There are so many incredible children’s books out there! I share many of my favorites on Instagram from time to time but want to have a centralized place to keep them all here on the blog. These are all titles we have in our library at home and have enjoyed reading to our kids. I will continue to come back and add more children’s books as we find more favorites!
A quick note – Most of these titles are available in paperback, hardback or as a board book. Be sure to select which you prefer at checkout! In my opinion, board books are best for kids under 3 (so they can’t tear the pages), but hardback look nicer and take up much less space on a bookshelf.
Family and God-Centered Children’s Books
When I Pray for You by Matthew Paul Turner
Made for Me by Zack Bush
On the Night Your were Born by Nancy Tillman
When God Made You by Matthew Paul Turner
Dear Librarian by Lydia M. Sigwarth
The Coquies Still Sing by Karina Nicole Gonzalez
Children’s Books about Diversity and Inclusivity
Magic Kids – A Book About Single Mothers By Choice by Ginny Ellsworth
Teach your Dragon about Diversity by Steve Herman
My Brother Otto – An Autism Awareness Book by Meg Raby
You are Enough – A Book About Inclusion by Margaret O’Hair
We’re Different, We’re the Same by Bobbi Kates
The New Kid Has Fleas by Ame Dyckman
Just for Fun
How to Catch a Mermaid by Adam Wallace
Sock on the Loose by Conor McGlauflin
Scout Branches Out by Jessika von Innerebner
Crayon Racing by Alberto Lot
365 Days of Play by Megan Hewes Butler
Awake by Mags DeRoma
Hello, World by Ethan Long
Books about Animals and Dinosaurs
Little Adventures of Biggie: My Forever Home by Isabel Brodsky
If Dinosaurs Had Hair by Dan Marvin
Diggersaurs by Michael Whaite
Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae
DOG by Matthew Van Fleet
Children’s Book Classics
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr.
The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
ABCs for Boys by Michael Kracht
Art is Everywhere by Jeff Mack
My First Book of Planets by Bruce Betts
Potty by Leslie Patricelli
Time to Pee by Mo Willems
Big Girl Panties by Fran Manushkin
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Before you go! If you have school aged kiddos and need ideas for teacher appreciate gifts, beginning of the years gifts, or ways to spoil your kiddo’s teacher anytime of the year, you’ll love our teacher favorites questionnaire! Head here to download!