Heading out on my dinner break tonight I was greeted with windy, wet, and chilly weather. The local forecast calls for even chillier temperatures overnight and possible snow tomorrow. All of this blustery weather makes me want to stay indoors and cozy up with a good book. Here are a few of my favorite cold-weather themed books:
|In the Snow by Peggy Collins|
A little boy has fun playing in the snow with his father as they spot animal tracks, build a huge snowman, and fill the birdfeeder.
|The Snow Day by Komako Sakai|
A little rabbit enjoys having a day off from kindergarten and spending time with his mother during a snowstorm, but his father's flight home is cancelled until the snow stops falling.
|Red Rubber Boot Day by Mary Lyn Ray|
A child describes all the things there are to do on a rainy day.
|The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats|
The adventures of a little boy in the city on a very snowy day. The classic children's snowy story! Check this one out on DVD, too.
|Snowballs by Lois Ehlert|
Some children create a family out of snow. Includes labeled pictures of all the items they use, as well as information about how snow is formed.
|The Umbrella by Jan Brett|
Carlos goes into the cloud forest to look for animals, but he manages to miss seeing them even though they have an adventure with his umbrella.
|Lucky Pennies and Hot Chocolate by Carol Diggory Shields|
A grandfather and his grandson enjoy sharing knock-knock jokes, playing games, hot chocolate, watching movies, reading books, playing baseball and just spending time together.
Enjoy and stay warm!