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10 Comforting Books for Cold Days

Great books about winter topics for pre-readers and beginning readers.
 
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Clifford's First Snow Day
by Norman Bridwell Illustrated by Norman Bridwell

Not long ago, Clifford the Small Red Puppy experienced his first autumn. Now he leaps into his first winter with fluffy white snow, a sled ride, and exciting winter fun. Emily Elizabeth recalls a snowy day when Clifford was a puppy.

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Snowy Day, The
by Ezra Jack Keats Illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats

Wake up with Peter to a snow-covered day where adventure awaits. No book has captured the magic and sense of possibility of the first snowfall better than The Snowy Day.

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Owl Moon
by Jane Yolen Illustrated by John Schoenherr

A young girl and her father take a nighttime stroll near the farm where they live to look for owls. It is a beautiful night, a moonlit winter night.

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There Was a Cold Lady Who Swallowed Some Snow!
by Lucille Colandro Illustrated by Jared D. Lee

This bundled-up gal isn't playing in the snow; she's slurping it up as fast as she can. Raccoons, reindeer, and bears look on with stunned amazement as she gobbles up even stranger items like a pipe, a scarf, two lumps of coal, and even the branches of a tree. What could she possibly be up to?

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Frozen: A Tale of Two Sisters
by Melissa Lagonegro Illustrated by RH Disney

When a prophecy traps a kingdom in eternal winter, Anna, a young dreamer, must team up with Kristoff, a daring mountain man, and his reindeer on the grandest of journeys to find Anna's sister, the Snow Queen Elsa, and put an end to her icy spell.

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Biggest, Best Snowman, The
by Margery Cuyler Illustrated by Will Hillenbrand

In a family of big people, little Nell thinks she’s too small to do anything. But with the help of her friends Reindeer, Hare, and Bear Cub, she builds a great BIG snowman, the best snowman that ever was.

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Froggy Gets Dressed
Series: Froggy
by Jonathan London Illustrated by Frank Remkiewicz

Getting dressed for a romp in the snow isn’t as easy as it sounds. Socks, boots, hat, mittens, scarf, coat, pants, shirt...will Froggy ever pull it all together?

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Mama, Do You Love Me?
by Barbara M. Joosse Illustrated by Barbara Lavallee

This tender story about a sensitive little girl who lives in the Arctic focuses on her attempts to learn just how much her mother loves her.

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Mitten, The
by Jim Aylesworth Illustrated by Barbara McClintock
When a little boy loses a mitten in the snow, a passing squirrel finds it’s the perfect place to warm his icy toes. So he squeezes inside. But he’s not the only animal with that idea. How many animals can fit inside a little boy’s mitten?
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Snow Day, The
by Komako Sakai Illustrated by Komako Sakai

A modern take on a winter classic!

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