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BKLYN Woodlands Children's Books

A booklist created in collaboration with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Environmental Education Center.

38 items

The home builders

Bajaj, Varsha, author. |

(Print Book) Various woodland creatures make their homes and prepare for their young.

In the Woods

Elliott, David/ Dunlavey, Rob (ILT) |

(Print Book) The stealthy bobcat, the inquisitive raccoon, and the dignified bear waking up from his winter nap are just a few of the glorious animals featured in this collection of poems and woodland scenes.

Woodland Dreams

Jameson, Karen | Book

(Print Book) In rhyming text, a little girl and her dog wander through the woods, saying goodnight to all her favorite wild animals before finally arriving at her own cabin for a good night's sleep.

On Sleepy Hill

Hegarty, Patricia | Book

(Print Book) Forest animals get ready to settle down for bedtime in this book filled with intricate, die-cut, peek-through pages.

Little Owl's day

by Divya Srinivasan. |

(Print Book) Little Owl explores the forest at daytime after being woken up by a noisy squirrel.

El dâia del pequeäno bâuho

Divya Srinivasan ; traducciâon: Joana Delgado |

(Print Book, Spanish Edition) Pequeño búho explora el bosque durante el día después de ser despertado por una ardilla ruidosa.

Who Ate My Chestnut? ??????????

Lei Xia Chao Wang | PRINTED MATL

(Print Book, Chinese/English Bilingual) A squirrel looks everywhere for the chestnut he has buried. (Text in Chinese in the main body and in English in thumbnail view at the end.)

The squirrels' busy year / A First Science Storybook

Jenkins, Martin, 1959- author. | PRINTED MATL

(Print Book) The perfect introduction to seasons and weather for young children. It's winter. It's cold! The squirrels are digging up acorns to eat. But what will they eat in the spring, when the acorns are gone?

The Bear Went over the Mountain

Cabrera, Jane | Book

(Print Book) In this take-off on the familiar nursery rhyme, a series of animals looks for a missing friend until all are on the other side of the mountain, having a jamboree.

This moose belongs to me

Oliver Jeffers. |

(Print Book) Is it possible to own a moose?

Snack, Snooze, Skedaddle : How Animals Get Ready for Winter

Salas, Laura Purdie/ G?vry, Claudine (ILT) |

(Print Book) There is more than one way for animals to prepare for winter. Some simply tolerate the cold. Of course black bears hibernate, but chipmunks, wood frogs, and garter snakes do too. And then there are the creatures that migrate, including hummingbirds, blue whales, and even earthworms!

Raven, Rabbit, Deer

Farrell Holler, Sue/ Faria, Jennifer (ILT) | Book

(Print Book) A little boy walks through the forest with his grandfather, the grandfather teaches him to identify a number of animals and their tracks: raven, rabbit, deer, sparrow. Ojibwe translations of the animal names are found on the endpapers.

Wild tracks!

Jim Arnosky. |

(Print Book) Features fold-out pages of life-size animal tracks. Find out how to tell how fresh tracks are, which animals made them, how fast they might have been traveling, and more.

Who was here?

Mia Posada. |

(Print Book) Study the picture and read the clues to figure which animal left each set of tracks.

Big tracks, little tracks

by Millicent E. Selsam ; illustrated by Marlene Hill Donnelly. |

(Print Book) Keeping a sharp eye out for clues like animal tracks and odors can help people identify the animals that have passed through an area.

Over in the forest [electronic resource] : Come and take a peek.

Berkes, Marianne. | eBook

(eBook) Amazing artwork will inspire children in classrooms and at home to appreciate the world around us! Follow the tracks of ten woodland animals, find and count animal babies, and more.

When a Tree Grows

Mealey, Cathy Ballou/ Nowowiejska, Kasia (ILT) |

(Print Book) When Moose sees the inviting tree where Squirrel has built his nest, he rubs his itchy antlers against the trunk--and sets in motion a chain of comic catastrophes.

My little forest

Wiehle, Katrin, 1982- author, illustrator. |

(Board Book) Fox, Squirrel and Badger live in the forest and introduce readers to their home: showing big trees and small, different shapes of leaves, and the many other creatures who share their world. This eco-friendly book encourages little readers to enjoy nature--inside and out!

