Inspiring Children's Books to Make Them Aware of Nature's Wonders

Inspiring Children’s Books to Make Them Aware of Nature’s Wonders

by | Dec 2, 2021 | Nature and Kids

Kids love to read. But their reading habits are different from yours. Your children are more into picture books and comics. Since children are curious, they also like books that explain their questions in a light yet interesting manner. Teach your kids about nature early on. Knowing and exploring nature increases their knowledge, immunity and they become healthier. But how to do that? Introduce them to children’s books about nature.  There are so many good writers who connect with children. They write engaging stories about nature in a simple language that children love. Many of these books have pics and drawings so your kids get easy clarity. Let’s have a look at some of the great children’s books about nature below.

1. Plant the Tiny Seed written by Christie Matheson

This book teaches about the life cycle of plants. Your child will learn how a seed becomes a flower with the help of pics provided.

2. Planting a Rainbow written by Lois Ehlert

If your kids love gardening, this book is for them. With bold drawings and coloring pages, your children will learn how to plant and take care of their garden.

3. Flowers Are Calling written by Rita Gray

This book uses poems and drawings to teach facts about plants and animals. How these two are connected and co-operate with each other.

4. Plants Feed Me written by Lizzy Rockwell

Next on our list of children’s books about nature is Plant feed me. This book teaches your kids about different types of plants and their structures. It also teaches where plants are grown, which of their parts are edible and what else they are used for.

5. Strange Trees: And the Stories Behind Them written by Bernadette Pourquie and Cecile Gambini

This picture book teaches your children about some of the strangest trees in the world. With colorful drawings, this book gives your kids interesting knowledge and satisfies their curiosity.

6. Look at the Weather written by Britta Teckentrup

Your kids learn about the nature of weather in this book. The topics include rain, sun, snow, ice and also extreme weather conditions.

7. Who Likes Rain? written by Wong Herbert Yee

You kids will love it if they enjoy playing and going out in the rain. This is a story about a girl who gets in the rain and learns a lot of new things about it. This rainy adventure read was named 2008 Children’s Book of the Year.

8. A River written by Marc Martin

This simple but inspiring children’s book follows a river. It traces its journey through different forests, countries, farms, cities and finally to the sea. Your kids will adore this beautiful picture book.

9. Over and Under the Pond written by Kate Messner and Christopher Silas Neal

This book explores a mountain pond and its ecosystem. Your kids will learn about the different plants and animals that are above and underwater.

10. Creek Critters written by Jennifer Keats Curtis

This book tells the story of Lucas and his sister. They want to know if their creek is polluted and go on an adventure. Your kids will be alongside them in a scavenger hunt and discover a lot of new things. Through this playful book, your children will learn the difference between a polluted and healthy ecosystem.

11. Dirt: The Scoop on Soil written by Natalie Myra Rosinsky and Sheree Boyd

This children’s book about nature teaches your kids about soil. It teaches them the basics about different kinds of soil in simple words. Your kids will find it informative and easy to read.

12. Little Green Frog written by Ginger Swift

This cute book is about a little frog that lives near a pond and meets other animals. With fun interactive lift-a-flaps and a simple story, it is ideal for young children and babies.

13. Bee: A Peek-Through Picture Book written by Britta Teckentrup

Your kids will learn all about bees in this interactive picture book. They will learn why bees are vital to nature and humans. They learn how bees help the flowers pollinate and grow. A must-have for your growing children.

14. Ruby’s Birds written by Mya Thompson and Claudia Davila

This inspiring children’s book is about a little girl named Ruby. Little Ruby is full of energy and a bit loud too. One day, she takes a nature walk with her best friend Eva. She sees the birds in their natural world. She learns to calm down and watches and listens to these beautiful birds. Through this book, your children will learn by proxy all these things. They will learn how to calm down and to enjoy nature.

15. Have You Heard the Nesting Bird? written by Rita Gray and Kenard Pak

Rita Gray and Kenard Pak are famous children’s book writers. This lively and visual picture book written by them is about birds. This book teaches your children about different birds and songs. The precise drawings and questions and answers at the end give your kids some valuable information in a fun way.

16. Howl like a Wolf!: Learn to Think, Move, and Act Like 15 Amazing Animals written by Kathleen Yale and Kaley McKean

Use this book when your kids start learning yoga poses. This book is not related to yoga but will help your kids connect with animal yoga poses. This fun book teaches kids to act and think like animals. It has facts and also provides fun play acts to teach children about animals.

