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The links below will provide access to open access eBooks for children. Most will require you to do nothing to access the eBook. However, some sites like the Internet Archive will require you to register before you can access books. A few sites will have access for 30 days after registration and might limit the number of books you can access.
List of websites with free Chrildren's Ebooks
Room to Read
Search for books by theme, reading level and popularity. Create and save lists
International Children's Digital Library Foundation (ICDL Foundation)
The ICDL Foundation's goal is to build a collection of books that represents outstanding historical and contemporary books from throughout the world. Ultimately, the Foundation aspires to have every culture and language represented so that every child can know and appreciate the riches of children's literature from the world community
Baldwin Library of Historical Children’s Literature
The Baldwin Library of Historical Children’s Literature in the Department of Special Collections at the University of Florida's George A. Smathers Libraries contains more than 115,000 volumes published in the United States and Great Britain from the mid-1600s to present day. The Library also has small holdings in manuscript collections, original artwork, and assorted ephemera such as board games, puzzles, and toys. The Baldwin Library is known for comparative editions of books, with special emphasis on Robinson Crusoe, Pilgrim’s Progress, Aesop’s Fables, and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. The Library also has the largest collection of Early American Juvenile Imprints of any academic institution in the United States
Open Library- Requires Sign Up
Open Library: This is an open online project of Internet Archive. Browse more than a million free e-books such as Roald Dahl’s “Matilda” and Sylvia Plath’s “The Bell Jar.”
Find it: Visit openlibrary.org and sign up for a free account.
Free Children's Books Monkey Pen
We love what we do.
We paint. We color. We meet Santa Claus. We even talk to fairies and dinosaurs.
Ours, oh boy, is a fantastic world and we plan to rock it even more.
So we started to pen. Yes. We wrote books .
What’s better? We are giving it away for free.
So dear children, don’t let the magic stop. Let it grow .. and grow ..and grow.
Library of Congress > Digital Collections > Children's Book Selections
This special collection presents children’s books selected from the General and Rare Book Collections at the Library of Congress. The collection includes classic works that are still read by children today, and lesser-known treasures drawn from the Library’s extensive collection of historically significant children’s books. The books in this collection were published in the United States and England before 1924, are no longer under copyright, and free to read, share, and reuse however you’d like.
Highlights of the collection include examples of the work of American illustrators such as W.W. Denslow, Peter Newell, and Howard Pyle, as well as works by renowned English illustrators Randolph Caldecott, Walter Crane, and Kate Greenaway.
Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.
The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children’s literacy website, Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Readers include Viola Davis, Chris Pine, Lily Tomlin, Kevin Costner, Annette Bening, James Earl Jones, Betty White and dozens more.
UCLA Children's Book Collection
Children's literature emerged as a distinct and independent genre only a little more than two centuries ago. Prior to the mid-eighteenth century, books were rarely created specifically for children, and children's reading was generally confined to literature intended for their education and moral edification rather than for their amusement. Religious works, grammar books, and "courtesy books" (which offered instruction on proper behavior) were virtually the only early books directed at children. In these books illustration played a relatively minor role, usually consisting of small woodcut vignettes or engraved frontispieces created by anonymous illustrators.
MagicBox register for one free book a month
An online book library of award winning kid's books from publishers and authors from around the world! We encourage children to explore other cultures by providing them with books in many languages including English, Spanish, French and Italian.
Internet Archive Children's Library
Books for children from around the world.
From University of California Libraries (list), the University of Florida's "Literature for Children" Collection, the National Yiddish Book Center, the New York Public Library, International Children's Digital Library, and other libraries.
19 Webcomics To Keep Kids and Teens Engaged
Looking for ways to keep your comics-loving kids and teens occupied? These free webcomics promise to eat up hours of time.
Star Bright Books
Star Bright Books understands the challenges of distance learning. To help support teachers, educators, librarians, parents, and caregivers, we are permitting FREE digital access to 4 picture books (3 English, 1 Spanish) each week! Titles will be rotated on a weekly basis and cannot be downloaded, printed, or redistributed.
Below are this week’s books. Tag us on Twitter (@StarBrightBooks) to let us know if you like them!
Epic! Register for free access for 30 Days
Registration required free for 30 days special deals for teachers and librarians
The Center for the Book in the Library of Congres
The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress invites people of all ages to discover the fascinating people, places and events that await you whenever you read.
FREE eBooks About Coronavirus / COVID -19
A collection of free eBooks in multiple languages for children about the Coronavirus / COVID-19.
To access the book, click on the cover.
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