Here are some of our favorite books about sunflowers for kids.

Sunflower Books

THE SUNFLOWER FARMER

Jessica Gunderson

Troy is inspired by his grandpa to grow sunflowers.  Follow along as Troy plants sunflowers in his yard and learn fun tidbits about sunflowers along the way.

THE LIFE CYCLE OF A SUNFLOWER

Linda Tagliaferro

A fun and simple text to take the reader through the life cycle of a sunflower.  The photos are big and beautiful - perfect for little ones to watch the sunflower grow.

THE TINY SEED

Eric Carle

It's the tiny seed that could!  The tiny seed overcomes many obstacles to one day become a giant flower.

THE SUNFLOWER SWORD

Mark Sperring and Miriam Latimer

A cute story about a little boy who makes new friends and promotes peace with a sunflower.  Look for the dove on each page!

SUNFLOWERS

MetroBooks

Stunning photos of sunflowers of all varieties.  We especially love the close-up photos of seeds on the sunflowers and the flowers on each of the seeds.

A SEED IS SLEEPY

Dianna Hutts Aston & Sylvia Long

The sunflower seed is featured in this book that introduces children to a variety of seeds and plant facts.  Beautiful and large illustrations that invite the reader in to learn more about these clever, adventurous, and inventive seeds.