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Bundle Up for Winter

Branch Rising Sun Branch

Created by Laura Venters
  • Details about The Missing Mitten Mystery

    The Missing Mitten Mystery

    Steven Kellogg (Illustrator)

    The search is on! Annie has lost her fifth mitten this winter, and she's determined to find it. Accompanied by her faithful dog Oscar, Annie retraces the steps of her active day in the snow, always imagining terrifically silly things that might have happened to her mitten. But in the end, the truth behind the missing mitten mystery is even more delightful than Annie's wild guesses. Her mitten has found a place of honor . . . as the bright-red heart of a snowman!…more

  • Details about Froggy Gets Dressed

    Froggy Gets Dressed

    Jonathan London; Frank Remkiewicz (Illustrator)

    Rambunctious Froggy hops out into the snow for a winter frolic but is called back by his mother to put on some necessary articles of clothing.…more

  • Details about Bears in the Snow

    Bears in the Snow

    Shirley Parenteau; David Walker (Illustrator)

    Shrieks of joy ensue when Big Brown Bear devises a clever sled that can carry four bears in this quintessential winter adventure. Here's a bright red sled On a snowy day. Where are the bears To come out and play? The little bears are ready to play in the snow. But -- oh, no! Their sled is too small! It's not as much fun to go sledding only two at a time, but what can they use to carry them all? Luckily, Big Brown Bear has an idea -- and it starts with a belly flop!…more

  • Details about A Hat for Minerva Louise

    A Hat for Minerva Louise

    Janet Morgan Stoeke

    Minerva Louise, a snow-loving chicken, mistakes a pair of mittens for two hats to keep both ends warm.…more

  • Details about The Jacket I Wear in the Snow

    The Jacket I Wear in the Snow

    Shirley Neitzel; Amy Cohr (Editor); Nancy Winslow Parker (Illustrator)

    Rhyme follows rhyme as layer after layer of winter clothing ("bunchy and hot, wrinkled a lot, stiff in the knee, and too big for me!") is first put on and then taken off to the relief of the child bundled inside. Clever rebuses and jaunty illustrations make The Jacket I Wear in the Snow especially fun for prereaders and new readers.…more

  • Details about The First Day of Winter

    The First Day of Winter

    by Denise Fleming

    A cozy, cumulative book to warm a cold winter day Alive with swirling snow and lots of outdoor fun, the first ten days of winter bring special gifts for a special friend. This cumulative tale will have children chanting along as they discover all the trimmings needed for the most perfect snowman ever!…more

  • Details about My Red Mittens

    My Red Mittens

    Jane E. Gerver; Melanie Mitchell (Illustrator)

    A small boy delights in a winter's day as he dons a new pair of fuzzy red mittens and goes out to play in the snow. Children will love touching the flocked red mittens throughout, as they follow the boy's adventures building a snowman, knocking down icicles, packing snowballs, and more. This charming book evokes that special wintertime feeling, second only to a sunny day covered with new-fallen snow.…more

  • Details about Max and Ruby's Snowy Day

    Max and Ruby's Snowy Day

    Rosemary Wells

    Max can't wait to go sledding! But before he and Ruby can play in the snow, they'll have to put on their winter clothes. Max and Ruby fans will practice recognizing colors and articles of clothing in this concept storybook.…more

  • Details about Little Lamb, Have You Any Wool?

    Little Lamb, Have You Any Wool?

    Isabel Minhós Martins; Yara Kono (Illustrator); Maureen de Sousa (Translator)

    An adaptation of the classic "Baa Baa Black Sheep" rhyme, Little Lamb, Have You Any Wool? tells the story of a young child and his lamb preparing for the cold winter ahead. The little boy asks the lamb if he can use its wool to protect everything from his head to his toes from the coming frost. The lamb agrees, and the boy uses the soft wool to make himself a coat, a scarf, some socks, and everything else he needs. But then, he wonders, won't his newly shorn little lamb be cold? In the spirit of……more

  • Details about The Mitten

    The Mitten

    Jan Brett

    The bestselling modern classic, in a sturdy board book edition perfect for little hands. When Nicki drops his white mitten in the snow, he goes on without realizing that it is missing. One by one, woodland animals find it and crawl in; first, a curious mole, then a rabbit, a badger and others, each one larger than the last. Finally, a big brown bear is followed in by a tiny brown mouse and what happens next makes for a wonderfully funny climax. As the story of the animals in the mitten unfold……more

  • Details about The Hat

    The Hat

    Jan Brett (Illustrator)

    A delightfully original companion book to Jan Brett's bestseller The Mitten . When Lisa's woolen stocking flies off the clothesline, Hedgie finds it and pokes his nose in. He tries to pull it out, but the stocking gets stuck on his prickles -- and the fun begins. A mother hen comes by, then a noisy goose, a talkative barn cat, a playful farm dog, a mama pig and her piglets, and a pony. They all laugh at Hedgie, especially when he pretends he's wearing a new hat. But in the end, it is clever He……more

  • Details about The Snowy Day

    The Snowy Day

    Ezra Jack Keats (Illustrator)

    Winner of the 1963 Caldecott Medal! No book has captured the magic and sense of possibility of the first snowfall better than The Snowy Day. Universal in its appeal, the story has become a favorite of millions, as it reveals a child's wonder at a new world, and the hope of capturing and keeping that wonder forever. The adventures of a little boy in the city on a very snowy day. "Keats's sparse collage illustrations capture the wonder and beauty a snowy day can bring to a small child."-- Bar……more

  • Details about Under My Hood I Have a Hat

    Under My Hood I Have a Hat

    Karla Kuskin; Fumi Kosaka (Illustrator)

    Winter is hereand it's time to put on your gloves and mittens and scarf and hat and...Only award-winning poet Karla Kuskin and illustrator Fumi Kosaka could make bundling up for the snow so much fun…more