27 Best eBooks on Kindle for Kids

Feature | Best eBooks on Kindle for Kids
Free Kindle books for kids are available on Amazon, but it won’t hurt if you buy the bestseller ebooks for your kid’s digital collection.

In this article:

  1. Baby-Age 2
  2. Ages 3-5
  3. Ages 6-8
  4. Power Up Their Vocabulary eBooks
  5. Amazon’s Children’s Books to Read in a Lifetime

Kindle For Kids: Bestseller eBooks Picked By Age Group

Baby – Age 2

1. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? (Brown Bear and Friends)

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? (Brown Bear and Friends) | Best eBooks on Kindle for Kids

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See Photo by Amazon

Kindle Edition Price: $4.68
Star Rating: 5 Stars
eBook File Size: 8442 KB
Print Length: 32 pages
Praised For:

  • Allows the readers to highlight and take note from Kindle copy
  • Readers can also search for a word
  • Its colorful illustrations

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? is the story of a handsome blue horse, a big happy frog, a plump purple cat, and a soft yellow duck. Based on customer reviews, this is an excellent book for infants. Little ones can learn their colors while parents read it to them during story time.

Trivia: The book’s author, Bill Martin Jr., was inducted into the International Literacy Association’s Reading Hall of Fame.

2. I Can Handle It (Mindful Mantras Book 1)

I Can Handle It (Mindful Mantras Book 1) | Best eBooks on Kindle for Kids

I Can Handle It (Mindful Mantras Book 1) Photo by Amazon

Kindle Edition Price: $4.99
Star Rating: 4.3 Stars
eBook File Size: 4384 KB
Print Length: 24 pages
Praised For:

  • Helping enhance kids’ problem-solving skills through 10 scenarios
  • Being a quick and fun read

I Can Handle It is a book that teaches young children about positivity and how to handle their emotions. This book equips kids with the necessary life skills to deal with their anxieties.

3. Meet Catboy!

Meet Catboy! | Best eBooks on Kindle for Kids

Meet Catboy! Photo by Amazon

Kindle Edition Price: $3.98
Star Rating: 3.9 Stars
eBook File Size: 1603 KB
Print Length: 14 pages
Praised For: 

  • Having amazing graphics
  • Its ability to encourage toddlers to read

Meet Catboy! is a good choice for kids who love PJ Mask. Your tots will definitely love not just Catboy but also Gekko and Owlette. Let your young reader learn more about Catboy through this fun and educational board book.

4. Small Pups, Big Adventures (PAW Patrol)

Small Pups, Big Adventures (PAW Patrol) | Best eBooks on Kindle for Kids

Small Pups, Big Adventures (PAW Patrol) Photo by Amazon

Kindle Edition Price: $1.99
Star Rating: 4.1 Stars
eBook File Size: 40551 KB
Print Length: 13 pages
Praised For: 

  • Introducing the concept of opposites
  • Its read along audio narration feature

Small Pups, Big Adventures is one of the best ways to introduce basic word pairs. Little ones will not only learn to compare two different ideas but also gain new vocabulary.

5. Bob Books Set 1: Beginning Readers

Bob Books Set 1: Beginning Readers | Best eBooks on Kindle for Kids

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Kindle Edition Price: $8.49
Star Rating: 4.7 Stars
eBook File Size: 5179 KB
Print Length: 135 pages
Praised For: Having good phonics lessons

Bob Books Set 1: Beginning Readers is an effective tool to use in teaching beginner readers. It helps boost the child’s confidence in their reading skills.

6. The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Rise and Shine)

The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Rise and Shine) | Best eBooks on Kindle for Kids

The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Rise and Shine) Photo by Amazon

Kindle Edition Price: $6.26
Star Rating: 4.5 Stars
eBook File Size: 57871 KB
Print Length: 32 pages
Praised For: 

  • Its beautiful artwork
  • Use of simple words

The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a classic picture book that tells the life cycle of a butterfly. It also teaches kids how to count, the days of the week, new vocabulary, and a simple take on the cause and effect principle.

