Dual-language Bookstart packs are available
If English is not your first language, you may be able to get dual-language books in Bookstart packs to share with your preschool child.
If you would like a book in another language as part of your pack, please contact your health visitor (for babies) or library (for preschoolers). They can then contact the local Bookstart Coordinator to check availability in your local authority.
We offer dual language titles in the following languages
Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese Traditional, Chinese Simplified, Croatian, Czech, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Kurdish, Lithuanian, Nepalese, Panjabi, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese
The following titles are available
- What Shall We Do with the Boo Hoo Baby? by Cressida Cowell and Ingrid Godon
- Little Red Hen and the Grains of Wheat
- Walking through the Jungle by Debbie Harter
- Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Eric Carle
- Augustus & His Smile by Catherine Rayner
For more information, just ask at your library.
Also available: Translated guidance booklets
Two of our popular guidance booklets are available in 27 community languages
- Babies Love Books
- More Things to do with Books
These booklets are available in the following languages
Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Farsi, French, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Punjabi, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Scottish Gaelic, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese, Yoruba
Books inspire Lulu to be many things: from a fairy to a farmer, a mummy to a monster, a tiger to a tiny pilot. Read the story together, in English and 20 other languages.