The weather is warm, the sun is shining and school is out! Summer is the perfect time to relax with a book and these awesome children’s books about summer are the perfect thing to keep your kids reading all summer long.
We’ve collected a huge list of our favourite summer books for preschoolers (bigger kids will love them too!) that includes stories about summer vacation, the beach, the great outdoors, books about summer weather and seasons, and lots more. These are the perfect summer picture books to take with you vacation, or to read in the shade of a tree while you keep cool, or for your classroom.
This book list is great for an summer learning theme in preschool or kindergarten/foundation, or for a learning project focussing on the weather or seasons. Read them aloud during an seasons learning unit, or add them to your picture book library as a great option for kids to read and look at any time.
Summer Picture Books for Kids
These are our favourite summer picture books for kids. There are lots of books celebrating summer, as well as some about the changing seasons.
Celebrate summer and encourage your kids to keep reading all summer long by adding these great summer picture books to your bucket list, along with these summer family bucket list ideas.
Non-fiction Children's Books about Summer
Learn all about summer and the changing of the seasons with these nonfiction summer books for preschoolers and older kids.
More Summer Activities for Kids
These fun summer picture books for kids go perfectly with these fun summer activities!