Albert Einstein is truly one of the most influential people in science and one of the world’s greatest scientists. Everyone has heard of Albert Einstein-but what exactly did he do? How much do kids really know about Albert Einstein besides the funny hair and genius label?

There are so many lessons children can learn from the life of Albert Einstein. Therefore in this article, we have listed the 11 best Albert Einstein books for kids to read. These books will help kids in acquiring all the Albert Einstein information in an engaging way.

Albert Einstein was a very brilliant and important man of science. He lived his whole life, beginning to end, thinking and writing. He contributed to many of the most important advancements of our time. He lived a very important life.

Best Albert Einstein Books for Kids of All Ages

Here, we have listed three books that we found best from the entire list based on our choice, the best value you can get at the price mentioned, and budget-friendly:

  1. Our #1 Choice: I am Albert Einstein
  2. Best Value Pick: On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein
  3. Best Budget Pick: Who Was Albert Einstein?

1. Who Was Albert Einstein?

Who Was Albert Einstein? by Jess M. Brallier is not only a book about a genius; it’s a book about a normal boy who loved thinking. It tells it in a way that makes this genius a normal guy who is a lovable person from a child to the end.

This book outlines more than job and work, but also childhood habits and stories. It’s more in-depth than any paper about him and very easy to read. Lots of great sketches and over 100 pages of interesting info are packed in this book.

  • Best suitable for Age: 8 – 12 years
  • No. of Pages: 112
  • Our Rating: 4.8 out of 5

2. On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein

This book is uniquely written, focusing on how Einstein thrived on asking and answering questions through each stage of his life. It also highlights Einstein’s setbacks and certain challenges that he faced, which allows young readers to understand that even successful people will experience mistakes and hardships throughout their life.

It uses eye-catching illustrations that would appeal to children and provide doodles that resemble what Einstein might have made for his famous theories.

On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein by Jennifer Berne is a fun and inspiring way for children to learn about Einstein’s contributions and discoveries to science!

  • Best suitable for Age: 5 – 8 years
  • No. of Pages: 56
  • Our Rating: 4.8 out of 5

3. I am Albert Einstein

The book mainly goes through the various stages of his development and how people at first thought he was not smart. It goes up to the point of him showing the world the equation E = mc² but just with an ultra-simple explanation.

The story lets us know how he was different from other children and then talks about how he overcame his differences and what accomplishments he achieved, and how he did them.

It also sends a message to children that even if they don’t feel “normal”, not to let that stop them from chasing their dreams and learning new things and being themselves.

  • Best suitable for Age: 5 – 9 years
  • No. of Pages: 40
  • Our Rating: 4.9 out of 5

4. The Story of Albert Einstein

From Albert Einstein’s early years to his death, this book tells a life over eight chapters. From his youngest days, not speaking until he was four, and not doing well in school, to his days working in the patent office where he came up with early theories.

The chapters are broken up with nice illustrations and infographics. Quizzes at the end of each chapter, give kids something to think about and how Albert Einstein’s life might relate to their own.

  • Best suitable for Age: 6 – 8 years
  • No. of Pages: 70
  • Our Rating: 4.7 out of 5

5. Odd Boy Out: Young Albert Einstein

This is a simplified and picture biography of Albert Einstein. The book describes Albert as a young boy and how he appeared different to the rest of the world. It then shows how he came to be known as a great scientist through exploring his interests. This book would also provide a lot of facts.

This is a very kid-friendly book that gives students a brief biography of Albert’s life. It would be great to start a science class or a research project for younger students.

  • Best suitable for Age: 4 – 7 years
  • No. of Pages: 32
  • Our Rating: 4.7 out of 5

6. Albert Einstein and Relativity for Kids

This book talks about Einstein’s life in typical biography form, with plenty of photographs and timelines to show what he did first and what happened to him at the end.

It also includes various at-home experiments to illustrate his work. There are also helpful links to websites so that readers can continue their educational journey.

  • Best suitable for Age: 9 years and Up
  • No. of Pages: 144
  • Our Rating: 4.7 out of 5

7. Albert Einstein: A Curious Mind

Albert Einstein, A Curious Mind, is a nice introductory book for young elementary age students learning about science. This small picture book is also good for students trying to take those initial steps toward becoming an independent reader.

This biography includes a timeline and photos about the life of this inspiring scientist.

  • Best suitable for Age: 4 – 8 years
  • No. of Pages: 32
  • Our Rating: 4.6 out of 5

8. National Geographic Readers: Albert Einstein

A simple but interesting biography. Kids will learn about his life, achievements, and the challenges he faced along the way. The author included definitions of science in simple terms that kids could understand.

The layout is done well with bright colors, photographs, interesting facts scattered throughout, a timeline and simple glossary.

  • Best suitable for Age: 6 – 9 years
  • No. of Pages: 48
  • Our Rating: 4.6 out of 5

9. Albert Einstein (Inspired Inner Genius)

It is a biography that sums up his life and his works in a simplified way for younger children to understand. Colorful illustrations and simple text provide a background of knowledge to provoke children to ask more questions and find out more. The books also prompt children to think of careers and dreams they may not have considered. A great book for young readers.

  • Best suitable for Age: 5 – 10 years
  • No. of Pages: 35
  • Our Rating: 4.6 out of 5

10. Albert Einstein (Mini Movers and Shakers)

A quick easy to read biography of Albert Einstein that stresses the use of one’s imagination. The author doesn’t try to give a detailed biography of Albert Einstein. What they do is tell stories that make children want to know more. Mini Movers and Shakers was developed to inspire children to dream big and work hard.

  • Best suitable for Age: 3 – 11 years
  • No. of Pages: 39
  • Our Rating: 4.6 out of 5

11. Albert Einstein: The Genius Who Failed School

This children’s books about Albert Einstein help kids learn how to do something themselves, exactly how something is done or how it came about. Children love to learn through attractive visuals, and this book fulfills all the requirements.

  • Best suitable for Age: 8 – 12 years
  • No. of Pages: 64
  • Our Rating: 4.5 out of 5

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