Children's reading lists

17 books that demonstrate empathy

A little bit of kindness and understanding can go a long way. So, to celebrate Empathy Day on 8 June, we've gathered together the best books that explore what it means to be compassionate towards others.

Puffin team
A selection of children's books that include themes of empathy. They sit on a light red background with a large red shape which features a star pattern inside it.

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