Weather Themed Booklist for kids

The engaging picture books in this WeatherThemed Booklist for kids, take a look at at the different types of weather and predicting it.

Weather Themed Booklist for kids

Freddy the Frogcaster, by Janice Dean

Freddy the Frogcaster loves learning about the weather, and he’s known for having the best predictions in town. But what happens when the town picnic is almost ruined by a storm that catches the local frogcaster by surprise? Freddy has to step in to save the day!

Rain, Rain, Go Away! by Caroline Jayne Church

Adorable toddlers and stuffed animals enjoy the day in their colorful rain gear with this classic nursery rhyme.

Maisy’s Wonderful Weather Book, by Lucy Cousins

Snow, rain or sun, Maisy always has fun. This book will bring a rainbow to the dullest of days.

Snow, by Uri Shulevitz

No one thinks one or two snowflakes will amount to anything. Not the man with the hat or the lady with the umbrella. Not even the television or the radio forecasters. But one boy and his dog have faith that the snow will amount to something spectacular, and when flakes start to swirl down on the city, they are also the only ones who know how to truly enjoy it.

Weather, by Jill McDonald

Young children are fascinated with weather and the seasons. Here’s a book that teaches them about different types of weather and shows them how to dress for each different day.

Wind, by Marion Dane Bauer

Though you can’t see the wind, you can certainly feel it when the wind blows! But where does wind come from? The answer is at your fingertips. Just open this book and read about the wonders of wind….

Worm Weather, by Jean Taft

Join in the rainy-day fun, as kids splash through the puddles, affecting another weather enthusiast, a nearby worm. An imaginative and playful story, readers will love seeing the worm delight in the weather just as much as the kids.

Little Cloud, by Eric Carle

Little Cloud likes to stand out from the crowd. When all the other clouds drift up, he goes his own way, changing shapes to become a sheep, an airplane, a shark and a funny clown. It?s all lots of fun, but so is playing with friends. So this time, Little Cloud joins the crowd, gathering with his pals into one giant cloud. And then they rain!

Rain, by Marion Dane Bauer

Drip, drop, plop, rain falls from the sky. Rain turns dirt into mud and makes puddles on sidewalks. It also helps flowers grow. But where does rain come from?

What’s the Weather? by Scholastic inc.

The language in this book is perfect for a three- or four-year-old and the photos promote talking about the weather. The colorful photos throughout the book enable your child to see which things go with a particular type of weather.

Clouds, by Marion Dane Bauer

Clouds come in many different shapes and sizes. They can be white and fluffy or dark and scary. But where do clouds come from? 

Let It Shine, by Maryann Cocca-Leffler

School is out and the sun is shining. It’s time to play outside!

Sun, by Marion Dana Bauer

No matter if there is rain, sun, snow, wind, clouds, or a rainbow outside, children will love discussing the amazing things they’ve learned about the weather. 

Where does Lightning & Thunder come from? by Baby Professor

Weather is linked to several phenomena that changed and will change the world. Weather patterns dictate the choice of clothing and even warn of impending severe disturbances that could damage properties. Dive into some cool facts about the weather with this book.

The Cloud Book, by Tomie dePaola’s

Some people see animals and pictures in clouds.  The ancient Greeks believed that Hermes, the messenger of the gods, once stole the sun’s cattle, which were clouds. Some of the most common types of clouds, as well as the myths and legends inspired by their shapes are introduced in this book. 

Feel the Wind, by Arthur Dorros

Air is always moving. We can’t see air moving, though we can watch it push clouds across the sky, or shake the leaves of a tree. We call moving air the wind. In this science book for early elementary age kids, the author shows how to make your own weather vane, and in simple terms, with playful illustrations, he explains just what makes the wind that blows all around us.

The Everything Kids’ Weather Book, by Joe Snedeker

Have you ever wondered what happens in the eye of a tornado or how hurricanes gain their strength? From lightning and snow-day blizzards to rainbows and monsoons, The Everything Kid’ Weather Book gives you an exciting look into all the action that happens in the sky.

It Looked Like Spilt Milk, by Charles G. Shaw

The white shape silhouetted against a blue background changes on every page. Is it a rabbit, a bird, an ice-cream cone, or just spilt milk? In this childhood classic, kids are kept guessing until the surprise ending, and they’re encouraged to improvise similar games of their own.

Gusts & Gales, by Josepha Shermann

Find out about the different types of winds, including global winds, trade winds, local winds, and breezes. Learn about extreme wind weather like hurricanes and tornadoes.

The Kids Book of Weather Forecasting, by Mark Breen

With experiments, observations and activities children ages seven to thirteen will learn to predict the weather by understanding the science behind it. From foggy mornings to sunny afternoons to our changing seasons, weather forecasting is a year-round, practical science that children will have fun learning about.

The Snowy Day, by Ezra Jack Keats

This story beautifully depicts a child’s wonder at a new world, and the hope of capturing and keeping that wonder forever. The quiet fun and sweetness of Peter’s small adventures in the deep, deep snow is perfect for reading together on a cozy winter day.

The Wind Blew, by Pat Hutchins

The wind blew, and blew, and blew! It blew so hard, it took everything with it: Mr. White’s umbrella, Priscilla’s balloon, the twins’ scarves, even the wig on the judge’s head. But just when the wind was about to carry everything out to sea, it changed its mind!

Like a Windy Day, by Frank Asch

The wind is powerful and stormy, mischievous and unpredictable. In this magical story, a young girl goes soaring, tumbling, and twirling on her own exciting windy-day adventure.

Singing in the Rain, by Tim Hopgood

I’m singing in the rain, just singing in the rain, Oh, what a glorious feeling!
Spring calls in this classic Broadway number, brought to life in a beautiful picture book―perfect for sharing! Jump in puddles, raise umbrellas, and dance with joy through the pages of this visual story. 

The Rain Came Down, by David Shannon

The chaos that follows an unexpected downpour is captured in this engaging story.

If you are looking for a week filled with fun activities all about the weather, click on the image below to download all of the printables needed.

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