April 20, 2023 2 min read

Top Books for Earth Day

In celebration of Earth Day (April 22nd) and World Book Day (April 23rd) we’re spotlighting our favourite books about nature, wildlife, and this amazing world!

Spark a lifelong love for reading with books that inspire wonder, illuminate imaginations, and keep kids curious!

The Little Book of Backyard Bird Songs

Identify the songs of different birds! Listen to recordings of 12 best-known species that can be found in your own backyard! This beautifully illustrated interactive board book is designed for any age, with features for young readers.

Learn to differentiate the elements of woodland birds’ songs! Beautiful lifelike illustrations aid in identifying the birds and a descriptive paragraph and facts panel provides fun information about each species.

The Little Book of Woodland Bird Songs

National Geographic Kids Animal Encyclopedia

Discover the thousands of animals that call Earth home in this new edition of National Geographic's best-selling Animal Encyclopedia. Features 2,500 animals with photos, maps, and more! Perfect school research or reading for fun!

Packed with facts, this educational book features photorealistic images, infographics, and cutaways that reveal animals' inner workings. Follow the timeline of evolution and extinction of animals throughout history and see how different animals have adapted to their environments to survive.

Smithsonian Animal!

Animated Science: Rocks and Minerals

From gemstones to fossils and beyond, this is the definitive guide to rocks and minerals for young readers. Explore the substances that make up our Earth through engaging illustrations and hilarious characters.

A stunning encyclopedia for young readers! Dive into the wondrous world of water and discover the stories of more than 100 incredible aquatic lifeforms.

An Anthology of Aquatic Life


The Secret World of Plants

This fascinating and beautifully illustrated book for kids explores the vast plant kingdom and explains how plants work, as well as the weird and wonderful relationships they have with animals.

Discover 35 forest-school projects and adventures for kids! Build a bird feeder, create a mini garden, craft using things collected, and get ideas for outdoor activities! Includes easy-to-read instructions and adorable, step-by-step artworks that will guide you along the way.

Learn About Nature Activity Book

If the World Were 100 Animals

An accessible introduction to our planet's creatures—perfect for fact-hungry animal lovers!

Young explorers learn where, when, and how to safely and kindly find insects, spiders, and other creepy-crawlies such as worms and pill bugs with this fun and sturdy take-along guide.

National Geographic Little Kids First Nature Guide Bugs


Written by Melania Fedyna, Senior Copywriter & Voice of Play

Melania Fedyna
Melania Fedyna



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