Juneteenth is just around the corner on Monday, June 19! Looking to teach your little one’s about this amazing holiday of American freedom? Mudpuppy has just the book for you to bring the celebration of Juneteenth to your home.

Written by Tonya Arbari, the Let’s Celebrate Juneteenth Board Book guides kids through the traditions and history of Juneteenth with 26 pages filled with fun rhymes and colorful illustrations by Tabitha Brown. The pages include easy-to-read lines at the top with rhymes like “Annual picnic, top of the hill, delicious barbecue on the grill.” The illustrations feature whimsically drawn scenes of Juneteenth celebrations like cookouts and family gatherings.

The rhyming adventure will introduce kids to the conversation starting topics that Juneteenth brings to the table, like supporting Black-owned businesses. The Let’s Celebrate Juneteenth Board Book also spells out the holiday’s historical context for young readers in easily digestible terms.

Children’s books are a perfect way for parents to introduce their kids to the world around them. Parents looking to share Juneteenth with their little ones can purchase the Let’s Celebrate Juneteenth Board Book for $9.99 at mudpuppy.com, Amazon, Target, Barnes & Nobles, and Walmart.

About the author

Omar Letson

Omar Letson

Omar is an editorial intern at Adventure Media & Events, writing content for The Pop Insider, The Toy Insider, and The Toy Book. Attending the Savannah College of Art and Design, he plans to pursue a career in magazine journalism. Previously, Omar interned for entertainment news website TV-Tea and for Spitfire Strategies, a public interest communications firm. His favorite TV shows are RuPaul’s Drag Race, Absolutely Fabulous, and WandaVision.