Bookbug Explorer Bag Videos

Mum and son reading together

Car Car Truck Jeep

This transportation themed book is lots of fun to read aloud - you can even sing it to the tune of 'Baa Baa Black Sheep'! You can see how much Mum and Levi are enjoying this book. She really uses her voice to show the way the different vehicles move.

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Little boy reading with a lady

Look and Say What You See in the Town

There is lots to look at in ‘Look and Say What You See in the Town’ and Granny uses this book to inspire lots of conversation with her Grandson. It’s great to link this book to what your child knows or has experienced.

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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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