It’s never too early to start thinking about summer reading, and what better way to get kids excited about the weather than with a book? Here are some of the best weather books for kids, perfect for summer reading.
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We’ve gathered together some of the best weather books for kids, perfect for those rainy days (or any days) when you need a little extra inspiration. These weather books are great for teaching kids about climate, forecasting, natural disasters, and so much more.
The best weather books for kids of 2020
The Weather Books for Kids: The Best of 2020 is a great resource for parents and educators who are looking for the best weather books for kids. This book provides a detailed description of each book, as well as a list of the pros and cons of each book.
The Cloud Book by Tomie dePaola
Clouds come in all shapes and sizes. They can be fluffy and white or dark and stormy. Sometimes they are high in the sky, and other times they are so low you can reach out and touch them.
In this classic picture book, beloved author and illustrator Tomie dePaola takes young readers on a journey through the different types of clouds, from cumulus clouds that look like cotton balls to cirrus clouds that look like wispy feathers. With beautiful illustrations and simple text, The Cloud Book is the perfect introduction to one of nature’s most amazing phenomena.
The Water Princess by Susan Verde
The Water Princess by Susan Verde is the story of a princess who lives in a land where water is scarce. The princess must help her people find water to drink and irrigation for their crops. Along the way, the princess learns the importance of conserving water and helping others. The book is geared towards children ages 4-8 and is a great way to teach them about water conservation.
The Sun by Sam Usher
The Sun by Sam Usher is a beautiful and captivating picture book that follows a young boy’s adventures during a day, from sunrise to sunset. The illustrations are gorgeous and the simple text is perfect for young children. This is a wonderful book to share with kids on a sunny day.
The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
The Snowy Day has been hailed as “one of the most influential children’s books of the 20th century.” Written and illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats, the tale follows a young African-American boy named Peter as he explores his neighborhood after a snowfall. First published in 1962, The Snowy Day was not only one of the first children’s books to feature a non-white protagonist, but also one of the first to prominently feature a cityscape. In 1963, The Snowy Day won the Caldecott Medal for “the most distinguished American picture book for children.”
Stormy by Guido van Genechten
Guido van Genechten’s Stormy is one of the best weather books for kids. It tells the story of a little girl who loves thunderstorms. Stormy is anxious about the approaching storm, but she soon learns to embrace it. The illustrations are beautiful and the story is empowering.
In conclusion, these are some of the best weather books for kids available in 2020. They are sure to teach your child about the different aspects of weather while also providing them with hours of entertainment. Whether you are looking for a book about tornadoes, hurricanes, or simply want to know more about the water cycle, these books will have something for you. So, grab one today and start exploring the world of weather with your child.