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50 Great Nature Based Children's Books

May 01, 2024

I have created a list of over 50 wonderful nature based children's books to support our Rewilding your Wanderlust Child Nature Study.

Do let me know your favourite nature books.

Slow Down: Bring Calm to a Busy World with 50 Nature Stories


Watch six breathtaking landscapes transform in front of your eyes in this beautifully illustrated book.

Once Upon a Raindrop: The Story of Water


Hooray for Hoppy: A First Book of Senses

The Rhythm of the Rain

Wind (Whatever the Weather)

Snow (Whatever the Weather)

Tree: Seasons Come, Seasons Go

Explore the beauty of the changing seasons in this timeless peek-through book with gorgeous artwork.

The Big Book of Nature Art

From bestselling author Yuval Zommer, The Big Book of Nature Art is packed with twenty-two easy art activities inspired by nature. 


Nature's Treasures: Tales Of More Than 100 Extraordinary Objects From Nature

Nature's Treasures is a stunning nature encyclopedia for young readers to explore, with reference pages packed with fascinating information, little learners will be captivated as they dive into this collection of more than 100 intriguing items from the natural world and discover the stories behind them.

Bug Hotel

Welcome to the Bug Hotel, a homemade habitat where creepy crawlies of all shapes and sizes can find a place to stay! 

Pick a Pine Tree

Pick a pine tree from the lot - slim and tall, or short and squat! Long straight limbs or branches bent... Mmm! Just smell that piney scent!

The Snowflake

High, high up in the clouds a tiny snowflake is made. Perfectly small, fluffy, crystal and white, it tumbles and bounces inside the cloud. But then she begins to fall…


A poem that has been read, viewed and listened to millions of times around the world, Breathe is for any child (or adult!) who finds life overwhelming at times and especially for those experiencing anxiety, feelings of insecurity or inadequacy

Not A Stick

If You Go Down to the Woods Today

Join Bear on his journey through the year with lots of friends to meet, places to explore and things to spot along the way.

Collection of 8 Nature Stories

Teach your children about the wonderful nature that is all around us with this collection of 8 beautifully illustrated nature stories!

A First Book of Nature

An exquisite book that evokes a child's first experience of nature.

The Big Book of Bugs

The Big Book of the Blue

The Big Book of Birds

The Big Book of Beasts

The Big Book of Belonging

 Nest Is Noisy

A Seed Is Sleepy


The Usborne Outdoor Book

Forest School Adventure: Outdoor Skills and Play for Children

Wild Days: Outdoor Play for Young Adventurers


If All the World Were…

Little Bear's Spring

Busy Spring: Nature Wakes Up

That's MY Flower: A brilliantly funny picture book from the creators of The Leaf Thief!

The Leaf Thief: Children will love this laugh-out-loud picture book about the changing seasons!

It Was a Cold Dark Night

Little Goose's Autumn

Little Goose's Autumn is a second stunning story from an exciting picture book pairing and the uplifting tale of a lively young goose finding her place in the world.

Leaf Man Board Book

The Oak Tree

Watch a thousand years unfold in the life of one magnificent tree!

Pumpkin Soup

Because of an Acorn

The Squirrels Who Squabbled

A funny rhyming story about two greedy squirrels.

National Trust: Look What I Found in the Woods

We're Going on a Leaf Hunt

There are lots of beautiful fall leaves to find! Three friends have a big adventure hiking over a mountain and through a forest to collect leaves of all kinds and colors. 

Winter Sleep: A Hibernation Story

On the Way Home

The Fox Who Stole The Moon

Join the boy and the fox as they race to get the moon back into the sky before daybreak!

Goodbye Autumn, Hello Winter

As leaves fall from their trees, animals huddle against the cold, and frost creeps across windows, everyone knows--winter is on its way!

Rain Before Rainbows


The Storm Whale

National Trust: Tilly Plants a Tree

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The Tiny Seed

Oliver's Vegetables

The Extraordinary Gardener

What the Worm Saw

Yucky Worms

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