5 beautiful children's books about nature

With the news this week of Prince Charles' Terra Carta charter to encourage businesses to be more sustainable so we can act now to protect our planet, it's no better time than to share books and stories with our children on the beauty of our wonderful world. It's hard to overstate the importance of nature in our children’s lives. Time and again, studies show that nature has immense cognitive, physical and emotional benefits for kids. And not just for them, for adults too. Research as far back as 2009 implies that lack of access to green spaces has a detrimental effect on wellbeing. Just last year, a Public Health England study confirmed once again that:

"Greener environments are (also) associated with better mental health and wellbeing outcomes including reduced levels of depression, anxiety, and fatigue, and enhanced quality of life for both children and adults".