Planning a trip to New York City soon? It might be fun to get ready for your trip by reading books that are set in the big apple. We’ve rounded up some delightful books for kids of all ages that are set in New York City.
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Travel the streets of New York through these books. From picture books for little readers to novels for advanced readers, this collection has something for kids of every age. So here we go with our top 10 children’s books set in New York City. Which book will your children read first?
Subway by Christoph Niemann
Children love riding the subway…this book shows readers why.
Eloise by Kay Thompson
Eloise is a fictional character who has come to life in NYC, you can actually check into the Plaza and stay in the “Eloise” suite.
From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L.Konigsburg
This one is a favourite from my husband’s childhood. If you were going to run away from home…wouldn’t you love to hide away at the Museum of Modern Art?
This is New York by Miroslav Sasek
Sasek’s “This Is…” books are filled with fabulous facts and illustrations that educate and charm children.
My New York by Kathy Jakobsen
Beautiful illustrations will capture childrens’ imaginations.
Stuart Little by E.B.White
Follow the New York adventures of Stuart the mouse and his human family.
ABC – NYC by Joanne Dugan
Take a tour through the alphabet and New York City.
The Curious Garden by Peter Brown
I love this book, inspired by NYC’s beautiful High Line garden space. The story and the illustrations are simple and peaceful.
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Big Trouble in the Big Apple by Thea Stilton
The Thea Sisters find themselves smack in the middle of an adventure in New York City.
Subway by Anastasia Suen and illustrated by Karen Katz
I love this book all about a young child’s ride on the subway…full of colour, music and life.
What is your favourite children’s book set in New York City?
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