Starting school can be exciting and scary for kids, especially if this is their first time going to school. We are sharing the best back to school books to help your kids with the transition back to school this year.
If you want more helpful tips on heading back to school, our Back to School section is full of great articles to help you! And don’t forget about 8 Tips on Preparing Your Child for Kindergarten to help you prep your Kindergartener.
Why Back to School Books?
A fun way to help prepare your child is through their love of books. We have found a few that might just help you out:
Back to School Books
These back to school books are perfect for all ages. They are great to read to your kids, or if you have readers, they are great for reading on their own.
We all know and love the mouse from the “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” series, so of course this makes the top of our back to school books favorites.
This book focuses on the journey of the mouse heading to school and what they will do.
A perfect addition to your bookshelf!
This back to school book is one of my kid’s favorite books throughout the whole year!
Pete the Cat goes on an adventure all over the school singing and rocking in his school shoes. He has a great day because it’s all good!
This book will certainly settle any back to school nerves.
Do you remember the Miss Nelson books growing up? They are still popular books that kids love!
Now you can buy the whole collection all in one book.
These hilarious books are funny light-hearted and a perfect read for kids.
Froggy is about to go to school for the very first time. Of course, there are no nerves at first, but then… This book is the perfect book to read to your kids to help them get excited about going back to school.
Back to School Books for Preschool
These back to school books for preschool will help them prepare and feel less nervous and more excited about going!
Our little kids love all the Pigeon books! If you have not read them it is a must!
Your kids will love helping you read these books time and time again.
On this adventure, the Pigeon doesn’t know why he has to go to school because he already knows everything! This is a light-hearted adventure your preschooler will love
It’s the night before preschool and well, Billy is a little nervous about going. He is so nervous he can’t even sleep.
This rhyming book with inviting illustrations helps put your preschooler at ease.
If your kids like the No David books, then this is a great option.
David is quite a handful for his teacher. This story will certainly give your preschooler a good laugh while reading.