Best Aviation Books for Kids

– BOOKS ABOUT PILOTS AND PLANES FOR KIDS –
Below you find a list of some very nice books about airplanes and aviation for your kids! This post contains affiliate links. This means that you help me if you buy using these links! I’m running this website with a lot of love and dedication, but it would be very nice if you support my website by buying your items using these links! Much love and thanks!!

1. Pilot Ollie and Pilot Polly – Come Fly with Us

Written by Captain Rob Johnson the Pilot Ollie and Pilot Polly series of books are designed to be engaging, educational and inspiring. The series of books brought to you by Plane Characters. Follow Pilot Ollie and Pilot Polly through their flights and amazing adventures. The stories introduce famous sights from around the world, different weathers, flags and also international foods and cultures. Captain Rob Johnson has worked for a major international airline for twenty five years and the stories were originally written to share his experiences with his own young children.

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2. I wish I were a Pilot

Golden carriages, airplanes, submarines there are many ways to get from here to there! Some have engines, some have gears and others are powered by people. Using playful rhyming text and brightly colored artwork, this book introduces young travelers to the many forms of transport and travel.

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3. Violet the Pilot

Violet is a science-loving girl inventor with a flair for the air! Fans of Ada Twist, Scientist andRosie Revere, Engineer will love this classic underdog story by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Steve Breen.

By the time she’s two years old, Violet Van Winkle can engineer nearly any appliance in the house. And by eight she’s building elaborate flying machines from scratch—mind-boggling contraptions such as the Tubbubbler, the Bicycopter, and the Wing-a-ma-jig. The kids at school tease her, but they have no idea what she’s capable of. Maybe she could earn their respect by winning the blue ribbon in the upcoming Air Show. Or maybe something even better will happen—something involving her best-ever invention, a Boy Scout troop in peril, and even the mayor himself!

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4. ABCs on Wings

The alphabet takes flight in this vividly illustrated picture book of aviation from A to Z!

From A is for ace to Z is for zeppelin, this high-flying alphabet book presents the ABCs through the amazing world of aviation. Get to know biplanes, carriers, gliders, jets, and many more vehicles of flight in this book filled with bold, graphic illustrations that soar off the pages!

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5. My little Golden Book about Airplanes

Little pilots can learn all about exciting airplanes and famous aviators in this high-flying Little Golden Book!

Climb aboard and soar the skies with this adventure-filled look at a subject all children are fascinated by: airplanes! Full of exciting illustrations, simple sentences, and unbelievable facts and stories about some of the most memorable aviators (the Wright brothers, Charles Lindberg, Bessie Coleman, Amelia Earhart) and airplanes (the Concorde, the B-2, the 747), My Little Golden Book About Airplanes is a celebration of the dreamers and doers of aviation.

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6. The little Airplane

Take flight with Pilot Small’s classic aerial adventure—now available as a board book! Tag along as Pilot Small takes his little red airplane up, up, up for a joyride! Newly simplified text, paired with Lois Lenski’s bright and charming art, makes an irresistible choice for youngsters already reaching for the sky!

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7. Bizzy Bear: Airplane Pilot

Bizzy Bear and his flight crew are taking to the skies! Follow Captain Bizzy Bear through the airport, boarding the airplane, and landing safely at his destination. Perfect for little ones who love planes or are taking to the skies.

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7. Good Night Planes

A day in the life of a pilot is full of discovery and adventure!

Find out what it takes for an airplane to get ready for flight. Your toddler will discover what it’s like to be an airplane pilot, flight attendant, air traffic controller, and much, much more! Climb aboard a jumbo jet and spend the day high in the sky above the clouds. Children of all ages will embark on an adventure as they soar with twin engines and propellers. This book is the perfect gift for future pilots everywhere, for birthdays, baby showers, housewarming and going away parties.

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8. Where do Jet Planes sleep at Night?

Have you ever wondered what little airplanes do when it’s time for bed? Jumbo jets, biplanes, helicopters–even Air Force One!–power down, wash up, and listen to stories with mommy and daddy planes beneath a blanket of stars, getting ready to fly to dreamland. Little airplane lovers will be tickled to see how bedtime is the same for their favorite flying vehicles as it is for them, as they come down to earth for sleepy time.

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9. Away in my Airplane

Explore a magical bedtime world of favorite dreams—from the hidden treasures of Margaret Wise Brown, author of the children’s classics Goodnight Moon and Runaway Bunny.

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10. Playtown: Airport (A Lift-the-Flap Book)

It’s another busy day at Playtown Airport! From shops and restaurants at the bustling terminal, to special airport emergency services, to the ground crew preparing planes for takeoff, children will be fascinated to find out how Playtown Airport works in this highly detailed, illustrated board book. Each busy scene is packed with people to meet and things to look for and find, plus there are over flaps to lift and a fold-out scene at the end showing the cross-section of a jumbo jet.

