Children's reading lists

14 books that demonstrate empathy

A little bit of kindness and understanding can go a long way. So, to celebrate Empathy Day on 9 June, we've gathered together the best books that explore what it means to be compassionate towards others.

Puffin team
A photo of several books that demonstrate empathy on a faded orange to yellow background with white stars and dots.
Image: Alicia Fernandes/Penguin

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