21 Awesome Kids Books

    1st October, 2019

Story time can be a toddlers favourite bedtime tradition. Be a part of it by signing and gifting one of the books from this list of 21 awesome kids books!

Knowledge is power! We love educational gifts, and we've never met a parent who didn't appreciate the gift of knowledge. Dinosaurs, animals and nature; these unique stories make great science gifts for kids and also teach them valuable life lessons. Classy and smart, they get that from YOU!

We Don't Eat Our Classmates Hardcover

Engaging Story to Read Again and Again. Loved the diverse children represented in this book, and I think students will pick up on theme (treat others the way you want to be treated) easily. A must have for those who do #classroombookaday with students!

This great hardcover book makes a thoughtful 5th birthday gift for kids who are learning about social boundaries. The We Don't Eat Our Classmates presents Penelope Rex, a cute dinosaur that wants to eat all of her friends, to discuss respect and boundaries in a fun, educational way kids understand.

Junie B. Jones Complete Kindergarten Collection

The children so loved the Series. It arrived safely, and beautifully packaged. With Paper Dolls included for extra fun. My 6yr old daughter reads 3 to 4 chapters a day. Sometime the whole book. Then she writes her own book of what she read. She absolutely loves Junie B Jones books and the pictures make it so funny. She reads to me and we laugh till we cry.

The Junie B. Jones Complete Kindergarten Collection makes a fantastic addition to a child’s bookshelf and a great sixth birthday gift. Give books to a kid! This hilarious bestselling chapter book series has over 65 million copies sold. It features 17 of the Junie B. Jones kindergarten adventures and an exclusive paper-doll bonus.

The Giving Tree Hardcover

Whenever I am invited to a baby shower, this is always a gift from my husband & myself. I have even chose this book as a house warming gift. This book really tugs at all the emotions everyone goes through one time or another. Or even all at once. It has turned into a discussion book for all my grandkids.

Since it was first published fifty years ago, Shel Silverstein's moving picture book for readers of all ages has offered a touching interpretation of the gift of giving and a serene acceptance of another's capacity to love in return. This book brings a loving message and makes an excellent, thoughtful birthday gift, especially for kids 3+.

Billionaire Boy Paperback

Really great book, my son loved it. David Walliams' picture books fit the bill perfectly for this age group. They're humorous (especially for children - Walliams seems to know exactly the type of humour children appreciate) and the illustrations are bold and attractive.

Through Billionaire Boy, kids can learn how money means nothing if you don't have friends! This book makes a fantastic 5th birthday gift, it is educational and heartwarming. Joe is wealthy, he has his own bowling alley and butler. There's just one thing he actually needs, that can't be bought: a friend.

The Never Girls Collection #1

My daughter absolutely loves this series. Exactly what I expect. Four books perfectly tailored to a young girl who loves Disney and all things fairy. The text is large enough to help a beginner keep his/her place when reading. They are large enough books to give the reader a sense of accomplishment, but not so large they become discouraged

Packed in the cutest little box, The Never Girls Collection #1, by Disney, makes a lovely 7th birthday gift. The collection features the first four Never Girls adventures, which are: In a Blink, The Space Between, A Dandelion Wish, and From the Mist. Four best friends go in an adventure off to Never Land, a great story any kid will love to read!

Harry Potter: The Complete Series

This set is very nice and should be a must for any Harry Potter fan. I cried when I got these books. They are so amazing and the box is AWESOME!!!! These are probably the best covers I’ve seen other than the original set. The work is amazing and I could not be happier with these :)

This is a must for any kid and one of the best 8th birthday gifts ever. This boxed set of Harry Potter’s complete series features a new design, brilliantly done by Brian Selznick, a Caldecott Medalist. J.K. Rowling’s world shows kids the magic of reading books: they will love to go in adventures with Harry, Hermione, and Ron, and will want to travel to Hogwarts castle every day.

Magic Tree House Boxed Set, Books 1-28 Paperback

Wow!!! This has been a gigantic hit for my 7 year old! She literally carries the box around the house, brings it in the car everywhere we go, and is reading nonstop (and she isn't one to just pick up a book and read).

