Some kids prefer staying close to home. Others have wanderlust and love to travel. For the latter, consider arming them with a supply of great reads about far off places and exciting destinations to hold them over from one trip to the next. Books about travel can help your kids prepare for an upcoming adventure or ignite their curiosity about locations across the world – before boarding a plane, jumping in a car, or trekking off by foot.
Kids of all ages can expand their horizons, wanderers or not, with a remarkable story. Here are eight books for kids who love to travel:
by Richard Scarry
Prepare your kiddo for an upcoming flight with the classic Richard Scarry book “A Day at the Airport”. Little travelers can join Huckle Cat, Sally, and Lowly Worm for a day of fun and discovery where planes, and people, come and go. The mix of detailed and hilarious illustrations along with the simple story line keep young minds engaged.
by Marjorie Priceman
What happens when you want to make an apple pie but the market is closed? You travel the world to gather your ingredients! Readers will hop aboard a steamboat and travel to Italy for flour, discover a cow to milk in England, and go apple picking in Vermont. A simple recipe for apple pie is included. “The brightly colored pictures are fanciful, revealing cheerful, busy people working in towns, fields, and forests of the various countries. The purposeful girl in a green pinafore collects her ingredients with enthusiasm and good cheer. A lighthearted, pleasurable selection,” says “School Library Journal.”
by Nicola Colton
Illustrated to perfection, “A Dublin Fairytale” is a lively spin on “Little Red in the…