Earth-Friendly Kid Books

It’s never too early to read to kids, or to teach them about beauty and value of nature and protecting our environment. Here are some EDN staff favorites for children’s books with a nature or earth-friendly theme. If purchasing books online, please consider using Amazon Smile to help support Earth Day Network’s programs.  It’s simple: log in to your account and click then click on Amazon Smile link and choose Earth Day Network as the organization to benefit from your purchase.

The Lorax by Dr. Seuss

The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

Follow the Water from Brook to Ocean by Arthur Durros

All the Way to the Ocean by Joel Harper

Biscuit’s Earth Day Celebration By Alyssa Satin Capucilli, David Wenzel

Thank You, Earth: A Love Letter to Our Planet by April Pulley Sayre

John Muir: My Life With Nature by John Muir, Joseph Cornell, Elizabeth Ann Kelley

UnBEElievables: Honeybee Poems and Paintings by Douglas Florian

Have your own favorite children’s books with a nature or environmental theme? Share them with us by email at education@earthday.org and/or by tagging us in photos on social media and using the #EDNEducation or #EDNBooks hashtags.