Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Winter Reading

Here's what's in our very full winter book basket this month...
The Tomten
The Tomten & The Fox (both by Astrid Lindgren)

Princess and the White Bear King
The Story of the Snow Children by Sibylle Von Olfers
Jan Brett's Christmas Treasury (she has fabulous illustrations)
Trouble With Trolls by Jan Brett

The Christmas Ship (also beautifully illustrated!!) by Dean Morrissey

The Winter King by Dean Morrissey
Ollie's Ski Trip by Elsa Beskow
Night Tree by Eve Bunting
Christmas in Noisy Village by Astrid Lindgren

Snow Snow: Winter Poems for Children by Jane Yolen
The Shortest Day: Celebrating The Winter Solstice by Wendy Pfeffer
Lucia and the Light by Phyllis Root
Sailor's Night Before Christmas (Arrrrgh!)

The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus by L. Frank Baum
Owl Moon by Jane Yolen
The Little Fir Tree by Margaret Wise Brown

Feel free to share any other favorites - we always love talking books!
Happy Reading!


Joy said...

We love SO many of those same books. The Jan Brett Treasury has us captivated now too. Good stuff!

Lisa said...

We just got The Snow Tree by Caroline Repchuk, and it's a beautiful book. We also enjoy When Winter Comes by Nancy Van Laan, Happy Winter by Karen Gundersheimer and Frost's Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening.

christine ~ ourdayourjourney said...

such a wonderful collection. we added a few new ones from your recommendations, which we are enjoying :) The Snow Tree by Caroline Repchuk and When Winter Comes by Nancy Van Laan are lovely. Some others include Frog, Bee and Snail Look for Snow by Loek Koopmans and The Christmas Magic by Lauren Thompson, Stone soup by Marcia Brown. always great to talk about books:)

boatbaby said...

Joy - it doesn't surprise me one bit that we like the same books

Lisa - Thanks for the titles to check out!!

Christine - I have heard a few other trusted sources talk about Frog,Bee, & Snail - must check it out along with the others. thanks!

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