Balls: Board Books For Kids

Looking for a list of the best children's books about balls?

Aren’t balls fun? Whether it is just to bounce around or to play a friendly game or a competitive sport, balls bring happiness to us all. We hope you enjoy this collection of stories about balls and ball games.

A Ball for Daisy book
#1
A Ball for Daisy
Written and illustrated by Chris Raschka
board book
Recommend Ages: 3-7

Winner of the 2012 Randolph Caldecott Medal

This New York Times Bestseller and New York Times Best Illustrated Book relates a story about love and loss as only Chris Rashcka can tell it. Any child who has ever had a beloved toy break will relate to Daisy’s anguish when her favorite ball is destroyed by a bigger dog. In the tradition of his nearly wordless picture book Yo! Yes?, Caldecott Medalist Chris Raschka explores in pictures the joy and sadness that having a special toy can bring. Raschka’s signature swirling, impressionistic illustrations and his affectionate story will particularly appeal to young dog lovers and teachers and parents who have children dealing with the loss of something special.

Let's Play Football book
#2
Let's Play Football
Written and illustrated by Nancy Hall
board book
Recommend Ages: 0-99

Touchdown! Learn all about football with this shaped board book that looks and feels like a football! Perfect for anyone who wants to get their child started early, Let’s Play Football teaches little ones the basic terms of the game. Shaped like a football, the book also features a textured, padded cover that feels like the real thing! Photographic interiors feature simple text that focuses on the joy of the game for kids and parents alike. Because having fun is the most important part!

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