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School Recess: Books For Kids

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

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

Little Lunch: Triple Treats
Written by Danny Katz & illustrated by Mitch Vane
chapter book
Recommend Ages: 6-9

Three bite-size stories kick off a series based on a popular TV show about all the fun (and maybe a little trouble) that happens at snack time. Little Lunch — aka snack time — is only fifteen minutes long, but it’s always full of surprises. In this trio of tales, Rory forgets his snack and does something that shocks everyone, Battie thinks he might have ruined Grandparents Day, and Melanie decides to hold a bake sale to raise money for homeless puppies . . . but the only thing she’s selling is a lumpy cake that smells weird. Who knew so much could happen in fifteen minutes? Based on the hit Australian TV series picked up by Universal Kids and Netflix, Little Lunch is a little silly — and a lot of fun.

Recess Warriors 2: Bad Guy Is a Two-Word Word
Written & illustrated by Marcus Emerson
chapter book
Recommend Ages: 7-10

The Recess Warriors face off in another epic showdown on the playground in this new graphic novel from the creator of the hit series Diary of a 6th Grade Ninja.

Recess Warriors: Hero Is a Four-Letter Word
Written & illustrated by Marcus Emerson
chapter book
Recommend Ages: 7-10

Recess is ready to rumble in this exciting graphic novel, where heroes and villains face off in epic battles on the playground!

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