When it comes to finding the perfect gift, there’s nothing quite like a book. Kiddos gain inspiration and concentration skills, and parents don’t have more plastic parts to add to the growing pile. We’ve read through hundreds of 2017 releases in kid’s books this year and narrowed it down, somehow, to following picks. From epic find-and-seek adventures to books that empower all kids, we promise there’s at least one book for every kind of kiddo on your list. Click through the gallery below to read all about ’em.

The Wolf, the Duck, and the Mouse

Jon Klassen’s signature illustrations (I Want My Hat Back) and Mac Barnett’s classic sense of humor (Extra Yarn) team up again for this quirky book about a mouse and a duck who are swallowed by a wolf—and throw a party in its belly! Your little woodland creatures will laugh out loud. 

Ages: 4-8
Cost: $13.50
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image courtesy Candlewick Press

  • Gotta Go Buffalo via Gibbs Smith


What’s your favorite book to give a kid? New or classic? Tell us in a comment below.

—Amber Guetebier




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