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11. Richard Scarry’s Planes

Climb into the cockpit and take-off with this board book of Richard Scarry’s fast and fun planes! Featuring jet planes, helicopters, parachuters, and even Santa’s sleigh, little pilots will be searching the skies for vehicles as whimsical as these. 

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12. Pilots and what they do

The pilot flies the airplane, along with his co-pilot. He has to make sure the passengers arrive safely. That’s why he has to keep an eye on things like the altitude and the plane’s speed during the flight. The airport control towers that he passes over tell him how and where he has to take off, fly and land.

An instructive, engaging picture book for children about airline pilots. For children ages 4 and up. Now in a simplified and fun pocket-sized edition.

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13. Fly, Girl, Fly! Shaesta Waiz Soars Around the World

Shaesta Waiz, a refugee from Afghanistan, dreamed of doing great things. But first she had to leave a refugee camp with her family to make a new life in America, overcome gender stereotypes, be the first in her family to go to college, and overcome her fear of flying. After becoming a pilot, Shaesta made the flight of a lifetime by crossing five continents, making thirty stops in twenty-two countries across nearly 25,000 nautical miles. At the age of thirty, Shaesta was the youngest woman and the first from Afghanistan to circumnavigate the globe by herself in a single-engine aircraft.

Fly, Girl, Fly! is the first authorized picture book biography of Shaesta Waiz. Backmatter includes more information about Shaesta’s mission to empower girls to pursue STEM careers, details about her historic trip around the world, information about her nonprofit organization Dreams Soar, and a personal note from Shaesta Waiz encouraging girls to pursue their dreams.

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14. I am Unstoppable: A little book about Amelia Earhart

The littlest readers can learn about Amelia Earhart in this board book version of the New York Times bestselling Ordinary People Change the World biography.

This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes great—the traits that kids can aspire to in order to live heroically themselves. In this new board book format, the very youngest readers can learn about one of America’s icons in the series’s signature lively, conversational way. The short text focuses on drawing inspiration from these iconic heroes, and includes an interactive element and factual tidbits that young kids will be able to connect with. This volume tells the story of Amelia Earhart, the famous pilot.

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15. Pilot Ollie and Pilot Polly’s Guide to the Airport

Written by Captain Rob Johnson the Pilot Ollie and Pilot Polly series of books are designed to be engaging, educational and inspiring. The series of books brought to you by Plane Characters. Follow Pilot Ollie and Pilot Polly through their flights and amazing adventures. The stories introduce famous sights from around the world, different weathers, flags and also international foods and cultures. Captain Rob Johnson has worked for a major international airline for twenty five years and the stories were originally written to share his experiences with his own young children.

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16. Airplane Activity Book

This airplane activity coloring book is a great activity for children ages 4-8. Not only does it take you away from the screens of tablets and computers, but it gives you an authentic way to connect and have fun! It contains coloring pages, dot to dot pages, hidden pictures, how to draw, spot the difference pages, maze and bookmarks.

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17. The Ultimate book of Airplanes and Airports

The Ultimate series is a worldwide success because it offers readers an intriguing close-up view of their subject with lots of opportunity for hands-on interaction with flaps, tabs, pop-ups, and more! What better subject than airplanes and airports, endlessly fascinating to children of all ages—from the detailed instruments of a Boeing 747 cockpit to the mysterious innards of a baggage carousel, The Ultimate Book of Airports delivers absorbing information and hours of fun. It’s the perfect book to prepare young readers for a first flight!

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18. I want to be a Pilot (I Can Read Level 1)

For the child who says, “I want to be a pilot when I grow up!” And for any child who wants a gentle behind-the-scenes look at being a pilot. This I Can Read book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 5 to 7 who are ready to read independently. It’s a fun way to keep your child engaged and as a supplement for activity books for children.

Pilots fly airplanes! Did you know that there are many different kinds of pilots? When Aunt Ro and I visit the Air Fair, I meet pilots who fly seaplanes, hot air balloons, cargo planes—and more!

I Want to Be a Pilot is part of an I Can Read series that introduces young readers to important community helpers. This Level One I Can Read is perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences.

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19. You could fly an Airplane

Can you fly an airplane? Yes, you can! Consider this educational resource as your guide on how a plane flies! Complete with flight basics, this book is worth a peek. The inclusion of carefully chosen texts and pictures will make learning with this book so much fun. Grab a copy today!

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20. So you want to be a Commercial Airline Pilot (For Young Adults)

So You Want to Be a… Commercial Airline Pilot puts you inside the cockpit of a modern-day airliner for an insider’s look at one of the most glamorized, yet deadly professions in the world.

What makes an airline captain, and how did they end up flying your plane? What makes air travel dangerous, and what makes it safe? Do you have what it takes to command a jet costing over one hundred million dollars, and, more importantly, can you accept the life-long challenge of keeping the flying public safe?

This book explains everything from getting your education to passing the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) practical test.

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This post contains affiliate links. This means that you help me if you buy using these links! I’m running this website with a lot of love and dedication, but it would be very nice if you support my website by buying your items using these links! Much love and thanks!!

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