Beautiful Books with Spring Vibes

The bees are buzzing, sun is beginning to shine, and we are all looking forward to the arrival of Spring! Springtime is the perfect time to spark conversations about nature, as we see new life unfurl all around us. Here are some of our favourite books, a mix of fiction and non-fiction, to share as Spring approaches...

Omar, The Bees and Me by Helen Mortimer (3+): A gorgeous picture book that is exquisitely illustrated with beautiful, bright drawings of nature and the community and that carries some very powerful messages of inclusion, diversity, kindness, friendship, sustainability and caring for the environment. 

A Duckling Called Button by Helen Peters (6+): Jasmine and her best friend Tom rescue the eggs and try to hatch them in an incubator. A gorgeous farm story for animal fans. 

Anne Of Green Gables by L.M: Montgomery (10+): A classic that conjures up beautiful images of nature and springtime that focuses on family, relationships, hope, and growing up. 

Go Wild On The River by Goldie Hawk & Rachel Saunders (5+): An awesome adventure handbook with wonderful illustrations that encourages children to explore the delights of nature along the river with a huge range of activities. 

Lots, The Diversity Of Life On Earth by Nicola Davies (3+): A beautiful picture book with stunning illustrations that explains and celebrates the diversity and interconnectedness of all living things. 

Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring by Kenard Pak (3+): In a simple, cheerful conversation with nature, a young boy observes how the season changes from winter to spring.

A Lamb Called Lucky, by Helen Peters (6+): An adventure story in which Jasmine and her friends determine to keep some orphaned young animals and birds safe until they are old enough to care for themselves. 

Let's Go Outside by Ben Lerwill (3+): A beautiful book for Springtime and beyond that encourages children to get outside into nature and do any of the things depicted in the book, like feel the wind in their hair, or the sun on their face, or hunt for minibeasts.

Twitch by M.G. Leonard (9+): A thrilling adventure story in which a young birdwatcher manages to outwit an escaped convict. With a focus on nature and birdlife, this novel explores the themes of bullying, friendship and trust. 

Out And About Bird Spotter (Nosy Crow / National Trust, 6+): A comprehensive but handy sized guide to over 100 different birds, perfect for taking out and about in Springtime. 

Beautiful Books with Spring Vibes
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