12 Picture Books About the Wonder of Winter

The holidays may be over, but the fun of winter has just begun. So cuddle up on the sofa and enjoy some new and old favorites to celebrate the season of winter with your child–all while staying warm and indoors.

1. The Biggest Snowman Ever

by Steven Kroll
Paperback | Audiobook
A sequel to the New York Times bestseller The Biggest Pumpkin Ever, Mouseville takes on a snowman building contest.


2. 100 Snowmen

By Jen Arena
Paperback | Kindle
Colorful and humorous illustrations entertain as the reader practices simple mathematics.


3. Sneezy the Snowman

By Maureen Wright
Paperback | Kindle
Hilarity chills the air with playful mixed-media illustrations as Sneezy attempts to warm himself–and melts!


4. The Snow Globe Family

By Jane O’Connor
Paperback | Kindle
Oh, when will it snow again? wonders the little family who lives in the snow globe. They long for a snowstorm. If only someone in the big family would pick up the snow globe and give it a shake.


5. Three Snow Bears

By Jan Brett
Kindle | Board Book
Beautiful illustrations accompany a new twist–with an igloo and polar bears–on the beloved Goldilocks story.


6. The Magic of Friendship Snow

By Andi Cann
Paperback | Kindle
A beautifully illustrated story about finding and keeping friendship.


7. The Reader

By Amy Hest
Kindle | Hardcover
A celebration of new readers and good friends everywhere, with illustrations that perfectly capture the wonder and delight of a magical day.


8. Snow

By Cynthia Rylant
Paperback | Hardcover | Kindle
A young girl, her friend, and her grandmother enjoy the many things a snowy day has to offer in this beautifully illustrated book.


9. Over and Under

By Kate Messner
Paperback | Hardcover | Kindle
This nonfiction picture book explores the tunnels and caves formed beneath the snow but over the ground, where many kinds of animals live through the winter, safe and warm, awake and busy, but hidden.


10. The Story of Snow

By Mark Cassino
Paperback| Kindle
This nonfiction exploration of the science of snow features photos of real snow crystals in all their beautiful diversity.


11. What’s a Season? WINTER

By Kelly Grettler
Paperback
From the cookies & the cocoa to the stockings & the snowmen, this colorful, rhythmic ode to winter shows us what makes this season so magical & fun.


12. Wolf in the Snow

By Matthew Cordell
Kindle  |  Hardcover
A girl is lost in a snowstorm. A wolf cub is lost, too. How will they find their way home? Heartfelt illustrations fill this book about the value of friendship and trust.


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