Spring Books

Books about spring for young children. Click here for a print-friendly version of this list.

Picture Books (JE)

Author Title Call Number
AshmanWilliam Wakes Up
William asks his animal friends to awake from hibernation and waits for his special friend.
JE Ashman
BestA Perfect Day for Digging
In the spring, Nell and her dog can't wait to dig in the dirt to plant.
JE Best
BrenningMaggi and Milo
When Maggi gets a book about frogs from her grandma, naturally, she decides to take her dog, Milo, to find frogs the very next day.
JE Brenning
CarrSplish, Splash, Spring
Illustrations and rhyming text describe some of the delights of spring.
JE Carr
CyrusShake a Leg, Egg!
It's spring, and the pond is bursting with new life.
JE Cyrus
A mother and child plant flower bulbs and see them bloom in the spring.
JE Diesen
FoglianoAnd Then It's Spring
A boy plants seeds and waits for spring to arrive.
JE Fogliano
GibsonSplit! Splat!
When a little girl ventures out into a spring rain with her dog, her neighbors soon join her for some muddy-day fun.
JE Gibson
HenkesLittle White Rabbit
A little rabbit wonders what it would be like to be as green as grass, tall as fir trees, and hard as rocks, and to flutter like butterflies.
JE Henkes
HenkesMy Garden
A young girl imagines her dream garden, complete with jelly bean bushes, chocolate rabbits, and tomatoes the size of beach balls.
JE Henkes
HillenbrandSpring Is Here!
Excited that spring has finally arrived, Mole tries--unsuccessfully--to wake up Bear, but then he comes up with the perfect plan.
JE Hillenbrand
HubbellHurray for Spring!
Rhyming text celebrates the joys of spring for a young boy.
JE Hubbell
Kimura999 Frogs Wake Up
When 999 frogs wake up, they decide to awaken a still-sleeping turtle, a lizard, ladybugs, and a big snake.
JE Kimura
MooreLucky Ducklings
While following their mother through town, five little ducklings all fall into a storm drain.
JE Moore
ParkWhat Does Bunny See? : A Book of Colors and Flowers
A rabbit wanders through the various flowers and colors of a cottage garden.
JE Park
RawlinsonFletcher and the Springtime Blossoms
When Fletcher the fox finds the ground covered in white, he rushes to warn the other animals that spring snow has fallen.
JE Rawlinson
RootFlip, Flap, Fly!
Baby animals fly, swim, wiggle, and slide, all with the help of their mamas.
JE Root
SegalCarrot Soup
After planting carrots, Rabbit looks forward to when he can make soup, but to his surprise, every carrot has disappeared!
JE Segal
VoakeTweedle Dee Dee
A folk song comes to life through illustrations of a forest in spring and simple text.
JE Voake

Nonfiction, Folktales & Poetry

Author Title Call Number
AstonAn Egg is Quiet
Introduces types of eggs and an array of egg facts.
JE591.16 AS
This is the story of one tiny hummingbird's amazing journey.
JE598.764 DA
FlorianHandsprings: Poems & Paintings
A collection of poems about spring.
J811 FL
GerberSpring Blossoms
Poetic text describes seven different types of flowering trees.
JE582.13 GE
GoldstoneSpectacular Spring
A photographic picture book providing a comprehensive overview of topics linked to spring.
J508.21 GO
HonovichGet Outside Guide : All Things Adventure, Exploration, and Fun!
This fun-filled guide inspires kids to get out of the house and explore the great outdoors.
J790.1 HO
JenkinsMy First Day
Explores some of the fascinating things that animals do on their first day of life.
J591.3 JE
SilvermanOn a Snow-melting Day: Seeking Signs of Spring
The world comes to life on a snow-melting day.
J508.21 SI
SilveyThe Plant Hunters: True Stories of Their Daring Adventures to the Far Corners of the Earth
Describes how early adventurers, explorers, and scientists went on dangerous voyages to discover new plants.
Y580 SI
SimonSpring Across America
A photographic tribute to the transformations of spring, from the southern to the northern United States.
J508.21 SI

Last Updated: 4/20


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