Are you also fan of Groot, the lovable tree-like character from the Marvel Universe? If so, you're in luck!

In this article, I will share my top book recommendations for fans of Groot. From Groot comic books to picture books, these selections will give you a deeper understanding and appreciation for the character. Note mentioning a lot of new stories that weren't on the cinema screen.

baby Groot is waiting for rescue

Why Do We Love Groot?

Groot is a lovable and charismatic character with a unique and interesting outlook. His limited speech pattern, only being able to say “I am Groot” adds to his charm and makes him relatable in a way that is both funny and endearing.

Furthermore, we all love his selfless and heroic actions in the Guardians of the Galaxy movies have endeared him to audiences and made him a beloved character. Additionally, the character being a tree-like creature, he has a special connection to nature and the idea of protection, which is also a factor that people find appealing.

Whether you're a die-hard fan or just looking for something new to read, keep reading to discover the best books for Groot enthusiasts.

What Are The Best Books About Groot?

I Am Groot, by Christopher Hastings (2017)

Join Groot on an epic adventure as he embarks on a journey through an alien world, far from the Guardians of the Galaxy. After getting caught in a wormhole, our beloved tree-like hero finds himself stranded and alone, but determined to find his way back to his team. But it won't be easy, as he's smaller and facing unknown creatures and societies.

Can a pint-sized Groot rise to the challenge and navigate the unknown to make it back to his family?

Get ready for a thrilling ride as we follow Groot on his quest for survival and reunion in this new exciting chapter of his story.

Groot, by Jeff Loveness (2015)

Another epic journey with the one and only Groot, the iconic talking-tree-thing from the Marvel Universe. Starring in his own series for the first time ever, fans of Guardians of the Galaxy will be thrilled to see Groot take center stage. Join him and Rocket on an intergalactic road-trip that takes a turn for the unexpected when a misfortune separates the two companions.

For the first time in years, Groot is on his own and facing unknown challenges. But one thing's for sure, it's going to be an adventure like no other, so hold on tight and experience the thrill of the ride with Groot!

This comic book is for everyone who want to learn a little bit more about Groot's origins.

Night Night, Groot, by Brendan Deneen (2018)

This Groot book is for children at age between 1-3.

As Groot begins to drift off to sleep, he is suddenly jolted awake by the energetic and explosive entrance of his best friend, Rocket Raccoon.

With a galaxy in peril and dangers lurking around every corner, there's no time for rest just yet. Together, Groot and Rocket must band together to defend the universe and save the day. But with their unbreakable bond and unstoppable teamwork, they just might be able to save the galaxy and ensure Groot finally gets the well-deserved rest he needs.

Rocket to the Rescue!, by John Sazaklis (2017)

Guardians of the Galaxy is on an out-of-this-world adventure as they race through the universe to stop the Collector! Star Lord, Groot, Rocket and the rest of the gang are ready for action in this thrilling Little Golden Book.

Marvel Superheroes and villains come to life in this action-packed story that is sure to delight young readers. This is the perfect way to introduce your little ones to the exciting world of the Guardians of the Galaxy!

Perfect for boys and girls ages 3 to 6, so for a little bit older generations than the book above.

Rocket Raccoon & Groot: Tall Tails, by Skottie Young and Filipe Andrade (2020)

In this story, Rocket Raccoon becomes a criminal mastermind and Groot knows how it happened, but he is not sharing the information. The story follows the adventures of Groot and Rocket as they face danger, solve mysteries and have astonishing adventures. They also attend a funeral together and Rocket deals with the grief of losing his mentor. Additionally, Captain Marvel enlists the Guardians of the Galaxy to fight in Civil War II and the story explores the impact of this on their friendship.

This Groot comic book also features Gwenpool and is filled with action, outer space, and animal themes. It is perfect for those who enjoy adventure and comics.

baby Groot is walking on the spacecraft

Final Thoughts on Groot comic books

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 will be released May 5, 2023.  Groot has captured the hearts of many fans due to his unique and lovable character traits. He always expresses a wide range of emotions through his actions and facial expressions.

The character's backstory is also intriguing and mysterious, leaving fans wanting to know more. Furthermore, Groot's friendship with Rocket Raccoon and his role within the Guardians of the Galaxy team have added depth to the character.

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