April showers bring May flowers… and we’re certainly getting our fair share this year! It’s time to break out the inspiring and educational childrens books about flowers.
There’s something about flowers that really opens up a child’s imagination. I remember the first time I was overwhelmed by a vision of wildflowers — paintbrushes all along a Texas highway. It was glorious!
You can find these inspiring childrens books about flowers at your local library or purchase through the affiliate links provided for your convenience.
Flower Books for Kids
Children’s books about flowers can be a great way to introduce young readers to the beauty and wonder of nature.
These books can teach children about the different types of flowers, their colors, shapes, and scents, and how they grow and change over time.
They can also explore themes of growth, change, and transformation, as well as the importance of caring for the environment and the natural world around us.
Whether they’re exploring the garden with a curious bee or learning about the life cycle of a butterfly, children can find joy and inspiration in the vibrant colors and captivating stories of books about flowers.
Barbara Cooney’s story of Alice Rumphius, who longed to travel the world, live in a house by the sea, and do something to make the world more beautiful, has a timeless quality that resonates with each new generation.
The countless lupines that bloom along the coast of Maine are the legacy of the real Miss Rumphius, the Lupine Lady, who scattered lupine seeds everywhere she went.
John Light’s enigmatic story is told with utter simplicity, but resonates long after we finish reading this book. His increasingly optimistic vision is hauntingly captured by Lisa Evans’s beautiful and whimsical illustrations.
Brigg lives in a small, grey room in a large, grey city.
When he finds a book in the library labelled ‘Do Not Read’, he cannot resist taking it home. In it, he comes upon pictures of bright, vibrant objects called flowers.
He cannot find flowers anywhere in the city, but stumbles instead on a packet of seeds.
This sets off a chain of events which bring about unexpected results, continuing to grow and bloom even after we have turned the last page.
An indispensable guide to the wild flowers that you see every day: by the road, as garden weeds, or between the cracks in the pavement — as well as on trips to the country or seaside.
Arranged in color for speedy identification, with extra anecdotes from winsome characters in Charlotte Voake’s inimitable style, this child-friendly guide also includes keynotes on plant parts and the seasons.
With the able assistance of Thing 1 and Thing 2 — and a fleet of Rube Goldbergian vehicles — the Cat in the Hat examines the various parts of plants, seeds, and flowers; basic photosynthesis and pollination; and seed dispersal.
With unique and original art designs, this book has high resolution and professionally printed images.
Printed on one side of the paper, this book contains flower animal designs patters with elements of nature.
Wildflower Study Unit
In addition to recommending these children’s books about flowers,I’ve teamed up with some fellow bloggers to offer you homeschool and classroom unit study resources to teach kids about wildflowers. The following resources may contain affiliate links.