19 Childrens Books on Birds and Nature
Share your love of the outdoors with childrens books on birds, nature, gardening and wildlife that will excite learners of all ages.
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John James Audubon Painted Birds
Celebrate one of the most important figures in birding with this “Little Naturalists” book. John James Audubon Painted Birds uses delightful illustrations in this childrens book on birds. Psst—here’s how to get kids excited about birding.
Bees, Bugs and Butterflies
Play trivia, cut out and wear an insect mask, peek at a bug cafe menu and learn why pollinators are important with Bees, Bugs & Butterflies. If your little ones love nature, check out the top 10 easy plants for kids to grow.
Fly With Me
Explore the world of birds in Fly With Me. Jam-packed with interesting facts and educational pages—plus beautiful photography and illustrations, engaging stories and poems—it’s a must for eager learners. Don’t miss our favorite hummingbird books.
My Tiny Life by Ruby T. Hummingbird
In My Tiny Life by Ruby T. Hummingbird, young readers will learn about a year in the life of a ruby-throated hummingbird, from a tiny egg to migration. This nature book for kids includes a recipe for sugar-water and recommendations for flowers to attract hummingbirds.
Nature Play Workshop for Families
Inspire little ones to love the outdoors with the Nature Play Workshop for Families. This nature book for kids features educational activities you can do with your children or grandchildren in every season. Check out more gifts for kids who love birds and nature.
The Secret Lives of Animals
Critter-loving kids will adore this book. The Secret Lives of Animals is packed full of fun and quirky facts about all kinds of critters, from birds and butterflies to reptiles.
Curious About Birds
This childrens board book on birds is a sweet gift for the youngest nature lovers in your life. Curious About Birds contains beautiful illustrations and simple text to teach toddlers and preschoolers about the birds they can see in their backyard.
C is for Cardinal
Teach kids their ABCs and help them learn to identify birds at the same time! Grown-up bird lovers will love the pretty pictures of colorful flyers as they read C is for Cardinal at bedtime or story time. Don’t miss these cardinal gifts for redbird lovers.
Migrating Birds: A Colors Book
This installment in the Birding for Babies board book duology teaches young readers to identify favorite migrating birds — such as indigo buntings, Baltimore orioles and scarlet tanagers — by color. The sweet illustrations are sure to inspire a smile, too!
Backyard Birds: A Numbers Book
If there’s a better way to learn numbers than by counting the birds in one’s backyard, we don’t know what it is. Part of the Birding for Babies board book duology, it helps young readers learn their numbers and bird species by counting how many black-capped chickadees, northern mockingbirds and more they find on each page. Plus, each page has a fun fact about the illustrated bird.
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The Little Book of Backyard Bird Songs
Even the youngest members of your family can learn bird songs with the help of this interactive book. Listen to sounds from red-winged blackbirds, mourning doves, northern cardinals and more.
Bird-Watching Book for Kids
Budding wildlife enthusiasts can jot down observations and learn classic birding lingo in this observation journal.
Crows: Genius Birds
Upper elementary kids will discover just how smart crows are in this graphic novel from the Science Comics series.