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22+ Spring Picture Books in Spanish for Kids

Spring is in FULL bloom, and I couldn’t be more thrilled! After the chilly winter months, it’s a delight to welcome the warmth and vibrant colors that spring brings.

As we embrace this season of renewal, I’m excited to share with you a growing collection of 22+ enchanting Spanish picture books perfect for celebrating all things spring! Whether you’re a parent, educator, or language enthusiast, these books are sure to spark joy and curiosity in young readers.

From tales of budding flowers to adventures in the great outdoors, each book captures the essence of springtime in a beautifully illustrated and engaging way. Whether you’re new to the Spanish language or looking to expand your child’s bilingual library, these books offer a wonderful opportunity to immerse yourself in the magic of spring.

So, let’s dive into this delightful collection of spring picture books in Spanish and embark on a literary journey filled with blossoming flowers, chirping birds, and endless possibilities! Enjoy!

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Discover the beauty of spring through the pages of these enchanting picture books in Spanish! From tales of blooming flowers to outdoor adventures and heartwarming stories of growth and renewal, these 22+ spring picture books are perfect for young readers eager to celebrate the season. Explore the wonders of nature, learn about the life cycle of plants, and embark on delightful springtime adventures with these captivating stories. Whether you're reading at home or in the classroom, these Spanish-language picture books are sure to inspire and delight readers of all ages.

16 Spring Picture Books in Spanish

Eric Carle’s delightful selection of spring-themed books offers wonderful translations in Spanish, making them perfect additions to any bilingual library. In particular, the first three books by Eric Carle have been favorites of Lennox’s, and it’s easy to see why!

1. La araña muy ocupada

By: Eric Carle

Now that spring is here, are you starting to notice spiderwebs everywhere?

“La araña muy ocupada” is the perfect book to read to your kiddos and teach them about spiders and what they do best: make spiderwebs!

2. La oruga muy hambrienta

By: Eric Carle

Your children will embark on a captivating journey through the evolution of a caterpillar with this timeless classic book in Spanish.

Along the way, they’ll discover a wealth of new food and nature vocabulary words, all while following the transformation of this gluttonous little creature as it evolves from a caterpillar into a cocoon, and finally emerges as a beautiful butterfly!

3. La semillita

By: Eric Carle

In “Semillita,” your little ones will immerse themselves in a world of breathtaking spring imagery that comes alive with vibrant colors and captivating illustrations. As they turn each page, they’ll embark on an exciting journey through the enchanting life cycle of a flower—all in Spanish!

From the humble beginnings of a tiny seed to the glorious blossoming of a fully-grown flower, this book beautifully captures every stage of growth and transformation. Through engaging storytelling and vivid imagery, children will not only learn about the natural wonders of the plant world but also deepen their understanding of the Spanish language.

One of our favorites!
La semillita
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4. Como crece una semilla

by: Helene J. Jordan

Similar to “La semillita,” in “Como crece una semilla,” your child will embark on a fascinating exploration of the secrets and science behind how a seed grows. Through captivating storytelling and engaging illustrations, this book delves into the intricate process of seed germination and plant growth, providing young readers with a deeper understanding of the natural world.

5. Lola planta un jardín

By: Anna McQuinn

Lola and her mama embark on an exciting project together: building a flower garden. With great enthusiasm, they carefully select the seeds, plant them in the soil, and eagerly await the magical transformation that will turn their garden into a colorful paradise. But as days pass and the seeds take their time to sprout, Lola finds herself struggling with impatience. What will she do while she waits for her seeds to grow?

6. ¡La primavera ya está aquí!

By: Sergio Andricain

This book invites children to revel in the beauty of spring through captivating real-life imagery presented in a short board book format. As the seasons shift and spring emerges, young readers will delight in exploring the vibrant colors, blooming flowers, and lively scenes that come to life on each page.

7. Voy a tener flores esta primavera

By: Graciella Castellanos

Join Susy on an exciting adventure as she eagerly shares the joy of planting flowers at school with her mom! In this heartwarming tale, Susy can hardly contain her excitement as she recounts every detail of her gardening experience—from carefully selecting the seeds to tenderly planting them in the soil.

8.  La Lluvia

By: Carol Thompson

“La Lluvia” by Carol Thompson invites young readers to explore the sensory delights of rain in Spanish. In this enchanting book, children will immerse themselves in the sights, sounds, smells, tastes, and textures of a rainy day, discovering the magic and wonder that comes with each raindrop.

9. El Sol

By: Carol Thompson

“El Sol”continues the sensory exploration, this time focusing on the warmth and radiance of the sun. Through vibrant illustrations and evocative language, young readers will bask in the golden glow of the sun, experiencing its brilliance and energy in every page.

10. El viento

By: Carol Thompson

“El Viento” concludes the trilogy by inviting readers to explore the playful and sometimes powerful presence of the wind. Through vivid illustrations and descriptive language, children will feel the breeze brush against their cheeks, hear the rustling of leaves in the trees, and experience the exhilaration of a windy day.

11. La luz de Lucía

By: Margarita del Mazo

Join Lucía, the youngest member of her firefly family, on a captivating journey of self-discovery and growth. In this enchanting tale, Lucía longs to glow just like her older siblings, but she feels disheartened by her small size. As she navigates her feelings of inadequacy, Lucía embarks on a journey of self-acceptance and empowerment.

