Children's Book Recommendations

Anna's Summer Song by Lena Anderson

Are Trees Alive? by Debbie S. Miller

The Butterfly Book: A Kid's Guide to Attracting, Raising, and Keeping Butterflies by Kerston Hamilton

California Blue by David Klass

The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss

Carlos and the Cornfield also Carlos y la Milpa de Maiz by Jan Romero Stevens

Caterpillar, Caterpillar by Vivian French

Cherry Tree by Ruskin Bond

The Children's Kitchen Garden: A book of gardening, cooking and learning by Brennan

City Green by DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan

Compost Critters by Bianca Lavies

Cricket in the Grass by Philip Van Soelen

Everybody Cooks Rice by Norah Dooley

Everybody's Somebody's Lunch by Cherie Mason

From Flower to Fruit by Anne Ophelia Dowden

From Seed to Plant by Gail Gibbons

Garden of Happiness by Erika Tamar

The Gardener by Stewart

Gardener George Goes to Town by Susan Moxley

The Giant Vegetable Garden by Nadine B. Westcott

Giving Thanks by Jake Swamp

The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

Good Bugs and Bad Bugs in Your Garden by Hogner

The Great Kapok Tree (El Gran Capoquero) by Lynne Cherry

Growing Vegetable Soup by Lois Ehlert

Handful of Seeds by Monica Hughes

Harriet and the Garden by Nancy Carlson

How to Eat a Poem and Other Morsels: Food Poems for Children by Rose Agree

If You Sailed on the Mayflower and If You Grew Up With Abe Lincoln by Ann McGovern

Indian Corn and Other Gifts by Sigmund Lavine

Insects in the Garden by D.M. Souza

Jack's Garden by Henry Cole

Johnny Appleseed by Stephen Kellogg

Just a Dream by Chris van Allsburg

Kokopelli's Flute by Will Hobbs

The Life and Times of the Apple by Charles Mucucci

Linnea in Monet's Garden by Christina Bjork and Lena Anderson

Look Inside a Tree by Gina Ingoglia

The Lorax by Dr. Seuss

The Market Lady and the Mango Tree by Pete and Mary Watson

The Maybe Garden by Kimberly Burke-Weiner

The Midnight Farm by Reeve Lindbergh

One Good Apple by Catherine Paladino

Mrs. Rumphious by Barbara Cooney

The Moon of the Monarch Butterflies by Jean Craighead George

Oats and Wild Apples by Frank Asch

One Small Square Backyard by Donald M. Silver

Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert

Pretend Soup by Molly Katzen

Puerto del Sol

The Reason for a Flower by Ruth Heller

Rosy's Garden: A Child's Keepsake of Flowers by Satomi Ichikawa

Seasons on the Farm by Jane Miller

Seedfolks by Paul Fleichman

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Skewers' Garden by Carolyn Sloan

The Snail's Spell by Joanne Ryder

Stone Soup by Marcia Brown

Sunflower House by Sharon Lovejoy

This Year's Garden by Mary Szilagyi

Tops and Bottoms by Stevens

A Weed is a Flower: The Life of George Washington Carver by Aliki

Where the Lilies Bloom by Vera and Bill Cleaver

Why Corn is Golden, Stories About Plants by Vivian Blackmore

This is just a start; check your local library for many others.