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20 Best Books about Weather for Preschoolers Kids and ESL Teacher, Children's Weather Books


I wanted to share some of my favorite weather books with you. Click on the books below to check them out on Amazon. I hope these book suggestions help!


Maisy's Wonderful Weather, a Book by Lucy Cousins

Maisy’s Wonderful Weather Book

Lucy Cousins

Whether it’s snowy, rainy, or sunny, readers can explore the natural world with Maisy and find out how wonderful weather can be. This work contains pops and pull-tabs, and a fun text.

Elmer's Weather, a book written by David McKee

Elmer’s Weather

David McKee

Meet Elmer—every child’s favorite patchwork elephant. Whatever the weather, come rain or shine, Elmer still finds a way to have fun.


Funny Bunnies: Rain or Shine by David Melling

Funny Bunnies : Rain or Shine

David Melling

Follow the hilarious funny bunnies through rain, wind, ice and snow. Whatever the weather, they always play together! This bright, bold, rhyming story is a wonderfully funny introduction to weather for the very young and great to read aloud.

Worm Weather written by Jean Taft and Matt Hunt

Worm Weather

Jean Taft and Matt Hunt

Drip,drop, skip and hop. Splish, splash, sidewalk dash! It’s worm weather! Join in the rainy-day fun, as kids splash through the puddles. An imaginative and playful story!


Cloudy with Chance of Meatballs, written by Judi and Ron Barrett

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

Judi Barrett and Ronald Barrett

The tiny town of Chewandswallow was very much like any other tiny town—except for its weather which came three times a day, at breakfast, lunch, and dinner. But it never rained rain and it never snowed snow and it never blew just wind. It rained things like soup and juice. It snowed things like mashed potatoes. And sometimes the wind blew in storms of hamburgers. Life for the townspeople was delicious until the weather took a turn for the worse… An imaginative story of amazing food weather that inspired the hit movie, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.

Is It Warm Enough for Ice Cream, a book by DK

Is It Warm Enough for Ice Cream?


Winter, spring, summer, and fall are each represented by a vibrant outdoor scene revealing seasonal changes, from ponds freezing over, to baby birds leaving their nests for the first time. And with changes in weather come new things to try: it’s windy enough to fly a kite and spin pinwheels; it’s rainy enough to splash in puddles, use an umbrella, and search for worms; it’s snowy enough to build a snowman, go sledding, and drink hot chocolate. But is it warm enough for ice cream?


The Weather Monster, a book by QED Publishing

The Weather Monster

Qed Publishing

The villagers are tired of the rain. They want the weather monster to bring back the sun. But is anyone brave enough to ask him? Exploring themes of making friends, being brave and learning about different types of weather in this fun and engaging story. The Weather Monster is a original story with delightful characters and humorous illustrations.

Mr Wolf's Week by Colin Hawkins

Mr Wolf’s Week

Colin Hawkins

Learn the days of the week with Mr Wolf, as he dresses up for the weather and sets off each day for another hilarious adventure.


Raindrop, plop! A story by Wendy Cheyette Lewinson and Pam Paparone

Raindrop, Plop!

Wendy Cheyette Lewinson and Pam Paparone

This little girl goes out on a rainy day and counts the things she sees from 1 to 10. When she goes back inside, the story counts down from 10 to 1.

Kipper's Book of Weather, book written by Mick Inkpen

Kipper’s Book of Weather

Mick Inkpen

A clever, mischievous puppy helps children learn about weather.


Weather a book by Jill McDonald

Hello, World! Weather

Jill McDonald

Young children are fascinated with weather and the seasons. Here’s a book that teaches them about different types of weather and shows them how to dress for each different day. Each page offers simple scientific facts to children. Told in clear and easy terms and featuring bright, cheerful illustrations, Hello, World! makes learning fun for young children.

All About Weather: A First Weather Book for Kids, by Huda Harajli

All about Weather: A First Weather Book for Kids

Huda Harajli Ma

Welcome to the wonderful world of weather! From the warm, balmy days of summer to the cold, crisp nights of winter, kids will learn all about the four seasons, as well as how clouds form, why it rains, what causes a rainbow, and so much more.


What Will the Weather Be by Lynda Dewitt and Carolyn Croll

What Will the Weather Be?

Lynda Dewitt and Carolyn Croll

Find out about meteorology and why the weather can be hard to predict in this colorfully illustrated picture book. Will it be warm or cold? Should we wear shorts or pants? Shoes or rain boots? What Will the Weather Be? Perfect for young sciencists and budding meteorologists, this bestseller features clear explanations of everyday weather instruments like thermometers and barometers.

Explore My World: Weather by Lisa Gerry

Explore My World: Weather

Lisa Gerry

Packed with colorful photographs of adorable animals braving the elements, this picture book introduces kids to the weather they experience every day, including rain, clouds, sunshine, snow, storms, and more. From snowflakes to raindrops to puddles, from sunny days to cloudy days to blustery days, young readers will be amazed by the wondrous and ever-changing world of weather.


The Cloud Book by Tomie dePaola

The Cloud Book

Tomie DePaola

In this unique picture book, Tomie dePaola introduces some of the most common types of clouds, as well as the myths and legends inspired by their shapes. This book will tell you many things about clouds we bet you didn’t know. For example, the ancient Greeks believed that Hermes, the messenger of the gods, once stole the sun’s cattle, which were clouds.

Fly Guy Presents Weather, a book by Tedd Arnold

Fly Guy Presents: Weather

Tedd Arnold

Fly Guy and Buzz are going to a weather station to learn all about weather. With straightforward text, humorous asides, and kid-friendly photographs throughout, young readers will love learning about tornadoes, hurricanes, blizzards, and much more!


The Weather Girls, a story by Aki

The Weather Girls


Summer, Fall, Winter, or Spring―the Weather Girls are ready for whatever the seasons might bring! Follow these busy girls as they climb mountains, fly hot-air balloons, and soak in a rainbow-sky sunset. Charming rhyming verse and adorable art make this picture book irresistible!

Singing in the Rain pictured by Tim Hopgood

Singing in the Rain

Tim Hopgood

I’m singing in the rain, just singing in the rain, Oh, what a glorious feeling! Spring calls in this classic Broadway number, brought to life in a beautiful picture book! Jump in puddles, raise umbrellas, and dance with joy through the pages of this visual story.


Rain, a book written by Robert Kalan and Donald Crews


Robert Kalan and Donald Crews

Blue sky. Yellow sun. White clouds. Then, suddenly, gray clouds. Gray sky. RAIN. Using bold graphics and few words, Rain explores concepts like weather, colors, and a changing landscape.

Rain, a story by Marion Dane Bauer and John Wallace


Marion Dane Bauer and John Wallace

Drip, drop, plop, rain falls from the sky. Rain turns dirt into mud and makes puddles on sidewalks. It also helps flowers grow. But where does rain come from? The answer is at your fingertips. Just open this book and read about the wonders of rain.

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