Related:40 Printable Positive Affirmations in Spanish To Boost Your Child’s Self-Esteem

12. ¡Eres mi mamá?

By: P.D. Eastman


“¿Eres mi mamá?” by P.D. Eastman is a beloved classic that has captured the hearts of readers for generations. Join Pajarito on an unforgettable adventure as he sets out to find his way back to his mom. Along the way, he encounters a host of endearing characters who become his new friends.

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16 spring picture books in Spanish ! These books are great for toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarteners, and ANY beginner learner of the Spanish language!

12. Señorita Mariposa

By: Ben Gundersheimer

This delightful tale invites readers to join Señorita Mariposa on her extraordinary journey. As she travels through colorful landscapes and encounters fascinating creatures, readers will be captivated by the beauty and wonder of the natural world.

13. Un camino de flores

By: Jon Arno Lawson

In this enchanting tale, a little girl strolls hand-in-hand with her father through the drab, grey town. As they walk, she leaves a trail of flowers in her wake. Each delicate bloom she leaves behind brings a burst of color and beauty to the otherwise dull surroundings.

Through the simple act of scattering flowers, the girl brings joy and light to the world around her, revealing the transformative power of small acts of kindness and beauty. As the flowers bloom and flourish, they serve as a poignant reminder of the profound impact that even the smallest gestures can have on those around us.

14. El jardín mágico

By: Lemniscantes

“El jardín mágico” by Lemniscantes is a captivating tale that transports readers into a world of wonder and enchantment. Meet Cloe, a young girl who resides in a seemingly ordinary garden, unaware of its magical secrets waiting to be discovered.

As Cloe embarks on a journey of exploration, she encounters astonishing ecological wonders at every turn. From trees that change colors with the seasons to insects that shimmer and shine, the garden reveals its extraordinary beauty and vitality.

15. y de pronto es primavera 

By: Julie Fogliano

Join a little boy, his faithful dog, a friendly turtle, and a cast of other adorable animals as they embark on a magical gardening adventure in “Un jardín para todos.” Together, they plant seeds and nurture their garden as they voyage through the changing seasons.

Follow along as the garden blossoms and flourishes, each season bringing new delights and surprises. From the vibrant colors of spring flowers to the lush greenery of summer, and the fiery hues of autumn leaves to the quiet beauty of winter snowfall, readers will witness the ever-changing beauty of nature through the eyes of our young protagonists.

16. Había una vez una semilla 

By: Judith Anderson

17. Lis, la flor que no quería crecer 

by: Yolanda Molina

In “Lis and the Flower,” Lis, the flower, is reluctant to grow up, fearing the inevitable process of aging and withering away. However, her wise friend Rain gently reassures her, explaining that growth is an essential part of the natural cycle and that each stage of life brings its own beauty and purpose.

As Lis grapples with her fears, Rain’s words of wisdom gradually begin to resonate with her. Through Rain’s guidance, Lis comes to understand that growth and change are not to be feared but embraced as integral parts of life’s journey.

18. Sorpresa del jardinero

By: Carla Balzaretti and Sonja Wimmer

“Sorpresa del jardinero” is a heartwarming tale that celebrates the transformative power of following one’s passion and staying true to one’s values.

Meet Andrés, a dedicated mechanic whose true love lies in gardening. Despite his humble apartment, Andrés’s home is a lush oasis filled with an abundance of plants and flowers, each lovingly cared for by his green thumb.

When a lucrative job offer presents itself, Andrés sees it as an opportunity to not only advance his career but also fulfill his dream of having a home with ample space for gardening. Little does he know, however, that this new job will challenge his principles and beliefs.

As Andrés navigates the complexities of his new role, readers are drawn into a tale of self-discovery, perseverance, and the pursuit of happiness. Through Andrés’s journey, children learn valuable lessons about the importance of staying true to oneself, following one’s passions, and prioritizing fulfillment over material gain.

With its charming narrative and timeless message, “Sorpresa del jardinero” is a must-read for children and adults alike, offering a poignant reminder of the joy and fulfillment that comes from pursuing our dreams and nurturing our passions.

La sorpresa del jardinero (The Gardener's Surprise) (Spanish Edition)
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19. La primavera es divertida

By: Walt K. Moon

“La primavera es divertida” by Walt K. Moon is a delightful celebration of the joys of springtime. Join in the fun as the characters explore the wonders of the season, from the blooming flowers to the chirping birds and everything in between.

20. ¡La primavera está aquí!

By: Graciella Castellanos

“¡La primavera está aquí!” by Graciella Castellanos is a delightful celebration of the arrival of spring. Join in the excitement as the characters eagerly welcome the new season with open arms.

21. El ciclo de vida de plantas

By: Julie Lundgen

“El ciclo de vida de plantas” is an educational journey through the life cycle of plants. Join in as readers discover the fascinating process of how plants grow and develop from seed to maturity.

22. ¿Por qué no floreces?

By: Katarína Macurová

“¿Por qué no floreces?” is a touching story about resilience, growth, and finding one’s inner strength. Join in as readers follow the journey of a small flower struggling to bloom and flourish.

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“¿Por qué no floreces?” by Katarína Macurová is a touching story about resilience, growth, and finding one’s inner strength. Join in as readers follow the journey of a small flower struggling to bloom and flourish.

Additional Spring Resources in Spanish

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16 Spring Picture Books in Spanish for Kids