Magic Tree House Boxed Set is a lovely way to foster a love for reading in a child’s heart. This fantastic 6th birthday gift option is now with some new, colorful covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system. A series of fun and exciting adventures, all around the world and throughout history, this bestselling chapter book series all-time features 28 paperback books.

Ordinary People Change the World

Ordinary People Change the World Series is the best. You can't go wrong. My 5 year old loves it. We read these books every night. Each book teaches that they were just ordinary people who had different struggles in life but they persevere by being courageous and by not giving up.

Ordinary people change the world, you know. Who was Amelia Earhart? Or Rosa Parks? Or Abraham Lincoln? They were ordinary people! That’s what the Ordinary People Change the World is about. Brad Meltzer and illustrator Christopher Eliopoulos answer what makes a hero in this 4-books set. This amazing 6th birthday gift shows kids they can be heroes too. The collection features the books, a beautifully designed slipcase, and an autographed print, that looks great on a frame.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Box of Books

It's full of stories to be completed by your child and so funny to look back on when they're older. Diary of a Wimpy Kid and the rest of the volumes in the series are a huge hit at the primary school where I am a librarian. They often come up for discussion in our weekly book club and the majority of the children who attend, both boys and girls, read them avidly.

This collection can already be considered a classic in children’s literature. The Diary of a Wimpy Kid Box of Books is a must on any kid’s bookshelf. This box makes a fabulous 9th birthday gift for a child that doesn’t have them yet. It features the first 10 books in the series, including Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Rodrick Rules, The Last Straw, Dog Days, The Ugly Truth, and more! The box was specially designed to look good and store these diaries safely.

Judy Blume's Fudge Box Set Paperback

I loved these books as a kid, so I bought this for my 9yo son. He read through the entire set, one book after another. And has even re-read a few. As he's reading, I can hear him laughing out loud. So great! No girl should ever miss the opportunity to read anything by Judy Blume, but especially this boxed set. Classics!! I loved her when I was a kid and now my daughters enjoy her too.

Judy Blume's Fudge Box Set Paperback features the complete set of the bestselling author Judy Blume. The collection includes Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great, Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing, Double Fudge, Fudge-a-Mania, and Superfudge. It makes a fantastic, thoughtful 9th birthday gift that will entice the birthday girl to be part of the new generation of Blume readers.

E. B. White Box Set

This lovely box set contains 3 paperback editions of the award-winning books "Charlotte's Web," "Stuart Little," and "The Trumpet of the Swan." These three books by E. B. White make a fantastic 8th birthday gift to any child who likes to read beloved, timeless classics. The books are illustrated in black-and-white by Garth Williams and Fred Marcellino.

A Smart Girl's Guide: Friendship Troubles

This is a great book, I can recommend it to anyone with a 9 year old daughter (or a bit younger or older)! It explains relationship issues so well and easy enough to understand for a child and it's actually fun to read it together. My 9 yr old daughter says that she really enjoyed reading this and got lots of tips, however she tends to forget the tips and needs to keep coming back to it every few weeks, therefore its an excellent buy!

Children who are close to puberty start experiencing trouble with their relationship with friends. A Smart Girl's Guide: Friendship Troubles is a book and a guide for girls who are dealing with a few friendship problems. It makes a fantastic, thoughtful 9th birthday gift, This useful book helps girls to deal with the possible issues in their interpersonal relationships through practical tips, fun quizzes, and stories from real girls who've been there--and are still friends.

The Cardboard Kingdom Hardcover

He enjoyed it and was able to tweek it so that it worked terriffically.

“The Cardboard Kingdom” is a hardcover graphic novel that depicts a neighborhood full of kids who turn regular boxes into colorful outfits and their regular block into a cardboard kingdom. This fantastic 11th birthday gift discusses the incredible power of play and imagination during the early years of adolescence. Emotional growth and identity-searching are some of the powerful themes tackled by this book.

Puffin Hardcover Classics Box Set

This is a lovely set of books. I bought it for a granddaughter, and another granddaughter loved it so much that Santa brought her a set too. A beautiful set of hardback classic stories that are great for any collection. With care these could be passed to Generations! Love the colors!

