Board & Picture Books about Spring

Toot & Puddle: How Does Your Garden Grow? Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593124666
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - March 30th, 2021

Bestselling and beloved characters Toot and Puddle return twenty-five years after their debut with a brand-new story full of the same charm and whimsy that originally made they so popular.


A Year in Our New Garden Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781782507093
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Published: Floris Books - April 6th, 2021

Anna and Benjamin's family have just moved to a new house and can't wait to turn their messy yard into a beautiful garden, but first they must plan, plant and learn how to care for it.

With the help of their neighbor Louis, the children grow beautiful flowers and tasty vegetables and discover the amazing wildlife living in their new garden.


If You Plant a Seed Board Book Cover Image
By Kadir Nelson, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062932037
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 18th, 2020

The bestselling book about the power of one kind act from Caldecott Medal and Coretta Scott King Award winner Kadir Nelson is now an adorable board book.

“Timeless and delectable.”—School Library Journal

If you plant a carrot seed . . . a carrot will grow.

If you plant a cabbage seed . . . cabbage will grow.


Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring Cover Image
By Kenard Pak, Kenard Pak (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250151728
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - February 18th, 2020

In a simple, cheerful conversation with nature, a young boy observes how the season changes from winter to spring in Kenard Pak's Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring.

As days stretch longer, animals creep out from their warm dens, and green begins to grow again, everyone knows—spring is on its way!


Flower Fairies of the Spring Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780723237532
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Published: Warne - May 1st, 1991

First published in the 1920s, Cicely Mary Barker’s original Flower Fairies books have been loved for generations. Like the pre-Raphaelite painters whom she so admired, Barker believed in re-creating the beauty of nature in art and drawing from life. Her Flower Fairies watercolors have a unique combination of naturalism and fantasy that no imitators have matched.


Spring Story (Brambly Hedge) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780001839229
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Published: HarperCollins Children's Books - January 24th, 2017

Step into the exquisite, miniature world of the mice of Brambly Hedge in this beautiful new edition of the classic picture book.

Wilfred woke early. It was his birthday. He had lots of lovely presents, but the best one was a surprise... Mr Apple had organised a secret celebration picnic and all the mice of Brambly Hedge were invited.


Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit: A Book of Changing Seasons Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780307977908
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - January 22nd, 2013

Learn what animals do when the snow falls to the ground and all the trees are bare!

Some fly long distances, while some swim to warmer waters. Some take a long, warm sleep where they live, while others have a thick, cozy coat and can stay in the snow!


The Thing About Spring Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9781419743832
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - March 3rd, 2020

From the bestselling author of the Library Mouse series comes a charming story about the changing seasons
 
Mouse, Bird, Bear, and Rabbit are friends. Though Mouse, Bird, and Bear love winter, they’re all excited that spring is finally here. But not Rabbit.


When Spring Comes Board Book Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Laura Dronzek (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062741660
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Published: Greenwillow Books - February 6th, 2018

Watch the world transform when spring comes! In a starred review, School Library Journal called this delightful picture book “A must-have, joyful seasonal title for the youngest listeners.”


Spring Is Here! (A Changing Faces Book) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781419738838
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Published: Abrams Appleseed - February 11th, 2020

When spring arrives, baby animals come out to play with the turn of a page!
 
Spring is here, and it’s time for bunnies to run, chicks to sing, lambs to munch clover, and ducklings to swim. Readers will delight in seeing animals’ faces appear and then change when the page is turned, thanks to the magical venetian blind element.


When Spring Comes to the DMZ Cover Image
By Uk-Bae Lee, Uk-Bae Lee (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9780874869729
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Published: Plough Publishing House - March 8th, 2019

Batchelder Honor Winner, 2020 ALA Youth Media Awards
Honorable Mention, 2019 Freeman Awards (National Consortium for Teaching about Asia)

Korea's demilitarized zone has become an amazing accidental nature preserve that gives hope for a brighter future for a divided land.


Pippa and Pelle in the Spring Garden Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781782504719
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Published: Floris Books - March 15th, 2018

It's spring and Pippa and Pelle are getting their garden ready for the new year. They dig the earth and plant some little seeds.

In the spring sunshine the seeds soon begin to grow, bringing friendly ladybirds, caterpillars and butterflies to the garden. What delicious treats will Pippa and Pelle have to eat when everything is ready for harvest?


In Spring / En Primavera (Seasons/Estaciones) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781936669561
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Published: blue manatee press - April 4th, 2017

In spring, seeds grow. I want to grow like a seed! En primavera, las semillas crecen. ¡Quiero crecer como una semilla! In this bilingual board book, a joyful little boy celebrates all of his favorite things about spring, from seeds growing to puddles splashing.


