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Kindle Kids is the handy device your little reader needs — and it's currently 55% off at Amazon!

Updated ·8 min read

If you're an avid reader, having a Kindle can be a game-changer. No more hauling several books around on vacation: All you need to do is slip this handy (and small!) device into your bag. Well, kids can get in on the action, too, and at a hefty discount. Right now, Amazon is offering an impressive 55% off its Kindle Kids e-reader — but only for a limited time. If you’re not yet an Amazon Prime member, sign up now for exclusive members-only access to Prime Day deals. Click here for a free 30-day trial. Here's what you need to know about this special reader for kids.

Kindle Kids

$50 $110 at Amazon

This e-reader is designed just for kids — and it has parental controls!

Kindle Kids has all the great features you love in the adult version of Kindle, but with younger ones in mind. It has a black and white glare-free display and a battery life that can last for weeks (not a typo). Unlike tablets, this is focused solely on reading, so you don't have to worry about your child getting distracted by apps and games while they're "reading."

You'll get a year of Amazon Kids+ with the Kindle Kids, allowing your child to check out more than a thousand books for just $4.99 a month. The first year of access is free!

For just $50 (down from $110), you'll get the Kindle, a year of Amazon Kids+, a kid-friendly cover, and a two-year warranty.

This e-reader is made to stand up to tough use. (Photo: Amazon)

Kindle Kids has an army of fans. "As a parent, I love this, because I don't have to worry that my kids are reading something I don't want them reading," said one five-star reviewer. "I can see what they're doing and for how long. And if I ever feel bored myself (if only), I can use my PIN and exit the kid mode. At this point, it becomes a 'regular' Kindle and I can read what I want to read."

Other parents say the Kindle Kids has encouraged their children to read more. "My daughter, 9, loves it," said a happy customer. "She keeps track of her reading for school and since we got it five days ago, she's read over 11 hours which is up from her usual four to five."

Again, this sale is only happening for a limited time. Grab a Kindle Kids at a hefty discount while you still can!

$50 $110 at Amazon

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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