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Winter Books for Little Kids

While we adults may bemoan the horrid ten minutes every morning scraping the car off, kids get pretty darned excited as the gray of late-fall morphs into the bright whiteness of winter. Here are some books to help them celebrate, with ages between 2 and 8 represented.

by Kiley Turner · Tagged kids, winter, cold, early readers, picture books, environment

Stella, Queen of the Snow

by (author) Marie-Louise Gay

Kitten's Winter

illustrated by Eugenie Fernandes

Ready for Winter

by (author) Marthe Jocelyn

Snowy Sports

Ready, Set, Play!

illustrated by Per-Henrik Gürth


by (author) Joan Clark
illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton

Counting on Snow

by (author) Maxwell Newhouse

Who Likes the Snow?

by (author) Etta Kaner
illustrated by Marie Lafrance

Snowed In At Pokeweed Public School

illustrated by John Bianchi

Hans Christian Andersen's The Snow Queen

retold by Ken Setterington
illustrated by Nelly Hofer & Ernst Hofer

A Prairie Boy's Winter

by (author) William Kurelek

The Rink Rats

by (author) Irene Punt

The Hockey Tree

by (author) David Ward
illustrated by Brian Deines

Best Figure Skater in the Whole Wide World, The

by (author) Linda Bailey
illustrated by Alan Daniel & Lea Daniel

Marja's Skis

by (author) Jean E. Pendziwol
illustrated by Jirina Marton

The Snow Cat

by (author) Dayal Kaur Khalsa

Inside Hockey!

The Legends, Facts and Feats That Made the Game

by (author) Keltie Thomas
illustrated by John Kicksee

Winter's Coming

A Story of Seasonal Change

by (author) Jan Thornhill
illustrated by Josée Bisaillon

Winter Moon Song

by (author) Martha Brooks
illustrated by Leticia Ruifernández

Bear’s Winter Party

by (author) Deborah Hodge
illustrated by Lisa Cinar

Ride the Big Machines in Winter

My Big Machines Series

by (author) Carmen Mok