It is never too early to start reading to your baby. To help you get started on your baby’s book collection, here is a list of some of our favourite picture books for 0-5 years.

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” Dr Seuss

 

  • Ten Little Fingers & Ten Little Toes – Mem Fox
  • The Tiger Who Came to Tea – Judith Kerr
  • Peace at Last – Jill Murphy
  • The Gruffalo – Julia Donalson & Axel Scheffler
  • The Jolly Postman or Other People’s Letters- Janet & Allan Ahlberg
  • The Cat in the Hat- Dr Seuss
  • Possum Magic – Mem Fox
  • Dear Zoo – Rod Campbell
  • Goodnight Moon – Margaret Wise Brown
  • Guess How Much I Love You – Sam McBratney
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar  –  Eric Carle
  • Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You see? – Eric Carle/Bill Martin
  • We’re Going On A Bear Hunt – Helen Oxenbury  & Michael Rosen
  • Where Is The Green Sheep? – Judy Horacek
  • My New Baby – Rachel Fuller
  • ‘That’s not my …’ Usborne Touchy-Feely Board Books – Fiona Watt
  • Hairy Maclary From Donaldson’s Dairy – Lynley Dodd
  • The Wheels On The Bus – Annie Kubler
  • Ten Little Monkeys Jumping On The Bed – Tina Freeman
  • Where’s Spot? – Eric Hill
  • My Dad – Anthony Browne
  • Moo Baa La La La – Sandra Boynton
  • Who’s Baby Am I? – John Butler
  • Mog In The Garden – Judith Kerr
  • The Big Farm Book – Roger Priddy
  • Hello Baby – Mem Fox
  • Noni The Pony – Alison Lester
  • Time For Bed – Mem Fox
  • Monkey & Me – Emily Gravett
  • Rudie Nudie – Emma Quay
  • Rumble In The Jungle – Giles Andreae & David Wojtowycz
  • Maisy’s Bus – Lucy Cousins
  • Each Peach Pear Plum – Allan Ahlberg & Janet Ahlberg
  • Goodnight Gorilla – Peggy Rathmann
  • Lost & Found – Oliver Jeffers
  • Dr Seuss’s ABC –  Dr Seuss
  • Head, Shoulders, Knees & Toes – Annie Kubler
  • A Child’s First ABC Alphabet – Alison Jay
  • The Very Busy Spider – Eric Carle
  • Peter Rabbit: Ten Juicy Radishes – Beatrix Potter
  • The Very Cranky Bear – Nick Bland
  • Koala Lou – Mem Fox
  • The Wonky Donkey – Craig Smith
  • Good Night Sleep Tight – Mem Fox
  • Fancy That – Pamela Allen
  • Shoes From Grandpa – Mem Fox
  • Farm 1,2,3 – Rod Campbell
  • Who Sank The Boat? – Pamela Allan
  • I Went Walking – Sue Williams
  • Hooray For Fish – Lucy Cousins