Books for 3 – 5-year-olds

Give pre-school children access to entertainment and learning with books. Favourites like Bluey and Greg the Sausage Roll offer up adventure and new experiences. Find activity books, colouring books and more for three, four and five-year-olds with our handy guides to the best books for learning, including books about counting and feelings, as well as our list of books to get kids ready for nursery and the best sticker books to help keep children occupied. And at the end of the day of fun and adventure, help children drift off with Tom Fletcher’s There’s a Bear in Your Book.

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15 books that will make under 5s giggle

Packed full of hilarity (and sometimes a little bit of mischief!) from beginning to end, these picture books for under fives are positively giggle-inducing.

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Activity & interactive books

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Learning at home

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First day of school: tips from an early years teacher

We asked early years teacher Hayley Winter to share how parents can best prepare for their little one’s first day at school.

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