Lulu’s Holiday Gift Guide: Kids

Kids can be hard to shop for. Do they want that cool new toy? A new video game? Maybe their into sports or music and need equipment? Shopping for kids is hard.

But if you’ve got a kid on your shopping list who loves books and stories, we’ve got you more than covered.

Check out our amazing collection of children’s books:

A is for Apperdoo

By John Barkhimer Jr

When a child’s imagination takes hold and creates a world of fascinating creatures, you get an Apperdoo. This book is meant to be a captivating journey through the creative mind of an eight-year-old, as he builds a field guide describing the 26 mysterious creatures he encounters in the wild. Take a rhythmic trip with your little one and discover the power of the imagination as you bump into a Lingendue, Treestope, and many other magnificent and colorful animals.

Dandelion

By Don Dixon

A wonderful little story about strength, bravery, and moving on.

The Fear Beard

By Katelan Balah

Maggie lives in a little town that holds a secret. They are hiding an old magic man away in a tall tower. The tower is rumoured to hold a person’s fears, so one day Maggie decides to tell it her worries. Instead she discovers the old man, and after hearing his story decides to help him out. Maggie descends the tower and grabs her quest by its fluffy beard!

Who Rescued Who?: Sashi’s Story

By Juliana Morgan

As she settles in and meets the new neighbors—including their dog—she hopes that one day she’ll have a dog of her own. Then, one morning on a local TV show, Jillian sees a dog available for adoption and just knows that this is the right dog for her. She and her family go to meet the dog and then adopt her, calling her Sashi—and that’s when their lives begin to change. The Millers have their work cut out for them in helping Sashi adjust to a new life, but they know it will be worth it. After all, Sashi is a very special dog!

The 5 Secrets to Public Speaking Success

By Inspiring Vanessa

This book will help you to unlock your potential and learn the secrets to public speaking,you and your children will learn about the journey of Inspiring Vanessa as a young motivational speaker

Daddy And The World’s Longest Poo

By Brydie Wright

Do you ever wonder why daddies disappear for hours on end? Where on earth do they go? Daddy and the World’s Longest Poo tells the adventure of a little boy who faces just such a conundrum. Follow him on a journey of discovery, as he tries to make sense of one of life’s great mysteries.

Little Bitty Octopus

By J.R. Poulter & Emel Alp Sari

Little Bitty Octopus is a good little boy. We didn’t say perfect. When he discovers something he can’t resist, things get a little bit messy! A humorous narrative verse story for ages 2 to 6 years that introduces the idea of healthy eating and the principle of action and consequence.

Includes directions & equipment for the ©Nutrition Game and sing-a-long lyrics to Emel’s Little Bitty Song.

Ralphy Raccoon: A Business Tale

By Ted Hsu

Ralphy Raccoon has just graduated from school and is ready to begin a new life—one that he believes will be fun and easy. He doesn’t know that success takes a lot of hard work.

Entrepreneurship is a critical, rarely taught, subject for everyone to be familiar with especially starting with school aged children. In this story, a young raccoon sets out to become an entrepreneur and learns five “secret” rules for success in business.

Does Broccoli Grow on Trees?

By Peter Farrell & Katie Bokelman

The book describes the Community Garden created by our pediatric residents at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters(CHKD) and Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS). Residents work with children from all socioeconomic backgrounds. Under resident guidance, the children plant the seeds, watch the seeds sprout, watch the plants grow, identify how various vegetables grow, harvest the vegetables, and learn healthy recipes using those vegetables.

I’ll Always Love You No Matter What

By Lynette Greenfield

Jaxon sees the world differently and loves to questions things that matter to him the most. Join Jaxon as he finds out what love means. This beautifully illustrated introduction to Autism celebrates the special characteristics of children on the spectrum.


Of course you know there are more books spark imaginations and entertain the kids on your shopping list:

Children’s Books on the Lulu Bookstore


What if you’ve got a kid on your list who loves to tell their own stories? We’ve got you covered with our Lulu Junior Illustory and My Comic Book kits. With these self-contained kits, they create and illustrate, then send the contents to us. We print and ship them an amazing book!

Shop Lulu Junior Kits.


Check out our full Holiday Gift Guide for even more inspiration.

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