That an Elephant in my Fridge?

This story gives Gavin and his Great Auntie a lovely moment to curl up together.

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Mum and Dad reading with little girl

Penguin

See a family read Penguin by Polly Dunbar

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Mum and daughters reading together

The Bus is for Us

A mum reads Michael Rosen's The Bus is For Us, part of this year's Bookbug Explorer Bag

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Dad reading with daughter

The Crocodile Who Didn't Like Water

This story is about a crocodile who doesn’t fit in. A few pictures at the beginning of the story give a clue that he might be a bit different – notice how the dad in the video draws his daughter’s attention to this subtle hint before they start.

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Mother reading with daughter

The Something

This book is full of excitement and mystery! In this video, Mum really uses her voice to bring the book to life, add suspense and excitement to the story and engage her son.

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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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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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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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