This booklist for young children covers the challenges of sibling rivalry and celebrates sibling relationships. These books are perfect for brothers and sisters to read together.
Sharing stories is a great way to explore challenging issues with children. Using gentle, age appropriate picture books can help start conversations, encourage questions, reassure children that others have faced the same problems or give them a preview to an upcoming situation they may be worried about.
Share these books with your child to help discuss any questions or concerns they may have.
Our librarians have gathered the best titles to create the Special times, special needs series of recommended reading lists with books to share with children and to support parents and carers.
Highlights from our booklist
Poppet gets two big brothers by best-selling author Paullina Simons is a funny favourite for the family to read together.
Stories about sibling rivalry
- The brothers quibble by Aaron Blabey
- I’ve won, no I’ve won, no I’ve won and The new small person by Lauren Child
- Wolfie the bunny by Ame Dyckman
- Me first! by Michael Escoffier
- Secret tree fort by Brianne Farley
- Little Frog’s tadpole trouble by Tatyana Feeney
- Go to sleep, Jessie! by Libby Gleeson
- Mine! by Sue Heap
- Alphonse, that is not ok to do! by Daisy Hirst
- Titch by Pat Hutchins
- Louise loves art by Kelly Light
- You’re all my favourites by Sam McBratney
- Philomena’s new glasses by Brenna Maloney
- The sister book and The brother book by Todd Parr
- Super Stan by Matt Robertson
- Poppet gets two big brothers by Paullina Simons
- Ninja baby by David Zeltser
More recommended reading
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