Check out these popular books on Epic your kid can read and watch. Big Nate, Pete the Cat and many more!
Looking for new ways to motivate your kid to read? Get ‘em hooked on books with these reads that have inspired popular movies and TV shows. Scroll for just some of the best books they can enjoy on the page and on the screen!
Ada Twist Scientist
Like her classmates, builder Iggy and inventor Rosie, budding scientist Ada is bursting with imagination, curiosity and aspirations of her own. Find the series now on Netflix.
We’ve got the perfect collection for Big Nate fans! Complete with never-before published cartoons, “The Complete Big Nate” chronicles the daily life of self-described genius and sixth grade renaissance man. Find the series on Nickelodeon.
Clifford the Big Red Dog
Clifford is not only the biggest dog on the block—he’s a giant. Parents everywhere will recognize Clifford and his silly, bumbling antics. Check out the audiobook on Epic, then watch the series on PBS Kids and the Amazon Original movie!
Mr. and Mrs. Pteranodon adopt Buddy, and along with their other hatchlings Tiny, Shiny and Don, they learn about all the different types of dinosaurs aboard the Dinosaur Train. Your kid can also hop aboard by checking out the games, field guide and videos on PBS Kids.
The Ghost Writer series is filled with adventurous retellings of stories from some of the best writers of all time, from Rudyard Kipling to Mary Shelley. Start with “The Cobalt Mask” on Epic, then check out the Emmy-award winning series on Apple TV+.
Hilda and the Mountain King
Trolls and giants, and elves, oh my! Kids can explore a fantastical world with this fearless and curious girl in the beloved graphic novel series on Epic, then enjoy the hit show on Netflix. Start with “Hilda and the Mountain King,” in which Hilda wakes up in the body of a troll!
Ivy + Bean
Bean and Ivy are sure they won’t be friends. But when Bean plays a joke on her sister, Ivy comes to the rescue, proving that even people who don’t like each other can be the best of friends. Your kid will find lots of laugh-out-loud fun in the book on Epic, then relive their adventures on Netflix.
Monkey With a Tool Belt
Chico Bon Bon can build or fix just about anything! This entertaining series shows kids that there is an inventive way out of every problem if you have the right tools. Read the whole collection on Epic, then check out the video adaptation, Chico Bon Bon, on Netflix.
Pete the Cat
The popular kitty from this quirky, educational series is a favorite for preschoolers everywhere, and we have several on Epic, including the problem-solving kid caper “Pete the Cat and the Missing Cupcake.” Feast on this sweet read before grooving to its counterpart and more in the Amazon Original TV series.
Shuri: A Black Panther Novel
Is your kid a fan of the Marvel movie Black Panther: Wakanda Forever? Now they can turn their fandom into a love of reading with the audiobook version of Shuri: A Black Panther Novel on Epic. Narrated by Nanika Noni Rose, it follows T’Challa’s younger sister, Shuri on her quest to save her homeland.
Upside Down Magic
Nory, Elliott, Andres and Bax are students in Dunwiddle Magic School’s Upside-Down Magic class. But this is no ordinary class. For these students, magic turns wonky at the worst possible moments. Read it on Epic then catch the movie on Disney+.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Greg Heffley’s got plenty to write about in this quirky comic about an awkward tween coping with the ups and downs of middle school and (gulp) big brothers. Your kid can read Diary of a Wimpy Kid on Epic, then watch the hilarious brotherly antics in the animated film on Disney+. Coming December 2!
These are just a few of the many popular books your kid can read, watch, then read again on Epic! Check out the entire collection for stories that will hook your kid on and off the screen.