When it comes to books, babies seem to spring straight from the womb with the ability to listen endlessly to one story book after another.
And while they’re happy enough to look and listen for a good long while, the inevitable day comes (somewhere around their first birthday) when they want their story time to become more of an interactive experience – one where THEY can hold the book, where THEY can turn the pages, where THEY can point out the action.
So this is the perfect moment to introduce them to the wonderful world of lift-the-flap books – books that are bright and bold and hold loads of surprises in their stories.
Here are our 10 favourite lift-the-flap books that your kids will adore:
Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell
There’s a reason that Dear Zoo has sold over two million copies since it was first published 30 years ago. Because it is THAT good!
Through simple text and big bold illustration, it follows a child’s quest to find the perfect pet, and is everything a great lift-the-flap book should be – robustly made, fun to read with surprising discoveries along the way. Perfection.
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