18 Books About THE MOON for Kids!

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There are so many great books for kids about the moon and solar system. Check out the fantastic suggestions below for some of the very best books about the moon for kids!

kids books about the moon

Best Books About THE MOON for Kids

The other day Landon and I wandered into the local bookstore looking for the July issue of Parents Magazine (that Yours Truly just happens to be featured in on Page 79!  I was interviewed about our Little House on the Prairie Road Trip!!).  ANYWAY.  We went to the bookstore to look for the magazine.  We took stroll into the kids’ book area and ran RIGHT SMACK INTO… the best display of books that a space-loving boy could ever hope to find!!  Landon continues to soak up all possible NASA/astronauts/solar system information thanks to our day at Kennedy Space Center.

As we get ready to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11’s historic moon landing, I thought it would be fun to see how many great children’s books about the moon that I could round up! It turns out, there are a lot of great options.

Check out the suggestions below and grab your favorites, either from a bookstore or your local library.

Children’s Books About the Moon

Moon: A Peek-Through Picture Book by Britta Teckentrup
Earth’s Best Friend by Stacy McAnulty
A Kite for Moon by Jane Yolen
Nonni’s Moon by Julia Inserro

Books About the Moon for Kids 1

There Was An Old Astronaut Who Swallowed the Moon! By Lucille Colandro
Moonwalk: The First Trip to the Moon by Judy Donnelly
I am Neil Armstrong by Brad Meltzer
Moon’s First Friends: One Giant Leap for Friendship by Susanna Leonard Hill

Books About the Moon for Kids 2

A is for Astronaut: Blasting Through the Alphabet by Clayton Anderson
If You Decide To Go To The Moon by Faith McNulty
The Moon Book by Gail Gibbons
A Big Mooncake for Little Star by Grace Lin

Books About the Moon for Kids 3

DK Readers Level 3: Moon Landings by Shoshana Weider
50 Things to See on the Moon: A first-time stargazer’s guide by John A Read
Hello, World! Moon Landing (Board Book) by Jill McDonald
To the Moon and Back: My Apollo 11 Adventure by Buzz Aldrin and Marianne Dyson

Books About the Moon for Kids 4

My Little Golden Book About the First Moon Landing by Charles Lovitt
Moon (First Step Nonfiction – Space) by Melanie Mitchell

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