Picture Books About Friendship

Friendship is one of the most important traits that kids can learn. Here are a few favorite children’s books about the power of friendship.

Picture Books About Friendship

Hector and Hummingbird by Nicholas John Firth

Hector and Hummingbird have been friends for a long time, and sometimes Hummingbird just gets on Hector’s nerves. Hector can’t understand why his friend makes so much noise and why he can’t be quiet for even a second! 

Big Cat, Little Cat by Elisha Cooper

A big white cat lived all alone until a bouncing black kitten came to stay. The white cat lovingly took the little one under his wing and taught him things and played with him until one day the big white cat had to go. 

A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip C. Stead

Kindly zookeeper Amos McGee is used to seeing to every need of the animals in his care. But when Amos himself takes ill, who but his loving friends will come to the rescue? 

Ida, Always by Caron Levis

Gus and Ida are two polar bears residing in a city zoo. They are inseparable and spend every waking moment together. When Ida falls ill and seems to be getting sicker and sicker, Gus realizes that she won’t be around for much longer.

Baabwaa and Wooliam by David Elliot

Wooliam (who loves to read) and Baabwaa (who loves to knit) are taken aback when a dirty ovine with crooked teeth wanders into their yard. This mysterious creature is actually a wolf in disguise, but the two loving sheep wrap him in a cotton blanket of kindness by teaching him to read and knitting him a new sweater. 

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