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spring books for children

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spring is almost here and i am excited to share some favorite books for young children with you all. the days are getting longer and the blooms are beginning to sprout. do you hear the birds where you are? listening out our windows in carolina, i hear them ...
 welcome home, little ones. 

i hope these books inspire you - whether it's for an easter basket or for quiet time or for family time underneath a blanket at the park in the upcoming months, i hope you enjoy. 

spring books for young children |

01. mary poppins by dr. p. l. travers . my favorite childhood movie 
02. bunnies bunnies bunnies . a treasury of songs and stories (thrifted) 
03. when i am big by maria dek 
04. pup and bear by katie banks
05. the complete tales by beatrix potter 
06. trashy town by andrea zimmerman
07. the littlest family's big day by emily winfield martin . (i love this author so very much)
08. yoga bunny by brian russo (from last year's easter baskets
09. house held up by trees by ted kooser
10. florette by anna walker
11. the rabbit listened by cori doerrfeld (the message is so powerful) 
12. music for mister moon by philip c. stead (it's so lovely) 
13. the pooh story book (a vintage book; a gift from my godmother for parks + nash)
14. you belong here by m.h clark 
15. tiny, perfect things by m.h clark
16. wild parks (a gift for parks from my brother this past christmas/from a gift shop in denver, co) 
17. day dreamers by emily winfield martin  
18. i want my hat back by jon klassan
19. p is for peter by beatrix potter

other books not pictured | wherever you go by pat zietlow miller . cat & bunny by mary lundquist . knuffle bunny free by mo willems  . waiting by kevin henkes
sentimental, beautiful books touch me most and are some of parks' favorites, too 
nash's room is one of my favorites in our home . it's cozy, a soft neutral and is full of baby touches.
he loves to read books throughout the day- especially at bedtime.
what are your favorite springtime books for littles?


  1. this is an amazing list - I put almost all of your suggestions on our wish list!

    1. thank you!! i think you all will love these... beautiful and heartfelt. xo