17. The Great Kapok Tree written by Lynne Cherry

Through the eyes of a man in an Amazon rain forest, your children learn why trees are important and how they sustain all other living beings. This inspiring children’s book has beautiful drawings of the wonderful Amazon rain forest.

18. Hiking Day written by Anne Rockwell and Lizzy Rockwell

A family goes hiking in the mountains. Take your kids on this adventure with them. Discover different plants, animals and other dwellers of the mountain. Appreciate the natural world in all its glory.

19. Finding Wild written by Megan Wagner Lloyd and Abigail Halpin

This book is about two urban children who want to explore the wild. They discover they can find the wild all around them if they know where to look. Your kids will love this book and discover that adventure and nature is all around them.

20. On a Magical Do-Nothing Day written by Beatrice Alemagna

Ask your children to read this book if they are hooked on to mobiles and TV. This picture book is about children who learn to have fun without their digital devices. They go out in the rain and enjoy themselves.

21. Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn written by Kenard Pak

Just the right book for the approaching winter season. This is the story about a young girl who views the arrival of autumn. This children’s book about nature teaches your children about the changing seasons in a simple way.

22. Compost Stew: An A to Z Recipe for the Earth written by Mary McKenna Siddals and Ashley Wolff

This book will teach your children and yourself to make compost out of their leftover food in simple steps. Nourish your garden and make the earth cleaner at the same time with the help of this fun book.

23. Earth Day Every Day written by Lisa Bullard and Xiao Xin

This inspiring children’s book with the help of colorful drawings teaches your kids about reusing, recycling and reducing waste. Go on a journey with Trina and her class to learn all this useful stuff.

24. 101 Things for Kids to Do Outside written by Dawn Isaac

This book as the title implies has 101 things for kids to do outside. It is written in simple words with helpful graphics. Never again will your kids be short of any ideas for outdoor fun acts.

25. Nature’s Art Box written by Laura C. Martin and David Cain

This informative book will encourage creativity in your children. It teaches your kids how to use natural things to create art.

Conclusion
So, this is our list of children’s books about nature. This is by far not a complete list. There are so many great children’s book writers that we were unable to feature here. You can easily discover them by browsing through online or offline bookstores. Check them out, read their summary and reviews and then order one. If you and your kids like the book, order more books by the author. Then repeat and check another title.

 

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Inspiring Children’s Books to Make Them Aware of Nature’s Wonders

by | Dec 2, 2021 | Nature and Kids

Kids love to read. But their reading habits are different from yours. Your children are more into picture books and comics. Since children are curious, they also like books that explain their questions in a light yet interesting manner. Teach your kids about nature early on. Knowing and exploring nature increases their knowledge, immunity and they become healthier. But how to do that? Introduce them to children’s books about nature.  There are so many good writers who connect with children. They write engaging stories about nature in a simple language that children love. Many of these books have pics and drawings so your kids get easy clarity. Let’s have a look at some of the great children’s books about nature below.

1. Plant the Tiny Seed written by Christie Matheson

This book teaches about the life cycle of plants. Your child will learn how a seed becomes a flower with the help of pics provided.

2. Planting a Rainbow written by Lois Ehlert

If your kids love gardening, this book is for them. With bold drawings and coloring pages, your children will learn how to plant and take care of their garden.

3. Flowers Are Calling written by Rita Gray

This book uses poems and drawings to teach facts about plants and animals. How these two are connected and co-operate with each other.

4. Plants Feed Me written by Lizzy Rockwell

Next on our list of children’s books about nature is Plant feed me. This book teaches your kids about different types of plants and their structures. It also teaches where plants are grown, which of their parts are edible and what else they are used for.

5. Strange Trees: And the Stories Behind Them written by Bernadette Pourquie and Cecile Gambini

This picture book teaches your children about some of the strangest trees in the world. With colorful drawings, this book gives your kids interesting knowledge and satisfies their curiosity.

6. Look at the Weather written by Britta Teckentrup

Your kids learn about the nature of weather in this book. The topics include rain, sun, snow, ice and also extreme weather conditions.

7. Who Likes Rain? written by Wong Herbert Yee

You kids will love it if they enjoy playing and going out in the rain. This is a story about a girl who gets in the rain and learns a lot of new things about it. This rainy adventure read was named 2008 Children’s Book of the Year.

8. A River written by Marc Martin

This simple but inspiring children’s book follows a river. It traces its journey through different forests, countries, farms, cities and finally to the sea. Your kids will adore this beautiful picture book.

