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Winter books

The Foggy Foggy Forest

Snuggle up with your little ones and share one of these wintery stories. What better way  to explore the changing weather and seasons together?

  • Miki

    Author: Stephen Mackey

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 5+

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  • Miki

    Author: Stephen Mackey

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 5+

    Shimmering like the northern lights, the illustrations' luminous blues and greens glow out of the darkness in this chilly yet eleg…

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  • Wind or Rain?

    Author: Anthony Lewis

    Interest level: 6 months+

    Reading age: 3+

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  • Wind or Rain?

    Author: Anthony Lewis

    Interest level: 6 months+

    Reading age: 3+

    An interactive introduction to weather that encourages discussion about feelings and choices.

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  • A Letter for Bear

    Author: David Lucas

    Interest level: 4+

    Reading age: 7+

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  • A Letter for Bear

    Author: David Lucas

    Interest level: 4+

    Reading age: 7+

    Bear works very hard, delivering post to all the animals in the wood - but he never receives any letters himself.

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  • One Snowy Night

    Author: Nick Butterworth

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 6+

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  • One Snowy Night

    Author: Nick Butterworth

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 6+

    This is a heartwarming story of animals in winter - the story teaches children to look and think about the world around them.

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  • Charley's First Night

    Author: Amy Hest Illustrator: Helen Oxenbury

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 7+

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  • Charley's First Night

    Author: Amy Hest Illustrator: Helen Oxenbury

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 7+

    On his first night at home, Charley the puppy is given a guided tour by his new owner, Henry.

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  • Skip through the Seasons

    Author: Stella Blackstone Illustrator: Maria Carluccio

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 4+

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  • Skip through the Seasons

    Author: Stella Blackstone Illustrator: Maria Carluccio

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 4+

    • This book takes you on a journey through the year and the seasons.
    • Learn about weather, activities and celebrations.
    • The stor…
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  • Monday

    Author: Anne Herbauts

    Interest level: 1+

    Reading age: 5+

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  • Monday

    Author: Anne Herbauts

    Interest level: 1+

    Reading age: 5+

    Monday is a penguin who likes to stay warm. When winter comes, Monday's house is blown away in a snowstorm, and his friends go in …

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  • The Snow Womble

    Author: Elisabeth Beresford Illustrator: Nick Price

    Interest level: 5+

    Reading age: 6+

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  • The Snow Womble

    Author: Elisabeth Beresford Illustrator: Nick Price

    Interest level: 5+

    Reading age: 6+

    With a story taken from Elizabeth Beresford's first book, this picture book will bring favourite characters the Wombles to a new y…

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  • Snow Bear

    Author: Tony Mitton Illustrator: Alison Brown

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 5+

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  • Snow Bear

    Author: Tony Mitton Illustrator: Alison Brown

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 5+

    A small bear is searching for a winter home. Everywhere he tries is occupied, until he finds a cottage inhabited only by one small…

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  • You’re Snug with Me

    Author: Chitra Soundar Illustrator: Poonam Mistry

    Interest level: 4-7

    Reading age: 5+

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  • You’re Snug with Me

    Author: Chitra Soundar Illustrator: Poonam Mistry

    Interest level: 4-7

    Reading age: 5+

    Mama Polar Bear tells her cubs about what lies outside their den, and reassures them not to worry or be frightened: ‘hush now, you…

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  • Iris and Isaac

    Author: Catherine Rayner

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 4+

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  • Iris and Isaac

    Author: Catherine Rayner

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 4+

    This gorgeous story from an award-winning picture book- maker is a classic tale of friendship between two quarrelling polar bears.…

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