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World Book Day March 1st 2012

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.
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. 
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 many books available in this exciting new award-winning range for young twins:
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 from one of the world's most successful author/illustrator teams, Catherine and Laurence Anholt.
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. A lovely book for all the family.
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 Diaries are life-savers 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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