Suggested Reading List

Here are lists of books (both fiction and non-fiction) specially curated to deepen the child’s learning of the rainforest.

Books on Rainforest and Animals
  1. Rainforest, by Diane Dawson Hearn
  2. Secrets of the Rainforest: A Shine-a-Light Book, by Carron Brown
  3. Make Your Own Rainforest, by Clare Beaton
  4. Tall Tall Tree, by Anthony D. Fredericks
  5. In the Rainforest, by Kate Duke
  6. The Rainforest Grew All Around, by Susan K. Mitchell
  7. Over in the Jungle: A Rainforest Rhyme, by Marianne Berkes
  8. Amazing Animals: Rainforest Romp, by Ant Parker
  9. If I Ran the Rainforest, by Bonnie Worth
  10. Slowly, Slowly, Slowly, “Said the Sloth, by Eric Carle
Books on People in the Rainforest
  1. The Shaman's Apprentice: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest, by Lynn Cherry and Mark Plotkins
Books on Trees and Deforestation
  1. Because of an Acorn, by Lola Schaefer and Adam Schaefer
  2. The Lorax, by Dr Seuss
  3. The Great Kapok Tree, by Lynne Cherry Feeling Things, by Allan Fowler
  4. Who Will Plant a Tree, by Jerry Pallotta
  5. The Vanishing Rainforest, by Richard Platt
  6. The Busy Tree, by Jennifer Ward


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