Family Time Mum
Top new books for kids
Reading with children is an important experience for both adult and child as it helps develop language skills and imagination children will benefit from for life. Here at UKMums.TV, we’ve taken a look at what’s new on the bookshelves for toddlers and pre-schoolers.
1. The Nursery Rhyme Book by Andrew Lang from The Folio Society priced £36.95
You can’t beat a classic which is why we’re fans of The Folio Society and the traditional books it produces. Among the latest editions, The Nursery Rhyme Book by Andrew Lang, with its beautifully designed cover and binding, is a book families will treasure for generations. With beautiful illustrations from Debra McFarlane, it’s the perfect keepsake for any young child.
2. Personalised Peter Rabbit books available from notonthehighstreet.com priced from £25.95
Who doesn’t know the Peter Rabbit character from Beatrix Potter? These books, created to mark Potter’s 150th birthday, can feature your little one’s name on the cover and throughout the book itself, allowing them to become part of the story alongside Beatrix Potter's original illustrations from The Tale of Peter Rabbit. These personalised books can be bought individually or as a set of three, making them the perfect gift for Christmas!
We think these personalised alphabet and number books for children by It’s Your Story are so adorable! They bring learning to life for little ones with personalised photos and their name throughout the book. The numbers edition is perfect for helping pre-schoolers learn to count from 1 to 10!
4. My Kingdom Books available from www.mykingdombooks.com priced £19.00
Prepare for a reading experience like never before with the world’s first pop-up augmented reality book! Based on the spelling of your child’s name, audio narration and 3D animation transform stories into an engaging, educational and interactive experience. The characters will literally leap out at you from the page with the aid of a smartphone or tablet. Your child will be amazed to see the action unfold before their eyes!