Recommended children’s books about light and dark
Explore the world of light and dark with this exciting collection of children’s titles about the people and creatures who wake up when you go to sleep.
Our booklist is designed to help children in KS1 and EYFS learn about the Science topics of light and dark, from recommended books that provide insights into the world of nocturnal animals like Owl Babies or The Bat Book, to stories about the getting to grips with the dark like The King Who Banned the Dark or The Rabbit, The Dark and the Biscuit Tin (look out for the fold-out page with guaranteed wow-factor!).With rich illustrations, fascinating facts and thrilling adventures, this booklist will help children to look at the world differently – but they may need a torch!
NB: This booklist is aimed at children aged 4-7. For books for older children, try our Light and Sound KS2 Booklist.