Rainbows and fairies books
Invite the magic of rainbows and fairies into your home with these inspired books!
Rainbows: Amazing Sights of the Sky Martha Elizabeth Hillman Rustad

introduces readers to the science behind rainbows including why they occur and what they are made of.

Rainbow (Weather Ready-to-Reads) Marion Dane Bauer

explains where rainbows come from and how light and rain create them. (readers 4-6)

All the Colors of the Rainbow Allan Fowler

describes how rainbows are formed by light separating into different colors.

Rainbow Weaver Tejedora Del Arcoiris

is a fabulous story about a recycling movement that occurred in Guatemala. A young Mayan girl wanted to follow her family tradition of weaving, but they could not afford to supply her with the materials. She realizes that too many plastic bags are being wasted and thrown away. She decides to gather them up, clean them, then uses them to weave beautiful, rainbow-colored blankets that look just like the traditional ones weaved by her mother and grandmother.

The Rainbow Bee Ricardo Gattas Mora

is the story of a bee who is born looking quite different from all the other bees; eventually Rainbow Bee and all the other bees realize we are all beautiful on the inside and out. This story is a fun read aloud story.

A Rainbow of My Own Don Freeman

describes the journey a young boy goes on to have his own rainbow to play with. This book is recommended for children ages 2-5.

How the Crayons Saved the Rainbow Monica Sweeney

tells the story of two best friends, Sun and Clouds. One day they have a fight and refuse to be in the same sky with each other. All the colors leave the world except for one small box of crayons. They must work as a team to bring the sky back together! This is a great story for toddlers.

Curious George Discovers the Rainbow H.A. Rey

A perennial childhood favorite, Curious George, learns about rainbows while he chases one for the pot of gold at the end of it. This book is recommended for children ages 4-7.

Rain before Rainbows Smriti Prasasam Halls

follows the adventures of a young girl and her companion fox as they courageously grow and move on from harder times. The illustrations are stunning and will pull you right in. This book is a great read aloud story!

The Rainbow and You Edwin C. Krupp

is an adventure through time with your guide Roy G. Biv (the acronym for the order of colors of the rainbow- red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet) to learn about rainbows. This story is recommended for children ages 6-12.

Backyard Fairies Phoebe Wahl

is a delightful story about a young girl who discovers there is magic all around as she searches for fairies in her backyard. This story is recommended for children ages 3-7.

A Natural History of Fairies Emily Hawkins

is a gorgeous book! Its beautiful illustrations make this a book to be treasured for a lifetime. If your child is interested in all things fairies, this is the book for them! This book is recommended for children ages 6-12 and it is an excellent book to look through with your child.

Fairy Science: Solid, Liquid, Gassy Ashley Spires

Ashley Spires has written 2 great books about Esther from Pixieville! Esther is the only fairy in Pixieville who does not believe in magic; she believes in science! These books- Fairy Science and Fairy Science: Solid, Liquid, Gassy include STEM science experiments your child can try. These books are recommended for children ages 4-8.

The Girls’ Book of Flower Fairies Cicely Mary Barker

This book shares stories, poems, recipes, craft ideas, facts and tips for finding fairies.

Fairies Go Flying! Jennifer Love

Allows the reader to join the fairies on a journey to an exciting destination as they take to the skies!

Monster Fairies D.A. Damson

This book could win the "cutest book of the month award",. It does not get much cuter than combining fairies and monsters. This book is recommended for children of all ages. (I may have to buy this one as well)

As Beautiful as a Rainbow: Learn Colors Janie Wallard

This is a touching story of Sarah and her mother who was born blind. Sarah’s mother has always wanted to know what a rainbow looks like and Sarah must help her mother understand what one looks like. This book is recommended for children ages 4-8.

Rainbow Boy Taylor Rouanzion

This story is about a boy who is always being asked what his favorite color is. How can he possibly pick one color when there are so many beautiful colors to choose from? This book is recommended for children ages 3-5.

Black Is a Rainbow Color Angela Joy

Author Angela Joy and Caldecott Honoree and Coretta Scott King award winner, Ekua Holmes, joined forces to create Black Is a Rainbow Color. This story is about a child reflecting on the meaning of being black as a people, a culture, a history; and showing how these legacies live on. This book is an excellent read for children and adults.

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