What does it mean to be a leader? Today, we bring you a list of fictional children’s books which explore this very question. In these stories, children (and animals) take initiative, inspire others, fight injustice, and learn how complex leadership truly is. Here’s the first of our suggestions. For the rest, visit our blog.

Following Isabella

By Linda Taley, Andra Chase (illustrator)

Common wisdom asserts that sheep are followers, but the sheep in this story dares to believe there might be a better way. In the country ruled by Queen Isabella, this sheep of the same name takes initiative to improve the lot of others.

Grade Level: P and up

Stories about Leadership

For more children’s books about leadership, visit our blog.


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