Lewisham Children & Family Centre

Books about Kindness

Books are a great way to teach your child about kindness. Here are a few of our favourites:

by Sophie Beer

This bright colourful board book is a great way to teach young children about kindness.

 

by Natalie Pritchard and illustrated by Natalie Merherb

A lovely, rhyming underwater story about a shy manatee starting school and how kindness helps.

 

by Natasha Daniels

This is a great book and activity book for slightly older children to think about what it means to be kind and how to show kindness to all the people we meet.

 

by Alison Green and illustrated by some of the world’s best illustrators.

Kind is a timely, inspiring picture book about the many ways children can be kind, from sharing their toys and games to helping those from other countries feel welcome. 

 

by Sharon Purtill and illustrated by Sujata Saha

Every Child is Unique! Whether they are big or small, short or tall, like to swim, dance, sing or bike. Perhaps they have a special need or disability, or have a different ethnic background. Maybe they wear glasses, talk differently or require a wheelchair to get around. The truth is that all children are different and their individuality should be celebrated, not shunned. And this inspiring and brightly illustrated rhyming picture book does just that.

 

Further Kindness book suggestions:

 

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