Picture Books for Snowy Days

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The Snowy Day

The Snowy Day

by Ezra Jack Keats

Heather Lawrence says:

A little boy has a fun day playing in the snow, and even tries to keep a snowball in his coat pocket inside! A strikingly beautiful 1963 Caldecott Medal winner.

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Owl Moon

Owl Moon

by Jane Yolen

Heather Lawrence says:

A simply told story of a father taking his child out owling for the first time, on a night with a bright owl moon when you can't speak and have to be brave, to see if they can spot an owl out in the woods. Sometimes you do, sometimes you don't — you never know! Told relaxingly from the child's perspective.

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The Mitten

The Mitten

by Jan Brett

Lisa says:

Jan Brett's illustrations evoke an old world filled with charm that you want to crawl into with your children, just like the critters that find shelter in the magical mitten.

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Snow

Snow

by Uri Shulevitz

Abby Johnson from Abby (the) Librarian says:

One snowflake fell and the boy cried out "It's snowing!" This book perfectly expresses that anticipation right before the first real snowfall.

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The Snowman

The Snowman

by Raymond Briggs

BunRab/Kelly from Baltimore, MD says:

This is a very funny book, and there's way more information about snowmen around than you would think. Lots of illustrations, especially of the Victorian era, but my favorite is a painting of a 1500s snowball fight.

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