Chances are that you already know all about In The Night Garden, which means you and your tot will love reading the In The Night Garden children's books inspired by the show.
If you don't, the popular kid's TV show is about a magical picture-book place that exists between waking and sleeping in a child’s imagination. It's inhabited by a diverse bunch of loveable characters including Igglepiggle, Upsy Daisy and Makka Pakka.
Best In The Night Garden books at a glance:
• Best book collection: In the Night Garden: Little Learning Library – Buy now from Amazon
• Best interactive book: In the Night Garden: Everybody Loves the Pinky Ponk! – Buy now from Amazon
• Best for learning numbers: In the Night Garden: 123 – Buy now from Amazon
As well as introducing imaginative play and early language acquisition, the show helps little ones to understand routine, with each episode showing the characters going to bed at the very end of the programme. For many families, In The Night Garden is an ideal watch before bedtime.
While they might not be considered classic children's books, there are many In The Night Garden books they're bound to love too as well. Just like the show, why not introduce them before bedtime? Just don't blame us if they want you to read them this popular baby book over and over again...
Best book collection
This set of In the Night Garden: Little Learning Library books is ideal for younger readers.
Best for your bedtime routine
It's almost time for bed in the Night Garden, but first Igglepiggle wants to say goodnight to all
Best interactive book
Take a flight on the Pinky Ponk with the Night Garden friends. Your child will love using the big
Best for Upsy Daisy fans
Upsy Daisy's having fun dancing, and she's not ready to go to bed yet. In this book your child can
Best flap book
It's Igglepiggle's birthday! But where is his present? In this read, your child can lift the big
The best gift
This sturdy box fits perfectly around a set of nine chunky little board books, all featuring the
Best for bright colours
Igglepiggle, iggle onk, we're going to catch the...Ninky Nonk! Once upon a time in the Night
Best for travel
The perfect book for your youngster to snuggle up with before bed, in this beautifully illustrated
Best for little ones who like to read-a-long with you
Once upon a time in the Night Garden, everyone was trying to call to the Tombliboos to play their
Best for learning numbers
Introduce numbers and counting to your tot with this chunky Night Garden board book with simple
Best for Christmas Eve
A festive read ideal for Christmas time, everybody in the (snowy!) Night Garden loves Christmas!
What age is In The Night Garden aimed at?
According to the BBC, In The Night Garden is a series aimed at pre-schoolers aged one to six, but of course there's nothing wrong with reading these books to kids who are older than that.
Is In The Night Garden good to read before bed?
While it might seem a little chaotic and crazy to watch as adults, In The Night Garden is actually designed to help children relax and feel calm before bed.
The stories are full of repetition, which children find calming and relaxing. From the bedtime routine to the rhymes and language and familiar characters, little ones know what to expect which makes them relaxed before bedtime.
Emily Gilbert is the Features & Reviews Editor for Mother&Baby and has written for the website and previously the magazine for six years. Specialising in product reviews, Emily is the first to know about all the exciting new releases in the parenting industry.