Ladybird Books welcomes two new sensory books to its much loved Baby Touch collection, introducing the magical adventures of Unicorns and prehistorical tales of Dinosaurs. With new textures and bright colours to explore on each page, little ones are sure to love the engaging stories.

Featuring shimmering fabric wings, colourful felt mains and twinkling rainbows, Baby Touch Unicorns offers a sweet story for little ones to follow along with their parents during bedtime reading.

Meanwhile, Dinosaurs starts from an egg cracking open and introducing the new arrival to the mummy dinosaur and her bumpy scales, before taking little learners through a colourful journey, meeting many loveable, textured characters along the way.

An ideal gift for any new arrival or first birthday, the Baby Touch collection encourages sensory development and boosts motor skills from the very first story time. Each book in the collection includes simple text that can be read aloud by parents, encouraging children to look for the points of interest on each page, whilst also being a great option for when little ones began to read independently. With a variety of textures including soft felts, glitters and crinkly card, the books are sure to be an essential on any nursery bookshelf.

About Ladybird

Ladybird is one of the biggest children’s publishers globally and offers some of the best books for babies, toddlers and young children.

Since publishing the first classic Ladybird book over 100 years ago, Ladybird has become one of the most iconic and well-known children’s brands, offering books for every child at every stage 0-7 years. Our books are trusted by parents the world over, from award-winning fun formats for little fingers, soothing bedtime stories and much-loved series including Peppa Pig, Hey Duggee and Ten Minutes to Bed, to first phonics and highly illustrated non-fiction. Ladybird encourages children to explore the world around them and answers a need for parents and carers with expert-led content, whether that’s tackling bedtime, potty training, starting school or exploring nature.

Ladybird is an imprint of Penguin Random House, the world’s number one publisher representing a vibrant community of publishing houses marked by unparalleled success.

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