January Picture Books

Scroll down to see clickable book covers for every title on this list.

Some of the very best books for kids are set in wintry scenes, and this list is one of our favorites for the whole year.

We recommend reading them snuggled under blankets with plenty of hot cocoa or tea.

 

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Missuk’s Snow Geese
The Three Snow Bears (Edition unknown) by Brett, Jan [Hardcover(2007£©]
Learning to Ski with Mr. Magee
Blizzard
Martin’s Big Words (Big Words): The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Hooray for Snow!
Katy and the Big Snow
Winter Is Here
Brave Irene
Martin & Mahalia: His Words, Her Song
Wolf in the Snow
The Story of Snow: The Science of Winter’s Wonder
The Wish Tree
The Story of the Snow Children
My Daddy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Owl Moon
Bunny Slopes
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
The Snowy Nap
Sugar Snow
I Have a Dream (Book & CD)
The Snowy Day
Little Penguins
The Big Snow
Winter Is the Warmest Season
Winter Days in the Big Woods (My First Little House Books)
Let the Children March
The Mitten
Winter Dance
The Tomten
Snack, Snooze, Skedaddle: How Animals Get Ready for Winter
Winter on the Farm (Little House Picture Book)
Pies from Nowhere: How Georgia Gilmore Sustained the Montgomery Bus Boycott
The Hat
The Most Perfect Snowman
Snowflake Bentley
When the Snow Falls
Snow
Memphis, Martin, and the Mountaintop: The Sanitation Strike of 1968
Big Snow
Before Morning
Waiting for Winter
Small Walt
Terrible Storm
Wintercake
Mama, Do You Love Me?
Red Sled
Over and Under the Snow
Small Walt and Mo the Tow
Sleep, Big Bear, Sleep!
Winter Story (Brambly Hedge)
Extra Yarn
The Snow Globe Family
Martin Rising: Requiem For a King
Hanna’s Cold Winter
Ollie’s Ski Trip
The Reader
First Snow
Samson in the Snow

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3 Questions & Done!

“The recommendations are spot on. Sort of freaky in a good way! 😂”
Michelle L.

“Excellent book choices and easy to use!”
Amy C.

“Fun quiz and easy to use. Thank you!”
Sarah Y.