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NC Book Club: January Pick

NC Book Club: January Pick



Our favorite story books for kids to enjoy the magical winter weather…


Babies in the Snow

Perfect for: introducing your little baby to baby animals in the snow like polar bears, whales, caribou, walruses, and seals

Ideal for: Baby (age 6 months to 18 months)

Story:  Your will baby will love this flap book filled with cute pictures of baby animals in the arctic.  Little baby polar bears, seals, whales and walruses welcome your baby into their world.  Easy to read sentences and a sturdy flap help your baby look through the images while you hold onto this lovely baby book.


Mouse’s First Snow

Perfect for: introducing your child to all the winter activities like skiing, skating and sledding

Ideal for: Toddler (age 18 months to 24 months)

Story: Poppa and Mouse venture out into a snowy white world.  Little Mouse finds winter to be an incredible time for fun activities like skating across the ice, to sledding down the hills to meeting snow angels.  But wait, does Mouse make a new friend too? Find out by nudging your little one to read this book of all the toddler books out there.


A Color of His Own

Perfect for: teaching your child about colors and animals this white winter

Ideal for: Twos (age 24 months to 36 months)

Story: Full of colorful illustrations, this charming book takes us into the world of the chameleon who does not have a color of his own.  The pigs are pink and the elephants are gray.  Only the little chameleon is purple, yellow and even orange in color! But then one day, the chameleon has an idea to stay green like the leaf forever.  But when autumn sets in, and all the leaves are red in color, the chameleon changes color too.



Stella, Queen of the Snow

Perfect for: walking your child through the winter landscape

Ideal for: Preschool (age 3 to 4 years)

Story: Stella and Sam discover a familiar place when the winter snowfall changes the landscape.  Sam meets his first snow storm and has tons of questions too:  Can you eat a snow flake?  Can snow angels sing?  Where do snowmen sleep? Stella loves showing her younger brother Sam all the wonders of snow.  Not just that, they also build a large snowman and go sledding and skating!  This is a must read in your list of preschool books or nursery books.



Perfect for: instilling a little robotic fun into winter days

Ideal for: Pre-Kindergarten (age 4 to 5 years)

Story: Get your children to have fun with the robot children of Clackentown.  Supersonic snowball fights, hot oil baths and eskimo kisses round off the days. Can robots really have fun during winter time? Find out by reading this beautifully illustrated book.


One Snowy Day

Perfect for: sitting by the fireplace on a cold winter day, having something easy to read

Ideal for: Kindergarten (age 5 to 6 years) and Grade One (age 6 to 7 years)

Story:  Bear, Mouse, Blue Jay, Squirrel, Rabbit and Skunk are all helping out to make a new friend this winter – Snowman.  This lovely book teaches children about team work and friendship.  And of course, there is hot chocolate too!  This is a lovely addition to your library of kindergarten books for your little child.


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