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Bird Builds a Nest by  Martin Jenkins
It's time for Bird to build her nest! Follow her as she pulls a worm out of the ground, lifts some twigs that are just the right size, and pushes the twigs into place. Uh-oh! One of the twigs falls to the ground! But after a day of hard work, Bird's nest is ready and waiting.
Bloom Boom! by April Pulley Sayre
Photo illustrations capture a boom of blooming flowers in the springtime.
First Notes of Spring by  Jessica Kulekjian
Forest animals stirring from their winter homes and hibernation make a variety of noises to welcome spring.
Flowers by Gail Gibbons
Introduces flowers, describing the different types, life cycle, pollination, blooming seasons, and requirements for planting and caring for a flower garden.
Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring by Kenard Pak
In simple text, a young boy watches how nature changes from winter into spring.
Happy Springtime! by Kate McMullan
A celebration and explanation of the Spring Equinox.
On a Snow-Melting Day : Seeking Signs of Spring by Buffy Silverman
The world comes to life on a snow-melting day.
One Springy, Singy Day by  Renée Kurilla
A joyful ode to toddlerdom that follows a group of little ones through one buzzy, busy day. One Springy, Singy Day is a vibrant, joyful story that follows a diverse cast of young children as they play throughout their day. Inspired by author-illustrator Renée's own busy bee two-year-old, this love note from parent to child illustrates the wondrous and boisterous adventure of raising a springy, singy, squeezy toddler.
Snowman - Cold = Puddle : Spring Equations by Laura Purdie Salas
A unique take on spring in a series of eye-opening equations. Whether it's breeze + kite = ballet or nest + robin = jewelry box, each equation prompts readers to pause and think about spring in unexpected ways. As a child in the art welcomes the change of seasons, sidebars provide more information about the science behind the signs of spring.
Spectacular Spring by Bruce Goldstone
A photographic picture book providing a comprehensive overview of topics linked to spring.
Spring by  Harriet Brundle
From April showers to May flowers, this book introduces readers to everything spring!
Spring for Sophie by  Yael Werber
Sophie listens and watches for the signs of spring--the melting ice, the blue sky--until one day the raindrops come and spring is here.
Spring Parade by  Camelia Kay
Follow along with Mama and Baby Bunny as they lead a festive parade of their friends through the blossoming flowers and trees, rejoicing at the coming of spring.
Spring Sings for the Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle
As new life blossoms during spring, animals are playing outside, the flowers are blooming, and everyone is joyous, even the grouchy ladybug.
Spring Stinks by Ryan T Higgins
When cheerful Ruth the rabbit tries to share with grumpy Bruce the bear the wonderful smells of spring, they discover that spring stinks.
The Spring Book by Todd Parr
Celebrate all the joys and wonders that the Spring season brings including holidays, spring cleaning, allergies, and the Earth.
Time to Fly / George Ella Lyon ; Pictures by Stephanie Fizer Coleman. by George Ella Lyon
A mama bird tries to convince a baby bird to leave the nest.
Wake Up, Baby Bear! by Lynn Plourde
Baby Bear is so exhausted from staying up too late in the fall, that now he cannot wake up in the spring, but a few well-placed pecks from a mother Robin does the trick and Baby Bear finally awakes just in time to do a little babysitting himself. Includes multiple choice questions and answers about black bears.
What Will Grow? by Jennifer Ward
Seeds can be big and small, round and pointy, and all sorts of colors. But they all have one thing in common--inside waits a new plant life, waiting to emerge! This lush journey through an entire year follows seeds that bloom in the very beginning of spring, all the way through ones that sprout in winter.
When Spring Comes by Kevin Henkes
Animals and children alike watch as the world transforms from the dark and dead of winter to a full and blooming spring.
Updated 03/14/2023