9 Picture Books About South Carolina


Whether you’re new to the state or been here for years, here are some picture books you can share with your kids to teach them more about where they live! 

Everyday Books

Night-Night South Carolina 

by Katherine Sully

This book highlights some of the major areas in South Carolina, including Myrtle Beach and the Gamecocks stadium. 

Lucky to Live in South Carolina

by Kate B. Jerome

This interactive book not only has information about South Carolina, but it also provides space for children to fill in information about where they live! 

Little South Carolina

By Carol Crane

This is a fun book with riddles for children to learn more about the flora, fauna, and history of South Carolina. 

Good Night South Carolina

By Adam Gamble and Mark Jasper

This book focuses more on the beaches of South Carolina. There is also a “Good Night Charleston” version. 

P is for Palmetto

By Carol Crane

Kids will love the beautiful illustrations in this Alphabet primer!

Net Numbers: A South Carolina Number Book

By Carol Crane

Again, if you want to learn more about the beaches out here, this book is a great option.  

Holiday Books

Tiny the South Carolina Easter Bunny

By Eric James

With the Easter Bunny trapped, it’s up to Tiny to save Easter in South Carolina! But being a bunny isn’t as easy as it looks, especially for an elephant. In this fun and playful story, find out how Tiny uses his own special talents to save Easter!

A Halloween Scare in South Carolina

By Eric James

This humorous, creative story is the perfect Halloween adventure for children and parents to share.

The Twelve Days of Christmas in South Carolina

By Melinda Long

Rainbow-painted houses, yummy shrimp stew, war heroes, prowling pirates, kudzu monsters, leaping dolphins…and a wren in a palmetto tree: that’s a South Carolina Christmas, and Laura is experiencing it all for the first time! Kids will love exploring this magical southern state with her.

What picture books have you read about South Carolina?

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