Tickle, Tickle

by Helen Oxenbury
Tickle, Tickle
  • This is a great book to read aloud
  • Tickle, Tickle is a favourite and fun rhyme that will make you both laugh
  • Enjoy a tickle at the end, lots of fun!


Publisher: Walker Books
Age group: Baby
Age group: Toddler

'i love reading this book to my kids...'

i love reading this book to my kids as they know when i get to the page before last they start hiding because they know im going to come after them wiith a big tickle! they love it


About the author

Helen Oxenbury

Growing up in Ipswich, England, Helen Oxenbury loved nothing more than drawing. As a teenager, she entered art school and basked in the pleasure of drawing, and nothing but drawing, all day. During vacations she helped out at the Ipswich Repertory Theatre workshop, mixing paints for set designers. It was there that she decided her future lay in theatre design. While studying costume design, however, Helen was told by a...
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What families say

My baby received this in the bookstart baby bag from our local library and it quickly became his favourite book, as soon as we open it and he hears, "squelch, squelch, in the mud" he squeals with joy, even if he isn't looking and is on the other side of the room- he'll just bound over to me :)

Rating: 4 star
30 January 2012

This is one of the first books I read to my daughter. It came in our bookstart bag. We go through the book acting out the actions and as always the tickle tickle has her screaming with delight! An excellent way to introduce reading to babies.

Rating: 5 star
20 June 2012

This was in our first Bookstart bag. Matthew is nearly two now and loves this book as much as ever. We will often recite the verses to Tickle Tickle before, during & after bathtime. Matthew often picks the book up and turns straight to the last page just so he can have a tickle and a huge giggle.

Rating: 4 star
10 April 2012

Thomas and I first shared this book whilst cuddled up on the sofa together. Thomas was more interested in trying to eat the book to begin with but was more interested when I started pointing things out and we shared a giggle when I started tickling him!! Only thing I found was that it was over quite quick.

Rating: 3 star
1 September 2011

This is one of my daughter's ever favourite books. I love to admire her giggles while we both read this book together with gestures and I can't wait to see her giggling and screaming in delight together once again!!!

Rating: 5 star
13 July 2013

My little girl loves this book. Especially when mum does noises to go with it. We always get big giggles at the end when we do tickle tickle.

Rating: 4 star
13 August 2012

We love this book! My two love making squelching noises for the mud and it is great way of discussing our bed time routine and how they play in mud and puddles. When I tickle them at the end we end up in a heap screaming with laughter. Another much-loved classic.

Rating: 5 star
23 November 2011

This was one of my baby's first boo-boo as she calls it. She watches first 3 pages carefully but she is always waiting for the last page where it says 'tickle tickle under there' and I start tickling her and she enjoys it so much. She screams with happiness.

Rating: 5 star
Aarna's Dad
19 November 2011

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