Picture Books About Spring
Picture Books About Spring
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Zinnia plants a garden, eagerly waits for the plants to grow, sells the beautiful flowers, then gathers seeds to plant the following year. Includes instructions for growing your own flowers.
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A little girl thinks her mother's garden is the ugliest in the neighborhood until she discovers that flowers might look and smell pretty but Chinese vegetable soup smells best of all. Includes a recipe.
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"The Ugly Vegetables" by Grace Lin is our latest addition to the Whole Kids Foundation Kids Book Club! This multicultural story is a favorite among the children we serve, and we're sure you'll love it too: https://www.wholekidsfoundation.org/index.php/kids-activities/book-club/
Gardening Related Books for Kids
When he accidentally discovers a beautiful hidden valley inhabited by contented people, a fisherman is asked to return but only if he tells no one where he's been.
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When spring comes, Bear wakes up very hungry and is treated to great food by his friends.
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It's Share a Children's Book Sunday, and with the berry season approaching, we decided to go with Bear Wants More by Karma Wilson. We love the idea that bear's friends help him satisfy his HUGE hunger by throwing him a surprise birthday party!
Forest is the theme of this storytime kit that includes directions on how to make your own kit for early learning at the library, with a list of books, a puppet, a flannel board story, and all of the documents to make your own boxes to house them in.
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Bear Wants More - This poor bear just woke up from his winter nap, and he is thin and HUNGRY! Cute animal illustrations, and a lovely story about friends helping bear get some MORE! I love books with a variety of animals - raven, wren, badger, mouse, hare - that are not the standard few that you find in many kids books.
"Bear Wants More" by Karma Wilson & Jane Chapman ~ Bear finds some roots to eat, but that's not enough. He wants more! With his friends' help, he finds some berries, clover, and fish to eat, but that's not enough. Bear wants more!
When spring arrives, Mole and Mouse find a unique way to bird watch.
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2010 Honor - Mouse and Mole, Fine Feathered Friends by Wong Herbert Yee - When spring arrives, Mole and Mouse find a unique way to bird watch.
A series of letters relating what happens when, after her father loses his job, Lydia Grace goes to live with her Uncle Jim in the city but takes her love for gardening with her.
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to read: The Gardener by Sarah Stewart with illustrations by David Small (1997) // A lovely example of everything I love in a picture book . . . a quiet, heart swelling story with beautiful illustrations.
The Gardener by Sarah Stewart, David Small (Illustrator). Pinner writes: "Lydia Grace Finch brings a suitcase full of seeds to the big gray city, where she goes to stay with her Uncle Jim, a cantankerous baker. There she initiates a gradual transformation, bit by bit. How one person with a postive attitude can make a difference no matter where they are planted."
David Small and Sarah Stewart make such a great team. I collect children's books, and this is one of 3 (The Library, The Gardener, & The Journey) my family gave me that I love.
Marcy and Miss Rosa start a campaign to clean up an empty lot and turn it into a community garden.
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This book would be a good book to read aloud for young kids because it talks about community life and could be a good start to learning about Social Studies at the beginning of the year. Students can learn about different things in the community.
City Green: DyAnne DeSalvo-Ryans City Green ($18) follows Marcy, a little girl who decides to cheer up her neighborhood by planting a beautiful garden where a building has been torn down.
The Root Children, who have been sleeping all winter, awake to become Blossom Children and experience the new life, the color, and the joys of spring.
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Wonderful book for children about the seasons and mother earth. Beautiful illustration.
My new favorite children's story. Wonderful illustrations!
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When Old Bear falls asleep for the winter, he has a dream that he is a cub again, enjoying each of the four seasons.
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This is one of the loveliest picture books about spring ever written -- Old Bear, by Kevin Henkes. Sweet, charming and so pretty! Loved it in storytime today.
6 Favorite Children's Books to Read With Grandchildren: Old Bear
ALMA - When Old Bear falls asleep for the winter, he has a dream that he is a cub again, enjoying each of the four seasons.
Old Bear... K-3, E HEN (LMES media center and Wake County Public Library)
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As the sun rises slowly over the farmlands, subtle signs of spring begin to emerge. From thin streams of melted snow-water snaking down the windowpanes, to newborn lambs nestled in a mound of sun-warmed hay, to red-budded maple trees swollen with rising sap, the beauty of a world awakening from winter is revealed in stirring detail. great for imbolic
Spring arrives very gradually on a farm.
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As the sun rises slowly over the farmlands, subtle signs of spring begin to emerge. From thin streams of melted snow-water snaking down the windowpanes, to newborn lambs nestled in a mound of sun-warmed hay, to red-budded maple trees swollen with rising sap, the beauty of a world awakening from winter is revealed in stirring detail. Lyrical prose by Steven Schnur is in perfect harmony with Stacey Schuett's warm paintings, celebrating the arrival of spring and the energy and renewal it brings.
14 Children’s Books to Welcome Spring | Naturally Educational
Summary: It begins with a warm wind late at night, sighing through the hemlock trees. . . . It's springtime at last! As the sun rises slowly over a sleeping farm, small signs of spring begin to appear. From a roofline curtain of dripping icicles to newborn lambs nestled in a mound of sun-warmed hay to pale shoots of field grasses peeking up through melting snow, the magic of a new season is evoked in stirring detail. ~ Spring Thaw - Steven Schnur, Stacey Schuett
Describes spring, with its animals, green smells, and renewed outside activities. When read vertically, the first letters of the lines of text spell related words arranged alphabetically, from "April" to "zenith."
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Spring: An Alphabet Acrostic: Spring: An Alphabet Acrostic ($30) by Steven Schnur and Leslie Evans captures the details of Spring, from April to Zenith, in 26 short poems.
After helping her mother weed, water, and chase the rabbits from their garden, a young girl imagines her dream garden complete with jellybean bushes, chocolate rabbits, and tomatoes the size of beach balls.
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List of children's books to read about gardening
My Garden by Kevin Henkes - After helping her mother weed, water, and chase the rabbits from their garden, a young girl imagines her dream garden complete with jellybean bushes, chocolate rabbits, and tomatoes the size of beach balls.
My Garden... K-3 (lexile 670), E HEN (LMES media center and the Wake County Public Library)
Great gardening books for kids of all ages
Caldecott Medal winner Kevin Henkes presents a preschool picture book that’s a celebration of spring, and a tribute to the power of the imagination.
Poetic text describes seven different types of flowering trees.