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Our Blog: January 3, 2018

15 Children’s Books That Teach Important Life Lessons

There are many important life lessons we want to talk to our children about. Sometimes it’s not easy to find the right words. But what if they were already written for you?

No matter the subject you want to explore with your child, chances are there’s a children’s book that talks about it. Fun, colorful, life-affirming lessons can be found represented in a meaningful way in all these titles. So snuggle up with your little one for an important storytime today.



Say Please, Amanda Louise by Whitney Pytlowany

Do Unto Otters by Laurie Keller

Rules of the Wild: An Unruly Book of Manners by Bridget Levin



It’s Mine! by Leo Lionni

Llama Llama Time to Share by Anna Dewdney



My Mouth is a Volcano! by Julia Cook

Howard B. Wigglebottom Learns to Listen by Howard Binkow


Telling the Truth

The Boy Who Cried Bigfoot! by Scott Magoon

The Empty Pot  by Demi


Treating Others with Kindness

Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun by Maria Dismondy

Strictly No Elephants by Lisa Mantchev

Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes


Following the Rules

Bella’s Rules by Elissa Haden Guest

David Gets in Trouble  by David Shannon

Don’t Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late!  By Mo Willems