30 of Our Favorite Space Books for Kids

1. The Magic School Bus: Lost in the Solar System by Joanna Cole

2. There’s No Place Like Space! by Tish Rabe

3. Mousetronaut by Mark Kelly

4. National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Space by Catherine D. Hughes

5- 8, 9, & 10. A True Book – The Solar System Series (Planets, Stars, and Galaxies) by Elaine Landau

6. Curious George and the Rocket by H.A. Rey

7. Findus Plants Meatballs by Sven Nordqvist

8. You Are Stardust: Our Universe Connection by Elin Kelsey

9. Roaring Rockets by Tony Mitton

10. Mira’s Diary: Lost in Paris (A Time-Travel Adventure) by Marissa Moss

11-13 . Magic Tree House Series: Midnight on the Moon; Sun Earth & Moon; Space: A Nonfiction Companion to Midnight on the Moon by Mary Pope Osborne

14. One Giant Leap for Rex! – An Intergalactic Adventure by Brendan Kearney

15. Pluto Gets the Call by Adam Rex

16. The Girl Who Named Pluto: The Story of Venetia Burney by Alice B McGinty

17. Pigs in Space! Joke & Riddle Book – illustrated jokes and riddles about space for kids

18. Fly Guy Presents: Space (Fly Guy, #14) By Tedd Arnold

19- 20. Astro-girl & Astro-Kids books – introducing children to space exploration since 1959

21-22: Catstronauts Graphic Novel Series (various space-related adventures) – Drew Brockington

23: Me…Jane – Jane O’Connor tells a story about Dr. Jane Goodall in this timeless picture book inspired by outer space adventures.

24. How to Catch a Star – Oliver Jeffers

25. What’s out in Space? (Usborne Lift-the-Flap Questions and Answers) by Katie Daynes

26. The Smallest Astronaut – a story of perseverance and big dreams, by Suzanne Slade

27. Hello, World! Solar System – Jill McDonald

28: Gravity by Jason Chin – science facts for young readers learning about gravity in space

29. Long Ago and Far Away: Six Fantasy Novels Inspired by Classic Fairy Tales – an anthology edited by Marie Brennan

30. Oddrey Joins the Team – by Dave Whamond, a fun and quirky book about teamwork and getting along with others during an adventure in outer space.

These 30 books offer exciting adventures, educational content, and inspiration for kids to learn more about our incredible universe. Perfect for both relaxed reading time and educational sessions, these books will engage young minds eager to learn about the cosmos!

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