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The Tree in Me Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593112595
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Published: Dial Books - March 16th, 2021

A stunning and sensitive portrait of the strength within each of us and the nourishment we receive from the natural world, by the New York Times bestselling creator of the acclaimed My Heart and The Book of Mistakes


Little Blue Truck's Springtime Cover Image
By Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9780544938090
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - January 2nd, 2018

Celebrate the beauty of springtime with the #1 New York Times best-selling Little Blue Truck!

Beep! Beep! Little Blue Truck is out for a ride with his good friend Toad. The sun is shining and the flowers are blooming—it's a beautiful spring day! Who will they see along the way? Open the flaps to meet all of the sweet baby animals just born on the farm. Peep! Peep!


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Mel Fell Cover Image
By Corey R. Tabor, Corey R. Tabor (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062878014
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 2nd, 2021

A charming and innovative tale about a plucky little bird, from the award-winning author-illustrator of Fox the Tiger.

Readers will delight in turning their book sideways and upside down to follow Mel on her journey from downward fall to triumphant flight in this tale of self-confidence and taking a leap of faith.


Under the Lilacs Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358153931
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - March 3rd, 2020

From Ezra Jack Keats Honor winner E. B. Goodale comes a celebration of nature, family, and building our own hands-on adventuresperfect for any reader who has ever craved a bit of independence . . .

In this lush and playful picture book from E. B. Goodale, illustrator of Windows, Kate feels ignored by her mother and sister and so decides to run away.


Plant a Pocket of Prairie Cover Image
By Phyllis Root, Betsy Bowen (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780816679805
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Published: Univ Of Minnesota Press - May 21st, 2014

Author Phyllis Root and illustrator Betsy Bowen last explored the vast, boggy peatlands of northern Minnesota in their book Big Belching Bog. Now, in Plant a Pocket of Prairie, Root and Bowen take young readers on a trip to another of Minnesota’s important ecosystems: the prairie.


What Will Grow? Cover Image
By Jennifer Ward, Susie Ghahremani (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781681190303
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Published: Bloomsbury USA Childrens - February 14th, 2017

* "An enchanting vision." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

From the team behind the gorgeous What Will Hatch? comes a companion book all about seeds and the plants that grow from them--and featuring four pull-out gatefolds.


Seeds Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781536208443
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Published: Candlewick Studio - March 17th, 2020

Striking illustrations and a simple narrative celebrate the potential of seeds, literal and metaphorical.


Little Dandelion Seeds the World Cover Image
By Julia Richardson, Kristen Howdeshell (Illustrator), Kevin Howdeshell (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781534110533
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Published: Sleeping Bear Press - March 15th, 2021

Did you know dandelions thrive on all seven continents? The cheery blooms are among the most resilient and adaptable in the world. In this lyrical book, learn how the crafty plant travels on the wind and hitches rides in all manner of ways in order to spread far and wide. Includes a map and backmatter on dandelions.


Sing a Song of Seasons: A Nature Poem for Each Day of the Year Cover Image
By Nosy Crow, Frann Preston-Gannon (Illustrator), Fiona Waters (Editor)
$40.00
ISBN: 9781536202472
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Published: Nosy Crow - October 9th, 2018

Sing a Song of Seasons is a lavishly illustrated collection of 366 nature poems — one for every day of the year. Filled with familiar favorites and new discoveries written by a wide variety of poets, including William Shakespeare, Emily Dickinson, John Updike, Langston Hughes, N. M.


If I Was the Sunshine Cover Image
By Julie Fogliano, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481472432
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - May 7th, 2019

A breathtaking picture book about the relationships we share from New York Times bestselling storytellers Julie Fogliano and Loren Long in the tradition of The Runaway Bunny and Guess How Much I Love You.

if i was the sunshine
and you were the day
i’d call you hello!
and you’d call me stay


if you were the winter
and i


Stay, Little Seed Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781771646468
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Published: Greystone Kids - April 7th, 2020

"A cute, sentimental tale that will appeal to those who love The Giving Tree"--School Library Journal

Adults and children alike will delight in this heartwarming and visually powerful picture book, which shares a timeless story about love, connection, and finding the courage to grow tall on one's own.


And Then the Seed Grew Cover Image
By Marianne Dubuc, Marianne Dubuc (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781525302077
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Published: Kids Can Press - September 3rd, 2019

In an ordinary garden full of flowers and plants, little Jack and Mr. Gnome live above the ground, while Yvonne the mole, the Field Mouse family, Paulie the earthworm and Colette the ant live below the ground. Everybody is happy in the garden. Until one day, a new seed arrives, which soon sprouts into a plant.


