A lot. More Rainforest Children Books that Kids Love. Discover the best Forests & Rainforests in Best Sellers. But then, equally, you’ve got to record your story. This new book by Chelsea Clinton introduces kids to some of the world’s most endangered animals, sharing what makes them special and also what threatens them. Students will learn all about these fascinating monkeys, with their long skinny limbs, from what they eat and how they socialize to how they are related to other primates. Buy on Amazon Running Wild Michael Morpurgo This novel, by the popular children's author Michael Morpurgo, is set in the Indonesian Rainforest. Read & Respond guide (click to see on Amazon). Discover what makes the habitat of the rainforest unique. The beautiful illustrations in this picture-book, including its excellent picture glossary, show the immense diversity of rainforest plants. Learn all about one of the most widely recognized birds of the rainforest. There is also an accompanying Read & Respond guide (click to see on Amazon). Check out the accompanying unit of work from KS2History. When she becomes ill, her mother finds a cure from the tawari tree. They’re fun to teach about too! Illustrated in Eric Carle's iconic painted collage style, this book celebrates the sloth. An easy-to-read picture book for younger classes or less confident readers. Did you know the rainforest is home to a three-eyed lizard, a fish that barks, and a bird with an umbrella on its head? Also features on: Rivers & Coasts topic Fantastic Female Characters Buy on Amazon Lifesize: Rainforest Anita Ganeri & Stuart Jackson-Carter The concept of this book is to show different rainforest creatures at their actual size (or the parts of them that fit on the page at least!). Get a close-up look at this fascinating reptile in this title by Bumba Books. It tells the story of Will, who is left fighting for survival in the rainforest with an enchanting elephant called Oona. Story Books with Activities. This resplendent bird, treasured for its beautiful feathers, holds a revered place in Mayan history. I especially love reading about the Amazon and watching everything I can about it, kind of like Mount Everest and the Himalayas.. And I can’t wait to visit someday, but right now that can’t happen, so, here we are with the best books about the Amazon that are going to make it feel like I’m there. See more ideas about childrens books, rainforest, books. A story of friendship and courage unfolds as two rainforest creatures embark on an unlikely adventure—running The Great Rainforest Race. Each double-page spread covers a different animal and includes a beautiful illustration along with a short paragraph of informative text. All rights reserved. Rainforest books are often some of the first to be pulled off my classroom shelf. Vote for your favorite books about the Amazon rain forest and its surrounding ecosystems (including the Pantanal wetlands). Rain Forest Animal Adaptations Rainforest animals have special features and are truly magnificent. Where Pongo the Orangutan lives in the depths of the rainforest,  it can feel wet and gloomy as the sunlight hardly ever finds its way through to the forest floor. It features four puppet animals which are snake, frog, bird and monkey. Published by the Read With You Center for Language Research and Development, this book encourages kids to get curious about the world around them with fun facts and photos about the animals of the rainforest. The rainforest is filled with fascinating flora and fauna. FREE books for your school Shop. Dive into the world of the Amazonian rainforest with 'Rainforest Calling', a Twinkl Original for Years 3-6 set in Brazil under the leaves. The books can feature either tropical rain forests, or temperate ones. This book showcases some of the most amazing and bizarre creatures of the rainforest—from A to Z. This text is pitched for KS2 and is accompanied by a range of pictures, infographics and glossaries, making it accessible and appealing to children. The Rainforest Ecosystem | Kids' Earth Science Book Grade 4 | Children's Environment Books price $ 7 . Exquisite writing once again from Rundell; the ‘language talk’ that ensued in our classroom was inspiring.". Sparky is an absolutely adorable story about a pet Sloth that doesn’t do much but 2. Buy on Amazon Journey to the River Sea Eva Ibbotson Winner of the Smarties Book Prize Gold Award, this is a very popular choice for KS2. A hairy pig without a snout? Rainforest is a spectacular book with crisp photos of rainforest plants and animals from all over the world. Costa Rica is famous for its incredible diversity of plants and animals, including an astounding variety of creatures that are only active at night, like moths. A close relative to the sloth, anteaters spend their days searching out ants and termites in the rainforest. Remaema observes what happens when property developers arrive and threaten to destroy part of the rainforest. In this book, he examines the insects of the Amazon. As an Amazon Associate, BooksForTopics earns from qualifying purchases. From the popular Amazing Animals series, this title explores the enigmatic jaguar. Buy on Amazon Rainforests in 30 Seconds Jen Green & Stephanie Murphy The ‘In 30 Seconds’ series of non-fiction texts aims to provide information on various different aspects of a topic in small chunks of text taking approximately 30 seconds to read (we averaged at 27.5!). Emily, 10-Year-Old Champion of Rainforest Animals in Need by Cathleen Burnham is the story of a youth activist helping animals in need. Juliane Koepcke has one of the most impressive and enthralling survival stories of the Amazon rainforest. Winner of the Costa Children's Book Award 2017, 'The Explorer' is set in the Amazon and follows the story of Fred, whose plane accidentally crashes into the rainforest canopy. Students love learning about rainforests and the animals that live in them. Dec 11, 2014 - Wonderful children's books about rainforests!. From the large blue morpho to the tiny glasswing, this engaging guide provides close-up photographs