21 Vegan Children’s Books You Must Read To Your Kids

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These vegan children’s books are so good to read to your children to teach them about veganism. They will help them understand why they eat the way they do and why it is important to be kind to animals.

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Vegan Children’s Book #1 – That’s Not My Momma’s Milk!

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That’s Not My Momma’s Milk was written by Julia Barcalow. It’s a vegan board book about animals nursing their babies.

2. Rudy: Pigs Don’t Want to Be Bacon!

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This book teaches about why pigs deserve to have a free life and shouldn’t go to fattening farms. It was written by Barbara Thumann-Calderaro.

3. V Is for Vegan: The ABCs of Being Kind

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V is for Vegan: The ABCs of Being Vegan teaches about vegan diets and animals in a fun way for kids of all ages. The author is Ruby Roth.

4. T. Veg: The Story of a Carrot-Crunching Dinosaur

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This is a funny book about a t-rex who prefers broccoli and beans over steaks. He shows everyone how strong he is despite not eating meat. This book was written by Smriti Prasadam-Halls and illustrated by Katherina Manolessou.

5. That’s Why We Don’t Eat Animals

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That’s Why We Don’t Eat Animals is a picture book that was written and illustrated by Ruby Roth. This is a book about all livings beings.

6. Louise’s Secret

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Louise’s Secret was written by Barbara Thumann-Calderaro. There are two cows and one has a secret.

7. The True Adventures of Esther the Wonder Pig

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The True Adventures of Esther the Wonder Pig is a true story about a pig and her two dads who adopted her. Esther outgrew their apartment so they moved to a farm and it later became an animal farm sanctuary.

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8. Mindfulness for Vegan Children

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Mindfulness for Vegan Children is a hardcover book. It was written by Julia Barcalow and illustrated by Kara Maria. This book teaches kindness and compassion for all living things. It also has breathing exercises to help bring peace.

9. There’s a Rang-Tan in My Bedroom

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There’s a Rang-Tan in My Bedroom was written by James Sellick. It talks about the effects of palm oil, deforestation, and how we can help orangutans.

10. Chickpea Runs Away

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Chickpea is the name of a cow who lives in an overcrowded barn. Chickpea is supposed to get on a truck, but jumps over a fence and breaks free from the factory farm. It was inspired by real cows and farm animals/missing animals who do this. This book was written by Sarat Colling. Vegan kids will love it.

11. Granny Gomez & Jigsaw

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Granny Gomez & Jigsaw was written by Deborah Underwood and illustrated by Scott Magoon. It’s about Granny Gomez and her pig named jigsaw. They have a really fun bond with each other and are good friends.

12. Vivi The Supervegan

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Vivi The Supervegan was written by Tina Newman. It’s about a little girl named Vivi. This book has beautiful illustrations and teaches about having compassion for animals.

13. I Am Not Food

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I Am Not Food is a vegan board book written by Abioseh Cole and illustrated by Kayleigh Castle. Different animals in the book explain why they are not food.

14. I’m A Supervegan

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I’m A Supervegan was written by Katie Clark and illustrated by Sonnaz. It’s about a girl who wants to be a superhero. She learns that by eating plants she is brave and smart.

15. Santa’s First Vegan Christmas

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Robin Raven wrote Santa’s First Vegan Christmas and Kara Maria Schunk illustrated it. It’s about a reindeer named Dana who opens Santa Claus’ eyes to being nicer to animals.

16. Swan Is Vegan

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Anita Ahmadizadeh wrote Swan Is Vegan. It teaches about why we love animals and protect animals.

17. Why Are You A Vegan? And Other Wacky Verse For Kids

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This book is a compilation of the favorite rhyming stories from Violet’s Vegan Comics. It’s colorful and fully illustrated.

18. We All Love: A Book for Compassionate Little Vegans and Vegetarians

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Julie Hausen wrote this book for little ones who are vegan and vegetarian. It teaches empathy and living compassionately. This book has really good reviews on Amazon.

19. N Is For Nutrition

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N Is For Nutrition: Rhymes By The Alphabet was written by Todd Skene and Dr. Amneet Aulakh. It was illustrated by Kezzia Crossley. It has a vegan food for each letter of the alphabet and teaches about that food. We ordered this for our twins for Christmas and it looks super cute! We can’t wait to start reading this nutrition guide in our home.

20. Libby Finds Vegan Sanctuary

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Julia Feliz Brueck wrote and illustrated Libby Finds Vegan Sanctuary. This story is about a real rescue turkey named Libby.

21. The Roots Of Our Food

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This story is about a child who meets a farmer and learns how seeds grow into our food, the importance of buying locally, shopping at Farmer’s Markets, and cooking whole foods with your family. It is written and illustrated by Adriane Marie.

Which vegan children’s books are you going to get next?

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