The Hike: (Nature Book for Kids, Outdoors-Themed Picture Book for Preschoolers and Kindergarteners) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781452174617
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Published: Chronicle Books - October 8th, 2019

The Hike is a plucky and sweet adventure story about three intrepid young female explorers who set out to conquer the outdoors in their local forest.

This spirited picture book is filled with lyrical language that captures the majesty of the natural world, coupled with a fun narrative.


• Features a glossary and scientific backmatter


Bikes for Sale (Story Books for Kids, Books about Friendship, Preschool Picture Books) Cover Image
By Carter Higgins, Zachariah OHora (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781452159324
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 2nd, 2019

"[This] gentle story celebrates the ways in which serendipity can lead to friendship and sharing." – Booklist


Fletcher and the Springtime Blossoms Cover Image
By Julia Rawlinson, Tiphanie Beeke (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780061688560
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Published: Greenwillow Books - February 9th, 2021

“Captivating.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

In this companion to Fletcher and the Falling Leaves and Fletcher and the Snowflake Christmas, Fletcher the fox returns for another seasonal adventure. A perennial favorite for storytime sharing!


Rain! (Board Book) Cover Image
By Linda Ashman, Christian Robinson (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780544880375
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - March 28th, 2017

2014 Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Award Winner   *“Altogether delightful.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review  One rainy day in the city, an eager little boy exclaims, “Rain!” Across town a grumpy man grumbles, “Rain.” In this endearing book, now in board book format, a rainy-day cityscape comes to life in vibrant, cut-paper


Planting a Rainbow Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780152046330
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - June 1st, 2003

In this perennial classic with sturdy board book pages by Caldecott Honor–winning author Lois Ehlert, little ones learn the colors of the rainbow as they watch a plants grow in a beautifully vibrant garden.

Through brilliant, textured cut paper collages, the story follows the progress of a mother and daughter in their backyard as they plant bulbs, seeds, and seedlings and nurt


In the Garden Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781616898939
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - April 7th, 2020

Marvelous wonders await in this extraordinary garden book. From season to season, children follow the life of a garden as each page reveals new treasures hiding under lift-up flaps. Peek inside the curious tulip bulb and discover the peas inside a peapod. Watch a ladybug help with pesky aphids and search for ripe strawberries under the leaves.


In a Jar Cover Image
By Deborah Marcero, Deborah Marcero (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525514596
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 21st, 2020

Here's a marvelous picture book, charmingly written and beautifully illustrated, about the power of memory and the magic of friendship.


Miss Rumphius Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780140505399
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Published: Puffin Books - November 6th, 1985

Alice made a promise to make the world a more beautiful place, then a seed of an idea is planted and blossoms into a beautiful plan.  This beloved classic and celebration of nature—written by a beloved Caldecott winner—is lovelier than ever!


The Balcony Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781534405882
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - September 24th, 2019

“Castrillón offers riotous sprouting life through soft forms, stylized shapes, and bright colors.” —Publishers Weekly
“Elegant...A charmingly verdant tale in classic style.” —Kirkus Reviews
“Lovely...delightful.” —School Library Journal

From internationally acclaimed illustrato


Matching Game Book: Bugs and Other Little Critters Cover Image
By Stéphanie Babin, Manu Callejón (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9782408024659
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Published: Twirl - March 16th, 2021

Learning while playing is the name of the game: Parents are forever looking for things to keep children entertained while on a road trip–whether it's a 10-minute ride to Grandma's house or a flight across the country! They'll find the perfect solution in Twirl's Matching Game Books.


Too Many Carrots Cover Image
By Katy Hudson, Katy Hudson (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781684360055
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Published: Capstone Young Readers - January 1st, 2018

The bestselling picture book that Publisher's Weekly calls "simultaneously sassy and sweet." Rabbit loves carrots and that's a big problem In this phenomenal bestseller, Rabbit loves carrots a little too much. In fact, his carrots are crowding him out of his cozy burrow.


In the Rain (In the Weather) Cover Image
By Elizabeth Spurr, Manelle Oliphant (Illustrator)
$6.95
ISBN: 9781561458530
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Published: Peachtree Petite - March 1st, 2018

Simple and evocative language and charming illustrations describe a girl's experience on a rainy day.
On a rainy day, a young girl makes a paper boat, splashes in puddles, makes mud pies, and has other springtime fun
Elizabeth Spurr and Manelle Oliphant together create a perfect sit-in-your-lap reading experience for toddlers.


The Spring Book Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316427937
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 16th, 2021

New York Times bestselling author Todd Parr captures the beauty of Spring with his signature blend of kid-friendly art and text in this sweet book about the wonders of a season.

Birds are singing and everyone is sneezing because Spring is here!

The Spring Book captures a variety of moments that encompasses this season.