7. First 100 Words

First 100 Words | Best eBooks on Kindle for Kids

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Kindle Edition Price: $3.55
Star Rating:  4.6 Stars
eBook File Size: 43775 KB
Print Length:  26 pages
Praised For: 

  • Being a multi-purpose education book
  • Its beautiful colors

The simplest book on this list, it’s perfect for babies and kids who love to point at objects because its pages feature pictures of objects alongside the corresponding word for that object. Every time a child points at something on the book, parents could use that as an opportunity to ask, “what is that?” Aside from word recognition, First 100 Words teaches kids about colors and shapes.

8. How to Catch a Monster

How to Catch a Monster | Best eBooks on Kindle for Kids

How to Catch a Monster Photo by Amazon

Kindle Edition Price: $0.99
Star Rating:  4.7 Stars
eBook File Size: 2500 KB
Print Length:  46 pages
Praised For: Having vivid illustrations

You might find it unbelievable, but this book brought a tear to a parent’s eye. How to Catch a Monster is about a boy named Eric. He hates bedtime and the whole routine, but his mom is able to make him get ready for bed. Young readers will be curious to know where the monster comes from.

Ages 3-5

9. Those Shoes

Those Shoes | Best eBooks on Kindle for Kids

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Kindle Edition Price: $6.64
Star Rating: 4.7 Stars
eBook File Size: 18437 KB
Print Length: 40 pages
Praised For: Highly quality illustrations

Those Shoes delivers a good story and an important lesson in life. It teaches kids how to discern between “wants” and “needs.” The moral lesson is taught in such a way that it doesn’t sound too preachy.

10. Duck on a Disco Ball (A Duck in the Fridge Book)

Duck on a Disco Ball (A Duck in the Fridge Book) | Best eBooks on Kindle for Kids

Duck on a Disco Ball (A Duck in the Fridge Book) Photo by Amazon

Kindle Edition Price: $4.99
Star Rating: 4.3 Stars
eBook File Size: 46818 KB
Print Length:  19 pages
Praised For: 

  • Use of bright colors
  • Good length to read
  • Amusing illustrations

A bedtime story is important in a child’s development. If you are looking for a good ebook to read for your children, this book by Jeff Mack could be one of your go-to bedtime stories. It has tons of cute illustrations and witty puns that will keep both parents and children alike amused.

11. Ten Magic Butterflies

Ten Magic Butterflies | Best eBooks on Kindle for Kids

Ten Magic Butterflies Photo by Amazon

Kindle Edition Price: $9.99
Star Rating: 4.9 Stars
eBook File Size: 32340 KB
Print Length: 40 pages
Praised For: 

  • Featuring fun and creative ways to learn math
  • Its cute and beautifully illustrated story

Ten Butterflies is a great book that perfectly balances fun and learning. Kids will learn how to count in different ways. It also piques the child’s interest in science and nature.

12. The Berenstain Bears’ Dinosaur Dig

The Berenstain Bears' Dinosaur Dig | Best eBooks on Kindle for Kids

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Kindle Edition Price: $3.00
Star Rating:  4.7 Stars
eBook File Size: 31875 KB
Print Length: 29 pages
Praised For: its timeless stories beloved by multiple generations

The first Berenstain Bears story was published in 1962. Through the years, the characters had become popular and gained avid readers. There are more than 360 books that were published and sold over 300 millions copies worldwide. If your kids love dinosaurs, this book will be a great addition to your library.

13. Pete the Cat and the Treasure Map

Pete the Cat and the Treasure Map | Best eBooks on Kindle for Kids

Pete the Cat and the Treasure Map Photo by Amazon

Kindle Edition Price: $3.12
Star Rating: 4.6 Stars
eBook File Size: 12047 KB
Print Length: 24 pages
Praised For: 

  • Being perfect for new readers
  • Features easy words for easier comprehension and learning

Pirates and treasure hunting appeal to most young boys. Give them the Kindle edition of this book to get them hooked on reading.

