Booklists

Toddler Weather Books

Abracadabra, It’s Spring!

By: Anne O'Brien

ISBN: 9781419718915

"Winter turns to spring in this lyrical book that celebrates the magic of nature and the changing seasons. Eleven gatefolds open to recreate the excitement and surprise of spring's arrival"-- Provided by publisher.

The Ants Go Marching: A Count-and-Sing Book

By: Priscilla Burris

ISBN: 9780545825047

"This count-and-sing board book reinforces counting from 1 to 5 and counting in groups." --MeL

Bear & Hare snow!

By: Emily Gravett

ISBN: 9781481445146

Friends Bear and Hare go out and play in the snow.

Boom Boom

By: Sarvinder Naberhaus

ISBN: 9781442434127

An exploration of the four seasons, told through each season's distinct sounds.

Butterfly, Butterfly

By: Petr Horáček

ISBN: 9780763633431

"Lucy's garden is full of oclorful creaturs that wriggle and spin, scurry and slither." --MeL

Dig In!

By: Cindy Jenson-Elliott

ISBN: 1442412615

"A little boy digs, plays, and explores in his garden." --MeL

Dimity Duck

By: Jane Yolen

ISBN: 9780399246326

Dimity Duck and Frumity Frog have a fun day together in the pond, then go home when it gets dark outside.

Elmer’s Weather

By: David McKee

ISBN: 9781840594041

Elmer the patchwork elephant experiences wind, storms, fog, snow, and other kinds of weather.

The First Day of Winter

By: Denise Fleming

ISBN: 9780805073843

A snowman comes alive as the child building it adds pieces during the first ten days of winter.

I See Fall

By: Charles Ghigna

ISBN: 9781404865891

Illustrations and easy-to-read, rhyming text show what makes autumn special, from colorful leaves and pumpkins to Halloween and Thanksgiving festivities.

In the Snow

By: Sharon Phillips Denslow

ISBN: 9780060596842

Forest animals come out after a fresh snow to eat the seeds a thoughtful child has scattered on the ground.

In the Tall, Tall Grass

By: Denise Fleming

ISBN: 9780805016352

Rhymed text (crunch, munch, caterpillars lunch) presents a toddler's view of creatures found in the grass from lunchtime till nightfall, such as bees, ants, and moles.

Jingle-Jingle

By: Nicola Smee

ISBN: 9781906250089

"Mr. Horse has invited all the barnyard animals into his sleigh, and Cat, Dog, Pig, and Duck couldn’t be more excited. Soon, they’re holding on tight and dashing through the snow with bells jingle-jingling all the way." --Amazon

Kipper’s Book of Weather

By: Mick Inkpen

ISBN: 9780152006440

"Kipper the dog experiences rain, sun, snow, ice, fog, wind, hail, and finally, a rainbow." --MeL

Kitten’s Spring

By: Eugenie Fernandes

ISBN: 9781554533404

A young kitten explores the wilderness as other animals celebrate spring.

Let It Shine

By: Maryann Cocca-Leffler

ISBN: 9780545453448

"Follow the adventures of a group children and their parents as they enjoy the warmth of a sunny summer vacation." --MeL

Little Penguins

By: Cynthia Rylant

ISBN: 9780553507706

"During the first snowy day of winter, five little penguins bundle up and venture outside to play"-- Provided by publisher.

The Little Raindrop

By: Joanna Gray

ISBN: 9781628738216

"From cloud to puddle, and puddle to stream, Little Raindrop is making its way on the remarkable journey that is Earth's water cycle"-- Provided by publisher.

Lola Plants a Garden

By: Anna McQuinn

ISBN: 9781580896948

Lola plants a flower garden with her parent's help, and watches it grow.

Maisy’s Wonderful Weather Book

By: Lucy Cousins

ISBN: 9780763650964

"Whatever the weather, Maisy knows how to have fun! Lift the flaps and pull the tabs to learn all about weather. Perfect for children 24 months and older." --MeL

Millions of Snowflakes

By: Mary McKenna Siddals

ISBN: 9780395715314

As snow begins to fall, a child counts the flakes, enjoying every one.

