Children’s Books Of The Month Of June: Our 5 Picks
Summer is here! – and we’ve put together a list of some of the best children’s books covering this month’s special festivities. From Father’s Day to summer fun at the beach – check out our top 5 picks of the month for ages 5-10!
The Best Friends Book, Ages 4-7
by Todd Parr
Author and illustrator Todd Parr has created the perfect introduction to friendship for the little reader in your life. This funny picture book combines both human and animal friends with a fun take on the valuable lessons of friendship.
To The Beach!, Ages 6-8
by Linda Ashman, Nadine Bernard Westcott
It’s a perfect day for swimming, building sand castles and flying kites – but will this wacky family ever make it to the beach?! Even with all the things everyone has forgotten, the unpredictable weather, and the stop-and-go traffic, this family’s beach trip is sure to be the best yet.
A Flag For All, Ages 5-8
by Larry Dane Brimner, Christine Tripp
When their teacher asks the Corner Kids and the rest of the class to decide how to celebrate what the flag means for Flag Day, they learn that it means many different things to different people. The gang pulls the whole town together to create a people flag that celebrates America’s diversity.
Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me, Ages 4-6
by Eric Carle
A father will move heaven and earth to delight his daughter in this unique and delightful picture book from beloved children’s author Eric Carle. Monica wants the moon to play with, so her Papa sets out to get it for her. It isn’t easy to climb all the way up to the moon, but he finally succeeds – only to find that the moon is too big to carry home! The way in which this problem is solved is a joyful surprise.
Mrs. Crump's Cat, Ages 8-10
by Linda Smith, David Roberts
This funny and heartwarming tale teaches kids about the wonderful things that can happen when you open your door to friendship. When Mrs. Crump finds a yellow cat on her porch step, she tells the cat to shoo. However, the cat slips into her home and into her life! As Mrs. Crump learns to care for the cat’s needs, she comes to appreciate the cat’s companionship as well.