Beautiful Children's Books About Winter To Read Under A Cozy Blanket

It's chilly outside, but these stories are full of beauty and warmth.

It might be colder and darker these days, but there's a lot to love about this quiet season.

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The beauty and texture of white on white. Find out where the bear is going as he crosses the majestic landscape. Written by Mac Barnett with art by Shawn Harris.
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Cozy the musk ox is very soft and very warm, but he's also very lonely. But not for long! Soon Cozy offers shelter to a group of animal pals in this latest tale by the beloved Jan Brett.
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'When Winter Comes'
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Written by Aimée M. Bissonette and illustrated by Erin Hourigan. Underneath the snow and the quiet winter world, life is still plentiful and there are outdoor adventures to be had.
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Coco and her friend Bear want to spread joy, but the woodland creatures are afraid of Bear! Kindness and warmth abound in this winter wonderland, written and illustrated by Apryl Stott.
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The Snowy Day
Black Baby Books
Wonder along with Peter as he explores and plays in the wonderland of new-fallen snow in this classic and much-loved story by Ezra Jack Keats.
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If your bookworm likes silly antics from charming animals, they'll love this story of sharing marshmallows by Rebecca Jordan-Glum. Find a good roasting stick, because you will be inspired to roast your own!
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Written by Margery Cuyler, illustrated by Will Hillenbrand. Puppy Oscar is delighted at the snow fall. He brings his boy with him on an adventure and makes a new friend in the process.
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Written by Cindy Jin and illustrated by Dawn M. Cardona. This is is a board book that celebrates all things snowflake! Littlest readers will love the die-cut snowflakes they can peek through.
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The world sounds different when it's blanketed with snow. Lina listens to her feet crunch, knowing that the grandmother she's going to visit is losing her sight and experiences snow this way. Written by Cathy Camper, illustrated by Kenard Pak.
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Natalie Marshall's interactive board book lets your tot find all the animals hidden in the snowy landscape.
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'Woodland Dreams'
Chronicle Books
Karen Jameson's bedtime story, illustrated by Marc Boutavant, just might be the coziest. A girl and her dog say goodnight to woodland creatures. There might not be snow on the ground, but as she walks, it starts to flurry.
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Written by Kristen Hall and illustrated by Jenni Desmond., this gorgeous book is a poetic and striking ode to birds that thrive in cold climates.
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'Winter Dance'
When the snowflakes start falling, Fox realizes he doesn't know how to get ready for winter. It's a sweet board book, but a picture book edition is also available. Written by Marion Dane Bauer, and illustrated by Richard Jones.
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Slightly older readers looking for a moving and enlightening story will devour Jacqueline Woodson's book with a quiet, wintry setting.
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