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Ten Ways to Hear Snow Cover Image
By Cathy Camper, Kenard Pak (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399186332
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Published: Kokila - October 13th, 2020

A snowy day, a trip to Grandma's, time spent cooking with one another, and space to pause and discover the world around you come together in this perfect book for reading and sharing on a cozy winter day.


Snow Cover Image
By Uri Shulevitz, Uri Shulevitz (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374370923
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - July 15th, 1998

Snow is a 1998 New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year and a 1999 Caldecott Honor Book.

"It's snowing, said boy with dog.
"It's only a snowflake," said grandfather with beard.


Snow Cover Image
By Cynthia Rylant, Lauren Stringer (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780152053031
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - November 1st, 2008

Cynthia Rylant’s lyrical descriptions of the sights and feelings evoked by falling snow blend gorgeously with the rich and beautiful world created by Lauren Stringer’s illustrations, in which a young girl, her friend, and her grandmother enjoy the many things a snowy day has to offer.


A Polar Bear in the Snow Cover Image
By Mac Barnett, Shawn Harris (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536203967
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Published: Candlewick - October 13th, 2020

A majestic polar bear heads out on a mysterious walk in a dazzling, playful collaboration from an exciting pair of picture-book creators.


Wolf in the Snow Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250076366
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - January 3rd, 2017

Winner of the 2018 Caldecott Medal

A girl is lost in a snowstorm. A wolf cub is lost, too. How will they find their way home?

Paintings rich with feeling tell this satisfying story of friendship and trust. Here is a book set on a wintry night that will spark imaginations and warm hearts, from Matthew Cordell, author of Trouble Gum and Another Brother.


A Big Bed for Little Snow Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316478366
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019

A companion to the Caldecott Honor book A Big Mooncake for Little Star!

A heartwarming and tender picture book introducing readers to their first snow, from award-winning, bestselling author-illustrator Grace Lin.

When it was quiet, Little Snow grinned and then jumped, jumped, jumped!


Bear and Wolf Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781592702381
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Published: Enchanted Lion Books - February 27th, 2018

A New York Times Editors' Choice A Capitol Choices Book of 2019 A Brain Pickings Best Children's Book of 2018 Winter 2017 - 2018 Kids Indie Next Pick A Fatherly Best Children's Book of 2018 Selected for exhibiti


Some Snow Is... Cover Image
By Ellen Yeomans, Andrea Offermann (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399547546
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - November 5th, 2019

Lyrical poetry and stunning paintings showcase the surprise, the fun, and the beauty of everyone's favorite winter adventure: snow!

Some snow is First Snow,
we've waited for so long snow.
Is it really snow snow
or only heavy rain?


The Three Snow Bears Cover Image
By Jan Brett, Jan Brett (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399247927
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 13th, 2007

Jan Brett's #1 New York Times bestseller is the snowiest twist on Goldilocks and the Three Bears you could ask for!

When Aloo-ki glances up from fishing and sees her sled dogs floating off on an ice floe, she races after them. She comes upon an igloo with no one home and goes inside.


Into the Snow Cover Image
By Masamitsu Saito (Illustrator), Yuki Kaneko
$16.95
ISBN: 9781592701889
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Published: Enchanted Lion Books - February 2nd, 2016

Into the Snow is an exuberant story told in the child's own voice. Celebrating immediacy and exploration, along with the tender bond between mother and child, this is a story that feels good, the way all real things do.


Croc & Turtle: Snow Fun! Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781681196374
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - October 8th, 2019

Croc & Turtle may be different, but they're the best of friends! This adorable winter-themed story will warm your heart, and is perfect for fans of Penguin and Pinecone.

Croc and Turtle are best friends!


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Snow Birds Cover Image
By Kirsten Hall, Jenni Desmond (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419742033
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - November 3rd, 2020

Discover birds who survive winter against all odds in this poetic, gorgeously illustrated picture book
 
Snowflakes whirling, snow-flocks swirling, streaks of white twirl through the night . . .
You’ve heard of birds who migrate to warmer climates in the wintertime—but what about those who persevere through snowy weather and freezing temperatures?


Winter Sleep: A Hibernation Story Cover Image
By Sean Taylor, Alex Morss, Cinyee Chiu (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780711242845
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Published: words & pictures - September 17th, 2019

If Winter Comes, Tell It I'm Not Here Cover Image
By Simona Ciraolo, Simona Ciraolo (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536215304
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Published: Candlewick - October 13th, 2020

Despite dire predictions about winter, a child is smitten by the season’s charms in this ode to living in the moment.


The Little Winter Book of Gnomes Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781682684788
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Published: Countryman Press - October 29th, 2019

A cozy book of gnomes (and gnomes), just in time for the holidays


Winter Bees & Other Poems of the Cold Cover Image
By Joyce Sidman, Rick Allen (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780547906508
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - November 4th, 2014

     In this outstanding picture book collection of poems by Newbery Honor-winning poet, Joyce Sidman (Song of the Water Boatman, Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night), discover how animals stay alive in the wintertime and learn about their secret lives happening under the snow.


Winter Is the Warmest Season Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780152049676
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - October 1st, 2006

Most people think summer is the warmest season. This story, however, is brimming with evidence to the contrary--from roaring fires to grilled cheese sandwiches to toasty flannel pajamas.


Winter Dance Cover Image
By Marion Dane Bauer, Richard Jones (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780544313347
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - October 24th, 2017

Snow is coming, and it's time to get ready! The squirrel gathers nuts, the geese soar south, and the snowshoe hare puts on its new white coat. But what should the fox do?


