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11 Children’s Books About Spring

This is my first booklist with 11 books — an odd number. I do not know whether the decision to include 11 books reflects the fact that I am so excited about spring that I cannot stop at 10 or … Continue reading

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9 Children’s Books About Trees

Occasionally I hit upon a theme that I would enjoy reading about with my kids and discover that authors have not been inspired to write about the theme. (Backyard wildlife in winter comes to mind.) I was concerned that the … Continue reading

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12 Children’s Books About Birds

I am not a birdwatcher. However, I enjoy observing birds with my kids. We have birdfeeders hanging outside our dining room window. A visit by a goldfinch or downy woodpecker livens up an otherwise ordinary breakfast. We get excited when … Continue reading

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10 Children’s Books About Gardening

Here are ten excellent books about gardening. This list includes some lovely stories (e.g. Two Old Potatoes and Me, Vera’s Bean Tent, The Curious Garden) and oodles of gardening inspiration. “I bet you didn’t realize I’d enjoy planting my garden … Continue reading

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Celebrate Earth Day with These Children’s Books

Earth Day is coming up on April 22nd! Here are five Earth Day activities to celebrate the holiday and great books to accompany each activity. For many more Earth Day activities, see the Delightful Children’s Books Earth Day Pinterest board! … Continue reading

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5 Books to Inspire an Indoor Gardening Project

Temperatures inched above freezing today! While we enjoyed the relative warmth, we know that outdoor gardening season is still several months away. It is hard to wait that long for greenery. Instead of waiting, we are reading about plants and … Continue reading

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