Book bags and Storysacks

Nurseries, playgroups and childminders for under 5s can borrow bags and sacks containing books, CDs, posters and characters to encourage reading.

You can borrow a book bag or a Storysack free of charge for up to a month.

Book bags

Book bags contain story books, posters, CDs, novelty and information books.

Titles include:

  • Animals
  • Clothes
  • Colours
  • Counting
  • Farming
  • Food
  • Holidays and the seaside
  • My body
  • Nature
  • Nurse rhymes and action songs
  • Opposites
  • People at work
  • Pets
  • Shapes
  • Special days
  • Transport
  • Weather


Each Storysack is based around a picture book with props and characters to make story telling fun. Some have CDs to sing along to. There's also a non-fiction book, a guide and a game.

Titles include:

  • The Animal Boogie
  • The Big Hungry Bear
  • Big Red Bath
  • Can't You Sleep, Little Bear?
  • Do Your Ears Hang Low?
  • Elmer And The Wind
  • The Gingerbread Man
  • The Gruffalo
  • Itchy Bear
  • Knickers And Pants
  • Little Red Riding Hood
  • Miffy
  • Noah's Ark
  • Nursery Rhyme Singing Sack
  • Our Cat Cuddles
  • Owl Babies
  • Ringo The Flamingo
  • Shaun The Sky Shark
  • Tallula Atishoo
  • Teddy Takes Tumble
  • There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly
  • This Old Man
  • The Ugly Duckling
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar
  • Walter Windy's Washing Line
  • We're Going On A Bear Hunt

Borrow a bag or sack

Contact us for a full list of titles and to request a book bag or story sack.

Schools don't need to register and will get their bags delivered. Other providers will need to set up a group library membership and can collect their bags from their local library.


Page last updated: 13/06/2022
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