Groundhog Day is such a fun holiday for children and there are lots of books for kids all about it. There are so many opportunities to learn about the weather, groundhogs, and the history of this tradition. A good place to start is one of these fun Groundhog Day books filled with beautiful illustrations and a great story.
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Groundhog Day Books for Kids
Get ready to celebrate Groundhog Day by sharing one of these fun books with your child.
Groundhog Day Picture Books
Gail Gibbons teaches children about the history and traditions of the holiday in Groundhog Day!
Groundhog has a tough time when all of his friends try to convince him to predict in their favor in Groundhog’s Dilemma by Kristen Remenar.
Imagine what might happen if Groundhog decided to take a vacation. Groundhog’s Day Off by Robb Pearlman shows us one scenario.
Grumpy Groundhog by Maureen Wright shows readers what might happen if Groundhog doesn’t want to get out of bed on February 2nd.
Poor Groundhog is sick and needs to find someone to take over for him in Substitute Groundhog by Pat Miller.
Groundhog decides to let everyone know that there is more to him than just looking for his shadow once a year in Groundhog Gets a Say by Pamela Curtis Swallow.
Classic author Don Freeman shares a sweet story about shy Groundhog losing his friend, his shadow, in Gregory’s Shadow.
Punxsutawney Phyllis by Susanna Leonard Hill tells us the story of the fun-loving niece of Punxsutawney Phil.
Non-Fiction Groundhog Day Books
Children can learn all about groundhogs in Facts About the Groundhog by Lisa Strattin.
Celebrating Groundhog Day: History, Traditions, and Activities by Karen Bush Gibson helps children learn more about the origins of this holiday.