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Lemons: Books For Kids

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

As you can see, this list of kids books about lemons 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 lemons, 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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Trevor
Written by Jim Averbeck & illustrated by Amy Hevron
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-8

Jim Averbeck’s and Amy Hevron’s illustrated Trevor is the charming, simple tale of an unlikely friendship between a lonely caged canary and the lemon that hangs from the tree outside his window…

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The Three Little Pugs
Written by Noah Z. Jones
picture book
Recommend Ages: 5-7

Princess Pink has to shut down a shady car dealership run by the Three Little Pugs!<br></br><br></br>This series is part of Scholastic’s early chapter book line called Branches, which is aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!<br></br><br></br>In the Land of Fake-Believe, Princess Pink meets the Three Little Pugs–the trickiest car dealers in town. They sold Scaredy-Pants Wolf an actual lemon instead of a car! Princess and her friend Moldylocks must work together to get their friend his money back. Princess will have to use her new karate moves to block, chop, and kick down this shady business for good!

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Lemon Child
Written by Nele Bronner
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-8

The lemons on the tree are finally ripe, and there is great excitement.

Only one of the little lemons is still green. Little Toni has a mind of his own. The view from the lemon tree is enough for him. Who wants to go out into the big wild world? But soon Toni is the only lemon left hanging on the tree. Will he take a risk and jump? When Toni finally lets go, his courage is rewarded.

Nele Brönner’s humorous story about maturity and growing up with her expressive style is sure to charm little listeners.

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Under the Lemon Moon
Written by & illustrated by Rene King Moreno
picture book
Recommend Ages: 5-8
One night, Rosalinda is awakened by a noise in the garden.
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The Red Lemon
Written & illustrated by Bob Staake
picture book
Recommend Ages: 3-7

In this thought-provoking tale reminiscent of Seuss, Farmer McPhee finds a red lemon in his orchard and cries, “It’s red as a stop sign! It’s red as a rose! I can’t have red lemons where yellow fruit grows! Imagine a world where lemonade’s red? Where once-yellow cupcakes are crimson instead?” As he tosses the red lemon across the water, he can’t imagine that it will land on a small island, sprout a seed, and someday bring forth an orchard of lemon trees…where people will travel to from all over, to try the red lemons that are “six times as sweet!”

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