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Best Children’s Books to Give as Gifts

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Books have the ability to change lives. What better way to spread love and knowledge, than by gifting a child with an amazing book?

Best Children's Books to Give as Gifts

Best Children’s Books to Give as Gifts


Even for those at an early age, being read stories ignites a spark in children’s imagination and creativity. 

Corduroy by Don Freeman 

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Helen Oxenbury & Michael Rosen

Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell

The Wonderful Things You Will Be by Emily Winfield Martin

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Larua Joffe Numeroff

Chugga-Chugga Choo-Choo by Kevin Lewis

Llama Llama Red Pajama by Anna Dewdney


These books are perfect for children to read by themselves, or to follow along with a parent. 

The Invisible Boy by Trudy Ludwig

Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

Islandborn by Junot Diaz 

I’ve Loved You Since Forever by Hoda Kotb

After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) by Dan Santat

Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty

Bramble and Maggie Give and Take by Jessie Haas


Tween books are exciting because now your child has the opportunity to read and discover more specific books that they love. 

A Bear Called Paddington by Michael Bond

Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World by Rachel Ignotofsky

The War With Grandpa by Robert Kimmel Smith

Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie

The Adventures of Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey

Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White

Winnie the Pooh by A.A. Milne


Dealing with more real life and controversial issues, these teen books provide fresh perspectives on the world, and the people in it. 

Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone by J.K. Rowling 

The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton 

A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green


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Classic Books for Tweens

Art Books for Elementary Students

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