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Books we’ve been reading together since newborn days

  1. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you see?
  2. Australian Babies (Magabala Books)
  3. Farm Book – Lamaze
  4. Touch & Feel – Steve Parish
  5. The Very Busy Spider
  6. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
  7. Time for Bed – Mem Fox
  8. My Nursery Rhyme Collection
  9. Nicola Tuxworth picture books
  10. Hop on Pop

Children’s books to find and read

These are children’s books that I hadn’t heard of before or ones that I decided I needed to write down so I didn’t forget them.

  1. Grug series
  2. Dorrie the Little Witch
  3. Peter Pan and Wendy illustrated by Anne Graham Johnstone
  4. Little black, a pony by Walter Farley.
  5. “When I’m Feeling” series by Trace Moroney
  6. Jill Murphy’s “Large Family”
  7. “The Usborne Book of First Experiences”
  8. The wonky donkey!
  9. Olivia
  10. Plus anything by Mem Fox, Pamela Allen, Dr Seuss, Alison Lester and Bob Graham.

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Books my 16 month old daughter loves

1. Dear Zoo – Rod Campbell 

2. Go Dog Go – P.D. Eastman

3. Quick as a Cricket – Audrey Wood

4. Peek-a Who? – Nina Laden

5. Toes, Ears, & Nose! – Marion Dane Bauer

6. Moo, Baa, La La La! – Sandra Boynton

7. Water Boy – Ros Asquith

8. Spot’s Birthday Balloon – Eric Hill

9. Hop on Pop – Dr Seuss

10. Hattie and the Fox – Mem Fox

Some of these books are favourite ones from my childhood, others I stumbled upon at our local library. Some were presents, and I bought a few after reading this post.

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