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The Savanna: Books For Kids

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

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

The Safari Set
Written & illustrated by Madeline Rogers
board book
Recommend Ages: 0-3

Teach your children about the animals of the Savannah with this fun and educational board book, part of a series that explores the natural world. Its companion titles, The Jungle Crew and The Polar Pack, focus on the rainforest and polar regions.

The Safari Set features five animals – a hippo, giraffe, elephant, lion and zebra – with delightful rhyming text and gorgeous illustrations which young children will find hugely appealing and adults will love to share with them. There are two spreads dedicated to each animal as well as a small introduction and summary page. The book also features some fun facts about each animal on the inside back cover.

Not Your Nest!
Written by Gideon Sterer & illustrated by Andrea Tsurumi
picture book
Recommend Ages: 3-7

A hilarious and oh-so-honest look at the art of sharing, from two rising picture-book stars. Bird is just about to put the finishing touches on his new home when he suddenly finds that his nest is already full—of someone else. So he reluctantly builds another nest. But Fox finds this new nest quite comfy, and Brush Hog loves the view from Bird’s next attempt. Soon the Acacia tree is bursting with happily nested animals of all shapes and stripes—everyone except bird! But when Bird finally finds a way to evict his unwelcome guests, the animals realize their mistake and build a nest that’s big enough for all of them. Well, almost…

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