Top 5 Canadian Children’s Books on the Environment
While the pandemic is giving kids less opportunities to get outside in nature, the bright side is it reminds us of what’s at stake for the planet plus parents and kids have a lot more time to read. Here are our top 5 Canadian children’s books about nature and the environment — perfect for Earth Day and every day! Happy reading. ??
“Being a tree hugger myself, I ADORED this book. Enough so I bought it for all my grandkids, even the ones who were not born yet! It is a book about kindness as much as anything, since in this book the trees also have feelings.” ~ J. Rose
Justine McKeen, Queen of Green: Written by Sigmund Brouwer Illustrated by Dave Whamond, 2011 ISBN 978-1-55469-927-8 Ages 7-9
“Excellent intro for those readers that are beginning to be aware of their environment! Great problem solving premise as well!” ~ Karen
“Wonderful book we read on earth day. Got the kids thinking of things they could do.” ~ Russell
“I loved it… I have a two year old girl and read a small paragraph before she goes to sleep. I finished and and we enjoyed every second of it. It has so much imagination and very simple. I want a tree.” ~ Rosario
“It was fun and sweet my daughter is 10 and loved it.” ~ Tiffany
All reviews by Andrea Koehle Jones Green Books Blog
Andrea receives review copies from publishers and authors from time to time, with no implied promise that the books will be reviewed favourably or at all.