The Best Rainforest Children Books

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This page is full of some of the Best Rainforest Children Books. These books are perfect for a rainforest theme unit study, preschool theme activities or just because they are awesome. You and your children will enjoy learning about animal habitats, rainforest ecology, climate, animals and more.

The Rainforest has been fascinating to learn about and with each new book we read we learn even more.

The Best Rainforest Children Books, Perfect for a rainforest theme unit study, preschool activities & animal habitats, Rainforest Ecology, climate, animals

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The Best Rainforest Children Books

The Great Kapok Tree is a wonderful story that explains the importance of saving the rain forests. In this book all of the Rainforest creatures whisper in the mans ear why you would never want to live in a world without trees.


If I Ran the Rain Forest is one of our favorites in the Cat in The Hat’s Learning Library Series. These books are filled with tons of great information but told in a fun whimsical way.


National Geographic Readers: Swing Sloth This book is perfect for beginner readers. It offers real pictures of animals with picture clues. It also has a wonderful Rainforest Vocabulary which is great to talk about before and after reading.

The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain ForestIf I Ran the Rain Forest: All About Tropical Rain Forests (Cat in the Hat's Learning Library)National Geographic Readers: Swing Sloth!: Explore the Rain Forest

A Rainforest Habitat is a great little book that shares all about the Rainforest Habitat.

Smart Kids: Rainforest Explore the beautiful Rainforest through great pictures. Plus learn about the fascinating plants and creatures that live there.

Step into the Rainforest This Early Elementary Reader is filled with maps and fun facts to explore the Rainforest.

A Rainforest Habitat (Paperback) (Introducing Habitats)Smart Kids: RainforestStep into the Rainforest (TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers)

Over in the Jungle Teach children about this wonderful habitat with a fun rhyme. Get them moving and having fun while they learn.

The Rainforest Grew All Around One of our favorites! The Jungle comes alive during song while the children learn all about these amazing animals and plants that thrive in the Rainforest.

Tropical Rain Forests We enjoy the True Book Series by Scholastic it’s filled with information on why tropical rain forests are important.

Over in the Jungle: A Rainforest RhymeThe Rainforest Grew All AroundTropical Rain Forests (New True Books: Ecosystems (Paperback))

Rain Forests Magic Tree House Research Guide  the Magic Tree House Fact Trackers are perfect for kids to learn more about the topics they discover in their favorite Magic Tree House adventures. We love Magic Tree House Books.


The Magic School Bus Presents The Rain Forest  We are Magic School Bus Fans! The bestselling series has taught thousands of kids about everything from oceans to space. In this Rainforest book Ms Frizzle will show incredible plants and animals that live in the world’s rainforests.


Rain Forest Animal Adaptations Rainforest animals have special features and are truly magnificent. Find out about the animals here.


Rain Forests (Magic Tree House Research Guide)Magic School Bus Presents: The Rainforest: A Nonfiction Companion to the Original Magic School Bus SeriesRain Forest Animal Adaptations (Amazing Animal Adaptations)

More Rainforest Children Books that Kids Love

Sparky is an absolutely adorable story about a pet Sloth that doesn’t do much but be sloth-like. In the end you can’t resist Sparky.


Afternoon on the Amazon Join Jack and Annie on another adventure through the Amazon River. We love Magic Tree House Books.


Draw Write Now Book 7 is filled with Animals of the World and their habitats. We use these books in our homeschooling and just for fun. The kids love the whole series.

Sparky!Afternoon on the Amazon (Magic Tree House, No. 6)Draw Write Now Book 7: Animals of the World Part 1: Forest Animals

Tropical Rain Forest  One Small Square is one of our favorite Living Book Series for Science and Nature. Filled with lovely pictures and tons of great information, the children and adults agree this series is a keeper.

Nature’s Green Umbrella is an easy to read and understand book on the geography, climate and ecology of the rainforest.

“Slowly, Slowly, Slowly.” Said the Sloth We could all learn so much from a sloth if we would just slow down. A great book by Eric Carle with a great message. Another favorite Eric Carle that fits this theme is The Mixed-Up Chameleon.


Tropical Rain ForestNature's Green Umbrella (Mulberry books)Slowly Slowly Slowly Sloth

Did you find a few new Rainforest Children Books for your children? Do you have a favorite that we didn’t mention? Please leave me a comment sharing your favorites below.


Safari Ltd Rainforest TOOBExo Terra PT2602 Rainforest Habitat Kit, SmallEducational Trivia Card Game - Professor Noggin's RainforestsMelissa & Doug Rainforest Floor Puzzle (48 pcs, 2 x 3 feet)Remo Kids Percussion Floor Tom Drum - Fabric Rain Forest, 10Melissa & Doug Stamp-a-Scene Stamp Set: Rain Forest - 20 Wooden Stamps, 5 Colored Pencils, and 2-Color Stamp Pad

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