Top 10 Best Books to Read in Children's Art Books - August 2021

Here are our top ten recommendations if you are looking for the best books to read in Children's Art Books. We have made sure our list is diverse to cater to the interests of different types of readers.

1. Paint by Sticker Kids: Zoo Animals: Create 10 Pictures One Sticker at a Time!

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Children's Art Books - August 2021

Paint a zoo full of animals with stickers! Step 1 : Find the sticker Step 2: Peel the sticker Step 3: Place the sticker …and watch your animal painting come to life! Includes everything you need to create ten sticker paintings on study card stock. Plus, all the pages are perforated—making it easy to tear out each finished work to frame and share!

  • Author: Workman Publishing
  • Publisher: Workman Publishing Company; Illustrated edition (September 20, 2016)
  • Genre: Children's Books, Arts, Music & Photography
  • ISBN: 978-0761189602
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 0.2 x 8.9 inches


2. The Day the Crayons Quit

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Children's Art Books - August 2021

The hilarious, colorful #1  New York Times  bestselling phenomenon that every kid wants! Gift a copy to someone you love today. Poor Duncan just wants to color. But when he opens his box of crayons, he finds only letters, all saying the same thing: His crayons have had enough! They quit! Blue crayon needs a break from coloring all those bodies of water. Black crayon wants to be used for more than just outlining.  And Orange and Yellow are no longer speaking—each believes he is the true color of the sun. What can Duncan possibly do to appease all of the crayons and get them back to doing what they do best? With giggle-inducing text from Drew Daywalt and bold and bright illustrations from Oliver Jeffers, The Day the Crayons Quit is the perfect gift for new parents, baby showers, back-to-school, or any time of year! Perfect for fans of  Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems and The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Sciezka and Lane Smith.  Praise for The Day the Crayons Quit: Amazon’s 2013 Best Picture Book of the Year A Barnes & Noble Best Book of 2013 Goodreads’ 2013 Best Picture Book of the Year  Winner of the E.B. White Read-Aloud Award * “Hilarious . . . Move over,  Click, Clack, Moo ; we’ve got a new contender for the most successful picture-book strike.” – BCCB , starred review  “Jeffers . . . elevates crayon drawing to remarkable heights.” – Booklist “Fresh and funny.” – The Wall Street Journal "This book will have children asking to have it read again and again.” – Library Media Connection * “This colorful title should make for an uproarious storytime.” – School Library Journal , starred review  * “These memorable personalities will leave readers glancing apprehensively at their own crayon boxes.” – Publishers Weekly , starred review  “Utterly original.” – San Francisco Chronicle

  • Author: Drew Daywalt
  • Publisher: Philomel Books; 1st edition (June 27, 2013)
  • Genre: Children's Books, Arts, Music & Photography
  • ISBN: 978-0399255373
  • Dimensions: 10.38 x 0.42 x 10.25 inches


3. 123 things BIG & JUMBO Coloring Book: 123 Coloring Pages!!, Easy, LARGE, GIANT Simple Picture Coloring Books for Toddlers, Kids Ages 2-4, Early Learning, Preschool and Kindergarten

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Children's Art Books - August 2021

123 Pages to color!!!! JUMBO, GIANT and BIG Pictures: Each picture is HUGE which is more fun to Color. Toddlers will definitely love it. Wide Variety of pictures: Wide variety of themes to promote exciting and learning - includes ANIMALS, FRUITS, VEGETABLES, stationery, house, airplane, foods, rainbow, sea animals and more! Suitable for boys and girls. Dark Thick Lines and Simple Pictures: Makes it easy for toddlers to enjoy coloring. Each picture has heavy, chunky black lines--are eye-catching and child-friendly. Great for toddlers, kindergarten and preschool age children. Includes 123 Pages to color! : This Coloring book contains 123 pages of different unique JUMBO pictures with double pages not a single page. It is a perfect gift for TODDLERS. They will enjoy for hours! 123 things BIG & JUMBO Coloring Book! See other great coloring books for kids, just click the author name "Salmon Sally" .

