Baby Scientist Book Series

The Baby Scientist books, illustrated by Daniel Wiseman and published by HarperCollins, introduce scientific concepts in a fun and accessible way for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers.

Baby Paleontologist

Baby Paleontologist digs for fossils. With his pickax and brush, he discovers plants and animals that lived long, long ago.

What stories do fossils tell?
What did dinosaurs look like?

Find out with Baby Paleontologist!

“It’s delightful, with a logic and clarity in articulation; bright, colorful, and uncluttered artwork; and concerning a topic that’s a proven kid-pleaser: dinosaurs….Clear, simple, fun, and delightfully age-appropriate.” —Kirkus (starred review)

An Amazon Editors’ Pick Best Book of the Month, February 2020

Baby Botanist

Baby Botanist studies plants. In her lab coat, she looks at plants both large and small. She finds plants growing in many places.

Can plants grow on water?
Which foods come from plants?
How does a seed grow?

Find out with Baby Botanist!

“A nice addition to this baby-attuned series.” —Kirkus

2020 Green Earth Book Award longlist

Baby Oceanographer

Baby Oceanographer explores the oceans. With his snorkel and mask, he looks at the animals and plants under the sea.

What creatures are found deep down?
Are waves in the ocean like waves in the bathtub?

Find out with Baby Oceanographer!

A cute infant-scientist offering…tuned to its audience” –Kirkus

Baby Astronaut

Baby Astronaut explores the stars and planets in space. She wears her space suit and helmet and rides in a spacecraft.

Can ants live in space?
Can plants grow in space?

Find out with Baby Astronaut!

A Mighty Girl Best Book of 2019