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The Northern Lights (aurora): Books For Kids

Looking for a list of the best children's books about the Northern Lights (aurora)?

As you can see, this list of kids books about the Northern Lights (aurora) is a work in progress! We’re currently exploring the best books available, and we’d love your input. If you have a title you’d suggest including on our list of kids books about the Northern Lights (aurora), please share it with us!

We’ll be featuring a variety of titles on our list, from well known classics to popular bestsellers to lesser known titles that deserve a bigger audience. We’re also including books for a range of ages, from board books for babies and toddlers, to picture books for preschool and kindergarten age kids, to chapter books for early elementary age kids.

We’d love to hear any book suggestions you have—you can comment below or email us at [email protected].

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Arctic White
Written by Danna Smith & illustrated by Lee White
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-8
When you live in the arctic in winter, everything is a shade of white. A young girl looks around her home in the arctic and sees only white, white, white . . . but one day her grandfather takes her out on a journey across the tundra. And at the end of their cold walk, the dark opens up to show the Northern Lights dancing across the sky--blue, green, and purple.
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Seeking an Aurora
picture book
Recommend Ages: 3-7
<p><strong>In the quiet of the night, a child's father bundles them up and shows them the majesty of an aurora. This book is perfect for those who love <em>Owl Moon</em>.</strong></p><p>A father wakes his child from sleep to beckon, "Come--we're off to find an Aurora." Through the silent frost, across fields, and up hills they climb...And then they wait. Together they share an unforgettable moment and the majestic splendor of the northern and southern lights.</p><p> This moving and lyrical story is paired with scientific information about the awe-inspiring northern and southern lights to further inspire readers to seek their own natural wonders. Printed on FSC-certified paper with vegetable-based inks.</p>

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