5 Children's Books About Amusement parks

Updated Jan. 19, 2019
B Is for Bulldozer book
#1
B Is for Bulldozer
board book
Recommend Ages: 0-3

As children watch over the course of a year, builders construct a rollercoaster using tools and materials that begin with each letter of the alphabet.

At the Boardwalk book
#2
At the Boardwalk
Written and illustrated by Kelly Ramsdell Fineman
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-7

From sunrise to sunset, the attractions of a beach boardwalk include popcorn, taffy, arcade games, and a dazzling amusement park.

Roller Coaster book
#3
Roller Coaster
Written and illustrated by Marla Frazee
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-7

Twelve people set aside their fears and ride a roller coaster, including one who has never done so before.

Monster Needs a Party book
#4
Monster Needs a Party
Written by Paul Czajak and illustrated by Wendy Grieb
picture book
Recommend Ages: 2-6

Disappointed when none of his friends can attend his pirate birthday, Monster cheers up when he goes to a pirate theme park, instead.

I Am Not Scared book
#5
I Am Not Scared
Written by Anna Kang and illustrated by Christopher Weyant
picture book
Recommend Ages: 3-8

Two fuzzy friends go to an amusement park. They try to convince each other that there are much scarier things than the roller coaster. Hairy spiders! Aliens! Fried ants! They soon discover that sometimes being scared isn’t as “scary” as they thought. With expressive illustrations and simple text, this giggle-inducing tale about (not) being scared features the endearing characters from the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award­ winner You Are (Not) Small.

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