12 Delectable Ice Cream Books for Kids to Read Now

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I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! I’m a TOTAL ice cream fanatic. I seriously love the stuff, so what could be better than a list of ice cream books for kids?

Since I cannot spend all day eating ice cream, the next best things is reading about it. Nothing says summer like ice cream, so we wanted to make sure that you have the perfect list for any time you are sitting outside and need a scrumptious book!

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Ice Cream Books for Kids

Preschool Books About Ice Cream

ten Scoops on top

Ten Scoops on Top by Sarah R. Joseph

This is an adorable choice from preschool books about ice cream. Your preschooler will get to practice counting while listening to a rhyming ice cream picture book.

Should I share my Ice cream

Should I Share My Ice Cream (An Elephant and Piggie Book) by Mo Willems

Gerald and Piggie are absolutely adorable. In this adorable pick from preschool books about ice cream, Gerald is so excited to have his ice cream but cannot decide if he should share it with Piggie.

I scream Ice Cream

I Scream! Ice Cream! A Book of Wordles by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

This children’s book about ice cream is absolutely adorable. I love the play on words in this book! It is full of wordles- groups of words that sound the same but with different meanings, like I scream and ice cream!!!

Wemberleys Ice Cream Star

Wemberley’s Ice-Cream Star by Kevin Henkes

This is an adorable ice cream picture book that also teaches about patience and kindness. Preschoolers and the littlest readers will love this sweet book.

Is is warm enough for ice cream

Is it Warm Enough For Ice Cream? by DK

This is an adorable board book that is a perfect first ice cream picture book. Not only does it talk about the weather and the seasons, but it has colorful pictures of plants and animals as well.

Your little one will love this book and be so excited when it is finally warm enough for ice cream.

little ice cream truck

The Little Ice Cream Truck (Little Vehicles, 4) by Margery Cuyler

This is a colorful and cheerful ice cream truck that drives all over the town to deliver ice cream to everybody at the park, the zoo, and more.

This children’s book about ice cream is a sweet ride on a summer day.

Children’s Books About Ice Cream

Is this your favrotie ice cream

Is This Your Favorite Ice Cream? by Ryan Rucker

Rae and her dad love to travel from ice cream shop to ice cream shop to taste new flavors as they go. Rae cannot figure out which is her favorite flavor. This sweet children’s book about ice cream.

curious about ice cream

Curious About Ice Cream (Smithsonian) by Bonnie Bader

I did not know that Americans eat more ice cream than any other country but somehow hearing this does not surprise me. In this children’s book about ice cream, your curious kiddo will learn all about where this cool great came from!

Isaacs Ice Cream Tree

Isaac’s Ice Cream Tree by Angela Henderson

Isaac has a sugar maple in his yard that he loves. He feels bad for the tree when its branches go bare in the winter. When Isaac leaves the tree a gift, the tree leaves a gift in return. As children’s books about ice cream go, this magical pick is a sweet and adorable choice.

ice cream summer

Ice Cream Summer by Peter Sis

If you love ice cream books for kids then this is the perfect picture book for you to read. In this book, you can explore all the summer activities through the lens of ice cream. The illustrations in this book are so sweet and the story is perfect for the summer break.

Ice Cream The Full Scoop

Ice Cream: The Full Scoop by Gail Gibbons

This educational children’s book about ice cream is all about the history of ice cream! Do you have a curious child who wants to know how ice cream is made? This ice cream picture book will tell you everything you need to know and more with adorable pictures to help tell the story.

War at the Ice Cream Store

War at the Ice Cream Store: Mustachio Pistachio vs Bully Vanilli (Biff Bam Booza) by Cheryl DaVeiga 

What happens when the store closes at the local ice cream store? Bully Vanilli knows that he is the most popular flavor and won’t let the other flavors forget it, especially Pistachio.

This pick from ice cream books for kids deals with the difficult topic of bullying in a cute and slightly humorous way.

Ice cream vanishes

The Ice Cream Vanishes by Julia Sarcone-Roach 

This is such a sweet book about vanishing ice cream. Is it really vanishing? These sweet animals don’t know where the ice cream went and then find lots of ways to make the ice cream disappear. This ice cream picture book is beyond adorable.

Books About Ice Cream: Early Readers

splat the car ice cream

Splat the Cat: I Scream for Ice Cream by Rob Scotton

Everyone loves Splat the Cat and this early reader is an adorable pick from children’s books about ice cream. When Splat goes on a trip to the ice cream factory, he has visions of ice cream but has no idea what is about to happen!

Ice Cream Soup

Ice Cream Soup (Step into Reading) by Ann Ingalls 

This early reader is a perfect ice cream book for kids. This book has rhymes, counting, and repetition, along with words that are easy to sound out.

In this silly book, the boy makes ice cream soup which is a huge mess, but definitely a lot of fun.

Which are your favorite picture books about ice cream?

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