Finding the best books for kids is important to me. Developing a life-long love of reading is one my primary hopes for my children. I consider instilling and nurturing this love to be among the most important of my parental responsibilities. Not only do books nurture the mind by educating and making the unfamiliar become familiar, but they nurture the spirit, by teaching humanity and morality. Additionally, books provide free-thinking role models for kids to emulate.
Also, at any age, reading just make life more enjoyable. When there are so many books to choose from, how does one decide which books are worth opening? I’m sure there are many other ways to go about determining the best books for kids, but I decided to cross-reference authoritative guides as a starting point to finding great books. As a result, I’ve discovered several amazing children’s books that not only do my kids love, but I love them as well. Check out my Best Books for Kids Methodology to learn more about how I chose the books on the following lists: