Last Updated on March 1, 2023 by ellen
What was on your all time favorite kids books list? I used to spend hours reading when I was younger. I had shelves full of books that I would read and re-read. To this day, I love reading. And, I made sure that I nurtured this love of reading with my kids when they were younger.
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All Time Favorite Kids Books
Of course, the books your child enjoys will depend on their age and their interests. But, here are a few fun and educational books that are on my list of all time favorite kids books this year.
Big Book of How: 1,001 Facts Kids Want to Know
The best-selling book in TIME For Kids’ Big Book of Questions series is newly revised with updated information, photos, illustrations, and graphics to answer over 500 new questions in popular subject areas: Animals, Space, History, Science, Technology, Sports and more. Presented in an easy-to-follow format, this fun, must-have reference book will appeal to a young child’s sense of curiosity. Kids can dive into the book at any point and learn over 1,001 amazing facts to impress their parents, teachers, and friends with their new found knowledge.
Animal Planet Adventures (Books 1-4)
Perfect for reluctant, challenged, and newly fluent readers, the Animal Planet Adventures chapter book series combines fun animal mysteries with cool nonfiction sidebars that relate directly to the stories, bringing the best of the animal world to young readers. Buy them today.
Sports Illustrated The FootBall Fanbook
So youâ€™re a football fan and now you want to take your passion for the game to the next level? The Football Fanbook from Sports Illustrated Kids is just what you need. A key addition to every young sports fanaticâ€™s library, The Football Fanbook is filled with fun trivia and unique lingo to impress friends, illustrated behind-the-skills how-toâ€™s, important game-winning strategies, and much more. Readers will sound like experts in no time. Buy it now.
Sports Illustrated Kids All-Star Activity Book
Hidden pictures, dot-to-dot, trivia, word search, mazes, and funny fill-ins are just some of the engrossing activities sports-loving kids will find in this full-color game book jam-packed with more than 150 photographs and illustrations. Have you ever wanted to know what quarterback shares your personality traits? There’s a quiz for that! All the sports kids love–from soccer to baseball to gymnastics and more–are covered in the All-Star Activity Book making this the perfect companion for road trips, plane rides, or just keeping busy without screens after school. Buy it now.
Time for Kids Big Book of Why Activity Book
Hidden pictures, dot-to-dot, mazes, trivia, crosswords, and funny fill-ins are just some of the engrossing activities readers will find in this full-color game book loaded with more than 300 photographs and illustrations. Like picture puzzles? Try finding an out-of-place cell phone in a famous Civil War photograph. Think you know about tornadoes? Figure out this word scramble and learn even more! Love word searches? There’s one based on the theme of every chapter in the popular book TIME For Kids Big Book of Why. Whether kids are on a summer family road trip, on the plane to grandma’s house, or settling into a bunk at sleepaway camp, the Big Book of Why Activity Book is the perfect companion. Buy it now.
Animal Planet Animal Bites Baby Animals
With more than 200 adorable photos of baby animals and their families, there’s serious “aw” factor on every page of Animal Planet Baby Animals. This fun addition to the Animal Bites series provides kids in the first years of schooling with the perfect bite-sized view of their favorite animals. Arranged thematically with a focus on animal behavior and family relationships, young readers will explore sections about life cycles, feeding, play time, conservation, getting around, and much more. Special book features designed for this age group include simple infographics and ‘All Grown Up’ animal facts to help kids learn more about how young and adult animals differ-just like humans! Buy it now.
Animal Planet Animal Bites Animals on the Move
With more than 200 gorgeous photos of animals in their natural habitats, there’s action and adventure on every page of Animal Planet Animals on the Move. This fast-moving addition to the Animal Bites series provides kids in the first years of schooling with the perfect bite-sized view of their favorite animals. Arranged thematically with a focus on animal behavior and family relationships, young readers will explore sections about migration, fast and slow, hunting and playing, and animal movement on land, in the air, and in water, Special book features designed for this age group include simple graphics and ‘Just Like Me’ sidebars with fascinating animal facts for young readers to learn more about themselves and the amazing animals that share our world. Buy it now.
My First Book of Soccer
The ref blows the whistle, the striker approaches for kickoff, feet flyâ€”a soccer match is underway! With a fun mix of Sports Illustrated action photography, simple text, a full glossary of terms, and awesome graphics, My First Book of Soccerintroduces readers to the worldâ€™s favorite game. Kids (and probably a few adults, too) will learn how the clock counts â€œupâ€ and never stops, what an offside means, whatâ€™s up with those yellow cards, and how kicks become a gooooaaaallll! Buy it now.
Hockey Then to Wow
Hockey: Then to WOW! shows readers how the cool sport has evolved from the early days of its 19th century origins to the game as it is today. Using NHL action photographs, illustrations, stories, and trivia, the book is a journey through time both for hockey fans and those new to the game. Kids will learn how basic equipment has changed from a ball to a puck and how the evolution of game strategy has transformed the sport, players, and equipment. Players throughout history are stacked up against each other in every position so fans can dream up the perfect fantasy team with Wayne Gretzky playing alongside Patrick Roy and Stan Mikita. A fun-filled section of the book explores everything fan cultureâ€”from the best ice rinks, to the iconic hockey sweater and the hockey haircut along with key aspects of the toughest sport around. Buy it now.
Which of these all time favorite kids books are on your list?
Ellen is a mom of a 25-year-old son and 30-year-old daughter. She is Grandma to one adorable toddler. In what little spare time she has, she loves to read, watch movies, and check out the latest toys and games.