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Bread: Books For Kids

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

As you can see, this list of kids books about bread is a work in progress! We’re currently exploring the best books available, and we’d love your input. If you have a title you’d suggest including on our list of kids books about bread, please share it with us!

We’ll be featuring a variety of titles on our list, from well known classics to popular bestsellers to lesser known titles that deserve a bigger audience. We’re also including books for a range of ages, from board books for babies and toddlers, to picture books for preschool and kindergarten age kids, to chapter books for early elementary age kids.

We’d love to hear any book suggestions you have—you can comment below or email us at [email protected].

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Tony's bread
Written & illustrated by Tomie dePaola
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-8

A baker loses his daughter but gains a bakery in the grand city of Milano after meeting a determined nobleman, in a tale that explains the origin of the the name “panettone”–a traditional sweet bread of Italy.

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Bread Pet: A Sourdough Story
Written by Kate DePalma & illustrated by Nelleke Verhoef
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-7

Cora promises to keep Uncle JB’s Bread Pet alive but didn’t anticipate its exponential growth! She needs to come up with a solution – and fast! This whimsical STEM story of family, creativity and community will inspire young makers to experiment and share their gifts with others. Includes sourdough starter and sourdough bread recipes.

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Sun Bread
Written & illustrated by Elisa Kleven
picture book
Recommend Ages: 2-6

As the rain pours from the sky and wind whips around, everyone in town is blue without the sun in the sky, so the baker makes some special bread that cheers up the animals and that sets off a series of events that quickly leads to the sun’s reappearance.

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A Sweet Passover
Written by Leslea Newman & illustrated by David Slonim and Leslea Newman
picture book
Recommend Ages: 5-7

In this charming and humorous story, Miriam discovers—with the help of her family and a little matzah bread—the true meaning and importance of Passover. Miriam loves spending time with her family during Passover, and all week long she is happy to eat lots of matzah. But when she wakes up on the last day of the holiday, she is sick of matzah and refuses to eat it ever again. Then Grandpa makes his special matzah brei for the whole family, and Miriam learns there’s more to Passover than just the matzah.

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$17.95
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$17.95
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