Tigers: Board Books For Kids

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

Tigers are such fearsome creatures! There are lots of great books about tigers. From cute little board books to great chapter books like the Life of Pi. We hope you enjoy this list of the best we’ve found.

Chuckling Ducklings and Baby Animal Friends book
#1
Chuckling Ducklings and Baby Animal Friends
Written and illustrated by Aaron Zenz
board book
Recommend Ages: 3-6

Here’s a puppy, there’s a kitten . . . a yawning fawn and chuckling ducklings

The perfect introduction to animal names and animal groups, Chuckling Ducklings features baby animals of every variety. The bouncing text and adorable illustrations will become a favorite with kids as they learn the special baby names that match all the grown-up animals they know and love.

Jungle Animals book
#2
Jungle Animals
Written and illustrated by Max and Sid
board book
Recommend Ages: 1-3

The Tiny Touch board books series teaches concepts to little ones in a stimulating and interactive manner! Little ones will love learning about jungle animals in this interactive board book! Embossed pages create a tactile experience for tiny hands.

Hello, Animals! book
#3
Hello, Animals!
Written and illustrated by Smriti Prasadam-Halls
board book
Recommend Ages: 0-3

Introduces young readers to ten best-loved animals, including a dog, penguin, panda, cow, and giraffe. On board pages.

One Happy Tiger book
#4
One Happy Tiger
Written and illustrated by Catherine Rayner
board book
Recommend Ages: 2-4

One tiger sits all alone, feeling sad. Then he finds two bright bugs, three colorful birds, and more, and soon he isn’t sad anymore. Children will learn to count from 1 to 10 as they travel with the tiger to each new adventure in this beautiful book of friendship.

Don't Wake the Tiger! (a Changing Faces Book) book
#5
Don't Wake the Tiger! (a Changing Faces Book)
Written by Nathan Thoms and illustrated by Carles Ballesteros
board book
Recommend Ages: 1-3

All the animals are sleeping until—with each turn of the page—the reader wakes each of them up! First the tiger is sleeping, then the panda, the lion, and the elephant. Children will be delighted to watch each animal’s eyes pop open as its facial features go from asleep to awake.

  1. Mama Tiger Tiger Cub - Follow Mama Tiger throughout the day as she explores her world in a sweet, simple board book from Steve Light. Mama Tiger swims up a zigzag river full of slippery fish, climbs onto a shady branch of a big tree, and follows a bird into fragrant flowers. What is Mama Tiger looking for? And what will she do once she finds it? In this companion to the celebrated board book Black Bird Yellow Sun, Steve Light explores the sights of the outside world. Little ones will love tagging along with Mama Tiger until she finally winds down for the night — with a one-of-a-kind reunion.

  2. Daniel and the Nutcracker (Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood) - A new generation of children love Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, inspired by the classic series Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood! The show must go on as Daniel Tiger and his friends dance the Nutcracker ballet in this adorable board book with a padded cover and holographic foil! It’s the perfect stocking stuffer for Daniel Tiger fans! Daniel Tiger can’t wait to see his friends Katerina Kittycat and Prince Wednesday perform together in the Nutcracker Ballet! But when he arrives at the Enchanted Garden, Daniel learns that Prince Wednesday is sick and can’t dance! Can Daniel step in and save the show?

  3. I'm Feeling Mad - Everyone feels mad sometimes, even Daniel Tiger! What helps him feel better? Find out in this chunky board book that’s part of a new Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood feelings subseries. When you feel so mad that you want to roar, take a deep breath and count to four! When Daniel Tiger feels MAD, he stomps his feet and roars. Then he remembers to take a deep breath and count to four. Soon he feels better. What do you do with the mad that you feel? Come along with Daniel as he and his friends learn how to handle feeling angry. This adorable book includes tips for parents and caregivers to help guide little ones through their emotions. Look for the companion title, I’m Feeling Happy. © 2016 The Fred Rogers Company

  4. Munch Your Lunch! - A new generation of children love Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, inspired by the classic series Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood! Daniel Tiger is the lunch helper at school and gets a sweet surprise from Mom Tiger in this 8x8 storybook based on an episode of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood that comes with tiger-tastic lunch notes to pack in your little one’s lunchbox! It’s lunchtime at Daniel Tiger’s school. Teacher Harriet tells everyone to take a deep breath and open their lunch boxes. Daniel Tiger’s lunch box has a sandwich, strawberries, and a special surprise: A note from Mom Tiger! With the Daniel Tiger lunch notes included in this 8x8 storybook, parents and guardians can add special messages in their little one’s lunchboxes to show how much they care!

A Duckling for Daniel book
#10
A Duckling for Daniel
Written by Angela C Santomero and illustrated by Jason Fruchter
board book
Recommend Ages: 1-5

A new generation of children love Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, inspired by the classic series Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood!

Daniel and his friends wait for a baby duckling to hatch in this shaped board book with foil on the cover based on a popular episode of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood!

It’s springtime in Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood and a baby duckling is about to be born! Teacher Harriet says the egg will hatch soon, but it’s so hard to wait. Daniel and his friends are so excited to meet their fluffy new friend!

© 2016 The Fred Rogers Company

Daniel Loves You book
#11
Daniel Loves You
Written by Alexandra Cassel and illustrated by Jason Fruchter
board book
Recommend Ages: 2-5

A new generation of children love Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, inspired by the classic series Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood! Daniel says “I love you” in this shaped board book based on Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood! Join Daniel Tiger for a ride around the neighborhood as he says “I love you” to his family, friends, neighbors…and to you! This sweet, simple board book is filled with hearts, hugs, and “Ugga Muggas!” © 2018 The Fred Rogers Company

Daniel's Winter Adventure book
#12
Daniel's Winter Adventure
Written by Becky Friedman and illustrated by Jason Fruchter
board book
Recommend Ages: 3-7

Join Daniel Tiger and Prince Wednesday on a wintry adventure in this adorable new 8x8 storybook based on a popular episode of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood! It’s a sparkling, snowy day in the neighborhood, and Daniel, Dad, and Prince Wednesday are all going out for some wintertime fun! Daniel can’t wait to try ice skating for the first time! © 2016 The Fred Rogers Company.

My First 100 Neighborhood Words book
#13
My First 100 Neighborhood Words
Written by Maggie Testa and illustrated by Jason Fruchter
board book
Recommend Ages: 2-5

A new generation of children love Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, inspired by the classic series Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood!

Now the youngest Daniel Tiger fans can learn 100 first words, like “Trolley,” “trumpet,” and “ball,” with their favorite tiger, Daniel!

What kinds of words make up Daniel Tiger’s world? Find out in this book of first words for the youngest fans of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood. From “flower” to “crayons” to “Tigey” and everything in between, this sweet story takes readers on a tour of Daniel’s favorite places, like his school, and the words and pictures that go along with them, like his “backpack,” “lunch box,” “book,” and more!

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