Puffin Hardcover Classics Box Set contains six classic children’s novels together. This fantastic 13th birthday gift is a book collection kids will treasure - they are timeless, come in a gorgeously illustrated box, and each book is designed with a textured hardcover binding. The box includes Anne of Green Gables, A Little Princess, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Wind in the Willows, The Secret Garden, and Peter Pan.

Illuminature: Discover animals with your magic lens

Amazingly beautiful book for lil explorers! I'm going to get more for presents! Arrived on time!

The “Illuminature: Discover 180 animals with your magic three color lens” is a lovely book full of beautiful colors. It gets kids to explore ten of the world’s environments and reveal their hidden secrets. It makes a fabulous 11th birthday gift for curious kids who will love using the three-colored lens to illuminate each page in a kaleidoscope of color.

The Hunger Games Box Set: Foil Edition Paperback

WOW WOW WOW WOW!!!! OMG what a story, what a book. This is Amazing. I loved this book. This book one of the best books I have read in a long time. If you haven't already read it, do it!

The Hunger Games Box Set: Foil Edition features the 3 Hunger Games Paperback books in a gorgeous package. The groundbreaking New York Times bestselling books, The Hunger Games, Catching Fire, and Mockingjay make a fantastic 13th birthday gift choice for a kid who loves to read - or who would love to discover the adventure of Katniss and her friends.

Be Prepared Paperback

Great for young campers, or girls trying to find their way in the world. Lots of smiles, laughs, tears, reflections, and fluid well-done storytelling.

The illustrated paperback book “Be Prepared” tells the story of Vera, a Russian girl who lives in the suburbs, and can’t seem to fit anywhere. This lovely book makes a fantastic 10th birthday gift for a kid at an age when they and their peers are finding their place in the world. This book can bring feelings of empathy for kids who get to know Vera, her struggles, and her joys!

MindWare Word Winks Paperback

My students love these! They are a great way to get the mind thinking in new ways (thinking outside the box), plus, they are a great way of introducing and teaching idiomatic expressions. They are so much fun.

Books that teach logical reasoning to children are the best! MindWare Word Winks is a paperback puzzle book that teaches complex skills with an efficient method. This fantastic 10th birthday gift option is perfect for children who are on vacation because it exercises the brain while they’re away from school.

Eat This! How Fast Food Marketing Gets You to Buy Junk

Every child needs this in their library. This book breaks down those messages and allows a child (or adult) to see just how they are getting played. the message is always "you are in control of your health"

Kids should know the truth about junk food, and this book gives that truth. “Eat This!: How Fast Food Marketing Gets You to Buy Junk (And How To Fight Back)” is a paperback book that explains to kids how fast food marketing gets people to buy junk, and how they can fight back. This is a thoughtful 12th birthday gift for a junk food lover, it will help kids understand and be aware of the things they eat.

Strong Is the New Pretty

This is a gorgeous book full of inspiration. The pictures are unique and each one makes me think of a different triumph. If you are looking for a feel good, inspirational book of pictures this is it. It is not complicated but it is perfect. I really love it.

The lovely Strong Is the New Pretty: A Celebration of Girls Being Themselves is a hardcover book that presents 175 memorable photographs of girls being themselves. This fantastic 13th birthday gift shows what real beauty is: being your authentic self and owning it. The photographer Kate T. Parker finds real beauty in girls and captures it.

Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers

This is an absolutely fantastic book! The artwork is wonderful and the information is presented concisely but entertainingly. It's not an encyclopedia with an extremely detailed outline of each experiment conducted by each woman, but the information is fascinating and can inspire a young mind to investigate further.

The hardcover book “Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World” is a charmingly illustrated, educational book, that presents 50 women who paved the way for the next generation of female scientists. Kids will love to see that history is more than what they see at school.

John Green Box Set Paperback

The four books come together in a box, which is beautifully designed. The books themselves, as noted above, are well written and worth the read

Kids who love reading will love the John Green Box Set. These bestselling paperbacks makes an excellent 12th birthday gift and include 4 critically acclaimed, modern classics - Looking for Alaska, The Fault in Our Stars, Paper Towns, and An Abundance of Katherines. If they like the movies, they will love the books that they are based on.