Pandas: Books For Kids

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

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

Pandamonia book
#1
Pandamonia
Written by Chris Owen and illustrated by Chris Nixon
picture book
Recommend Ages: 3-5

Join in the fantastic fun as one grumpy panda sets off a frenzy of wild partying. There’s grunting and growling and prancing and prowling, skipping and scowling and squealing and yowling, squeaking and squawking, snarling and snorting, hysterical howling and chaotic cavorting—all because of one grumpy panda.

Noodle Loves to Cuddle book
#2
Noodle Loves to Cuddle
Written by Nosy Crow and illustrated by Marion Billet
board book
Recommend Ages: 2-3

Noodle the panda loves to play with his fluffy duck, cozy blanket, and bumpy ball, but his favorite thing is a cuddle with his mother.

Pip and the Bamboo Path book
#3
Pip and the Bamboo Path
Written and illustrated by Jesse Hodgson
picture book
Recommend Ages: 5-7

The cute Red Panda Pip must set off on her own to find her family and friends when they get separated in the Himalayan mountains.

Bamboo for Me, Bamboo for You! book
#4
Bamboo for Me, Bamboo for You!
Written by Fran Manushkin and illustrated by Purificacion Hernandez
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-8

Panda twins, Miranda and Amanda, frolic, fight, and fuss over their favorite treat—bamboo—in this playful, vibrant picture book. Panda twins Miranda and Amanda love bamboo so much it’s the only treat they want to eat! But in between bamboo breakfast, bamboo lunch, and bamboo dinner, the sisters play hide and seek; watch the other silly zoo animals; argue and make up; and compete for their mother’s love, before they turn in for the night—dreaming, of course, of bamboo!

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