12 Books on Water for Kids of today that are a must!

12 Books on Water for Kids of today that are a must! Cover Image

These books on water for kids are just what you need to get them invested in the greater cause. Scroll through and pick your favourites, because when the children start reading they start a journey towards saving one of the most previous commodities available to us.

Water is one of those things that we all take for granted without understanding how very important it is. And with World Water Day around the corner (on 22nd March), it’s the perfect time to get kids involved and have them learn in a fun way why water is such an important thing for each and every one of us.

What is here today, may not be there tomorrow!

From the great oceans to the magnificent plains, from the biggest animals to the tiniest living creatures – everything needs water to survive and thrive – just like we do. So, it only makes sense to start learning now about what the water cycle is, how one can save water better, where water is used and so much more and these books are here to help your kids with just that.

12 Books on Water for Kids of today that are a must!

1. Water! Water! Water! by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace

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A book that captures all the wonderful properties of water and along with a story it includes some fun experiments that allow kids to understand them better. The scientific information rather than being complicated, is conveyed well, in an engaging way that kids can relate to.

Age group: 6 to 8 years

Buy it Now: Rs.1,958/-

2. Blue Planet: Life In Our Oceans and Rivers by Moira Butterfield

Blue Planet

Everyone depends on water for survival, right from tiny snail to the gigantic whale that lives in the sea! This book narrates all the ecosystems that thrive in water around the world and how important water is for them. It also illustrates how humans use water and what we can do to protect it.

Age group: 6 to 9 years

Buy it Now: Rs.1,559/-

3. What On Earth?: Water: Explore, create and investigate by Isabel Thomas

What on Earth? Water

With this book, kids can learn all about the water cycle and how it shapes our planet. It takes the reader on a journey to discover and explore all the natural elements of the world.

Age group: 6 to 9 years

Buy it Now: Rs.2011/-

4. Water Is Water by Miranda Paul

books on water: Water is water

Fun, quick and engaging this book teaches children how water is a part of evrything! But what makes this poetic picture book even more unique is that it allows kids to follow water through all the seasons – it’s informative and innovative, leaving young readers thirsty for more!

Age group: 6 to 10 years

Buy it Now: Rs.1,192/-

5. Ethan The Raindrop by Sean Patrick Guidera

Ethan the Raindrop

Story is about a little raindrop called Ethan who goes from being comfortably living with his family in the sky to battling the uncertainty of knowing that he needs to fall to the ground.

The book captures the excitement of Ethan’s journey through the water cycle!

Age group: 7 to 9 years

Buy it Now: Rs.1,163/-

6. The Water Hole by Graeme Base

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Two in one! This is a counting book as well as a story book about how water is that one universal thing that brings us all together. It talks about a watering hole which serves as a meeting place for all the animals but becomes empty with the drought.

However, once the rains come back it watering hole revives itself in all its glory, becoming a colourful, diverse place for all to get together. The book offers a lot of entertaining activities and allows kids to learn about the importance of water along with the important relationship that is shared between nature, the animals and water.

Age group: 7 to 12 years

Buy it Now: Rs.637/-

7. You Wouldn’t Want To Live Without Clean Water by Roger Canavan

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A book with a different view point! It takes a social look at water and includes some scientific matter relates to the water cycle. Each page is different and answers particular questions about the water cycle.

It also emphasises on how everything we do includes water in someway or the other from relying on it to keep us clean to consuming water to keep ourselves nourished. And finally it addresses the challenge of keeping and getting clean water that is devoid of germs and harmful additions.

Age group: 8 years+

Buy it Now: Rs.712/-

8. A Drop In The Ocean: The Story of Water by Jacqui Bailey

A drop in the ocean

From a droplet of water to vapour back to water – this book allows readers to follow a drop of water as it goes through the cycle while discussing elementary level scientific topics that kids and pre-teens can easily understand.

Age group: 8 to 12 years

Buy it Now: Rs.2,207/-

9. The Drop in My Drink by Meredith Hooper

The drop in my drink

Complete with colours and exciting illustrations, the book narrates all the different ways in which water is present in in our lives and how it has been a part of the world for millions of years. It’s great for preschool children and offers a wonderful insight into how water came to be and its value.

Age group: 8 to 12 years

Buy it Now: Rs.4,536/-

10. Every Last Drop: Bringing Home Clean Water by Michelle Mulder

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This book is mainly for elementary and middle-school children and tells our young readers about all the different ways that people received water throughout history not without stressing on its importance and why we should all work together to keep it safe and clean. This book can be used for learning and well as enjoyment.

Age group: 9 to 12 years

Buy it Now: Rs. 2,894/-

11. Water Wow! (A Visual Exploration) by Paula Ayer

Water Wow!

This one’s different – it’s a book that has colourful infographics and many surprising facts about water that readers would be fascinated to know.

Have fun, learn, discover – can water be created or destroyed? Can we run out of it? and are we still drinking the same water that was around during the time of dinosaurs?! all this and more gets answered in this book that is apt for visual learners.

Age group: 9 to 12 years

Buy it Now: Rs.890/-

12. The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba

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This book follows the main character, William as he makes a windmill for his community post a drought which will ultimately help power the well and bring water to his village. This book is based on a true story and is filled with great illustrations.

Age group: 10 to 17 years

Buy it Now: Rs.331/-


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