The Adventures of Tally-Ho is an excellent choice for providing gentle moral modeling and entertainment at the same time.
What Breathes Through Its Butt? is a fun and challenging introduction to scientific ways of thinking. Great for anyone interested in STEM.
The My First Science Book About series from Dover Publications offers a wonderful introduction to various scientific topics that are ideal for 8–12-year-old kids.
These five gardening books are the perfect companions for some gentle garden exploration. All are excellent examples that highlight the many wonders the garden can hold for the young.
Australian author Stuart French compels young readers to take care of their planet in his engaging debut picture book, Remembering Mother Nature.
Fiona Waters’ Sing a Song of Seasons collects together 365 of the best and most beloved nature poems of all time.
For generations, young and grown-up naturalists alike have taken enormous pleasure in observing, recording, and categorizing the infinite variety of nature. Hazel Maskell and Evelin Kasikov’s A Year in Nature and Florence Guiraud’s Wonders of Nature carry on this proud tradition.
Backpack Explorer Beach Walker and Backpack Explorer on the Nature Trail are a fascinating combination of field-guide, textbook, and activity book.
As companion pieces or as individual reads, these two volumes provide a great introduction to nature for young readers.
As much of a story about the circle of life as it is a meditation on the natural world, The Big Adventures of Little O highlights how one person can change the world. “It takes one single seed to grow a forest.”