14. Poppy and Branch’s Big Adventure (DreamWorks Trolls) (Step into Reading)

Poppy and Branch's Big Adventure (DreamWorks Trolls) (Step into Reading) | Best eBooks on Kindle for Kids

Poppy and Branch’s Big Adventure (DreamWorks Trolls) (Step into Reading) Photo by Amazon

Kindle Edition Price: $ 4.74
Star Rating: 4.3 Stars
eBook File Size: 31359 KB
Print Length: 32 pages
Praised For: 

  • Being a fun reading book to stir the love for reading in kids
  • Featuring easy-to-read sentences

Got kids who adore Dreamwork Animation’s Trolls characters? This step into reading ebook will get them excited to read. Young readers will fall in love with the unique characters.

15. The Hiccupotamus

The Hiccupotamus | Best eBooks on Kindle for Kids

The Hiccupotamus Photo by Amazon

Kindle Edition Price: $3.99
Star Rating: 4.5 Stars
eBook File Size: 4214 KB
Print Length:  32 pages
Praised For: 

  • Being appealing for both adults and kids
  • Its comical play on words
  • Gorgeous pastel illustrations

This bestseller book is both fun and silly. Kids can’t help but pretend to have “hiccups” while parents read the story.

Ages 6-8

16. Eraser

Eraser | Best eBooks on Kindle for Kids

Eraser Photo by Amazon

Kindle Edition Price: $4.99
Star Rating: 4.3 Stars
eBook File Size: 41156 KB
Print Length: 21 pages
Praised For: 

  • Teaching the concept of teamwork, recognizing people’s potentials, and giving people a second chance
  • Its adorable illustrations
  • Having relatable characters
  • Featuring lots of puns
  • Being very engaging

This book teaches the children that everyone is important, and teamwork is the key to get things done. The humorous narrative tone balances the powerful message of the story. A must-read!

17. There Was an Old Mummy Who Swallowed a Spider

There Was an Old Mummy Who Swallowed a Spider | Best eBooks on Kindle for Kids

There Was an Old Mummy Who Swallowed a Spider Photo by Amazon

Kindle Edition Price: $1.84
Star Rating: 4.7 Stars
eBook File Size: 22443 KB
Print Length: 32 pages
Praised For:  Its superb cartoonish digital illustrations

A silly Halloween book that young readers would love to read over and over again. This picture book is an adaptation of the popular children’s rhyme There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly. Its comical take makes the story more funny than spooky.

18. You Are Not Small

You Are Not Small | Best eBooks on Kindle for Kids

You Are Not Small Photo by Amazon

Kindle Edition Price: $3.99
Star Rating: 4.4 Stars
eBook File Size: 30168 KB
Print Length: 32 pages
Praised For: 

  • Being an easy read
  • Features a cute story
  • Teaches about comparison and opposites
  • Good layout on Kindle 10.1

You are not Small helps the kids learn about perspective. In this book, Anna Kang introduces a simple idea about sizes with a clever message that is applicable to people from all walks of life.

Trivia: This book was the winner of the 2015 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award

Power Up Their Vocabulary eBooks

19. Dragonwatch, Book 2: Wrath of the Dragon King

Dragonwatch, Book 2: Wrath of the Dragon King | Best eBooks on Kindle for Kids

Dragonwatch, Book 2: Wrath of the Dragon King Photo by Amazon

Kindle Edition Price: $10.49
Star Rating: 4.6 Stars
eBook File Size: 4455 KB
Print Length: 416 pages
Praised For: teaching about courage and teamwork

This second installment of Dragonwatch focuses on the exciting adventure of Seth and Kendra. The storyline is creative and thrilling, but kids below 11 years may need parental guidance.

20. Squirm

Squirm | Best eBooks on Kindle for Kids

Squirm Photo by Amazon

Kindle Edition Price: $10.99
Star Rating: 3.9 Stars
eBook File Size: 701 KB
Print Length: 288 pages
Praised For: engaging narrative

This contemporary fiction story is perfect if you have young eco-warriors in the making. Parents can help their kids process the heavier issues in the story — family separation, environmental issues, and the issues surrounding keeping secrets.

21. Wonder

Wonder | Best eBooks on Kindle for Kids

Wonder Photo by Amazon

Kindle Edition Price: $9.68
Star Rating: 4.9 Stars
eBook File Size: 2596 KB
Print Length: 100 pages
Praised For: 

  • Being well-written and very engaging
  • Its powerful message

Over 5 million readers fell in love with R.J. Palacio’s book Wonder. It is a good springboard to start teaching children about empathy and kindness.

