The Best Italy Books for Kids
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Continuing with our May geography/travel theme, this week we are off to Italy with some fabulous children’s books! You could create a whole unit study with this list, so if Italy is on the agenda for your history studies, you might want to include some of these books to add another element. No matter how old they get, kids (and adults) can still learn a lot from picture books. I had so much fun putting this list together. Though I can’t be in Italy in person right now, it sure is fun to live vicariously through characters like Olivia and Madeline.
If you have some suggestions to add to the list, please leave a comment and share your ideas.
Our favorite Italy books for kids
- Olivia Goes to Venice
- Madeline and the Cats of Rome
- This Is Venice
- Big Anthony: His Story
- Strega Nona
- Pippo the Fool
- Pizza in Pienza
- The Paint Box
- Gabriella’s Song
- Zoe Sophia’s Scrapbook: An Adventure in Venice
- Anno’s Italy
- C is for Ciao: An Italy Alphabet
- Gaspard on Vacation (Gaspard and Lisa Books)
- The Famous Nini: A Mostly True Story of How a Plain White Cat Became a Star
- Brave Donatella and the Jasmine Thief (Junior Library Guild Selection
- Dancing on Grapes
- Michelangelo for Kids: His Life and Ideas, with 21 Activities
- I, Galileo
- Galileo for Kids: His Life and Ideas, 25 Activities
- Vacation Under The Volcano
- Ancient Rome and Pompeii: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House 13: Vacation Under the Volcano
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