Taking place for eight days and nights, Hanukkah is a holiday loved and observed by many around the world. Traditions such as lighting the Menorah each night, spinning the dreidel, and the thoughtful giving of gifts (among many others) brings families and friends together each year.
In celebration of Hanukkah, our editors have collected the best Hanukkah books for kids to get your child excited for this beautiful holiday. Together with their favorite characters — like Clifford, Peppa Pig, and even their silly dinosaur friends — your child will be captivated by stories surrounding the holiday!
Whether you’re reading together as a family or if your child is reading independently, these Hanukkah books for preschoolers will foster a sense of joy and pride in the holiday, as well as encourage a desire to learn more about the roots of each tradition.
Looking for holiday gifts for kids? Explore trending books, gifts to spark their imagination, and ideas to instill a love of reading and learning in our Holiday Gift Guide. You'll find everything you need for a book-filled holiday, from the best book sets by age to the top reads under $5! You can also browse children's Christmas books. Shop our picks and more at The Scholastic Store. Or to give a reader you love the gift of choice, give an egift card.
Shop books about Hanukkah and more Hanukkah gift ideas below! You can find all books and activities at The Scholastic Store.