Having a great list of resources to turn to when you get stuck is a must. Here we have a list of our favourite go to information for kids and parents.

Books For Kids

  • Vegan is Love: Having Heart and Taking Action by Ruby Roth
  • V is for Vegan by Ruby Roth
  • That’s Why We Don’t Eat Animals: A Book About Vegans, Vegetarians, and All Living Things by Ruby Roth
  • The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
  • Our Farm by Maya Gottfried
  • Herb The Vegetarian Dragon by Jules Bass & Debbie Harter
  • Love Me Gently
  • Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White
  • Do Animals Have Feelings Too? By David L. Rice
  • We’re Vegan by Anna Bean
  • Steven the Vegan by Dan Bodenstein
  • Billy Goes Vegan by Anna Bean
  • Dave Loves Chickens by Carlos Patiño
  • Dave Loves Pigs by Carlos Patiño
  • Ella by Nicole Godwin
  • Living With Monsters by Patrick Duthie
  • A is for Activist by Innosanto Nagara (about social justice and activism)
  • Animal Rescue by Patrick George
  • Henry the Hedgehog by The Animal Alliance Series’


Books For Parents

  • Raising Vegan Children in a Non-Vegan World: A Complete Guide for Parents by Erin Pavlina
  • Above All, Be Kind: Raising a Humane Child in Challenging Times by Zoe Weil
  • Help! There’s a Vegan Coming for Dinner! by Karen Jennings
  • The Vegan Pregnancy Survival Guide by Sayward Rebhal
  • Vegan for Her by Virginia Messina and JL Fields
  • The Everything Vegan Pregnancy Book by Reed Mangels
  • Becoming Vegan by Brenda Davis and Vesanto Melina
  • Skinny Bitch Bun in the Oven by Rory Freedman and Kim Barnouin
  • The Vegan Dad



  • Vegan Lunch Box: 130 Amazing, Animal-Free Lunches Kids and Grown-Ups Will Love by Jennifer McCann
  • Happy, Healthy, Vegan Kids: With Vegan and Gluten Free Recipes by Tracie DeMotte, Tierra Carlson, Tasha Carlson
  • Plant-Powered Families: Over 100 Kid-Tested, Whole-Foods Vegan Recipes by Dreena Burton
  • How to Eat a Rainbow: Magical Raw Vegan Recipes for Kids by Ellie Bedford
  • The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Vegan Eating for Kids by Andrew and Dana Villamagna
  • The Vegan Pregnancy Cookbook: Over 200 Recipes to Keep You and Baby Happy and Healthy for All Three Trimesters (and Beyond)! by Lorena Novak Bull, Jolinda Hackett
  • The Joy Of Vegan Baking by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau
  • The Vegan Scoop by Wheeler Del Torro
  • Vegan Cupcakes Take Over The World by Isa Chandra Moskowitz & Terry Hope Romero




Movies for kids

  • Bee Movie
  • Chicken Run & Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget
  • 101 Dalmatians
  • Bambi
  • Dumbo
  • Brother Bear
  • Babe
  • How to Train Your Dragon
  • Finding Nemo
  • Charlotte’s Web
  • Fly Away Home
  • Spirit: The Stallion of the Cimarron
  • Free Willy
  • Lassie Come Home
  • The Fox and the Hound




Community Groups

We suggest trying to find support and community through social media groups or via an animal rights organisation. We have suggested some of our favourites below. You can also try to search for local meet ups through to see if they have any fun vegan family events or support groups.

It is important and helpful to develop a small group of like minded people who you can discuss your concerns with, ask for advice, and/or relieve any uncertainties or frustrations you may have.

A lot of cities will have either an Animal Liberation or similar organisation which will be more than happy for you to involve yourself with.

Finding nothing? Try setting up your own vegan group on Facebook for your city and see if you can develop community that way.


If you have a group, website, book, movie, or anything else you think would be handy for vegan parents, share it with us by emailing us at


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