20 Portuguese Books for Children Free! [PDF]

Interested in having your children learn Portuguese in a fun and entertaining way? This list of free Portuguese children’s books is perfect both to introduce your little ones to the wonderful world of reading and to practice the language organically.

Reading in Portuguese from an early age will allow them to expand their vocabulary and grammar naturally. The titles included feature classic and popular stories and endearing characters that have delighted generations.

Our selection has considered general criteria of reading level and content according to age. However, it is recommended to review each child’s particular tastes and interests when selecting a book.

Whether for family sharing before bedtime or for recreational activities, this variety of 20 books in Portuguese for children will provide many hours of learning and fun for the little ones. 

It’s time to explore the world of reading in Portuguese!

Books in Portuguese for 4 to 6 year olds

Children between the ages of 4 and 6 are in a stage of great development in which their attention span and reading comprehension begin to blossom. In this list, you will find timeless classic titles ideal for this age range.

Works such as “As Aventuras de Pinóquio”, “As Aventuras de Alice no País das Maravilhas” and “Peter Pan” will captivate the little ones with their imaginary worlds and endearing characters. At the same time, they will become familiar with stories that have marked generations.

We also include shorter but equally entertaining stories. “A História de Pedro Coelho” is perfect to introduce them to the love of reading. Likewise, “O Pequeno Príncipe” will transport them to a magical universe where they will discover values with a Portuguese language within their reach.

As Aventuras de Pinóquio

Carlo Collodi

As Aventuras de Alice no País das Maravilhas

Lewis Carroll

Peter Pan

J.M. Barrie

A História de Pedro Coelho

Beatrix Potter

O Pequeno Príncipe

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Books in Portuguese for children from 7 to 9 years old

Children from 7 to 9 years old are at an ideal stage to enjoy longer stories with more complex themes. In this list, they will find titles that will stimulate their imagination.

Works such as “O Jardim Secreto” and “Beleza Negra” will transport readers to magical worlds full of mystery, adventure, and valuable lessons. Their more developed plots will keep children hooked.

Likewise, “O Livro da Selva” with its famous story about Mowgli will allow them to enter the Indian jungle while discovering values such as friendship and nature. A language at their fingertips will allow them to savor storytelling without barriers.

O Jardim Secreto

Frances Hodgson Burnett

Beleza Negra

Anna Sewell

O Livro da Selva

Rudyard Kipling

Books in Portuguese for children 10 to 12 years old

As children move into pre-adolescence, they will enjoy more complex and engaging stories. This selection is perfect for readers ages 10 to 12.

Titles such as “As Aventuras de Tom Sawyer” will allow them to embark on exciting adventures alongside endearing characters. While “Mulherzinhas” presents a story with values about feminine strength.

With attractive plots and age-appropriate language, these books will completely capture the attention of pre-teens. A great way to enjoy entertaining stories while continuing to expand their Portuguese vocabulary.

As Aventuras de Tom Sawyer

Mark Twain


Louisa May Alcott

A Ilha do Tesouro

Robert Louis Stevenson

O Maravilhoso Mágico de Oz

L. Frank Baum

Anne de Green Gables

Lucy Maud Montgomery

Books in Portuguese for children 13 years old and older

At this age, young readers will enjoy longer and more elaborate stories, with more developed characters and plots. This selection is perfect for them.

Works such as “A Princesinha”, “As Aventuras de Huckleberry Finn”, and “Cinco criancas e um segredo” present complex universes with valuable messages of friendship and self-improvement.

Thanks to their accessible yet challenging Portuguese, these selected books invite young people to continue to delve into fascinating world literature.

A Princesinha

Frances Hodgson Burnett

As Aventuras de Huckleberry Finn

Mark Twain

Cinco criancas e um segredo

Edith Nesbit

Robinson Crusoé

Daniel Defoe

Viagens de Gulliver

Jonathan Swif

Jane Eyre

Charlotte Brontë

Volta ao Mundo em Oitenta Dias

Jules Verne

This was our collection of Portuguese books for children. We hope you liked it and already have your next book!

If you want to discover magical worlds together with your little ones, we invite you to visit our complete section of free children’s books. You will find treasures such as classic tales, books in other languages, and varied themes: from fairies and princesses to dragons, dinosaurs, and cooking. Similarly, there are titles specialized in reading and writing, crafts, and more.

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