Enjoy these stories anticipating the coming of Spring!
A Spring Stroll in the City
by Cathy Goldberg Fishman
A springtime stroll through the city introduces youngsters to the sights, sounds, colors and smells of the multitude of different holidays celebrated during the spring season, from St. Patrick’s Day and Easter to Nowruz and Cinco de Mayo.
Abracadabra, It’s Spring!
by Anne Sibley O’Brien
“Winter turns to spring in this lyrical book that celebrates the magic of nature and the changing seasons. Eleven gatefolds open to recreate the excitement and surprise of spring’s arrival”.
Little Blue Truck’s Springtime
by Alice Schertle
Little Blue Truck and his friend Toad take a scenic drive on a spring day and see such new sights as a sheep and her lambs, a duck and her ducklings, and a cow and her calf in a story complemented by interactive lift-flaps.
The Sound of Spring
by David Lewman
A leveled reader complemented with stickers follows the efforts of Branch, Poppy and Cloud Guy to identify the source of a mysterious sound.
When Spring Comes
by Kevin Henkes
The award-winning husband-and-wife team behind Birds presents a story that combines imagery, repetition and alliteration to introduce basic language concepts and the seasons as experienced by animals.
William Wakes Up
by Linda Ashman
Waking up groggy after a long winter nap, young William and his animal friends prepare for the arrival of a very special guest by cleaning, decorating and baking a tasty treat, tasks that are complicated by their sleepiness and temptingly cozy bed. By the creators of William’s Winter Nap. 35,000 first printing
A Little Book About Spring
by Leo Lionni
Designed to introduce a new generation of children to the Caldecott Honoree’s classic picture books, a spring-themed board book features budding trees, chirping birds, croaking frogs and more on spreads inspired by Lionni’s collage-style artwork.
by Ryan T. Higgins
When the ever-grumpy Bruce the bear denounces a springtime full of stinging bees and prickly pines, Ruth the exuberant bunny and their animal friends invite Bruce to celebrate what they love about the season.
Barbie Let’s Plant a Garden!
by Kristen L Depken
Complemented by shimmery stickers, a leveled reader starring Barbie, Chelsea, Stacie and Skipper finds them working with their adorable puppies to celebrate the spring season by planting their first vegetable garden.
Mouse’s First Spring
by Lauren Thompson
When Mouse and Momma venture outside, they discover the many changes that Spring has brought along with the two things that never change with the seasons–Momma’s love.
Pig & Goose and the First Day of Spring
by Rebecca Bond
Five early reader chapters convey the story of Pig and Goose, who forge a deep friendship over their respective talents and shared love of springtime.
The Spring Book
by Todd Parr
The best-selling creator of The Kindness Book celebrates the beauty and wonder of the spring with colorful depictions of traditional activities and holidays, from rolling down green hills and dancing in the rain to St. Patrick’s Day and Memorial Day.
by Bob Raczka
A celebration of Spring uses words ending in “ing” to describe all the fun and wonder of this joyous season of budding, planting, playing, and more.
Poppleton in Spring
by Cynthia Rylant
In a set of three engaging easy-to-read stories, Poppleton and his community of friends try their hands at spring cleaning, go for a bike ride, and stay up all night in his new tent.
by Carin Berger
Reluctant to sleep through a long hibernation season, a bear cub leaves his warm den and asks his friends to help him search for the elusive Spring before discovering a beautiful, mysterious snowball and hurrying home to show it to his mother.
Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring
by Kenard Pak
A boy and his dog explore the countryside, greeting the elements of nature that they meet and noting how the environment is changing from winter to spring.