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We Love These New York Times’ Best Children’s Books of 2021

by the Brightly Editors


We’re approaching the end of the year, which means it’s time for many publications to compile their best-of-the-year lists. We love combing through these lists (and nodding in approval at having read a few of the books already, while also happily adding a title or two to our TBR list). The New York Times Book Review just released their list of the Best Children’s Books of 2021 and we were thrilled to see a few of our favorites recognized.

Here are some of the books we loved seeing on this year’s — and past years’ — lists of the New York Times’ Best Children’s Books.