is a gorgeous, oversized book! It is a non-fiction book full of beautiful drawings and scientific information. Great book to look through leisurely. Although I bought it for myself, my boys enjoy looking through it too!
explores the wonders of what is found above and below the dirt in a garden. The illustrations are lovely and the story takes us through the life cycle of the garden by season. My boys favorites are the worms!
is a delightful book that tells the story of a city girl and her father buying plants, soil, and a window box so they can have their own beautiful flowers in a city apartment. It also addresses why we should plant flowers and what they do for us and the environment.
is another Gail Gibbons favorite! It introduces young readers to the processes of pollination, seed formation, and germination. This book reinforces vocabulary with large and colorful diagrams showing the parts of plants and different types of seeds. Recommended for al ages!
is about a girl and her mother planting a rainbow every year; a rainbow made of flowers of all different colors! This book offers an opportunity to review colors with your child and also introduce flower names. Babies and toddlers love this book!
We love Gerda Muller’s books, and we learned a lot about plants and how to take care of them! This book features detailed illustrations of garden plants, tools, and activities. Although the story it is recommended for children 5 and up.
is a great book for preschoolers to learn where our food comes from! The illustrations are vibrant and beautiful and the story teaches a simple but very important lesson.
is a sweet story of a girl helping her mother in the garden and describing to her mother what her magical garden would have in it, including chocolate rabbits and beach ball sized tomatoes! For children 2+
This delightful book is all about seeds dispersion. It explains how farmers and gardeners carefully plant their seeds for a garden, and how all sorts of animals help spread those seeds into a wild garden! For older preschoolers up to young elementary school children.
was originally published in 1945. It tells the story of a little boy who believed a little carrot seed would grow into a giant carrot even when no one else believed it! This cute tale teaches patience, faith and trust.
teaches about the life cycle of a flower while introducing the concept of subtraction. This book was one of my preschoolers favorite Spring book for many years!
is a beautifully illustrated book about the importance of insects, birds, and animals to the health and growth of plants and flowers.
by uses the familiar rhyme The House That Jack Built to tell the story of Jack building a garden. It is a lovely book that teaches children about gardening. It includes labeled illustrations of garden tools, insects, and seeds.
is the sweet story of book-loving Lola who wants to plant her own garden. So, she and her mom go to the library to check out books about gardening, buy their seeds, dig and plant. And then they wait, but soon she has a garden full of beautiful flowers.
is perfect if you have a toddler or preschooler who loves worms! It also encourages an appreciation for the small creatures of the earth by explaining the vital role that earthworms play in the planet's ecosystem.
is a another beautifully illustrated Eric Carle book! It tells the story of the life cycle of a flower told through the adventures of a tiny seed.
is another one Eve Bunting’s sweet children’s stories. This one is the tale of children planting sunflowers for summertime fun!
is a month-by-month guide to help children become gardeners! Each Chapter covers a month and has sections on plants, planting and even craft ideas. With this guide to planting and growing, you will enjoy all your backyard has to offer!
is a perfect springtime book! With bright and fun illustrations, it explores the growth and change which occurs in a garden!
is a sweet story about a boy and his dog who are tired of winter and decide to plant a garden! Great to read at the end of the Winter season!
is a completely adorable story about Badger and his friends diligently working to build a garden and the problems they encounter!
beautifully illustrates a successful garden. It also explains what Eddie’s garden needs to grow and includes complete information on growing a similar garden at home or even indoors!
tells the story of a young boy who lives in a gardenless, gray city. One day, he finds a patch of color in the city: a small, untended garden. He then begins to take care of it. As the garden grows, the city starts to come to life with new plants and colors!
is a story about her family growing a garden. In this book she shares their experiences of the failures and successes that went along with it. We love this book as it encourages family time, hard work, problem-solving and not giving up.