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This list of 15 Picture Books About the Weather are perfect for read-alouds. They are also great for budding readers who are just beginning to practice reading on their own or with someone. There are even books for independent readers. The books are all about the weather.
Through this list of 15 Picture Books About the Weather, you are sure to find at least a couple to answer all your kids’ questions. There are even some books that contain weather experiments.
15 Picture Books About the Weather
Hello, World! Weather by Jill McDonald – This board book takes readers through a year of changes in a backyard—and points out the different clothes they wear to keep them comfy in winter, summer, spring, and fall. Preschool
What Causes Weather and Seasons? by Alejandro Algarra – Kate and her little brother, Jack, learn how the sun makes the planet hot, why the seasons change, why it’s cold on one side of the world when it’s hot on the other, and more. Preschool – 2nd grade
Oh Say Can You Say What’s the Weather Today?: All About Weather by Tish Rabe – The Cat and company travel by hot air balloon up and into various weather phenomena including rain, snow, thunder, tornadoes, and even hurricanes! Along the way they learn about thermometers, anemometers, wind vanes, cloud formations, humidity, fog, smog, weather folklore, and how to stay safe in lightning. Preschool – 3rd grade
WOW! Weather! by Paul Deano – Meteorologist Paul Deanno covers it all and adds amazing weather facts. Preschool – 3rd grade
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Weather by Karen de Seve – This adorable reference book introduces young children to every aspect of weather and answers the questions curious kids want to know! Preschool – 3rd grade
What Kind of Weather? by Dona Rice – Introduce children to the concept of weather with this picture book. 2nd grade and up
Weather Words and What They Mean by Gail Gibbons – Simple, kid-friendly text explains the origins of fog, clouds, frost, thunderstorms, snow, fronts, hurricanes, reinforcing the explanations with clear, well-labeled drawings and diagrams. Kindergarten – 3rd grade
What Will the Weather Be? by Lynda DeWitt – This classic picture book uses colorful, simple diagrams to explain meteorology in a fun, engaging way. Preschool – 3rd grade
Maisy’s Wonderful Weather Book by Lucy Cousins – Whatever the weather, Maisy knows how to make the best of the day. Little fans will help with the forecast by pulling the tabs and turning the wheels to make the rain come down, the snow fall, the lightning flash, and even a rainbow appear! Preschool – 2nd grade
The Everything KIDS’ Weather Book by Joe Snedeker – Filled with hundreds of exciting facts and thirty fun weather puzzles and games. This book is perfect for finding out how a barometer works, which cloud is a nimbus cloud, what causes hailstorms – and everything in between! 2nd – 7th grade
Curious George Rain or Shine by H.A. Rey – George wants to play outside, but the weather keeps changing his plans! He decides to create a weather journal by drawing pictures of the sky each day. Preschool – 3rd grade
National Geographic Kids Everything Weather by Kathy Furgang – All you need to know about weather and all of its wildness will be found in the pages of this colorful, energetic, and accessible book. 3rd – 7th grade
The Kids’ Book of Weather Forecasting by Mark Breen – With experiments, observations and activities children will learn to predict the weather by understanding the science behind it. 2nd – 6th grade
How the Weather Works by Christiane Dorion – Tackling both normal and extreme scenarios, this is an entertaining and enlightening exploration of the world’s weather. 2nd – 5th grade
Fly Guy Presents: Weather by Tedd Arnold – It’s time for a field trip! Fly Guy and Buzz are going to a weather station to learn all about weather. Kindergarten – 2nd grade
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