  • Author: Salmon Sally
  • Publisher: Independently published (July 2, 2019)
  • Genre: Children's Books, Arts, Music & Photography
  • ISBN: 978-1077588592
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.28 x 11 inches


4. Unicorn Coloring Book: For Kids Ages 4-8 (US Edition) (Silly Bear Coloring Books)

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Children's Art Books - August 2021

This children’s coloring book is full of happy, smiling, beautiful unicorns. For anyone who loves unicorns, this book makes a nice gift for ages 4 to 8 years. Please note: This is not an adult coloring book and the style is that of an ordinary child's coloring book, with a matte cover to finish. What you will find inside the book: • Revised edition now contains 50 individual designs. • Designs are single sided, with a variety of cute unicorns and detailed backgrounds. • Age appropriate backgrounds for pre-school and elementary age kids under 8 years – rainbows, stars, castles, meadows and mushroom houses. • A nice large format (A4 size) for small hands to enjoy. Activities such as coloring will improve your child's pencil grip, as well as helping them to relax, self regulate their mood and develop their imagination. So if your child loves unicorns, stars and rainbows, then order your copy today.

  • Author: Silly Bear
  • Publisher: On The Hop Books Ltd; 1st edition (June 6, 2018)
  • Genre: Children's Books, Arts, Music & Photography
  • ISBN: 978-1999896966
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.23 x 11 inches


5. The World Needs Who You Were Made to Be

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Children's Art Books - August 2021

In the #1 New York Time s bestseller  The World Needs Who You Were Made to Be , Joanna Gaines and illustrator Julianna Swaney celebrate how creativity and acceptance can come together to make for a bright and beautiful adventure.  The book follows a group of children as they each build their very own hot-air balloons. As the kids work together, leaning into their own skills and processes, to fill the sky with beautiful colors, we discover that the same is true for life--it's more beautiful and vibrant when our differences are celebrated. Together with Joanna, you and your kids will take a journey of growth and imagination as you learn in full color that: We should celebrate every child's one-of-a-kind strengths as well as teamwork and acceptance of differences Everything can be made more beautiful when we share our talents and abilities We should lend a helping hand and do our best to take care of one another The World Needs Who You Were Made to Be is a vibrant picture book perfect for: Ages 4-8 Parents, libraries, classroom story times, and discussions about diversity and being a good human being Households that enjoy watching Chip and Joanna on Magnolia Network and HGTV's Fixer Upper With plenty of pink, a bounty of blue, orange and green and yellow too, this vibrant hot-air balloon adventure celebrates every child and teaches kids that we are in this together. "You're one of a kind, and it's so clear to see: The world needs who you were made to be."

  • Author: Joanna Gaines
  • Publisher: Thomas Nelson (November 10, 2020)
  • Genre: Children's Books, Growing Up & Facts of Life
  • ISBN: 978-1400314232
  • Dimensions: 9.3 x 0.36 x 11.2 inches


6. The One and Only Ivan

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Children's Art Books - August 2021

The #1  New York Times  bestselling and Newbery Award-winning novel  The One and Only Ivan  is now a major motion picture streaming on Disney+ This unforgettable novel from renowned author Katherine Applegate celebrates the transformative power of unexpected friendship. Inspired by the true story of a captive gorilla known as Ivan, this illustrated book is told from the point of view of Ivan himself.  Having spent twenty-seven years behind the glass walls of his enclosure in a shopping mall, Ivan has grown accustomed to humans watching him. He hardly ever thinks about his life in the jungle. Instead, Ivan occupies himself with television, his friends Stella and Bob, and painting. But when he meets Ruby, a baby elephant taken from the wild, he is forced to see their home, and his art, through new eyes. In the tradition of timeless stories like Charlotte's Web and Stuart Little , Katherine Applegate blends humor and poignancy to create an unforgettable story of friendship, art, and hope. The One and Only Ivan features first-person narrative; author's use of literary devices (personification, imagery); and story elements (plot, character development, perspective). This acclaimed middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 8, for independent reading, homeschooling, and sharing in the classroom. Plus don't miss  The One and Only Bob,  Katherine Applegate's return to the world of Ivan, Bob, and Ruby!

  • Author: Katherine Applegate
  • Publisher: HarperCollins; 1st edition (January 6, 2015)
  • Genre: Children's Books, Arts, Music & Photography
  • ISBN: 978-0061992278
  • Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.93 x 7.75 inches


7. How to Draw 101 Animals (1)

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Children's Art Books - August 2021

Simple step-by-step line illustrations make it easy for children to draw with confidence. Each title contains 101 different images in all manner of shapes, sizes and poses.

