11 top-rated books to read to your child 2 years old and below

They're bright, loud, and full of fun!

There are many benefits of reading. A bedtime story each night boosts your child's literacy skills while stimulating his/her creativity. Even if your little one wants to read the same book over and over again, this also helps when learning new actions and words.

Some parents start reading as early as one-years-old with their kids. While you might wonder what's the right age to start reading, you also have to contend with which books to choose like "Do You See What I See?

Picking the right books usually means it contains sensible and age-appropriate content, while also having high reusability.

And last but not least, there should be important lessons to take away from the books.

Here are the top 11 books that children aged 2 years and below will benefit from reading.

Flashing Fire Engines

Flashing Fire Engines is available in board book and paperback and teaches children about fire safety.

Dazzling Diggers

Learn how strong and noisy diggers are in this board book of bold colours as you follow a friendly animal construction crew.

The Pout-Pout Fish in the Big-Big Dark

Follow Mr Fish as he heroically finds Ms. Clam’s lost pearl! Your children will learn important life lessons while learning about similes in this ocean-based adventure!

Thomas and Friends: My Red Railway Book Box

Four of the most popular Thomas The Tank Engine books are included in this exclusive box set, with a sturdy plastic handle and a velcro close for ease of opening. Perfect for reading on-the-go.

Bear Stays Up for Christmas

Join Bear and the gang as he tries his best to stay awake for Christmas. Learn different animals and their features through charming illustrations and flowing language.


Hello, Bugs!

This beautifully illustrated book will capture your children's attention with every turn of the page. High-contrast features make each read entertaining and hard for your children to look away.

Elmer Board Book

Elmer is a bright and colourful book to read and admire for its touching message on embracing diversity. The sturdy and thick pages will withstand your child carrying it everywhere you go!

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Written by

Vinnie Wong

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