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Picture Books about Summer

Memorial Day kicked off summer celebrations all over Michigan. As the days get warmer, enjoy some of these picture books filled with great ways to spend those summer days.

Summer days and nights by Wong Herbert Yee

Now it is summer by written by Eileen Spinelli; illustrated by Mary Newell DePalma

Kitten's summer by Eugenie Fernandes

Mama, is it summer yet? by Nikki McClure

It's vacation time by Lerryn Korda

Katie discovers summer by Liesbet Slegers

'Twas the night before summer by Anne Margaret Lewis; art by Wendy Popko

Peter spit a seed at Sue by Jackie French Koller; illustrated by John Manders

Summer beat by Betsy Franco; illustrated by Charlotte Middleton

Firefly mountain by written by Patricia Thomas; illustrated by Peter Sylvada

Summer is summer by Phillis and David Gershator; illustrated by Sophie Blackall

Summertime waltz by Nina Payne; pictures by Gabi Swiatkowska

The pink house at the seashore by Deborah Blumenthal; illustrated by Doug Chayka

Earth to Audrey by written by Susan Hughes; illustrated by Stephane Poulin

Got to dance by M.C. Helldorfer; illustrated by Hiroe Nakata

Hot city by Barbara Joosse; illustrated by R. Gregory Christie

Mouse's first summer by Lauren Thompson; illustrated by Buket Erdogan

Summer's vacation by Lynn Plourde; illustrated by Greg Couch

Sun dance, water dance by Jonathan London; illustrated by Greg Couch