12 Apr Picture Books that Bloom
April showers bring May flowers! When it rains, the grass grows, flowers bloom, and puddles are there for everyone to jump in! Check out these picture books about spring, rain, and growing plants!
by Amy Gibson; Illustrated by Steve Bjorkman
Sing a little rain song with a girl and her dog, as they explore a rainy day. It’s time to splash in puddles, use an umbrella, and feel the mud between your toes. And maybe have a bath afterwards.
By Jean Taft; Illustrated by Matt Hunt
When it rains, the worms come out to play. Read this book in simple verse about children enjoying a rainy day, and the worms who agree. How would you spend your rainy day?
A Seed is Sleepy
By Dianna Hutts Aston; Illustrated by Sylvia Long
This nonfiction addition is perfect for young ages. Read as little or as much as you want about the many different types and characteristics of seeds. With wonderful illustrations, this is a perfect companion for anyone learning about growing plants.
by Kevin Henkes
Mary, Mary, quite contrary. How does your garden grow? While there may not be any silver bells in this garden, a little girl dreams of all the wonderful things that could be. Like jellybean bushes and glowing strawberries! Read this to your imaginative friend.
by: April Pulley Sayre
This beautiful book combines real-life photography with simple rhyming phrases to explore flowers. Read this colorful book, and learn about the different aspects of blooming plants. There’s even a glossary in back to identify the different plants featured in the book.