Gift Ideas for Kids: 7 Great Children’s Picture Books

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We’re deep in the midst of winter holiday shopping season now. As always, Mom’s Choice Awards® is here to help you make purchasing decisions for your family. Since we often hear that finding children’s gifts for your family or friends is difficult with so many products on the market, we thought we’d suggest a few children’s picture books that we love.

Click on any of the book covers below to learn more.

You can also find more gift suggestions by category and age in our Holiday Showcase.

This fun children’s book is told from the perspective of Jax, a young bottlenose dolphin, who is excited to introduce children to the ocean’s fascinating, underwater world. From cool science facts to good life lessons, this story offers kids more than just a fun adventure!

Learn more about Ocean Adventures with Jax here.

Born with supernatural powers, Dr. Dee Dee Dynamo jets around the universe fixing problems with her gifted hands. Dr. Dee Dee’s visit to the Island of Positivity Planetarium is interrupted when Gordon the Gullible Globe sounds the alarm that Saturn’s rings have disappeared!

Learn more about Saturn Surprise here.

One book about Dr. Dee Dee Dynamo just isn’t enough! In Meteorite Mission, Matty Meteorite has collided with Earth and there is trouble! Dr. Dee Dee Dynamo and her team whisk off in Freeda the Flying Ambulance to repair the damage. Can Dr. Dee Dee reunite Astrid Asteroid and Matty Meteorite?

Learn more about Meteorite Mission here.

Quickly and his friends go on an alphabetical adventure to South Africa in S is for Safari! Join them as they romp through the alphabet from antelope to zebra. We love the dazzling illustrations and the poetic prose of this book!

Learn more about S is for Safari here.

Soar with Piccadilly, friends, and the mischievous autumn breeze through an irresistible journey! The Piccadilly universe is one wherein children can imagine possibilities, experiment with ideas, and dream solutions as rich and diverse as they are. Sounds awesome, right?! Did we mention it’s beautifully illustrated?

Learn more about Piccadilly and the Waltzing Wind here.

Speaking of beautiful books, The Magic in Clouds features actual photos of clouds that have morphed and formed into a myriad of recognizable shapes in combination with whimsical illustrations and lyrical verse. This book will fire children’s imagination!

Learn more about The Magic in Clouds here.

Everyone’s body is special. This book teaches young children that they are in charge of how other people can and cannot touch their bodies. In rhyming verse, Private Duke and Daisy Wears remind kids that their bodies are unique gifts and they are in charge of.

Learn more about After Potty Training Comes Private Training here.

2 Comments on “Gift Ideas for Kids: 7 Great Children’s Picture Books”

  1. These are some great books. My 7 years old love to read books. She even reads to her baby sister. I’m going to look for these books.

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