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National Tea Day

The CBC Holidays Series explores stories that relate to specific holidays so that readers of all ages can celebrate in the best way… with a good book!

April 21 is National Tea Day, where we celebrate this delightful drink. From chamomile to chai to macha, tea has several wonderful flavors. If you have the blend of tea leaves, hot water, a little bit of time, and your favorite mug, you can enjoy a cup of your own right at home. So let’s enjoy our favorite tea today.

April & Mae and the Tea Party: The Sunday Book, by Megan Dowd Lambert; illus. Briana Dengoue (Charlesbridge) — Fiction, Prose, Contemporary, Series, ages 4-6.

Bunnies For Tea, by Kate Stone (Andrews McMeel Publishing) — Fiction, Board Book, Animals, ages 4-6.

Colorful History #74: The Boston Tea Party, by Erin Keepers; illus. Kevin Caron (Pop Culture Classroom) — Nonfiction, Graphic Novel, History, Series, ages 7-12.

The Crankypants Tea Party, by Barbara Bottner; illus. Ale Barba (Simon & Schuster / Atheneum / Caitlyn Dlouhy Books) — Fiction, Picture Book, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Animals, ages 4-6.

A Cuban Girl’s Guide to Tea and Tomorrow, by Laura Taylor Namey (Simon & Schuster / Atheneum Books for Young Readers) — Fiction, Prose, Romance, Contemporary, Series, Teen.

Daddy Lion’s Tea Party, by Mark Sperring; illus. Sarah Warburton (HarperCollins Children’s Books) — Fiction, Picture Book, Animals, Humor, Food, ages 0-3.

Howie’s Tea Party, by Sara Henderson; illus. Aaron Zenz (Zonderkidz) — Fiction, Prose, Animals, Religion, Series, ages 4-6.

Judy Moody and the Right Royal Tea Party, by Megan McDonald; illus. Peter H. Reynolds (Candlewick) — Fiction, Prose, Humor, Series, age 7-12.

Luli and the Language of Tea, by Andrea Wang; illus. Hyewon Yum (Holiday House / Neal Porter Books) — Fiction, Picture Book, Background / Culture, Diversity, ages 4-6.

Never Trumpet with a Crumpet, by Amy Gibson; illus. Jenn Harney (Astra Books for Young Readers) — Fiction, Picture Book, Humor, Animals, ages 4-6.

Sato the Rabbit, A Sea of Tea, by Yuki Ainoya, translated by Michael Blaskowsky (Enchanted Lion Books) — Fiction, Picture Book, Animals, Series, ages 4-6.

Séance Tea Party, by Reimena Yee (Random House Graphic) — Fiction, Graphic Novel, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Animals, Series, ages 7-12.

The Tea Dragon Society, by K. O’Neill (Oni Press) — Fiction, Graphic Novel, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Animals, Series, ages 7-12.

Tea Rex, by Molly Idle (Penguin Young Readers / Viking Books for Young Readers) — Fiction, Picture Book, Animals, Humor, Food, ages 4-6.

Teatime Around the World, by Denyse Waissbluth; illus. Chelsea O’Byrne (Greystone Kids) — Nonfiction, Picture Book, Diversity, Background / Culture, Food, ages 4-6.

Celebrate National Tea Day by reading a book!

List compiled by CBC’s resident holiday expert, Sommer Wissner. Check out other CBC Holiday book lists on our blog.

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