Sunday, January 13, 2013

Winter book list for preschoolers and toddlers

Here are the books we're loving this season--mostly about winter, snow, and hibernation.

I starred the ones particularly good for young toddlers......a star means I am using them with my 17 month old.

Backyard Birds of Winter  Carol Lerner
Bear Has a Story to Tell  Philip C. Stead
The Biggest Snowman Ever  Steven Kroll
The Big Snow Berta and Elmer Hader
Brigid's Cloak Bryce Milligan (Candlemas)
Chaucer's First Winter Stephen Krensky
Copy Me, Copycub Richard Edwards
Dibble and Dabble in Snowtime  Dave and Julie Saunders
Geraldine's Big Snow  Holly Keller
The Story of Snow  Mark Cassino
Gregory's Shadow Don Freeman (Groundhog Day)
Hedgie's Surprise Jan Brett
The Mitten  Jan Brett
The Night Tree  Eve Bunting
*Oh!   Kevin Henkes
Over and Under the Snow   Kate Messner
The Red Bird Astrid Lindgren
Sleep Big Bear, Sleep  Maureen Wright
*Snowball Fight!  Pauline Cartwright
*Snowballs  Lois Ehlert
Snowmen at Night  Caralyn Buehner
The Snowy Day  Ezra Jack Keats
The Story of Snow  Mark Cassino
Time to Sleep  Denise Fleming
The Tomten  Astrid Lindgren
*When Snowflakes Fall  Carl R. Sams II and Jean Stoick
When Winter Comes Nancy Van Laan
*Winter  Cathy Torrisi