and myriad facts about the butterflies of the rainforest. Check out this collection of our favorite rainforest-animal-habitat resources. Do your students love learning about the rainforest and the animals that live there? Story of a fictional character Alerico who took a chance to travel to the Big Island to get away from his past life in California. Another popular choice for KS2. The Amazon rainforest and the challenges we face to save it are powerfully presented in The Great Kapok Tree in such a way that any readers of any age can understand what is at stake here. Text supports the beautiful photographs with key facts. Get to know some of the “beautiful, bizarre and dangerous critters” of the Amazon rainforest. Buy The Rain Forest Storybook: Traditional Stories from the Original Forest Peoples of South America, Africa and South-East Asia (Myths and Legends (informal Series)) by Kerven, Rosalind (ISBN: 9780521435338) from Amazon's Book Store. Buy on Amazon Pongo Jesse Hodgson Where Pongo the Orangutan lives in the depths of the rainforest,  it can feel wet and gloomy as the sunlight hardly ever finds its way through to the forest floor. This is a highly appealing book that is perfect for finding out about rainforest animals and comparing them with other creatures from different global habitats. Find out about the animals here. Account actions. If not, you can order them on Amazon by clicking the links provided. One Day on our Blue Planet: In the Rainforest. Dive into the world of the Amazonian rainforest with 'Rainforest Calling', a Twinkl Original for Years 3-6 set in Brazil under the leaves. This island, named Anulum Aqua by the various residents, had beautiful beaches, a rainforest, mountains that led to cliffs, and at the center, a pool of warm, tropical water. Buy on Amazon Rainforest Adventure Tony Mitton & Ant Parker An easy-to-read picture book for younger classes or less confident readers. Jungle Book Bedtime Story Winner of the Smarties Book Prize Gold Award, this is a very popular choice for KS2. This visually appealing book from Lonely Planet Kids unfolds as you read it into a 16-panel long wall frieze. 0 items. Learn all about the quetzal and some of its relatives. This book, published by the World Wildlife Fund, is packed with 48 pages full of facts and photographs of reptiles and amphibians of the rainforest. It has a simple storyline that is accessible to less confident readers but a strong message about deforestation and enough depth to captivate older readers too. I love the Amazon Rainforest. For more information on the '100 Facts' series, check out our recent blog post. The journey map is packed with illustrations, icons, labels and facts. There is also an accompanying Read & Respond guide (click to see on Amazon). Topics include biodiversity, conservation, layers of the rainforests and explorers. The illustrations are so incredibly detailed (there is also a big book edition available on Amazon that is perfect for detail-spotting) that you might be forgiven for thinking that some of them are photographs. The Nature’s Children series teaches children about some of the most  fascinating creatures on Earth. Did you know that the powerful boa constrictor gives birth to live babies, who slither away independently within minutes of birth? Take a closer look at some of the strange and fascinating creatures of the rainforest. If you are planning a rainforest unit for primary school children, you'll want to check out these great rainforest unit books. Like Barnacle Rock, the story is narrated by a woman. The Rainforest Alliance certification seal means that the product (or a specified ingredient) was produced by farmers, foresters, and/or companies working together to create a world where people and nature thrive in harmony. Invite your class to complete this story starter all about Suka the Three-Toed Sloth. Swing, Sloth! Rainforest Tales is a story made by the Wordsworths except Milton and only appears in the second series from 2002. This is the story of a child called Remaema, who belongs to the Yanomami tribe living in the rainforest. This book examines the diversity of the species with their “peculiarly shaped wings, striking patterns, impressive antennae and fabulous colors.”. Yara’s Tamari Tree … This story is a wonderful introduction to the environment of the rainforest. The book explores some of the emotions and consequences associated with deforestation and it encourages readers to think about whether a solution that benefits everyone may be found to the dilemma faced by the rainforest tribe. Remaema observes what happens when property developers arrive and threaten to destroy part of the rainforest. The illustrations are so incredibly detailed (there is also a big book edition available on Amazon that is perfect for detail-spotting) that you might be forgiven for thinking that some of them are photographs. This is intended as a list of picture books for children about the rainforest, fiction or non-fiction, educational or just for fun. Rainforest Animals Books. This giant predator hunts from the tops of trees, taking down everything from small rodents to monkeys. This fantastic work of fiction, written for KS2 and centred around a Rainforests topic, is perfect for your next class novel or as a hook for your Years 3-6 geography topic. This powerful predator lurks in the muddy waters of the Amazon, pouncing on unsuspecting prey as they come to the water’s edge. Feel free to also include works of fiction, as long as they are mainly focused on the Amazon rain forest. Topics include cloud forests, the Amazon, peculiar plants, world distribution and many more. Learn more about the appearance, daily life, and habitat of the highly recognizable red-eyed tree frog. Rainforest Animals Animal Expert Book February 24, 2019 December 7, 2015 by admin Discover the Amazon Rainforest with an exciting mix of story, pictures and animal facts. This adorable book for young readers looks at some the cutest, cuddliest creatures of the rainforest. Book List. 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