Looking for picture books for May? With this month’s list, we’re continuing our celebration of spring with a focus on seeds, plants, gardening, baby animals and things that grow.

My very favorites on this list are Miss Rumphius, Hedgie’s Surprise, The Little Green Girl, and Make Way for Ducklings. But truly, they’re all delightful.

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These books will make you want to get outside with your kiddos, and they’ll certainly remind you of the beauty of these days together.

We hope you enjoy this fun list … next month will it really be summer?!

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May Picture Books
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Miss Rumphius
Make Way for Ducklings
The Carrot Seed (Rise and Shine)
A Nest Is Noisy
Flower Fairies of the Spring
Pelle’s New Suit
Mossy
Sunflower House
Are You My Mother
Spring Story (Brambly Hedge)
Hedgie’s Surprise
The Tiny Seed (The World of Eric Carle)
Time for Bed
A Rainbow of My Own
From Seed to Plant
The Reason for a Flower: A Book About Flowers, Pollen, and Seeds (Explore!)
My Garden
Over in the Meadow
Have You Seen My Duckling?
The Wind Blew (Rise and Shine)
Fletcher and the Springtime Blossoms
The Story of the Root Children
Bear Wants More
Lola Plants a Garden (Lola Reads)
The Little Green Girl
Wings
Hello Baby!
Born in the Wild: Baby Mammals and Their Parents
Flip, Float, Fly: Seeds on the Move
If You Plant a Seed
And Then It’s Spring (Booklist Editor’s Choice. Books for Youth (Awards))


 
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**You can find our favorite books for Autumn right here…in case you live in the Southern Hemisphere!

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