The Ultimate Summer Reading List for Kids Ages 3 – 5

by Rosemary D'Urso

Whether it’s basking in the sun on the beach, relaxing in the shade at the playground, or cuddling at home during an afternoon storm, books are the perfect addition to any summer activity! We’ve rounded up 28 stories that will have kids laughing, learning, and begging to read them again and again. With tales celebrating the essence of summer, books about family and friendship, and silly stories to tickle the funny bone, there is something here for everyone.

Break out the sunscreen and lemonade and prepare for a fun summer with these standout stories!