9 Books to Celebrate Book Lover’s Day - Kumon

9 Books to Celebrate Book Lover’s Day

August 9th is Book Lover’s Day! We compiled a list of nine of our favorite books from the Kumon Recommended Reading List to help you and your children celebrate. Do you have a favorite your family loves to read together?

1. Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothing by Judi Barrett

Author of bestselling “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” illustrates what would happen if animals wore clothing – it will make your whole family laugh.

Kumon Recommended Reading Level 7A

2. If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff

This is a hilarious tale of a hungry mouse and the consequences of giving him a cookie.

Kumon Recommended Reading Level 6A

3. Strega Nona by Tomi dePaola

This retelling of a classic tale of a Grandma Witch, a young boy and a magical pasta pot that won’t stop boiling is a great book for adults and children alike.

Kumon Recommended Reading Level 3A

4. Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans

This Caldecott Honor Winning Book tells the classic and enchanting tale of Madeline, a young and brave girl ready to begin her next adventure.

Kumon Recommended Reading Level AI

5. Curious George Takes a Job by H.A. Rey

Rejoin everyone’s favorite monkey, Curious George, in another fun and exciting story as he goes on his latest adventure – getting a job.

Kumon Recommended Reading Level BI

6. My Father’s Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett

This heartwarming story about one boy’s quest to rescue an overworked and underappreciated baby dragon is a book your children will want to read again and again.

Kumon Recommended Reading Level CI

7. Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Richard and Florence Atwater

This classic tale of the adventures of a house painter and his colony of penguins delighted children for generations.

Kumon Recommended Reading Level CII

8. James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl

This unforgettable book about James and his new family of overgrown insects is sure to captivate your children.

Kumon Recommended Reading Level E

9. Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh

Read this fascinating story about a curious and intelligent girl who is constantly observing the world around her and the consequences when her spy notebook is discovered.

Kumon Recommended Reading Level F