BABYBUG is the perfect new baby gift – full of the highest-quality content available from the world's best children's writers and artists. Made with nontoxic ink, rounded corners, and no staples. BABYBUG safe for little ones to explore on their own.
Created since 1994, the joyful, brightly-illustrated stories and poems are perfect for parents and grandparents to read aloud. A "Guide for Caregivers" on the last page offers read-aloud tips and child development insights to help you get the most out of each issue.
Check out our interactive sampler to see for yourself why the children's magazine Babybug won a Parents' Choice Gold Award in 2014!
Access your subscription on your Computer, Apple iPad,iPhone or in the Google Play app store for devices 7 inches or more in diameter.
Choose a 1 year print plus digital bundle and receive 9 print issues mailed to the young reader in your life PLUS a fully interactive, enhanced digital edition each time a print issue mails. Digital only subscriptions will allow you to access Babybug on all Android and Apple tablets as well as on your computer.
You will receive download and login instructions via email when we process your order.
Now also available in Spanish!
Babybug Magazine is delivered 9 times per year digitally and by mail.
- Advertising-free simple stories and rhymes
- Kim and Carrots serial follows the adventures of a toddler and a trusty stuffed bunny
- Let's Explore investigates baby's world with photos
- A First Concept takes a playful look at a simple idea
- Traditional rhymes and Mother Goose favorites
- Picture find, action rhyme with motions, song with online audio, and much, much more!
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Just for Kids
Several ebooks drawn from past editions of Babybug are ready for your iPad, kindle, or nook.
Past issues - Babybug back issues are available individually. See our favorite titles or visit the Educators' site for full selection.
Resources for Parents - Free with each paid subscription to Babybug comes access to bonus content for parents and grandparents on the magazine's companion website, www.babybugmagkids.com. "Reading Babybug" and "Ask Babybug," both by child development expert Sally Nurss, M. Ed., offer suggestions and answer questions about reading with your child.
Subscribers can also visit the Babybug Blog for interviews with our contributors and a glimpse behind the scenes at Babybug!
Guarantee & Shipping
- Cricket Guarantee: You can transfer your subscription among any of our kids' magazines at NO COST. You can cancel at any time and request a refund for issues that haven't shipped yet by contacting 1-800-821-0115.
- All of our children's magazine subscriptions qualify for free shipping when being sent to a U.S. address (additional $15 for non-U.S.).
- You can personalize and send or print a gift card to announce your gift. We have special designs for each of our 13 children's magazines.
- Your first issue will arrive in 4-6 weeks. Find out more.
Goodnight Kim and Carrots Board Book
For toddlers who look and listen to BABYBUG magazine, there is no more familiar character than Kim and Carrots. Now Kim and her adorable bunny Carrots star in their own board book!
Even if the child you love doesn’t receive BABYBUG magazine, Kim and Carrots will delight and entertain as they take a bath, snuggle in a huge towel, read a story, watch the stars, and go to sleep. It’s an ideal bedtime routine that will find it’s way to your child’s bedside along with traditional favorites like Goodnight Moon.
Infants and toddlers will delight time and again as they are lulled off to sleep by BABYBUG’s own Kim and Carrots.
Carrots Plush Doll
by Clara Vulliamy
Babybug favorites Kim and Carrots are getting ready for bed. Little ones will want to make this sweet story part of their own good-night ritual, especially when they can get tucked in with their very own adorable, plush bunny.
A BABYBUG magazine subscription
for children ages 0-3 is a wonderful gift!
Normally, the first issue of a new subscription will arrive within 6-10 weeks. Now, you can give an extra issue
that will be delivered immediately
. This magazine issue is in addition to the regular subscription term.
The BABYBUG magazine issue currently available to be sent immediately is the March 2015 issue.
Remember to order your Subscription to go along with the extra issue!