As their tiny hands and eyes explore textures, shapes and colours, you're helping your little ones learn about the world around them. And as you read aloud they join the dots between shapes, colours, textures, sounds and objects. Here are some books to enlighten your baby’s senses.
A 'name the object' book that gets completely out of hand and is all the more fun for it
Discover all the colours of Easter with The Very Hungry Caterpillar in this bright and beautiful board book
Discover first words, numbers and concepts with the Moomins in this colourful touch and feel playbook. Just perfect for little hands!
Introduce your baby to puppies with touch and feel textures.
Explore first concepts with Peter Rabbit and friends.
Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy finally appears in an interactive touch and feel book.
Older babies and toddlers will love the smiling faces and different vehicles in this bright touch and feel book.
A fantastic collection of books, from early language learning to books about Māori culture and by Māori authors!
A list of novels and non-fiction by Māori writers, from classic bestsellers to exciting new voices.
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Books to inform, bring hope and encourage us to make a positive impact.