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15 Wonderfully Sunny Books For Summer

May 19 2014 - 3:16am

Memorial Day is a week away, and kids are anxiously awaiting the arrival of Summer (and a much needed break from school). But just because they have a few more weeks until vacation doesn't mean they can't start celebrating the season. From camping trips, to days at the beach, to surviving a heat wave, these books cover the best aspects of summertime and are sure to entertain kids of all ages.

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Perfect for babies, Summer [2] ($5) offers a visual and textural seasonal experience for your little one in the form of a board book.

Mouse's First Summer

Prepare your baby for the beauty of their first warm-weather season with Mouse's First Summer [3] ($8).

Summer Days and Nights

Your Summer doesn't have to involve an amazing vacation for it to be memorable. Summer Days and Nights [4] ($15) shows kids how to appreciate the small but beautiful aspects of the season.

Fancy Nancy Sand Castles and Sand Palaces

Does your tot have a taste for the finer things? Then they will love seeing how Fancy Nancy [5] ($5) spends her day on the beach.

I See Summer

Perfect for little readers, I See Summer [6] ($5) highlights the best parts of the season through gorgeous illustrations.

The Berenstain Bears Go to Camp

Perfect for first-time campers, The Berenstain Bears Go to Camp [7] ($5) will prepare your little one for all the fun that awaits him this Summer.

Zoomer's Summer Snowstorm

When your kids are longing for the cool Winter weather, sit down to read Zoomer's Summer Snowstorm [8] ($17), the story of a dog who helps his town cool off in an interesting way.

Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer

Now a movie, Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer [9] ($6) tells the story of a young girl who must survive a Summer without her BFFs.

Hooray For Summer

Afternoon thunderstorms are a huge part of the season and the main plot point in Hooray For Summer [10] ($17), which follows several woodland creatures as they try to stay safe and dry during the rain.

Rules of Summer

It may be the most carefree season, but there are some things all children must do during Summer. Teach your child how to make the most of the season with Rules of Summer [11] ($19).

The Night Before Summer Vacation

A summertime twist on the Christmas classic, The Night Before Summer Vacation [12] ($4) will prep your little ones for the big family trip.

Summer Wonders

From playing at the park to swimming at the pool, Summer Wonders [13] ($17) highlights all the activities that make the season so great.

Heat Wave

Heat Wave [14] ($3) follows the community of Lumberville as they try to stay cool during the hot weather.

It's a Firefly Night

If your tots spend their Summer nights catching lightning bugs, then they will love It's a Firefly Night [15] ($13) — an educational and entertaining bedtime read.

Three Bird Summer

Perfect for older readers, Three Bird Summer [16] ($17) follows Adam and Alice as they work together to solve a summertime mystery.

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