Well, it looks like it is finally Spring with no more cold snaps headed our way. Warm up after our cold (for Houston) winter with some of these springtime tales.
And Then It's Spring by Julie Fogliano - Simple text reveals the anticipation of a boy who, having planted seeds while everything around is brown, fears that something has gone wrong until, at last, the world turns green.
Fletcher and the Springtime Blossoms by Julia Rawlison - When Fletcher the fox finds the ground covered in white, he rushes to warn the other animals that spring snow has fallen, but when they follow him back to the meadow they find something much more fun.
Hurray for Spring! by Patricia Hubbell - Rhyming text celebrates the joys of spring for a young boy.
I See Spring by Charles Ghigna - Illustrations and easy-to-read, rhyming text show what makes spring special, from raindrops and robins to bluebells and butterflies.
In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb by Marion Dane Bauer - Describes in verse the lion that is March weather, which finally gives way to the lamb of spring.
Mouse's First Spring by Lauren Thompson - A mouse and its mother experience the delights of nature on a windy spring day.
Spring is Here by Lois Lenski - Rhyming text and illustrations depict children welcoming the arrival of spring.
Spring Things by Bob Raczka - Winter melts into spring with the sights and sounds of hopping and skipping, sowing and mowing, and blading and lemonading.
Springtime in Bugland! by David A. Carter - When spring comes to Bugland, all the bugs celebrate.
When the Root Children Wake Up by Audrey Wood - The Root Children, who have been sleeping all winter, awake to become Blossom Children and experience the new life, the color, and the joys of spring.