Luck: Books For Kids

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

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

Sam and the Lucky Money book
#1
Sam and the Lucky Money
Written by Karen Chin and illustrated by Ying-hwa Hu and Cornelius Van Wright
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-7

Sam must decide how to spend the lucky money he’s received for Chinese New Year.

Popo's Lucky Chinese New Year book
#2
Popo's Lucky Chinese New Year
Written by Virginia Loh-Hagan and illustrated by Renne Benoit
picture book
Recommend Ages: 6-9

When her Chinese grandmother comes to visit, a young Chinese-American girl learns of and participates in the customs and beliefs celebrating an authentic Chinese New Year.

Sasha and Puck and the Potion of Luck book
#3
Sasha and Puck and the Potion of Luck
Written by Daniel Nayeri and illustrated by Anneliese Mak
chapter book
Recommend Ages: 7-10

When local chocolate maker Ms. Kozlow comes to the Juicy Gizzard potion shop asking for luck, Sasha needs to find out why. Does Ms. Kozlow need luck because she has a matchmaking appointment with Granny Yenta this afternoon? Can Sasha and her new friend Puck make it Ms. Kozlow’s lucky day?

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