Earth Day Books for 0 to 5 year olds

Celebrate Earth Day with picture books!

Updated April 7, 2023
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Where wonder grows
Gonza?lez, Xelena
Pura Belpré Illustrator Award, American Library Association (ALA) ALA/ALSC Notable Children's Books, American Library Association (ALA) Best Books, Kirkus Reviews Best Books of the Year, Center for the Study of Multicultural Children's Literature Skipping Stones Honor...
Little Land
Sudyka, Diana
Inspire a love of nature in young readers with this gorgeous, simple guide--and learn how, through millennia of transformations, life and land have always found a way to begin anew, for nature-loving fans of Kate Messner's Over and Under series.  Do you know...
Wonder walkers
Archer, Micha
A Caldecott Honor winner! Micha Archer's gorgeous, detailed collages give readers a fresh outlook on the splendors of nature. Cover may vary. When two curious kids embark on a "wonder walk," they let their imaginations soar as they look at the world in a...
Thank you, Earth : a love letter to our planet
Sayre, April Pulley
Winner of the Green Prize for Sustainable Literature "A splendid marriage of poetry and photography." --School Library Journal (starred review) Acclaimed children's book author and photographer April Pulley Sayre's love letter to Earth is a stunning exploration of the beauty and...
Tree : a peek-through picture book
Teckentrup, Britta.
Watch the tree change with the seasons as each page is turned in this beautiful and educational picture book for curious young minds.  New York Public Library's 100 Best Books for Kids 2016 Through a hole in the book's cover, an owl invites...
The EARTH book
Parr, Todd.
"I take care of the earth because I know I can do little things every day to make a BIG difference..." With his signature blend of playfulness and sensitiviy, Todd Parr explores the important, timely subject of environmental protection and conservation in this eco-friendly picture...
The wind and the trees
Stewart, Todd (Illustrator)
A gentle meditation on the cycle of life, told by two trees One day, a tiny pine seedling strikes up a conversation with a nearby tree. As the seedling grows larger, the older pine shares what it has learned about the strong wind that blows through the forest...
Fatima's great outdoors
Tariq, Ambreen
An immigrant family embarks on their first camping trip in the Midwest in this lively picture book by Ambreen Tariq, outdoors activist and founder of @BrownPeopleCamping Fatima Khazi is excited for the weekend. Her family is headed to a local state park for their first camping...
The tree in me
Luyken, Corinna
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 Through poetic text and exquisite...

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