momstown's got some great books about winter to share with your kids - all about snow and the winter wonderland that it brings!
It’s Winter by Linda Glaser
This charming story takes the readers through winter scenes from the perspective of a little girl. It shows her doing all kinds of winter activities, and also shows how animals survive during winter when they are hibernating. A happy celebration of winter!
Chaucer’s First Winter by Stephen Krensky
Chaucer is a baby bear who doesn’t want to hibernate like his parents – he wants to stay awake and play! His animal friends show him all the fun things to do in the snow. Chaucer makes it all the way until spring, but when his parents wake up and he wants to tell them all about winter – he is too tired! Cute illustrations will appeal to all ages.
Snowy, Blowy Winter by Bob Raczka
Simple rhyming text and bright illustrations show the fun of winter, from getting dressed to making snowmen, to sipping cocoa and warming up by the fire. Also shows animals in wintertime, both hibernating and outside. Perfect for a young audience!
Winter Babies Wear Layers by Michelle Sinclair Colman
Simple board book with text on one page and pictures on the opposite page. Takes the young reader through fun winter activities, from dressing in layers, to catching snowflakes, to getting cozy by the fire. Great winter book for the youngest ones!
The Biggest, Best Snowman by Margery Cuyler
Little Nell is the smallest in her family, and is often told that she is too small to do things. But she shows her big sisters when she goes out in the woods with her friends Reindeer, Hare, and Bear Cub, to make the biggest, best snowman. A great story about teamwork and proves to young children that they too can do big things, when they work together and don’t give up.
Snowy’s Special Secret by Guido van Genechten
Snowy is a polar bear who loves his mommy ‘more than anything in the world.” He works hard to build a special secret project for her, to show her how much he cares. This is an oversize book with gorgeous illustrations – and snowy is fuzzy and soft to the touch throughout (touch and feel). Although babies may not follow the story, they will enjoy the pictures and the fuzzy polar bear to touch. Snowy builds his mommy a snow ‘bear’ and ‘little bear’. A sweet read celebrating the love between mommies and little ones.
Do you have a favourite winter book to share? Let us know in the comments below!