Let’s splash into summer with this selection of 30 + summer books in Spanish for children.
In this selection of summer books in Spanish you can find a range of themes from summer activities, summer vacations, books about the beach, camping and more!
Whether you are browsing this list to find some books at your local library, or if you want to add a few books to your home collection, this comprehensive list of summer books in Spanish will provide you with many different options to choose from.
Read these books in the spring to get your littles excited for summer, or use these books throughout the long summer days to keep Spanish afloat this summer!
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SUMMER BOOKS IN SPANISH FOR AGES 2-5
By: Carol Thompson
Summer is super sensory. There is a wealth of sights, sounds, smells, tastes and textures to discover, and in this book your children experience those senses.
After reading, you can take your littles outdoors to experience the senses of summer like they did in this book.
Grab your free printable copy of my sounds of nature scavenger hunt if you want to have your littles explore their hearing sense in the summer outdoors.
By: Mo Willems
We all love a little helado in the summer, but what happens when Geraldo is faced with the decision of whether to share his helado or not.
This story in Spanish with simple text and short sentences is the perfect summer read to help your littles learn about sharing.
It is also a great option for emerging readers and writers!
Related: Spanish Reading Resources and Tips for Emergent Readers
By: Allie Busby
Join the kids in this book as they explore the unique character of summer by playing games outside and inside of the house.
By: Stella Blackstone
In this bilingual book about Bear in the sunshine, your little can learn some new vocabulary Spanish words for weather.
Related: Weather Flashcards and Worksheets in Spanish for Preschoolers
5. En verano
By: Susana Madinabeitia Manso
In this picture book, learn about the many fun things to do in summer time: go swimming, play sports, go to the beach and much more!
Peppa and George are going swimming, but George is a bit scared. How will Mummy and Daddy pig ever convince him to get in the pool?
7. Llama, Llama aprende a nadar
By: Anna Dewdney
Sticking with the theme of swimming, following along as Llama Llama asks is mom to help him learn how to swim.
Related: What to Take to the Pool With Your Toddler
8. Llama, Llama disfruta acampar
By: Anna Dewdney
Join Llama Llama and his friends as they go on an exciting camping adventure. They can’t wait to sleep under the stars, and roast marshmallows.
By: Rotraut Susanne Berner
Learn about the fruits of the season of summer through multiple stories, drawings and simple text.
By: Ben Gundersheimer
This captivating story for children will teach about the journey that monarch butterflies take each year from Canada to Mexico.
The perfect book to help kids understand a little more about all those beautiful butterflies that are experiencing in the summer outdoors.
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BOOKS ABOUT SUMMER IN SPANISH FOR AGES 5-7
11. ¿Qué puedes hacer con una paleta?
By: Carmen Tafolla
Stride along with a young Mexican protagonist and she guides the reader through her barrio and introduces the frozen, fruit-flavored treat that thrills Mexican and Mexican-American children, la paleta.
The perfect story to cool you down on a hot summer day.
12. Paletero Man
By: Lucky Diaz
Sticking with the theme of paletas, next up on our summer books in Spanish list is Paletero Man, one of my absolute favorite reads.
Follow along as our narrator passes through his busy neighborhood in chase of the ice cream man. As he chases him he slowly loses his coins along the way.
What happened to his money?
Witness as the community pulls together to help our protagonist get his tasty treat.
A wonderful summer selection that will teach your littles all about generosity and kindness.
Related: 40 Gratitude Quotes in Spanish
13. Hola Mar
By: Pam Muñoz Ryan
Dive into this playful poem about the draw of the shore and the effect the ocean has on all five senses.
By: Albert Asensio Navarro
One of the four board books about the seasons by Albert Asensio Navarro, this book will talk about the important parts of summer through beautiful, detailed illustrations.
15. Un verano de la familia Ratón
By: Liesbet Sleger
It’s summer, let the summer vacations begin! Go on summer vacation with La familia Ratón where they spend their days enjoying the beach, and climbing mountains. There is so many things to do on their vacation!
16. Un verano especial con la abuela
By: Tania de Regil
Julia is spending the summer with her abuela in a mountain near Mexico City. It is her first time leaving her parents for an extended period of time.
Read together with your littles as Julia grows to love the city and culture and understand the connection between her abuela and herself in this book that explores the magic of intergenerational love and wisdom.
By: Tom Brenner
In this book, your children will enjoy a sun-drenched tribune to the anticipation and adventures that welcome the warmest season of the year.
A great book to read around spring or in early summer to get your littles excited for their summer adventures.
Related: 18 Spring Picture Books in Spanish for Kids
18. Las palabras que se llevó el viento
By: Paloma Sánchez Ibarzábal
In this book, your children can experience different sounds and animals at the beach. A shell that says hello, a gust of wind, a whale that travels by and more.
By: Nuria Roca Soto
By: Joann Early Macken
Experiences different outdoor summer activities including biking, swimming and sailing in this picture book with simple text.
By: Esther Van Den Berg
Mama rana gives all the baby ranas swimming class.
By: Marsha Diane Arnold
Learn about the Island of Galapagos through protagonist Valentina who spends her days observing the natural world around her and protecting the island around her.
By: Einat Tsarfati
Who doesn’t like making sandcastles on the beach? Especially real big ones!
But the one things with sandcastles is, they’re made out of sand, which means they can fall down really easily!
Related: Beach Sensory Bin for Toddlers
24. El cuento de oso playero y el castillo de arena
By: TC LiFonti
Continuing with the theme of sandcastles, Oso Playero is having so much fun building his castle until the tide starts to come in and take his castle down.
Will he be able to show it to his mom in time?
25. Daniela Pirata
By: Susanna Isern
There is no better summer tale than that of the pirates!
Follow along with Daniela as she dreams of becoming a pirate on the legendary ship, the Black Croc.
By: Maribeth Boelts
Help your little children overcome their fear of bees this summer by reading them this tale of Kaia.
Kaia is braver than ever, except she is scared of one thing— bees. Watch as she rises above her fear through bravery, compassion and understanding the importance of bees in our world.
27. Lucas en un día en la playa:
By: Giselle Shardlow
Give your children the healthy benefits of yoga with this kids yoga story beach adventure book.
By: Alana Olsen
Welcome in Summer with this delightful fiction title, which features a narrator and the fun activities they explore with their family and friends
SUMMER BOOKS IN SPANISH FOR KIDS AGES 7+
29. Alma del mar
By: Jaime Gamboa
This story is about a little girl named Alma who is fascinated with the sea despite never having been to the sea before.
Through stories, her father takes her to the sea every night to visit with fish, sirens, algae and sailors.
After much planning, they travel to the coastline where they both discover that they share more than their love for the sea.
By: Alyssa Satin Capucilli
This beginning reader book is about Biscuit who is ready to go camping and experience all of the new sensations camping brings.
I hope you enjoyed this list of 30+ best summer books in Spanish for Kids! Have a great summer!
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