Spring into a new season with these literary gems

By Sheree Fitch by Joanne Schwartz by Alice Schertle by Shelley Parker-Chan



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Welcome spring! Say hello to budding trees, baby birds and warmer weather with these picture books celebrating the new season. The library booklist provides readers with names of books and other material recommended by the staff of Western Counties Regional Library. All recommendations are posted at www.westerncounties.ca under Recommended Reading with links to our catalogue. SING IN THE SPRING! A playful, poetic picture book from award-winning author of Summer Feet and featuring luminous original artwork by an internationally renowned quilt artist, celebrates the coming of spring. SPRING SINGS FOR THE GROUCHY LADYBUG by Eric Carle Spring Sings for the Grouchy Ladybug celebrates the new life that blossoms during spring. The animals are playing outside, the flowers are blooming, and everyone is joyous - even Grouchy Ladybug. BLOOM BOOM! by April Pulley Sayre When spring arrives, flowers of all kinds sprout and grow buds and bloom. Sometimes, they bloom a few at a time. But other times, many will bloom at once in a colourful flower boom. This photographic exploration of flowers goes from the desert to the woodlands and beyond, celebrating their beautiful variety and the science behind these colourful displays. AFTER IT RAINS A great introduction to counting, After It Rains is also a fun introduction to all the activities you can do after the rain. LITTLE BLUE TRUCK'S SPRINGTIME Lift the flaps to discover the animal babies encountered by Toad and Little Blue Truck when they drive to the farm in the spring. A LITTLE BOOK ABOUT SPRING Spring is a time of budding trees, chirping birds and croaking frogs. Discover these, and other, wonders of spring in this delightful board book inspired by the works of legendary children’s book author-illustrator Leo Lionni.