Light: Board Books For Kids

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As you can see, this list of kids books about light 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 light, 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].

Light the Menorah book
#1
Light the Menorah
Written and illustrated by Jannie Ho
board book
Recommend Ages: 3-5

Light the menorah and celebrate eight days of fun with this interactive book!

It?s time to celebrate Hanukkah! From learning the story of the Macabees to making potato latkes and playing dreidel, kids will love reading along with this fun book. A pull-tab on each page allows children to “light” the candles of the menorah.

Happy Birthday to You! book
#2
Happy Birthday to You!
Written by Nosy Crow and illustrated by Nicola Slater
board book
Recommend Ages: 4-8

A group of musicians is traveling to a caf� for a surprise celebration. Press the buttons to hear them play their instruments . . . and join in with the whole band at the end to wish one little otter a very happy birthday! With a flute, guitar, violin, and piano, plus a rousing “big band” chorus and a splendid light-up birthday cake, this delightful little book makes the perfect birthday gift.

Happy Hanukkah, Corduroy book
#3
Happy Hanukkah, Corduroy
Written by Don Freeman and illustrated by Lisa McCue
board book
Recommend Ages: 0-3

Celebrate the festival of lights with Corduroy, the classic bear loved for 50 years.

Corduroy’s having a Hanukkah party for all of his friends. First they light the menorah, then they eat yummy potato pancakes. After they open presents, there’s time for a game of dreidel. Introduce little boys and girls to all of the Hanukkah traditions with Corduroy, one of the most beloved children’s books characters for the past five decades.

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