26 Best Children’s Books About Moving

Moving can be a challenging experience for children, as they may struggle with the idea of leaving their old home, friends, and routines behind. To help ease this transition and open a conversation, here are 26 of the best children’s books about moving that can make the process more enjoyable and relatable for young readers.

1. “Alexander, Who’s Not (Do You Hear Me? I Mean It!) Going to Move” by Judith Viorst

2. “The Berenstain Bears’ Moving Day” by Stan and Jan Berenstain

3. “A House for Hermit Crab” by Eric Carle

4. “Little Critter: We Are Moving” by Mercer Mayer

5. “Goodbye, Friend! Hello, Friend!” by Cori Doerrfeld

6. “Yard Sale” by Eve Bunting and Lauren Castillo

7. “Boxes for Katje” by Candace Fleming and Stacey Dressen-McQueen

8. “The Invisible String” by Patrice Karst and Joanne Lew-Vriethoff

9. “I Like Where I Am” by Jessica Harper and Giselle Potter

10. “I Wanna New Room” by Karen Kaufman Orloff and David Catrow

11. “Boomer’s Big Day” by Constance W. McGeorge and Mary Whyte

12. “Bellie’s Big Move” by Louise Cody-Richardson and Marla Mossman McEachran

13. “Mia Moves Out” by Miranda Paul and Paige Keiser

14. “When We Moved to Sesame Street” by Anna Ross and Elizabeth Clasing

15. “New House” by Jane Yolen and Vera Rosenberry

16. “”Bye-Bye, Big Bad Bullybug!” By Ed Emberley

17. “Where I Live” by Eileen Spinelli and Matt Phelan

18. “Tigger’s Moving Day” by Kathleen W. Zoehfeld and Robbin Cuddy

19. “Big Dan’s Moving Van” by Leslie McGuire and Joe Mathieu

20. “Moving House” by Anne Civardi and Stephen Cartwright

21. “Lola Levine Is Not Mean!” by Monica Brown and Angela Dominguez

22. “The New Kid” by Susan Hood and Kelly Kennedy

23. “Isabel’s House of Butterflies” by Tony Johnston and Susan Guevara

24. “Mrs. Toggle’s Zipper” by Robin Pulver and R.W. Alley

25. “Bigger than Alexander” by Elizabeth Starr Hill and Nancy Blanton

26. “One of a Kind Mallie” By Kimberla Kigar Pinkston and Christi Parker

These books tackle the various emotions that come with moving, as well as the excitement of discovering new places and making new friends. By sharing these stories with your children, you can help them better understand the changes they’re experiencing and ultimately help them adjust to their new environment more easily.

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