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World Book Day 2011 for Twins, Triplets More!

Celebrate World Book Day with a visit to our Twins and Multiples Book Library for a great selection of the best children's books about twins, triplets and multiple births ranging from picture board books for twin babies, twinfants and toddlers, early reading books for pre-schoolers through to books aimed at young school children and teenagers. You'll also find many books about pregnancy and parenting twins, triplets and more!

It's never to early to start reading with your twins and triplets and these books illustrate and celebrate the unique relationship between multiples. Visit the UK/Ireland World Book Day website at for more information on how to join in the fun.

T is for Twins (0-5yrs)

A is for apples of my eyes, B is for babies. full of surprise. Follow this delightful rhyme through T is for Twins and watch how the author captures the essence of the twin relationship by pairing each letter of the alphabet with an adorable photograph of a set(s) of twins. Part of its appeal is the clever addition of a clear plastic pocket where parents can insert a picture of their own twins and include them in the book. (2002. by Mary Bond. Ralph Homan and Margaret Viles)
Sweet and charming illustrations accompany a rhyming text that encourages young children to chant along with the reader. This is quickly become a favourite in the genre. Parents will appreciate the humorous look at life with twins. Twins mean double the kisses and double the fun. It's double the joy for everyone ! Wonderful. whimsical nursery book you can read to your twins at bedtime. from birth quottil pre-school. time and time again! (2003. by Margaret O'Hair). Also in paperback version. Tiny Twosome.

Liittle Miss Twins (2yrs)

From Roger Hargreaves' Little Miss Series comes Little Miss Twins. Travel to Twoland where two friends can be double the fun fun!!

Chimp and Zee Series

Welcome to the wonderful world of Chimp and Zee. the cheekiest. most mischievous. most loveable twins in the whole of Jungletown. Brilliantly imaginative and lovable characters that children and adults adore. Colourful. unique and wacky illustrations evoke a wonderful jungle world. Fun. short text perfect for sharing and reading aloud.

We have five books available in this exciting new award-winning range for twins :

Books available in a range of Board. Paperback and Hardback Formats to suit all ages.
  • Suitable for Nursery and Early Years Education and for National Curriculum English - Reading. Key Stage 1 (Scotland English Language Level A).
  • The authors are a husband-and-wife team who have worked together on more than 60 picture books. winning numerous awards. Their first book. Chimp and Zee. won the Gold Award for the 5 and under category in the 2001 Nestle Smarties Book Prize.
A children's classic in the making from one of the world's most successful author/illustrator teams. Catherine and Laurence .
Twin Tales provides two magical stories about twins and their big sister in one fabulous book. 'Twin Trouble' is about when Connie's parents have twin babies. no-one pays attention to her anymore..... and 'Connie and the Water Babies' tells the tale of how Connie hates swimming but the twins love it ! two reassuring stories about family life and overcoming your fears.
Twins are meant to be alike. but Angela and Diabola are opposites in every way. Angela is completely good: Diabola is pure evil. Everyone loves Angela Even the vicar is terrified of Diabola! Only Angela knows what goes on in her twin''s mind - can she stop Diabola before its too late?
''a wonderful mix of horror and humour'' Sunday Telegraph
Two of a Kind Series by Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen (8yrs)
Ashley cant wait to go back to school. The new school year means shopping for new clothes. meeting new boyshellip shopping for MORE new clothes! Her twin sister. Mary-Kate. thinks shequots crazy. Mary-Kate would much rather hit a softball than a mega-mall. But they do agree on one thing: THEYRE WAY TOO OLD FOR A BABYSITTER! Too bad their dad doesnquott see it that way. Now the twins need a plan - a plan to show Dad just how right they are!
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen must be the coolest twins around.
TV choice (December 15-21. Issue 51)
Mary-Kate thought her twin sister Ashley would be her best friend forever. But now Ashley has a new best friend! Ashley's spending all her time with Nicole. and Mary-Kate feels totally left out. She has to get rid of Nicole - and she knows just how to do it. She pretends to be Ashley and tells Nicole their friendship is over. It works. Everything's back to normal - until Ashley finds out!
The most recognizable young icons among children aged six to 11.
Wendy Vukosa. Metro
Twin Tales describes the magic and mystery of multiple birth in pictures. text. and anecdotal sidebars appropriate for ages 9 and up. It offers an excellent explanation of some of the technical aspects of twinning and multiple birth on an age-appropriate level. Lovely book for all the family.
Identical twins Ruby and Garnet are inseparable. They do everything together. specially since the death of their mother. But can being a double act work forever ? When Dad finds a new girlfriend everything in the twins' lives is turned upside down--new home. new school. new everything. And gradually. being twins isn't quite the same anymore.
And for Triplets
Aimed at children aged 0-5. this light-hearted rhyming book explores peoplesquot reactions to the birth of triplets. It is fun to read and brilliantly illustrated by top cartoonist Brian Platt (by Hazel Cushion) and COMING SOON........ Go. Bugs. Go a charming story for younger triplets and Triplets by Holly Webb stories for older triplet girls.
We have specially selected a range of parenting books mostly about multiples ! We have books on twin and triplet pregnancy. premature babies, breastfeeding twins and triplets, raising twins after the first year,nbsp feeding twins and weaning multiple babies and toddlers, toddler taming and potty training ! All designed to help you through the first few years and beyond. Our exclusive Twins and Triplets Daily Schedule Books will be a life-saver for new parents too !
Twins Tips : Helping Twins to Develop Reading Skills

Helpful tips for parents on providing a rich reading experience from birth onwards as it's never too early to start reading to your twins. Research has indicated that even infants can benefit from being read to and it's important that as your twins grow. parents make reading part of their daily routine.

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