Children’s Books for World Friendship Day

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Celebrate World Friendship Day with a fun family reading activity. Help your little one to think about what it means to be a good friend with a few books that fit the theme. Check out these children’s books that are perfect picks for this special friend-focused day!

Frog and Toad Are Friends, by Arnold Lobel: The award-winning author brings kids in preschool through the early elementary grades a tale of friendship, as told through the eyes of these two lovable characters. It’s a classic that the kids are sure to enjoy.

Friends, by Eric Carle: The iconic children’s book author and illustrator captures the magic of friendship in this sweet story. Not only will your young child learn from the story, but she’ll also get a kick out the cool collage-style pictures.

The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend, by Dan Santat: This Caldecott Medal winner is a magical story that features an imaginary friend who is waiting to be chosen by a child. It’s a creative take on the idea of the imaginary type of friend.

How Do Dinosaurs Play with Their Friends? by Jane Yolen and Mark Teague: This book can help your little learner to better understand the concept of friendship and how to play nicely with other kids. Of course, it’s all through the eyes of a dinosaur!



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