What's in the Read to Me bag?

Baby Books:

The Read to Me bag contains the following books and resources:


Here Babies, There Babies written by Nancy Cohen, illustrated by Carmen Mok


Look at Me! Baby's First Book of Faces illustrated by Flora Chang

Each Read to Me bag contains a selection of carefully chosen, age-appropriate baby books. The books are selected by a team of experts in early literacy and early childhood development and are changed every few years.

Read to Me bags are also available in Arabic, Chinese, French and Mi'kmaq. Click on each language to see the contents of each bag. Please note the selection of books in these bags can vary. We also offer individual books in over 18 languages upon request. 

Babies Love Books Guide:

Babies Love Books is a month by month guide that features information on reading development, tips for activities as well as book suggestions and rhymes to sing. Parents can hang the guide on the wall as an easy and informative reference.



50 Best Books for Babies Booklet:
Free Book Coupon:

Between birth and two years of age babies are growing and developing at an amazing rate and its important that parents choose the right books for each developmental stage. Our 50 Best Books for Babies booklet contains age appropriate book suggestions for parents to enjoy with their baby from birth to age 2. This resource is available from Nimbus Publishing.

Every Read to Me bag now contains a new FREE book coupon. Bring this coupon to your local public library to receive an additional free book to enjoy with your baby. While you are at the library you can register for library cards for the whole family. Many library branches have story times and playgroups, and families can borrow books, movies, magazines and more, all for free!

To discover more books as your baby grows, visit Read to Me's Pinterest page.
You'll find great book lists for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and school age children.

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Read to Me,

IWK Health Centre, PO Box 9700

Halifax, NS  B3K 6R8