Waldorf and Nature-Inspired Summer Reading List


For Children

Summer by Gerda Muller

How Does My Garden Grow by Gerda Muller

The Story of the Wind Children by Sibylle von Olfers

The Story of the Butterfly Children by Sibylle von Olfers

Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey

The Land of Long Ago by Elsa Beskow

The Sun Egg by Elsa Beskow

Peter in Blueberry Land by Elsa Beskow

Over and Under the Pond by Kate Messner

The Seal Mother by Mordicai Gerstein

There’s a Sea in my Bedroom by Margaret Wild

Emily and Daisy by Elsa Beskow

Uncle Blue’s New Boat by Elsa Beskow

Over in the Meadow by Ezra Jack Keats

Little Farm by the Sea by Kay Choraeo

The Sun with Loving Light by Stephen Bloomquist

Fireflies by Julie Brinckloe

Wave by Suzy Lee

Come on Rain! by Karen Hesse

Swimmy by Leo Lionni

For Adults

Seven Times the Sun– Guiding Your Child through the Rhythms of the Day by Shea Darian

Keeping a Nature Journal by Clare Walker Leslie & Charles E Roth

Summer Wynstone’s Book

The World of Fairytales by Pamela Daniel Udo de Haes

Other Seasonal Reading Lists from Whole Family Rhythms

Waldorf-Inspired Spring Reading List

Waldorf-Inspired Summer Reading List

Waldorf-Inspired Autumn Reading List

Waldorf-Inspired Winter Reading List

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Meagan Wilson is a parent educator and author of the now-retired seasonal series of Whole Family Rhythms. After finishing a BA, she went on to complete her Foundations in Steiner Education and Anthroposophy at Sydney Steiner College, as well as her Waldorf Early Childhood Certification at the Rudolf Steiner Centre in Toronto. She has received her certification as a Simplicity Parenting Family Life Coach and has supported hundreds of parents to create a strong family rhythm unique to their own values and culture. She has four young children. Meagan provides resources, support and information to parents who are looking for a bridge to cross between their unique family life and their children’s (often but not always) Waldorf schools.


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