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Snowy Stories

Delight in white weather and Arctic adventures just right for your little winter wonderer.
 
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Bear Snores On
by Karma Wilson Illustrated by Jane Chapman
Mouse creeps into hibernating Bear's cozy lair, looking for relief from the cold night, and soon is joined by Hare, Badger, Mole, Wren and Raven. Bear snores on as the high-spirited party gets going. The critters pop corn, make tea, twitter and chatter, until Bear wakes up with a giant sneeze!
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Clifford's First Snow Day
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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Dear Rebecca, Winter Is Here
by Jean Craighead George Illustrated by Loretta Krupinski
From a letter written by her grandmother, Rebecca learns that winter began on June 21, while she was cooling off under the hose. The northern half of the Earth began to grow cold, and the days grew shorter. The birds began to fly to the sunny underside of the Earth, and the groundhogs and bears went to sleep.
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Froggy Gets Dressed
Series: Froggy
by Jonathan London
Rambunctious Froggy hops out into the snow for a winter frolic, but is called back by his mother to put on some necessary articles of clothing.
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It's Winter!
by Linda Glaser Illustrated by Susan Swan
Simple text and bold beautiful paper collages convey the animal life, plant life, weather and clothing, as well as the colors and feelings, associated with the season. Nature activities to do in the winter are included.
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Little Polar Bear
by Hans de Beer Illustrated by Hans de Beer
While hunting with his father, a young polar bear drifts out to sea and ends up in a jungle where a friendly hippopotamus helps him return home.
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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.

In a simple question-and-answer format, the girl repeatedly asks her mother if she loves her, imagining different scenarios to test her mother's devotion.

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Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel
by Virginia Lee Burton Illustrated by Virginia Lee Burton

A modern classic that no child should miss. Since it was first published in 1939, Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel has delighted generations of children.

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The Mitten
by Jan Brett

This award-winning book will keep readers toasty-warm on the coldest of nights. Author and illustrator Jan Brett's love of folk and fairy tales is apparent in this beautifully illustrated picture book for little readers. Having carefully researched this Ukrainian tale, she renders each picture with true authenticity.

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Penguins
by Liz Pichon

If you love penguins, you will love Penguins!

It's an ordinary day at the zoo.  The penguins swim, eat fish, play penguin games, sleep standing up, look at people, and then look at more people.  Everything is the way it should be until a little girl drops a camera into the penguin area...

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Polar Bear Night
by Lauren Thompson Illustrated by Stephen Savage

Spare, lyrical text introduces the beauty of the Arctic and its inhabitants to very young children.

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Snow Bear
by Piers Harper
On the first day of spring, Little Snow Bear ventures out into the white world for the first time. Mesmerized by the snow that is all around him, Little Snow Bear sneaks off to see if the rest of the world is as much fun.
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The Snowman
by Raymond Briggs
When his snowman comes to life, a little boy invites him home and in return is taken on a flight high above the countryside.
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The Snowy Day
by Ezra Jack Keats Illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats

Wake up with Peter to a snow-covered day where adventure awaits. In simple words and beautiful pictures, this Caldecott-winning book conveys the silent wonder of a city snowfall and a small boy's solitary delight in it.

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The Tale of Jack Frost
by Marcia Thornton Jones Illustrated by Priscilla Burris
Readers are sure to love this inspiring reimagined myth of Jack Frost. It's ideal for fans of winter everywhere. Full color.
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Toot & Puddle
Series: Toot & Puddle, Book #1
by Holly Hobbie
Best friends Toot and Puddle are pigs living in the small country town of Woodcock Pocket.
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Winter's Tale: An Original Pop-Up Journey
by Robert Sabuda Illustrated by Robert Sabuda

Winter's Tale is Robert Sabuda's most spectacular original pop-up story yet. The simple, elegant text is illustrated with breathtaking artwork and extraordinary paper engineering. Stunning visual effects of foil, glitter, and a twinkling surprise further capture the magic of winter.

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