9 Snow-Filled Picture Books

Dive into nine winter wonderland picture books for kids.

9 Snow-Filled Picture Books

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Snow Globe Family

Book summary: Oh, when will it snow again? Wonders the little family who lives in the snow globe. Do they long for a snowstorm? if only someone in the big family would pick up the snow globe and give it a shake. 

White Snow Bright Snow

Book summary: The classic Caldecott Medal picture book is about a neighborhood transformed by a delightful snowfall.

Snowmen at Night

Book summary: Have you ever built a snowman and discovered the next day that his grin has gotten a little crooked, or his tree-branch arms have moved?

And you've wondered . . . what do snowmen do at night?

The Snowy Day

Book summary: The magic and wonder of winter’s first snowfall is perfectly captured in Ezra Jack Keat’s Caldecott Medal-winning picture book. 

This celebrated classic has been shared by generations of readers and listeners, a must-have for every child’s bookshelf and a perfect gift for the holiday season.

When Winter Comes

Book summary: When Winter Comes celebrates the joy of playing and exploring in the outdoors during the winter months. When winter comes, and deep snow blankets the woods, and ice forms cold and smooth on the lakes, thick enough for us to skate on, some people think our woods are empty.

Owl Moon

Book summary: A gentle, poetic story that lovingly depicts the special companionship of a young child and her father and humankind's close relationship to the natural world.

Almost Time

Book summary: A tender father-and-son story about the passage of time, the arrival of spring, and the excitement of reaching a goal. The closeness of father and son is evident throughout as they wait together and then celebrate the end of waiting.

One Snowy Night

Book summary: One snowy Christmas, a cold little hedgehog wakes from his winter sleep to find a present from Father Christmas. It’s a snug, woolly red hat – just what he needs. 

But when Little Hedgehog tries to wear the hat his prickles get in the way and it won’t fit. 

Then Little Hedgehog has a wonderful idea . . .

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

Book summary: This celebration of a season makes an ideal holiday gift for a child. Ever since it was published in 1978, the picture-book presentation of Robert Frost's poem "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" has been an enduring favorite.