Picture Books for Ancient History

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If you’re looking to read books for ancient history studies with your kids this year, this booklist is for you. It’s a short list of delightful picture book read-alouds for the whole family.

Listen to our podcast episode on ancient history.

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The Empty Pot
D’Aulaires’ Book of Greek Myths
One Grain of Rice
Pyramid
What’s Your Angle, Pythagoras?
City: A Story of Roman Planning and Construction
Pythagoras and the Ratios: A Math Adventure
Aesop’s Fables
The Egyptian Cinderella
Mummies Made in Egypt (Reading Rainbow Books)
Of Numbers and Stars
The Librarian Who Measured the Earth
Gilgamesh the King (The Gilgamesh Trilogy)
The Miracles of Jesus
Mary: The Mother of Jesus
Tomie dePaola’s Book of Bible Stories

Looking for a personalized list?

3 Questions & Done!

“The recommendations are spot on. Sort of freaky in a good way! 😂”
Michelle L.

“Excellent book choices and easy to use!”
Amy C.

“Fun quiz and easy to use. Thank you!”
Sarah Y.