The best toddler books to help them navigate the big milestones

Help your toddler understand the big milestones they’re hitting as they grow with these picture books about everyday experiences.

With new experiences and milestones happening every single day, parenting a toddler is incredibly exciting and equally challenging. Help your toddler (and you) navigate their new experiences, from potty training and making friends, to bath time and becoming a big sibling with these fun and educational picture books for toddlers.

No More Nappies

by Marion Cocklico

Book cover for No More Nappies

This fun picture book about potty training will introduce your child to transitioning out of nappies in a fun and relatable way, through the stories of toddlers Millie and Mo. Developed with Early Years Consultant Dr Amanda Gummer, No More Nappies also has tips about potty training for parents on every page and bright and bold illustrations by Marion Cocklico.

I'm Not Sleepy

by Marion Cocklico

Book cover for I'm Not Sleepy

If you’ve got a toddler who you struggle to settle down at night, this bedtime story might do the trick. In I’m Not Sleepy, toddler Ned and his Mum walk through his bedtime routine, getting ready for bed, even though he’s ‘not a bit sleepy’. This humorous and relatable picture book should help even the trickiest toddler get a good night’s rest.

Tiger, Tiger, Time to Take a Bath!

by Jo Lodge

Book cover for Tiger, Tiger, Time to Take a Bath!

A fun rhyming story from author and illustrator. Jo Lodge, Tiger, Tiger, Time to Take a Bath! will have little ones giggling as they learn about personal grooming and how to take care of themselves. With the book’s sliding tabs, they’ll love helping the animals clean up, brush their teeth and comb their hair as you read the story together!

We're Having a Baby

by Marion Cocklico

Book cover for We're Having a Baby

Introduce your little one to the idea of a new baby joining the family with this picture book for toddlers. With lift the flaps and other interactive features, the story of Nancy and her new baby brother is the perfect way to teach your child about what happens when you become a big sibling.

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