22. The Chronicles of Narnia Complete Collection

The Chronicles of Narnia Complete Collection | Best eBooks on Kindle for Kids

The Chronicles of Narnia Complete 7-Book Collection Photo by Amazon

Kindle Edition Price: $17.59
Star Rating: 4.7 Stars
eBook File Size: 44685 KB
Print Length: 768 pages
Praised For: its timeless and thought-provoking story

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Who can say no to these classic children’s books or ebooks? This fantasy series appeals to both young and old readers. If you don’t have it in your Kindle device, don’t miss this chance to own these best Kindle ebooks for your kids.

23. Where the Red Fern Grows

Where the Red Fern Grows | Best eBooks on Kindle for Kids

Where the Red Fern Grows Photo by Amazon

Kindle Edition Price: $ 6.64
Star Rating: 4.7 Stars
eBook File Size: 2587 KB
Print Length: 218 pages
Praised For: 

  • Winning multiple state awards
  • Its powerfully emotional plot

This is another classic children’s novel that draws the attention of adult readers. Wilson Rawls was able to paint a picture that stirs the heart of everyone in this story. You don’t want to miss this chance to own a Kindle edition of this collectible book.

Trivia: Where the Red Fern Grows has sold 7 million printed copies.

Bonus List: Amazon’s Children’s Books to Read in a Lifetime

24. The Classic Treasury of Aesop’s Fables

The Classic Treasury of Aesop's Fables | Best eBooks on Kindle for Kids

Aesop’s Fables Photo by Amazon

Kindle Edition Price: $ 0.99
Star Rating: 4.4 Stars
eBook File Size: 3829 KB
Print Length: 264 pages
Praised For: 

  • Translating well into the digital format
  • Its beautiful illustrations

Fairy tales and fables never get old even in this age of technology. Since Aesop’s stories and moral lessons are timeless, it is a wise move to own a digital copy. This Kindle edition is a must for anyone’s digital book collection.

25. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (Classic Board Books)

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (Classic Board Books) | Best eBooks on Kindle for Kids

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (Classic Board Books) Photo by Amazon

Kindle Edition Price: $6.99
Star Rating: 4.5 Stars
eBook File Size: 21397 KB
Print Length: 34 pages
Praised For: its beautiful illustrations

Good board books deserve a Kindle edition too. No wonder Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day has a digital version. This is a good story to read to children because it helps them get a good perspective during tough times.

26. Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass

Alice's Adventures In Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass | Best eBooks on Kindle for Kids

Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass Photo by Amazon

Kindle Edition Price: $0.99
Star Rating: 4.4 Stars
eBook File Size: 466 KB
Print Length: 199 pages
Praised For: its whimsical story that has withstood the test of time and beloved by both children and adults

These classic stories from Lewis Carroll aka Charles Lutwidge Dodgson are worth passing on to the digital generation. Regardless of the generation gap, the life lessons that readers get from reading these ebooks are still relevant today. People still struggle with identity issues, lack of ambitions or goals in life, and practicing what they’ve preached.

27. D’Aulaires Book of Greek Myths

D'Aulaires Book of Greek Myths | Best eBooks on Kindle for Kids

D’Aulaires Book of Greek Myths Photo by Amazon

Kindle Edition Price: $10.99
Star Rating: 4.7 Stars
eBook File Size: 279054 KB
Print Length: 208 pages
Praised For:  its gorgeous illustrations

Greek mythology still excites the minds of the young readers today. This book has been in print for over 50 years and is considered a treasure in classic literature. Share these stories with your kids and grandkids and let them experience the fascination and amazement you felt when you first read about these adventures.

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Even in today’s digital world, reading is still an essential skill all kids need to learn. Parents can get involved in developing their children’s reading skills by providing good reading materials. If you allow your child to use gadgets, it is wise to use those for productive activities. These educational ebooks will improve vocabulary and enhance imagination.

Do you find this Kindle for kids list helpful? What bestseller eBooks will you buy for your kid? Let us know in the comments section below. 

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