9. Over and Under the Pond written by Kate Messner and Christopher Silas Neal

This book explores a mountain pond and its ecosystem. Your kids will learn about the different plants and animals that are above and underwater.

10. Creek Critters written by Jennifer Keats Curtis

This book tells the story of Lucas and his sister. They want to know if their creek is polluted and go on an adventure. Your kids will be alongside them in a scavenger hunt and discover a lot of new things. Through this playful book, your children will learn the difference between a polluted and healthy ecosystem.

11. Dirt: The Scoop on Soil written by Natalie Myra Rosinsky and Sheree Boyd

This children’s book about nature teaches your kids about soil. It teaches them the basics about different kinds of soil in simple words. Your kids will find it informative and easy to read.

12. Little Green Frog written by Ginger Swift

This cute book is about a little frog that lives near a pond and meets other animals. With fun interactive lift-a-flaps and a simple story, it is ideal for young children and babies.

13. Bee: A Peek-Through Picture Book written by Britta Teckentrup

Your kids will learn all about bees in this interactive picture book. They will learn why bees are vital to nature and humans. They learn how bees help the flowers pollinate and grow. A must-have for your growing children.

14. Ruby’s Birds written by Mya Thompson and Claudia Davila

This inspiring children’s book is about a little girl named Ruby. Little Ruby is full of energy and a bit loud too. One day, she takes a nature walk with her best friend Eva. She sees the birds in their natural world. She learns to calm down and watches and listens to these beautiful birds. Through this book, your children will learn by proxy all these things. They will learn how to calm down and to enjoy nature.

15. Have You Heard the Nesting Bird? written by Rita Gray and Kenard Pak

Rita Gray and Kenard Pak are famous children’s book writers. This lively and visual picture book written by them is about birds. This book teaches your children about different birds and songs. The precise drawings and questions and answers at the end give your kids some valuable information in a fun way.

16. Howl like a Wolf!: Learn to Think, Move, and Act Like 15 Amazing Animals written by Kathleen Yale and Kaley McKean

Use this book when your kids start learning yoga poses. This book is not related to yoga but will help your kids connect with animal yoga poses. This fun book teaches kids to act and think like animals. It has facts and also provides fun play acts to teach children about animals.

17. The Great Kapok Tree written by Lynne Cherry

Through the eyes of a man in an Amazon rain forest, your children learn why trees are important and how they sustain all other living beings. This inspiring children’s book has beautiful drawings of the wonderful Amazon rain forest.

18. Hiking Day written by Anne Rockwell and Lizzy Rockwell

A family goes hiking in the mountains. Take your kids on this adventure with them. Discover different plants, animals and other dwellers of the mountain. Appreciate the natural world in all its glory.

19. Finding Wild written by Megan Wagner Lloyd and Abigail Halpin

This book is about two urban children who want to explore the wild. They discover they can find the wild all around them if they know where to look. Your kids will love this book and discover that adventure and nature is all around them.

20. On a Magical Do-Nothing Day written by Beatrice Alemagna

Ask your children to read this book if they are hooked on to mobiles and TV. This picture book is about children who learn to have fun without their digital devices. They go out in the rain and enjoy themselves.

21. Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn written by Kenard Pak

Just the right book for the approaching winter season. This is the story about a young girl who views the arrival of autumn. This children’s book about nature teaches your children about the changing seasons in a simple way.

22. Compost Stew: An A to Z Recipe for the Earth written by Mary McKenna Siddals and Ashley Wolff

This book will teach your children and yourself to make compost out of their leftover food in simple steps. Nourish your garden and make the earth cleaner at the same time with the help of this fun book.

23. Earth Day Every Day written by Lisa Bullard and Xiao Xin

This inspiring children’s book with the help of colorful drawings teaches your kids about reusing, recycling and reducing waste. Go on a journey with Trina and her class to learn all this useful stuff.

24. 101 Things for Kids to Do Outside written by Dawn Isaac

This book as the title implies has 101 things for kids to do outside. It is written in simple words with helpful graphics. Never again will your kids be short of any ideas for outdoor fun acts.

25. Nature’s Art Box written by Laura C. Martin and David Cain

This informative book will encourage creativity in your children. It teaches your kids how to use natural things to create art.

Conclusion
So, this is our list of children’s books about nature. This is by far not a complete list. There are so many great children’s book writers that we were unable to feature here. You can easily discover them by browsing through online or offline bookstores. Check them out, read their summary and reviews and then order one. If you and your kids like the book, order more books by the author. Then repeat and check another title.

 

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