5 Top Children’s Books of 2018

This year has been a good one for children’s books. All kinds of books were published this year, all of which covered a wide range of ages thus ensuring that all children were able to get the sort of reading experience they needed. In this modern day and age it is becoming increasingly uncommon for children to just sit down and read, thanks to all of the easily consumable media that is readily available at all times. Here is a list of the top ten children’s books that were release over the past year.

#1 The Rabbit Listened By Cori Doerrfeld

This is a sweet book that talks about the importance of listening to people. It teaches kids how to comfort those around them in the most selfless way possible which is something that the world sorely needs. This is a classic children’s book meant for very young kids and its main lesson is empathy.

#2 The Wall in The Middle of The Book By Jon Agee

This is a more tongue in cheek sort of children’s book, one that is designed to entertain. It has a quirky, oddball feel to it that is sure to make your kids scream with laughter. The medieval setting of the book is also interesting, and adults might find it entertaining as well while reading it to their kids thanks to its self referential humor. The books also talks about a common issue of our time: believing that where you are is better than where everyone else is!

#3 Harbor Me By Jacqueline Woodson

This book is intended for kids that are slightly older. It has a more serious tone to it, and it tells a beautiful story that talks about the importance of helping people in your community. You would be surprised at how often children rely on books to help them deal with their own day to day struggles. This book provides a gorgeous story that can help them do just that.

#4 Inkling By Kenneth Oppel

You might think that the thriller genre is incompatible with children’s literature, but the fact of the matter is that this book can give your kids a good thrill without doing any harm. It is an exciting tale that is full of mystery, and it can give your children a good introduction to the thriller genre overall. Introducing your children to new genres of books is an excellent way to get them interested in reading.

#5 The Night Diary By Veera Hiranandani

The partition of the subcontinent is one of the most poignant tales of modern history. This book can help kids learn about it while also enjoying a genuinely well written story. One of the best things about this book is the fact that it does not sugarcoat the perils of the time, whilst still managing to stay adequate for children’s reading. This is a fine line to tread, but the author manages to do it brilliantly.