The Best Books for 1 Year Olds / Babies

Welcome to the world little one! You have so much to learn and so much time to grow into whoever you want to be. What better way to get your little one immersed and inspired from a young age through the magic of reading?

Research shows that it's never too soon to start reading to your child. reports that reading to your newborn exposes them to the sound of your voice, which is a soothing experience, encourages them to read on their own, boosts brain power and introduces them to emotion.

We understand that getting out and finding books when you have a newborn can be a little bit tricky and this is where Bookabees wants to help. We deliver personalised boxes of books to your doorstep each and every month, it's like having your own personal librarian!

To get you started we've rounded up our favourite books for 1 year olds, all the books featured are available from Bookabees. So if you haven't read them yet, what's stopping you!

  1. Pussy Cat, Pussy Cat where have you been

    A fun take on the old classic nursery rhyme. Follow Pussy cat around London and visit all the famous landmarks with him.

    Pussy cat, pussy cat, where have you been?

  2. My awesome counting book

    A fantastic new way to introduce children to counting and numbers for the first time. Each page is filled with numbers, pictures and counting activities for children to complete.

    My awesome counting book

  3. Warthog

    When a plucky little warthog sets out on an adventure, he meets all sorts of fascinating creatures. All children will love lifting the flaps to count the hidden animals and following the ten muddy footprints.


  4. Never Touch a Monster

    Children will love this unique board book, filled with cute monster illustrations and bumpy, silicone touches to explore!

    Never touch a monster

  5. Colours: a walk in the countryside

    This board book takes very young readers on a summer walk through the countryside, looking at all the colours of the rainbow. This elegant little book is a great way of bringing children closer to nature.

    Colours: a walk in the countryside

With a subscription to Bookabees every month your little one will have fun, hand-picked books delivered to your doorstep in a special personalised box. Every new subscriber is asked to fill out their child's age and interests to help our team of book experts and educators suggest the contents of their next box. Choose from either 1, 3 or 5 books a month which will come with activities designed to encourage imagination and development, our topical monthly newsletter The Yeller, and exciting stickers! All packed with magic!

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