Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Winter Themed Books

Brr..baby it's cold outside.
Here are some books to snuggle up on the couch
and read together...

Now, I know many of you have snow right now,
but we had 65 degrees here in New Jersey on Monday,
so we are faking it.

The First Day of Winter
A counting book...a book about building a snowman..
does it get any better than that?
Join this pile of snow as his "friends" bring him
all the things he needs to be a snowman..
So cute!

Snow Dance
This cute book starts with ..
Winter weary
cold and dreary
"how we wish that it would snow!"
low clouds hover
sky is covered
"it just might,you never know."
Princess loved the illustrations, especially the ones of the girls painting
in the beginning. You all know how much we like that around here. ;-)
Watch what these kids get up to when they get their wished for
"snow day".

In the Snow
This is such a cute book about all the birds and animals who come around
to eat the seeds left out for them in winter.
Warning..your little one will want to go out
and fill the feeders immediately after reading this, so have some seeds on hand.
It might be a good day to build a feeder of some kind. Last year we scooped out oranges
to make little holders for birdseed to hang on the trees, and little Dixie cups worked too.
We jumped right into our other bird books to learn more about the birds in
this book, and several more nature studies are developing from it as well.

Pip and Squeak
If you haven't already picked up this book for your kids, go
get it today. So cute! Pip and Squeak are going to a party, but they
left the gift behind. They try to find another gift on the way, as they are late already.
Princess loved the illustrations, the snowman was a delight!

Santa Claus the World's Number One Toy Expert
Princess enjoyed this book more than i did, although it was fun.
No one knows more about kids,toys,and gifts than Santa Claus.
If you want to know how he does it..this book might be for you.

I am having major trouble with the computer, so I will not be around
as much until our new one arrives. I did however try to get the books to link
special for Nina.
If you love them so much that you wish to own them, I'd appreciate your
clicking on my bookstore on the right sidebar and ordering through there.
But first and foremost I encourage you to go to your local library and borrow the books
and read them over and over again with your child or children tucked around you,
or running in circles around you with occasional stops to see the pictures as is more normal here. ;-)


Anonymous said...

Thanks for the links. ;) I guessed you answered my question about no post yesterday. Computer troubles make one realize how dependent we are on the Internet. When our electric was out last week, I was really at a loss.

I loved loved loved Pip and Squeak. Thanks for reminding me of it. I will have to check it again soon. Did you read that I am going to try and not go to the library for all of January. (Crazy I know.) Now I am remembering the Santa book by Marla Freeze. I love that one too. Make sure to check out Two Boys have the best Week Ever. I love her illustrations.

Great books.

Mrs. Darling said...

We're going to the library today so my plan is to get some snow books. We are sitting in snow with more on the way. We are hosuebound from ice but I wnat to make it out before the next storm tomorrow.

Homemade Happenings said...

Love your book posts! They really help me out with our library choices. Gigi is fascinated with snow, though she has never seen it before. We'll have to get some snow books during our library trip this week.

Cher Mere said...

Cute looking books. I am still seeing you authoring a book in your future.

Tara said...

Well... your suggestions will be helping Owen and I fill up his new bookcase!!

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