Time for some great winter books! These really are all must-haves in our home.
The Big Snow by Berta Hader and Elmer Hader
Caldecott winner of 1949. This is my four year old's favorite winter book right now. She is my major animal lover and this book is right up her lane as a story about the animals preparing for winter.
Snowmen at Night by Caralyn Buehner and Mark Buehner
This is a great story for sparking the imagination of children. What do snowmen do at night? Why do their shapes change over time? It must be that they are out playing with their friends.
The Snowman by Raymond Briggs
This is a total classic. It is a wordless picture book, which is great on so many levels. My two year old loves this for telling herself the story.
Here Comes Darrell by Leda Schubert
This has been a favorite of my six year old son's for several years. It is about Darrell and the various service he does for his neighbors. It isn't all about winter, but part of it is and it is definitely worth taking note of. Anyone who loves equipment like plows and tractors will love this book.
A Polar Bear Journey by Debbie S. Miller
This is another favorite of my animal-loving four year old. This book is factual and offers lots of information on polar bears told in a way that is interesting to children.
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