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Great Wintertime Reads for Kids

Winter is upon us and there is no better season or reason to curl up with your young one to enjoy a good read. Here are some cold weathered suggestions to get started: 

Jingle JingleJingle-Jingle
by Nicola Smee

The farmyard friends Cat, Dog, Pig and Duck take a fun, action-filled holiday ride on Mr. Horse and his jingle, jingle sleigh. Straightforward and fun to read out loud.

Best for ages 2-5.

Snowflake Bentley Snowflake Bentley
by Jacqueline Briggs Martin

Wilson Bentley has always been in love with the magic and beauty that is a falling snowflake. Bentley's fascination leads him to a life of 50 years of photographing ice crystals in his native Vermont. 

This true story will inspire you to wonder what other winter time charms can science unlock.

Best for ages 5-8.

Lemonade in WinterLemonade in Winter: A Book About Two Kids Counting Money
by Emily Jenkins, illustrated by G. Brian Karas

Brother and sister team, Pauline and John John, have a brilliant, albeit unconventional, idea - a lemonade stand in winter time! This read has a fun refrain and soft illustrations, that also slips in a very kid friendly explanation of money. 

Best for ages 5-8.

by Uri Shulevitz

Grandfather, grandson and dog explore the city as the sun sets, and the holiday lights appear. Perfect for those evenings when the winter sun touches everything with an enchanting glow.

Best for ages 2-8.