Trees

Hickman, Pamela/ Gavin, Carolyn (ILT) |

(Print Book) Children will learn all about trees and the vital role that they play for people and animals. This introduction to the topic covers the different kinds of trees, how they grow and change throughout the seasons and how they provide a home to a variety of animals.

Why do leaves change color?

Terry Allan Hicks. |

(Print Book) Leaves change color in the fall -- this book explains why and how!

Wangari Maathai

Franck Prâevot ; illustrated by Aurâelia Fronty. |

(Print Book) Wangari Maathai received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004 for her efforts to lead women in a nonviolent struggle to bring peace and democracy to Africa through its reforestation. Her organization planted over thirty million trees in thirty years. This beautiful picture book tells the story of an amazing woman and an inspiring idea.

Who will plant a tree?

written by Jerry Pallotta ; illustrated by Tom Leonard. |

(Print Book) Shows the various ways seeds can be dispersed and planted.

This tree counts!

Alison Formento ; illustrated by Sarah Snow. |

(Print Book) Before they begin planting new trees, Mr. Tate tells his students to listen closely as the lone tree behind their school counts out ten ways it serves the needs of different animals.

The Lorax

by Dr. Seuss. |

(Print Book) "I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees. I speak for the trees for the trees have no tongues."

The Lorax

Seuss, Dr., author. | EBOOKS

(eBook) "I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees. I speak for the trees for the trees have no tongues."

The giving tree

by Shel Silverstein. |

(Print Book) A young boy grows to manhood and old age experiencing the love and generosity of a tree which gives to him without thought of return.

The giving tree

by Shel Silverstein. |

(eBook) A young boy grows to manhood and old age experiencing the love and generosity of a tree which gives to him without thought of return.

The family tree

David McPhail. |

(Print Book) In the 1800s, a man clearing land in a beautiful forest to build a home leaves one special tree, but many years later the tree is in trouble, and the man's great-great grandson enlists a host of animal friends to try to save it.

How to grow an apple pie [electronic resource].

Charles, Beth. | eBook

(eBook) It's easy to make an apple pie, but what does it take to make the apples? Sophie is about to find out! Join Sophie as she learns what it takes to make the perfect pie!

The apple pie tree

by Zoe Hall ; illustrated by Shari Halpern. |

(Print Book) Describes an apple tree as it grows leaves and flowers and then produces its fruit, while in its branches robins make a nest, lay eggs, and raise a family. Includes a recipe for apple pie.

Tell me, tree

by Gail Gibbons. |

(Print Book) By Gail Gibbons. Provides information about the different parts of trees and how they grow, and offers instruction to young readers on how to identify various tree species.

My Forest Is Green

Lebeuf, Darren/ Barron, Ashley (ILT) |

(Print Book) With art supplies in tow, a child explores the wonders of his urban forest during all seasons. Using many artistic mediums, the boy creatively depicts the smaller parts of the forest that make up the larger whole. The boy uses his imaginative renderings to express his appreciation for nature, motivating readers to experiment with their own nature art.

How a seed grows

by Helene J. Jordan ; illustrated by Loretta Krupinski. |

(Print Book) Uses observations of bean seeds planted in eggshells to demonstrate the growth of seeds into plants.

How a seed grows

Jordan, Helene J. (Helene Jamieson), author. | eBook

(eBook) Uses observations of bean seeds planted in eggshells to demonstrate the growth of seeds into plants.

From seed to plant

by Gail Gibbons. |

(Print Book) By Gail Gibbons. Explores the intricate relationship between seeds and the plants which they produce.

From seed to plant

Gibbons, Gail, author. | Read-Along Book

(Read Along Book) By Gail Gibbons. Explores the intricate relationship between seeds and the plants which they produce.

A seed is sleepy

by Dianna Hutts Aston ; illustrated by Sylvia Long. |

(Print Book) Introduces young readers to the characteristics, growth, and movement of a variety of seeds as they become plants.

A seed is sleepy

by Dianna Hutts Aston ; illustrated by Sylvia Long. |

(eBook) Introduces young readers to the characteristics, growth, and movement of a variety of seeds as they become plants.