Owl Moon Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399214578
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Published: Philomel Books - October 23rd, 1987

Celebrating 30 years of the beloved classic Owl Moon from renowned children's book author Jane Yolen and Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator John Schoenherr!

Late one winter night a little girl and her father go owling. The trees stand still as statues and the world is silent as a dream. Whoo-whoo-whoo, the father calls to the mysterious nighttime bird.


Brave Irene: A Picture Book Cover Image
By William Steig, William Steig (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780312564223
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Published: Square Fish - October 11th, 2011

This winning heroine will inspire every child to cheer her on as she ventures through a bitter cold snowstorm in William Steig's classic Brave Irene


Mice Skating, Volume 1 Cover Image
By Annie Silvestro, Teagan White (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781454916321
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - October 3rd, 2017

This mouse doesn't want to stay in the house . . . even if it's cold outside


The Shortest Day Cover Image
By Susan Cooper, Carson Ellis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763686987
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Published: Candlewick - October 22nd, 2019

In this seasonal treasure, Newbery Medalist Susan Cooper’s beloved poem heralds the winter solstice, illuminated by Caldecott Honoree Carson Ellis’s strikingly resonant illustrations.

So the shortest day came,
and the year died . . .


Bunny Slopes: (Winter Books for Kids, Snow Children's Books, Skiing Books for Kids) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781452141978
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Published: Chronicle Books - October 4th, 2016

Time to tackle the bunny slope! Shake to help Bunny make it snow, tilt to help Bunny ski down the slope, and turn to help Bunny escape a cliff in his path. Is there any obstacle Bunny can't conquer?


Winter Is Here Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Laura Dronzek (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062747181
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Published: Greenwillow Books - October 30th, 2018

This picture book about winter celebrates the sights, sounds, and smells of the season. From Caldecott Medalist and Newbery Honor author Kevin Henkes and acclaimed painter Laura Dronzek, the bestselling and award-winning creators of seasonal favorites When Spring Comes and In the Middle of Fall.


My Footprints Cover Image
By Bao Phi, Basia Tran (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781684460007
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Published: Capstone Editions - September 1st, 2019

Every child feels different in some way, but Thuy feels "double different." She is Vietnamese American and she has two moms. Thuy walks home one winter afternoon, angry and lonely after a bully's taunts. Then a bird catches her attention and sets Thuy on an imaginary exploration. What if she could fly away like a bird? What if she could sprint like a deer, or roar like a bear?


Share Some Kindness, Bring Some Light Cover Image
By Apryl Stott, Apryl Stott (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534462380
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 27th, 2020

“It’s impossible to resist [this books] big-hearted appeal.” —BookPage

A little girl and her friend Bear learn the true meaning of selfless kindness in this sweet, stunningly illustrated debut picture book.

Bear is sad. All the other animals think he’s mean because he’s so big.


Katy and the Big Snow Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780395181553
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - August 31st, 1973

Katy, a brave and untiring tractor, who pushes a bulldozer in the summer and a snowplow in the winter, makes it possible for the townspeople to do their jobs.


The Snow Fox Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781760360993
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Published: Starfish Bay Children's Books - November 1st, 2020

  • A charming story about cherishing old friends and making new ones, set during the start of winter hibernation when fox's usual friends are getting ready to take a season off.
  • Exquisite, gentle, beautifully designed illustrations.
  • A story with a relaxing tone that takes readers through the four seasons.


Samson in the Snow Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626721821
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 27th, 2016

One sunny day Samson, a large and friendly woolly mammoth, encounters a little red bird who is looking for yellow flowers for her mouse friend (whose favorite color is yellow). As she flies off with the flowers, Samson wonders what it must be like to have a friend. He wonders this for so long, in fact, that he falls asleep and wakes up to a world covered in snow.


Winter Story (Brambly Hedge) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780008241186
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Published: HarperCollins Children's Books - December 19th, 2017

Celebrate the 40th anniversary of the miniature world of the mice of Brambly Hedge

It was the middle of winter and very, very cold. The mice of Brambly Hedge forecasted snow.


Malaika's Winter Carnival Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781554989201
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Published: Groundwood Books - September 5th, 2017

Malaika is happy to be reunited with Mummy, but it means moving to a different country, where everything is different. It's cold in her new city, no one understands when she talks and Carnival is nothing like the celebration Malaika knows from home


Un dia de nieve Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780140543636
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Published: Puffin Books - March 2nd, 1991

The Spanish language translation of the classic Caldecott Medal winner The Snowy Day!


Small Walt and Mo the Tow Cover Image
By Elizabeth Verdick, Marc Rosenthal (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481466608
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - October 30th, 2018

“Rosenthal’s drawings feel like a contemporary take on [Virginia Lee] Burton’s spirit.” —The New York Times Book Review

“Children ages 3–7 will rejoice as in Marc Rosenthal’s retro illustrations the little plow surges into action, rays of purposeful energy shooting off his red chassis.” —The Wall Street Journal


Small Walt Cover Image
By Elizabeth Verdick, Marc Rosenthal (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481448451
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - October 31st, 2017

“It’s a perfect book for revving up small helpers to pitch in with the shoveling.”—The Wall Street Journal

“Charming and endearing.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“The grit of The Little Engine that Could, the nostalgic illustrations of Katy and the Big Snow, and a touch of modern


Where Are All the Minnesotans? Cover Image
By Karlyn Coleman, Carrie Hartman (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781681340401
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Published: Minnesota Historical Society Press - October 15th, 2017

In the Midwest, winter means freezing temperatures, shorter days, and piles of snow. For some, the logical response is to curl up under the blankets and hibernate until spring.


Snowmen Live Forever Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780802855268
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Published: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers - August 13th, 2019