It’s been really chilly in our town lately. It’s always sunny in Florida but not every January when the temperature dramatically drops. Fortunately never drops into a freezing point. During this time of the year, I make a habit to prepare books to keep my little girl occupied when it’s too cold to play outside. I gather here a collection of winter animal books from our local library. It’s part of our family routine to visit the library once a week and borrow seasonal and non-fiction books or whatever topic that sparks her interests. Vibrant photos and age-appropriate books related to the season are my considerations when choosing books to explore. Here is my list of winter animal books we love to read during winter.
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Penguins-Explore a penguin’s world by finding out how they can swim so fast, what they eat, and why people need to protect their habitats. Acclaimed science writer Seymour Simon has teamed up with the Smithsonian Institution to take you on a journey to the Antarctic region for a close-up look at one of nature’s most beloved and sociable animals.
A Bear’s Life– This nonfiction picture book is full of stunning wildlife photographs of the bears of the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia. By Ian McAllister and Nicholas Read
Baby Penguin’s First Waddles– Filled with fun facts and beautiful photos that will engage young readers in a fun way. Follow along as one baby penguin explores the world around her. Published by the American Museum of Natural History.
10 Reasons to Love a Bear– Written by Catherine Barr and illustrated by Hanako Clulow. A remarkable insights about why bears are incredible and 10 reasons why you should love them.
Snow Bear– A warm and reassuring story with a soft-to-touch book. Written by Piers Harper
A Mother’s Journey– Written by Sandra Markle and illustrated by Allan Marks. A mother emperor penguin’s race against time as she struggles to provide for her chick.
Watch Me Grow Bear This book is about fun facts from bears all over the world. Learning about bears will be so much fun with colorful photographs and lively text as your little one explore about life cycles. Written by Lisa Magloff.
Animal Babies In Polar Lands- From the editors of Kingfisher an award-winning publisher of non-fiction and fiction books for children. This book is about the six young animal families that live in the coldest places on Earth. An exciting learning material that includes question and answer format, a great book to feed young minds curiosity.
Polar Animals- By Animal World’s collection. A look of the animals living in Polar land, the way they live and survive the climate.
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