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Embracing Spring: Flutter Away with these breezy reads

Depending on where you’ve been the weather has been a little wonky. However, once the warm weather finally arrived it was full swing embracing spring. Getting little youngsters in the mood to enjoy the changes outdoors isn’t hard but sharing some fresh new picture books will inspire and motivate growing minds.

SpringFirst on the list is When Spring Comes by Kevin Henkes, illustrated by Laura Dronzek. Inspiring great recall for observing changes in the seasons, science and nature, colors and flowers, bugs and birds, boots and umbrellas, bubbles and breezes – all the spring themes are there to inspire a great art, science or literacy lesson.

Next, you’ll be tickled pink with Pinkalicious and the Little Butterfly by Victoria Kann. Like most children this spring Pinkalicious and her class will have the opportunity to observe nature’s changes as three caterpillars turn into butterflies. As always it will be a perfectly pleasing pinktastic reading adventure. PinkBFly

lilbutterflyFinally, be inspired by wings, dreams and soaring things. Little Butterfly by Laura Logan is a wordless picture book filled with soft pastel pencil drawings for one young girls adventure including a torn wing, a nap, a dream, soaring through the sky, kindness and appreciation for the little joyous miracles in life. Inspired by the amazing migration of monarch butterflies in the south Little Butterfly will be a wonderful inspiring spring book to soar away with.


Happy Fluttering, Soaring and Reading,




*Miss Shari’s Storytime was provided review copies of each book by HarperCollins Children’s, Balzer and Bray and Greenwillow Books of Harper Collins publishers.



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