The best children’s books about the environment
We've selected the best kids books about the environment to help children learn about pollution, climate change and the importance of looking after the natural world.
With fifteen-year-old Greta Thunberg campaigning for changes in environmental policy and the disastrous effects of climate change regularly hitting the headlines, little ones are likely to have more questions and worries about the environment and our impact on it than ever before. Children’s books with an environmental message will help to answer their questions, teach them about nature and protecting our precious planet, and show them that we can all make a difference. Here’s a selection of the best children’s books about the environment.
Children’s books about the environment for babies and toddlers
Children’s books about the environment for ages 3 – 5
Children’s books about the environment for ages 6 – 8
In this video, Liz Brownlee, Matt Goodfellow and Roger Stevens perform a selection of poems from Be the Change, and share some practical tips for helping our environment.