Waiting for Winter by Sebastian Meschenmoser (2009).
This one manages to be beautiful and hilarious at the same time.
A Penguin Story by Antoinette Portis (2008).
The pop of orange amidst all that white snow!!
The Lion and the Bird by Marianne Dubuc (2014).
Ah. This book. Good in every way and about wintering with a new friend.
Here Comes Jack Frost by Kazuno Kohara (2009).
A boy chases Jack Frost, frolicking until the first bud of spring arrives.
The Snow Girl retold by Robert Giraud, illustrated by Hélène Muller (2014).
A favorite story, a wonderful retelling.
Fox’s Garden by Princesse Camcam.
An absolute favorite of 2014. Kindness warms the cold.
Over and Under the Snow by Kate Messner, illustrated by Christopher Silas Neal (2011).
Full of beautiful contrasts that encourage both science and imagination.
Owl Moon by Jane Yolen, illustrated by John Schoenherr (1987).
A classic (the classic?) winter picture book.
Making a Friend by Alison McGhee, illustrations by Marc Rosenthal (2011).
“What you love will always be with you.” Let the tears commence.
Red Sled by Lita Judge (2011).
A book to read over and over again, not unlike a sleigh ride.
These are my favorite wintry picture books, please tell me yours!