Spring into April with These Flowery Children’s Books

A graphic that reads "bring into April with flowery children's books" over a field of flowers

Spring is in the air — and in these beautiful books about flowers!

The cover of the book Plant a Tiny Seed, which features flowers, a sun, and a hummingbird

Plant the Tiny Seed, by Christie Matheson

Little readers help plant a row of flowers in this interactive book that’s perfect for toddlers and preschoolers. Read (and play) along with the author in this video!

The cover of the picture but Bloom, which features a Black girl with curly hair in a field of flowers

Bloom, by Ruth Forman

The hairstyles of Black and brown girls match with fields of flowers in this sweet and celebratory book. This author has a video read-along, too!

The cover of the book Planting a Rainbow, which includes tiger lilies, poppies, and sunflowers

Planting a Rainbow, by Lois Ehlert

Introduce kids to flowers from asters to zinnias in this bright and bold book that follows the process of planting a flower garden from seed to bloom.

The cover of Flora: a Botanical Pop-Up Book, which includes illustrations of peonies and Butterflies

Flora: A Botanical Pop-Up Book, by Nicole Yen, illustrated by Kathryn Selbert, pop-ups by Yoojin Kim

Discover brilliant blossoms in 3-D while learning how flowers are an important part of the ecosystem.

The cover of the book Chrysanthemum, which shows a little mouse and a big yellow chrysanthemum flower

Chrysanthemum, by Kevin Henkes

This one isn’t exactly about a flower — but it is a timeless classic about a little mouse who learns to love her big name.