Fantastic Rainforest Books for Kids

Books are a great way to introduce children to the wonderful world of rainforests. From non-fiction stories about the different animals and plants that make up the ecosystem to fantastical tales about the creatures that inhabit it, there is sure to be a book to capture the imagination of any young reader. Here are some of the best rainforest books for kids.

1. Sloths Don’t Run by Tori McGee

This colorful rhyming story follows the cuddliest creatures on a rainforest journey through the Great Rainforest Race. Follow the rain forest animals on this adventure to learn important life skills about competition and courage.

2. Way Up High in a Tall Green Tree by Jan Peck

This educational book follows the gorgeous story of celebrating tall trees and fascinating plants through a day-long journey of hellos and goodbyes.

3. The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry

From gorillas to Kapok trees, this classic book about rainforest animals mixes art with life sciences. A true environmental wake-up call helps young children to understand their connection to rainforest creatures.

4. Don’t Let Them Disappear by Chelsea Clinton

This adorable story celebrates the diversity of life and the amazing creatures that are at risk of extinction due to human activities.

5. If I Ran the Rainforest by Dr. Seuss

A charming book starts on the forest floor and explores all of the rainforest plants that you may encounter on a real expedition through the jungle.

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