Children's Books

Are you looking for children's books? provides you with a choice of books selected by the National Education Association (US). Parents and teachers can find it useful in selecting quality literature for children.

Reading not only increases children's vocabulary and literacy skills. Expert studies have shown that reading increases children's intelligence.

Parents can help their kids develop a love for reading and should encourage them to read from an early age.

Also we recommend that you take a look at our section regarding reading activities for toddlers here.

For your convenience, we have grouped the books by age:

Books for Preschoolers

goodnight moonGoodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
This is our favorite preschoolers’ book! A book every child should read or have read to them. Goodnight Moon is a poem of goodnight wishes from a young rabbit who says goodnight to every object in sight and within earshot. The illustrations in the book are simple and beautiful, with brightly colored view of the rabbit room, and getting darker with nightfall. To order the book online click here.

Corduroy by Don Freeman.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle.

Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney.

The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats.

Books for Children Ages 4-8

green eggs and hamGreen Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
Among the children reading books that children enjoy and that can be read over and over again! This picture book will help your kid develop a love for reading. A timeless Dr. Seuss classic, Green Eggs and Ham is the story of Sam-I-Am who tries to convince the nameless skeptic that green eggs and ham are a delicacy to be savored. Kids will love Dr Seuss' whimsical illustrations and wacky rhymes. This is by far our favorite book for kids ages 4-8. For more information or to order online click here.

Love You Forever by Robert N. Munsch
This is a really touching story of the love between a mother and her son.

Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss.
An inspiring and empowering book

The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton.
It is a cute story of a house in the country that became a little house in a bustling city. It couldn’t see the sun because of the skyscrapers surrounding it. Finally the descendants of the family find the little house and move it back to its original setting.

the polar express The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg.
A MUST READ!!!! A beautiful book. It is the tale of a young boy lying awake on Christmas Eve only to have Santa Claus sweep by and take him on a trip with other children to the North Pole. The illustrations and the story will sure seem like a dream to your child. For more information or to order online, click here.

The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss.

The Lorax by Dr. Seuss.

The Mitten by Jan Brett.

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst.

Are You My Mother? by Philip D. Eastman.

Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes.

Stellaluna by Janell Cannon.

The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams.

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by John Archambault.

Horton Hatches the Egg by Dr. Seuss.

The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas! by Dr. Seuss.

The Napping House by Audrey Wood.

The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka.

Books for Children Ages 9-12

charlotte's webCharlotte's Web by E. B. White
This is among the great children reading books of all time. The book covers themes such as sacrifice, friendship, transformation and mortality. For more information about the book or to order it online click here.

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle.

Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis.

Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder

The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster

Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli

The BFG by Roald Dahl

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl

My Father's Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett

The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner

The Giver by Lois Lowry

Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt

Whether you are a parent or a teacher, if you have ideas on children reading books or if you would like to comment on a book, don't hesitate to submit your comments here.

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