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 Lost Picnic

B.B. Cronin has done it again with a seek and find book that we promise you will find yourself happily reading again and again with the kids. If you aren’t already in love with B.B. Cronin’s The Lost House, grab a copy of that and give them as a set. Not only will you enjoy seeking out the hidden objects described at the end of the book, you’ll want to frame the pages for your walls: there’s a vintage aesthetic that will take you back to a magical place from your own childhood.

Ages: 3-7
Cost: $18.99 retail Get your copy on amazon.com

Image courtesy Penguin Random House 

  • 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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