Birding Books we often recommend for children or junior birders.

Nature Books for Children

The Backyard Naturalist stocks nature books for kids at all reading levels — From finger puppet board books, like the Look at Me board book series, to the field guide we recommend for Junior Birders, The Young Birder’s Guide to Birds of North America.
Here are some of our current titles (subject to availability).

Science and Nature Books for Children

Learning About (Series):

  • The Solar System
  • Insects
  • Turtles
  • Butterflies
  • Rocks
  • Leaves
  • Birds
  • Birds of Prey

Wildlife Ranger Action Guide
A Kid’s Guide to Dogs
A Kid’s Guide to Cats
Because of an Acorn

Kids Books about Birds and Birding
Young Birder’s Guide
Bird Watching for Kids
What’s That Bird?
Sharing the Wonder of Birds with Kids (For parents to read!)
The Little Book of Woodland Bird Songs
The Little Book of Backyard Bird Songs
What It’s Like to Be a Bird
I love Birds!
A Nest is Noisy
Birds Make Nests
Birds, Nests and Eggs
Amazing Animals – Owls
Counting on Birds
Barn Owls
Some Babies are Wild
How the Birds Became Friends
To Find an Ivory-billed Woodpecker down Bayou de View
Owl Babies Book and Toy Gift Set

Kids Books about Exploring Nature in Their Own Backyards

Monarch Butterflies
Caterpillars, Bugs and Butterflies
Butterflies and Moths
Flutter! Fly!
Loblolly, Loblolly, You’re So Tall!
One Small Place in a Tree

Other Nature Themes
Baby Animals Book and Finger Puppet (Series)
Mommy Loves
Daddy Cuddles
Mommy Hugs
Daddy Kisses
Good Night, Maryland
Yoga Together
Mama and Baby!
The Hike