8 Awesome Books to Read This Summer

There’s nothing better than sitting down with a good book during the summertime. Whether it’s too hot to play outside or one of Florida’s famous thunderstorms is taking place, reading a book is the perfect way to pass the time with your children. They will love exploring fun worlds and hearing fresh stories as they dive into a new book with you. Check out these 8 awesome books to read with your child this summer: 

1. The Story of Ferdinand

This sweet story is one that will keep your kids wanting to read it again and again. Ferdinand is a bull that would much rather stop and smell the roses than do what he was born to do, a bullfight. 

2. Pete the Cat

The Pete the Cat series is sure to become a family favorite this summer. There are 21 different books all about Pete, the very entertaining cat! Your children are sure to want to read them all. 

3. Caps for Sale

It doesn’t get much better than the classic book, Caps for Sale. Did you know this book was published in 1940 and is still a fan favorite? It tells the tale of a peddler, some monkeys, and their monkey business. That sounds like a fun read for everyone!

4. How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight?

This bedtime story is great for any time of the day! This summer, your whole family will enjoy reading about the silly antics of a giant T-Rex that doesn’t want to go to bed. It’ll keep everyone giggling from cover to cover. 

5. The Rainbow Fish

There is no children’s book more nostalgic than this one! The Rainbow Fish is a classic, timeless story that will captivate kids of all ages. It also teaches the importance of remembering that it’s what’s on the inside of your heart that counts!

6. If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

If you show your kids this book, they’ll want to read it over and over. When you read it over and over, they’ll laugh and laugh at its silliness! When they laugh and laugh at its silliness, you’ll be creating memories to last a lifetime. Be sure to check this one out this summer!

7. Goodnight Moon

Nothing beats a classic bedtime story. After a long summer day of fun in the sun, this is the best book to wind down with. We’re willing to bet it will become a bedtime repeat for years to come!

8. Little Blue Truck

Beep, beep! Your kids will be so excited to meet the Little Blue Truck this summer! They’ll enjoy reading about how Little Blue Truck got stuck in the mud and received help from all of his wonderful animal friends.
Your family is sure to make some incredible memories by reading these books this summer! Head to your local library or pick them up at any store that carries children’s books. Not only will it make for a fun time this summer but it will also start to prepare your children for all the reading they will dive into in the next school year. For more summer tips and tricks, check out the rest of our blogs!

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