10+ Spring Themed Books


I’m so excited that Spring is finally here! I love the feeling of new beginnings, the scent of flowers blooming, warm rain showers, and spending time outside in the perfect Spring weather. Here are 10+ books that celebrate all the delights of Spring.

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Little Blue Truck’s Springtime by Alice Schertle; Illustrated by Jill McElmurry, 2018
Recommended ages 4+

Relish in the sweetness of Springtime with your favorite Little Blue Truck. As you go with Little Blue to visit his friends, you’ll enjoy the hidden surprises behind the sturdy flaps on each page. Little ones will adore this Springy board book.

Never Touch a Grumpy Bunny by Rosie Greening; Illustrated by Stuart Lynch, 2021
Recommended ages 0+ with parental guidance

We recently discovered this touch and feel series with the silicone pieces! Such a fun twist on touch and feel books and little hands cannot resist. This is the newest book in the series and perfect for Easter/Springtime.

Spring Stinks by Ryan T. Higgins, 2021
Recommended ages 2-6

From the Mother Bruce series comes the newest release just in time for the season. Ruth the bunny is so excited for Spring, but Bruce…not so much. Watch this hilarious duo as Ruth tries to convince Bruce that Spring really is the best.

Too Many Carrots by Katy Hudson, 2016
Recommended ages 3-5

Rabbit has a BIG problem. A big carrot problem! After filling his home so full of carrots that he no longer has anywhere to sleep, he goes to his friends’ houses one by one to stay. However, him and his carrots cause an even bigger problem for his friends. Once his friends no longer have their homes Rabbit knows just what to do. An adorable story about sharing and friendship.

When Spring Comes by Kevin Henkes; Illustrated by Laura Dronzek, 2019
Recommended ages 4-8

A descriptive book about the transformation that happens from Winter to Spring. Filled with beautiful images and fun literacy devices, this book introduces the reader to the concept of the changing seasons.

One Springy, Singy Day by Renee Kurilla, 2021
Recommended ages 3-5

A sweet ode to toddlers enjoying a springy, singy day. This new picture features a diverse cast of littles enjoying their busy fun-filled spring day. With silly rhymes and relatable illustrations children are sure to love this book.

The Honeybee by Kristen Hall; Illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault, 2018
Recommended ages 4-8

This picture book recognizes the importance and role of the honeybee through eloquent poetry and stunning illustrations. The beauty of spring is wrapped in these pages.

Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring by Kenard Pak, 2020
Recommended ages 4-8

A young boy speaks to Mother Nature and she speaks back in this poetic picture book. He witnesses the seasons changing from winter to spring, identifying all clues that spring is on its way. The illustrations are beautifully done, classic Kenard Pak.

Singing in the Rain by Tim Hopgood based on the song by Arthur Freed & Nacio Herb Brown, 2017
Recommended ages 4-8

April showers bring May flowers. This picture book is based on the famous song “Singing in the Rain” and how wonderful those warm spring showers can be. This book has bright fun illustrations, and you won’t be able to resist singing along.

Spring After Spring by Stephanie Roth Sisson, 2018
Recommended ages 4-8

This picture book is a biography of Rachel Carson, an environmentalist activist who inspired the Environmental Movement. As a little girl she loved listening to the sounds of nature but as she grew older, she observed that the environment was growing silent. This was the catalyst that inspired her to create change. This book is perfect for little nature lovers.

Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert, 2003
Recommended ages 0-3

This bright and informational picture book will teach children all about flower species and colors. This book is perfect little aspiring botanist and flower enthusiasts.

Worm Weather by Jean Taft; Illustrated by Matt Hunt, 2015
Recommended ages 3-5

In this joyful rhyming picture book children enjoy a rainy day by splashing through mud puddles. The illustrations are gorgeous, and the verse is sing-songy. This is great for preschoolers because it has few words but a lot to talk about within the illustrations.