Although it hasn’t felt much like Winter these past few days, we are still in the midst of the coldest season of the year. There’s no better time than now to snuggle under a warm blanket with your preschooler and read a book. Scholastic.com lists some great snow and winter themed books to put the chill on. Stay warm and enjoy!
Bear Snores On by Karma Wilson – Join woodland creatures for a rhyming party in the home of a hibernating bear.
Clifford’s First Snow Day by Norman Bridwell
Enjoy an exciting first winter with Clifford the Small Red Puppy.
Dear Rebecca, Winter Is Here by Jean Craighead George
Told in a letter to her granddaughter, a grandmother explains the earth’s transformation on winter solstice.
Froggy Gets Dressed by Jonathan London
Young Froggy doesn’t want to hibernate — but as your little one knows, gearing up for winter is a lot of work!
It’s Winter! by Linda Glaser
This delightful collage book showcases winter’s joys plus suggests great activities for your own family fun.
It’s Snowing! by Olivier Dunrea
Experience the magic of a mother introducing her baby to falling snow in spare, poetic text and lavish illustrations.
Little Polar Bear by Hans de Beer
Charm your young dreamer with a soft and sweet tale of an adventurous bear.
Mama, Do You Love Me? by Barbara M. Joosse
Journey through the wilderness with an Inuit child who discovers his mother’s love is as great as Alaska’s dazzling beauty.
Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel by Virginia Lee Burton
Your little one will dig this can-do story about a man and his trusty machine.
Penguins by Liz Pichon
What happens when someone drops a camera in the penguin pen at the zoo?
Polar Bear Night by Lauren Thompson
Follow a curious little polar bear into a snowy nighttime exploration.
Snow Bear by Piers Harper
Explore the Arctic world with Snow Bear as he searches for adventure.
The Snowman by Raymond Briggs
Pictures tell the story in this wintry favorite about a boy and his snowy friend.
The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
Wonder at the magic of a first snowfall in this 1962 classic.
The Tale of Jack Frost by Marcia T. Jones
Meet Jack Frost as a child, before he started nipping at your nose.
Toot and Puddle: Top of the World by Holly Hobbie
Join favorite friends Toot and Puddle on a trip around the world.
Winter’s Tale: An Original Pop-Up Journey by Robert Sabuda
A wintry world of wonder is revealed on every page.