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.
Groundhog Day Books for Kids
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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 from Kristen Remenar.
Imagine what might happen if Groundhog decided to take a vacation. Groundhog’s Dilemma from Robb Pearlman shows us one scenario.
Grumpy Groundhog from 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 from 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 from 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 from Susanna Leonard Hill tells us the story of the fun-loving niece of Punxsutawney Phil.
Non-Fiction Groundhog Day Books
Groundhog Day (Rookie Read-About Holidays) from Lisa M. Herrington introduces young readers to the holiday with colorful photos and simple text.
Groundhog Weather School from Joan Holub shares fun facts about weather and groundhogs through a fun story filled with animals.