Inside info on the Bluey book series + prize packs to win

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  Published on Wednesday, 03 June 2020

Inside info on the Bluey book series + prize packs to win

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  Published on Wednesday, 03 June 2020
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There are 101 reasons to share a book with your young child, and Bluey is one of them!

This bouncy Blue Heeler is entertaining kids around the world, and her simple tales of family fun teach littles ones a lot about imagination, resilience, kindness and humour.

To keep you up to speed with this energetic six-year-old and her furry family, we’ve rounded up some inside info about the Bluey books and are handing over 6 paw-fect prize packs.

First, though, what are the benefits of these books?

Storytime is a chance for parents to bond with children, have a giggle and explore new ideas and vocabulary. There are lots of old faves to explore, but if you’re looking for a guaranteed crowd-pleaser, you can’t go past Bluey!

The little dog is a BIG hit with under fives, and the Bluey books are a great way to encourage reading and learning at home because they’re full of characters your child loves and words they’ll get to know.

There are lots of titles to read and re-read together, with board books for toddlers and preschoolers, and activity books full of fun things to colour and stick. There’s also a range of free printables  from Bluey: Big Backyard to help young children improve their motor skills, practice their hand-writing, stay focused, relax and tap into their creativity as they colour-in.

Win a Bluey book pack!

To kick off your child’s Bluey book collection, or add to their library, Penguin Random House is giving away 6 book packs, each containing a copy of:

  • Bluey: Bob Bilby board book
  • Bluey: The Beach lift-the-flap board book
  • Bluey: Fruit Bat glow-in-the-dark board book
  • Bluey: The Creek board book
  • Bluey: Time to Play! sticker activity book
  • Bluey: Big Backyard colouring book

For your chance to win, just tell us why your under five is a big Bluey fan.

Email your answer to competition@careforkids.com.au by 17 June, 2020.

But wait, there’s more!

The Bluey book range is growing this year, with some brand-new and ‘coming soon’ titles. Here are 6 tail-waggers your child can look forward to:

  • Bluey: All About Bluey – This fun Bluey-shaped board book came out on June 2 and is packed with fun facts about the popular pup and her family.
  • Bluey: All About Bingo – Also released on June 2, this cut-out board book contains everything young Bluey fans want to know about Bluey’s little sister, Bingo. 
  • Bluey: My Dad is Awesome – Written by proud kids Bluey and Bingo, this book celebrates all that’s great about their dad, Bandit. It’s out on August 4, just in time for Father’s Day on September 6.
  • Bluey: Grannies – Based on the hit Bluey episode, ‘Grannies,’ this board book sees Bluey and Bingo investigating whether grannies can dance! It includes an eye-catching lenticular insert that makes Bluey and Bingo do The Floss and is out on September 1.
  • Bluey: Let’s Play Outside – This magnet book is a must-have for little ones wanting to immerse themselves in the world of Bluey. Get the book on September 29, then use the magnets to create games for the Heeler and her friends.
  • Bluey: Hooray, It’s Christmas! – This sticker activity book contains stacks of Christmas-themed activities featuring Bluey, Bingo and their family. It’s out on November 3 and will fit nicely under the Christmas tree.

This is all good news for pre- and early readers, and to give your child a taste of the new Bluey books, here’s an excerpt from All About Bluey…

Enjoy!

This child care article was last reviewed or updated on Wednesday, 21 October 2020

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