Living in Chicagoland, there is nothing like the arrival of Spring after the long bitter winter. It makes me so happy, I just want to sing! That, or read wonderful picture books about spring. Anyone else up for some good Spring children’s books?
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Children’s Picture Books About Spring
It’s Spring: A child observes the arrival of spring and its effects on plants and animals. Includes suggestions for nature study projects.
And Then It’s Spring (Booklist Editor’s Choice. Books for Youth (Awards)): Following a snow-filled winter, a young boy and his dog decide that they’ve had enough of all that brown and resolve to plant a garden. They dig, they plant, they play, they wait . . . and wait . . . until at last, the brown becomes a more hopeful shade of brown, a sign that spring may finally be on its way.
Spring is Here!: Discover the world as it wakes from its winter slumber, the flowers blossom, the animals come out from their resting place, and nature comes alive during this season of renewal. Head outside and play soccer and baseball with your friends while enjoying a wonderful picnic lunch from the food you grew in your garden! Heidi has done it again with this wonderful, wholesome book about the spring season, tying family and nature together in a book that will leave you feeling excited about spring!
Everything Spring (Picture the Seasons): Surround yourself in Everything Spring. Stunning photography and detailed imagery capture the uplifting spirit of our favorite season in this counterpart to the National Geographic bestseller A Tree for All Seasons.
Spring Is Here! (Bear and Mole Story): Sniff. Sniff. Sniff. Spring is in the air. Mole can smell it. But Bear is still asleep after his long winter nap. How will Mole wake up Bear so they can celebrate together? When a knock, knock, knock and toot, toot, toot can’t get Bear out of bed, Mole cooks up a special treat.
It’s Spring!: Samantha Berger and Pamela Chanko’s breezy rhyming text and Melissa Sweet’s charming watercolor illustrations spread the news that spring is here! This is a board book edition of a book originally published in the Hello Reader line.
Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit: A Book of Changing Seasons: As with Il Sung Na’s previous books, Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit is filled with rich illustrations, charming animals, and a simple, lyrical text—all wrapped up in a gorgeous package. It’s a gentle introduction to the ideas of adaptation, hibernation, and migration, and an exhuberant celebration of changing seasons.
12 Days of Spring (Perfect for Beginner Readers & A Fun Learn to Count Book) (The 12 Days): Spring is here! What better way to spend the new season than reading through this fun and whimsical book with your children. This bright and colorful book explores some of the fun things you encounter in Spring as well as learning numbers, counting, colors and a few animals.
Finding Spring: Instead of hibernating as he should, a little bear cub goes out in search of spring—and he thinks he’s found it! Gloriously illustrated with dioramas and cut-paper collages by the award-winning designer and illustrator Carin Berger, this stunning picture book celebrates the changing of the seasons.
Fletcher and the Springtime Blossoms: Fletcher loves everything about spring: listening to the birds sing, smelling just-opened flowers, and playing chase with butterflies. But then Fletcher sees something he never expected to see in spring: snow. Oh, no! But it turns out that spring has another surprise in store for Fletcher—a warm and wondrous one.
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