Six Of The Best Infant Books
Mums & Bubs
By: Lenore Pearson, ellaslist explorer
Engaging stories, beautiful illustrations, rhyme and repetition – what a fabulous way to introduce the joy of reading to your children. They will be begging you to read them over and over again.
1. Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
Let the wild rumpus start! A great read aloud book that follows the adventures of Max to the land of the wild things.
2. The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
A clever book about the transformation of a caterpillar into a butterfly, integrating the days of the week, numbers and types of food.
3. Hairy Maclary from Donaldson’s Dairy by Lynley Dodd
The story of a black terrier and his doggy friends with funny names, who get up to lots of mischief.
4. The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson
‘What’s a Gruffalo?’ A quick thinking mouse creates a scary creature to deter forest animals from eating him, but when the Gruffalo actually becomes real, can the mouse out-wit him too?
5. Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell
Kids love to lift the flaps again and again as letter after letter is written to the zoo in search of the perfect pet.
6. Where Is The Green Sheep? by Mem Fox
Not only a fabulous book for learning opposites, but the rhyming is just delightful.
Hello! My name is Lenore, proud mumma to three gorgeous kids, amazingly awesome wife to one cool dude and self-professed travel addict! I started out my career as a primary school teacher for five years, which, second to having my own kids, was extremely rewarding for me.
While I was pregnant with baby number 3, and slowly going insane pacing (waddling) up and down the house, I felt I needed to keep my mind active and decided to take up a Diploma in Travel and Tourism, because I clearly wasn’t going to have my hands full enough with three kids!
I am all about exploring. For me, living a full life is about collecting amazing experiences from as many incredible places as possible. Travel and adventures fuel my imagination and I love sharing them in the hopes of inspiring the explorer in each of us! Along with my family, I have been fortunate enough to have discovered lots of places already.
I am super excited to be an ellaslist Explorer, aiming to provide very real and practical information for families looking to create their own adventures and experiences. I am forever researching new and exciting things to do with the kids and I look forward to sharing them with you.
I have also just launched my own travel blog ‘Little Miss Piggy’ a treasure trove of travel inspiration and unique experiences in and around Sydney and abroad.