The Best Green Living Books for Young Kids

We read A LOT in our house, and I love sharing books we love each week.  I’m not even joking when I say we read close to twenty books a day.  I’m so glad the kids share my love for reading.  We read, read, read a lot and I love that I can steer what we read about.  One topic that I think is so important for the kids to learn about is green living.  Today I am excited to share some great books about green living with you.  Affiliate links are included in this post.  Our family gets a small portion of all sales through these links and we really appreciate it when you shop through them.

30 of the best green living books for young kids.

Just a Gum Wrapper by Mercer Mayer

It’s Earth Day – Hooray!  by Stuart J. Murphy

It’s Earth Day! (Little Critter) by Mercer Mayer

Earth Day Every Day by Lisa Bullard

Don’t Throw That Away!: A Lift-the-Flap Book about Recycling and Reusing (Little Green Books) by Lara Bergen

Compost Stew:  An A to Z Recipe for the Earth by Mary McKenna Siddals

What Does It Mean to Be Green  by Rana DiOri

What Does It Mean to Be Green by Artie Knapp

All The Way to The Ocean by Joel Harper

This is Our World by Emily Sollinger

Easy to be Green by Ellie O’Ryan

Why Should I Recycle by Jen Green

What’s It Like Living Green? by Jill Ammon Vanderwood

The Earth Book by Todd Parr

One Well by Rochelle Strauss

10 Things I Can Do to Help My World by Melanie Walsh

Bag in the Wind by Ted Kooser

The Curious Garden by Peter Brown

Big Bear Hug by Nicholas Oldland

Michael Recycle by Ellie Bethel

Can We Save the Tiger? by Martin Jenkins

The Green Mother Goose by David Davis

I Can Save the Earth by Alison Inches

The Three R’s by Nuria Roca

Where Does the Garbage Go? by Paul Showers

Green Thumbs by Laurie Carlson

The Little Composter by Jan Girardi

Recycling Day by Edward Miller

The Little Recycler by Jan Gerardi

365 Ways to Live Green by Sheri Amsel


Which books will you check out first to get your kids excited about the easy ways to live green?


This post is part of a weekly series on green living that I co-host.  Check out these other green bloggers for more ways to live a greener life.

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