  • Author: Dan Green
  • Publisher: Imagine That; Illustrated edition (July 1, 2003)
  • Genre: Children's Books, Arts, Music & Photography
  • ISBN: 978-1842297407
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.2 x 11 inches


8. The Creative Toddler’s First Coloring Book Ages 1-3: 100 Everyday Things and Animals to Color and Learn | For Toddlers and Kids ages 1, 2 & 3 (US Edition)

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Children's Art Books - August 2021

A Fun and Educational Toddler Coloring Book, perfect for toddlers ages 1-3! Let your toddler have creative fun while learning to recognize everyday things and animals! With 100 simple & familiar pictures (of everyday objects, fruits and vegetables, forest animals, farm animals, zoo animals and more!) this coloring book is perfect for toddlers from 1 year old! 100 familiar age-appropriate illustrations to color and learn Bold lines that help toddlers stay within the lines Enhances recognition skills and helps develop vocabulary Builds hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills The perfect choice for 1,2 and 3 year olds! Book size 8.5” x 11” perfect for little hands! Tags: Toddler Coloring book 1-3, toddler coloring book ages 1-3, toddler coloring book for kids ages 1-4, coloring book for toddlers 1-2, coloring book for toddlers 2-4 years, animal toddler coloring book, toddler coloring book age 3, toddler coloring book animals, coloring book for 1 year olds, coloring book for 2 year olds, coloring book for 3 year olds, first coloring book for kids, coloring book for kids age 2, coloring book for kids ages 2-4

  • Author: Imagi Press
  • Publisher: Independently published (January 29, 2021)
  • Genre: Children's Books, Arts, Music & Photography
  • ISBN: 979-8701873146
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.24 x 11 inches


9. Draw and Write Primary Story Journal : Grades K-2: Primary Composition Book Half Page Dotted Midline Creative Picture Notebook Early Childhood to ... To Write and Draw Journal (Journals for Kids)

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Children's Art Books - August 2021

A Perfect Primary Story Journal For Any Kid Who Loves Unicorn & Rainbow! Unlock Your Child's Creativity With This Amazing K-2 Primary Draw and Write Journal Creative writing and drawing has been shown to build confidence and increase imagination. Young writers can create their own story characters, heroes, and fairy tales - leading to increased freedom of expression and confidence. Your child can write stories, keep a daily journal, or even simply practice their handwriting and drawing related objects. Kids will adore the cute cover and look forward to grabbing their notebook. Each sheet includes half a page of drawing space and a half-page of primary lines (top line, middle dotted line, bottom line) for practicing writing the alphabet and numbers. Use it for personal practice at home or for your entire classroom. No more boring marble copy books. This adorable patterned writing school book is wide ruled, perfect for little hands. Printed with vibrant colors on a velvety soft cover that easily folds back for writing. Go back to school in style with composition books in the coolest styles! COMPOSITION NOTEBOOK DETAILS: 8.5" x 11" size to easily fit in backpacks 110 Pages SOFT COVER with velvety smooth matte feeling Perfect bound glued spine Professionally printed with rich colors Premium cover design Compatible with Zaner-Bloser, McDougal Littell and D'Nealian handwriting methods Made in USA

  • Author: Funz Art
  • Publisher: Independently published (November 5, 2020)
  • Genre: Children's Books, Activities, Crafts & Games
  • ISBN: 979-8558938647
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.25 x 11 inches


10. Scribble Stones

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Children's Art Books - August 2021

A heartwarming story about a little stone who was able to spread kindness to the world! This story starts off with a little stone who thinks he will be become something amazing but then soon realizes he had become a dull paper weight. He's on a mission to become something greater and in the process meets scribble and splatter and they all come up a creative way to bring joy to thousands of people. If you loved I'm Not just a Scribble... then you'll love Scribble Stones ! And you'll even be inspired to make some scribble stones of your own!

  • Author: Diane Alber
  • Publisher: Diane Alber Art LLC (May 3, 2019)
  • Genre: Children's Books, Arts, Music & Photography
  • ISBN: 978-1732934641