Mouse’s First Snow

By: Lauren Thompson

ISBN: 9780689858369

A mouse tries many new things when he and his father go out and play in the snow.

Mouse’s First Spring

By: Lauren Thompson

ISBN: 9780689858383

A mouse and its mother experience the delights of nature on a windy spring day.

No Two Alike

By: Keith Baker

ISBN: 9781442417427

Follows a pair of birds on a snowflake-filled journey through a winter landscape, where everything everywhere, from branches and leaves to forests full of trees, is unique.

Peppa Pig and the Muddy Puddles

By: Neville Astley

ISBN: 9780763672263

"There’s so much rain! When Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig tuck them into bed, Peppa and her little brother, George, dream of all the puddles there will be to jump in the next day. Little do they know that the rain is turning their house into an island surrounded by water — making for a different kind of adventure for everyone!" --MeL

Planting a Rainbow

By: Lois Ehlert

ISBN: 9780152626099

A mother and child plant a rainbow of flowers in the family garden.

A Rainbow of My Own

By: Don Freeman

ISBN: 9780140503289

A small boy imagines what it would be like to have his own rainbow to play with.

Raindrop, Plop!

By: Wendy Cheyette Lewison

ISBN: 9780670036202

A young girl and her dog find many things to count on a rainy day, both as they play outside and after they come home to a warm, dry house.

Rainy Day!

By: Patricia Lakin

ISBN: 9780803730922

Four young crocodiles find all sorts of ways to keep busy on a rainy day.

Red Sled

By: Lita Judge

ISBN: 9781442420076

At night, a host of woodland creatures plays with a child's red sled.

Snow

By: Manya Stojic

ISBN: 9780375923487

As snow approaches and begins to fall, Moose, Bear, Fox, and other forest creatures prepare for winter.

Snow! Snow! Snow!

By: Lee Harper

ISBN: 9781416984542

A father and his two sons spend a perfect day sledding together.

Snowballs

By: Lois Ehlert

ISBN: 9780152000745

Some children create a family out of snow. Includes labeled pictures of all the items they use, as well as information about how snow is formed.

Split! Splat!

By: Amy Gibson

ISBN: 9780439587532

"When a little girl ventures out into a spring rain with her dog, singing a simple, plain, pitter-patter rain song, her neighbors soon join her for some muddy-day fun." --MeL

Supertruck

By: Stephen Savage

ISBN: 9781596438217

"When the city is hit by a colossal snowstorm, only one superhero can save the day. But who is this mysterious hero, and why does he disappear once his job is done?"-- Provided by publisher.

Tracks in The Snow

By: Wong Yee

ISBN: 9780805067712

A little girl investigates tracks in the snow, trying to determine what could have made them.

Under My Hood I Have a Hat

By: Karla Kuskin

ISBN: 9780060572433

A child describes the many layers of clothing needed to brave the winter weather.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

By: Eric Carle

ISBN: 0399226907

Contains die-cut pages that illustrate the progress of a hungry little caterpillar as he eats his way through a varied and very large quantity of food until, full at last, he forms a cocoon around himself and goes to sleep.

What Does Bunny See?

By: Linda Sue Park

ISBN: 9780618234851

A rabbit wanders through the various flowers and colors of a cottage garden.

When Spring Comes

By: Kevin Kenkes

ISBN: 9780062331397

"Animals and children alike watch as the world transforms from the dark and dead of winter to a full and blooming spring"-- Provided by publisher.

Will You Be My Friend?

By: Nancy Tafuri

ISBN: 9780590637824

Bird comes to feel less shy when Bunny helps her rebuild her ruined nest, showing her what a good friend can be.

Worm Weather

By: Jean Taft

ISBN: 9780448487410

"Join in the rainy-day fun as kids splash through the puddles, affecting another weather enthusiast, a nearby worm. The worm delights in the weather just as much as the kids"-- Provided by publisher.