Books about Twins: For Twins and Siblings of Twins

Books can be an effective tool to initiate conversations and talk to children about their feelings and thoughts. Look at different children's books about twins and find the one that fits you and your family best.

By Kate Phillipa Clark

Are you looking for children’s books about twins and wondering which ones fit you and your children best? Here’s an overview of several children’s books about twins. If you’ve got a great children’s book about twins, you’d like to share with us, please let us know in the comment field below this article or write us at kate@about-twins.com.

Books about twins – for children

There are several great books about twins targeted to children. Some books are well-suited for celebrating twindom and addressing some of the unique issues and challenges twins may face. Other books are targeted to siblings of twins. Reading a book can be a nice way to prepare older siblings for twins and help them balance their expectations. Books can also serve as an effective tool to initiate conversations and talk to children about their feelings and thoughts.

 

My Babies, My Twins Big Sister

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This children’s book about twins is written for the 2-5 age range. It’s targeted to a girl who’ll soon be the big sister of twins.  It contains all the things she should anticipate about her mum’s hospital stay, when the babies come home, and what she can do with the babies. It’s written in a reinforcing tone, assuring the older sibling that there’s love for everyone. Read about the author.

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My Babies, My Twins Big Brother

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This children’s book about twins is written for the 2-5 age range and is for the boy who’ll soon be a big brother to twins. It’s the counterpart to the “My Babies, My Twins Big Sister” book. It covers all the stuff a young boy should know about his mums hospital stay, and what he should anticipate when the babies are brought home from the hospital. It’s a good choice if you’d like to prepare your son on the arrival of twins. Read about the author.

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The Twins New Baby

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This children’s book about twins is written for the 2-5 age range and is targeted to twins who anticipate a new sibling. A pair of boy/girl twins are getting a younger sibling. The book highlights facts about mums hospital stay and changes at home with the addition of a new baby. Read about the author.

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Twins in Summer

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This children’s book featuring boy/girl twins is written for the 2-8 age range. It can be read aloud or serve as a great book for beginning readers. It follows twins through a busy summer day. It’s written as a poem and plays with words that rhyme with twin. Read about the author.

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The Twiniest Twins

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This children’s book about twins is written for the 2-6 age range and features boy/girl twins. It’s a great choice if you’d like to spark a conversation with your children about how they can be individuals and still share a special twin bond. It’s also a good way to address some of the situations and comments your twins will receive because of being twins. Read more.

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Lucy and Henry Are Twins

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This children’s book is about Lucy and Henry who are fraternal boy/girl twins. They have fun together, but they don’t always do things the same way. You follow them having fun together a day in the park. It’s written by Elizabeth Winthrop, and illustrations are done by Jane Massey. 

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About the Author

Kate Phillipa Clark

Kate Phillipa Clark has a bachelor in Journalism and an Executive Master in Corporate Communication. She is an identical twin and so is her father.

 

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