Booklists

Preschool Weather Books

5 Little Ducks

By: Dennis Fleming

ISBN: 9781481424226

Each day, Papa Duck goes out with his ducklings but on Monday only four come back, on Tuesday only three, but on Saturday all return when he calls and on Sunday, they stay home and rest.

Bear Wants More

By: Karma Wilson

ISBN: 9780689845093

When spring comes, Bear wakes up very hungry and is treated to great food by his friends.

Bedtime for Little Bears!

By: David Bedford

ISBN: 9781561485871

"Mother Bear coaxes Little Bear to sleep by taking one final walk through the snow to see other creatures preparing for bedtime." --MeL

Before Morning

By: Joyce Sidman

ISBN: 9780547979175

Let snow fall overnight and change the world before morning, making it "slow and delightful and white."

Best in Snow

By: April Sayre

ISBN: 9781481459167

"A photographic non-fiction picture book about the wonder of snowfall and the winter water cycle"--Provided by publisher.

Fletcher and the Springtime Blossoms

By: Julia Rawlinson I

ISBN: 9780061688553

When Fletcher the fox finds the ground covered in white, he rushes to warn the other animals that spring snow has fallen, but when they follow him back to the meadow they find something much more fun.

Frosty the Snowman

By: Steve Nelson

ISBN: 9780448431994

An illustrated version of the familiar song in which a snowman, who was brought to life by an old silk hat, has great fun playing with the children who built him.

If You Plant a Seed

By: Kadir Nelson

ISBN: 9780062298898

While planting seeds in their garden, two animals learn the value of kindness.

The Mitten

By: Jan Brett

ISBN: 9780399219207

Several animals sleep snugly in Nicki's lost mitten until the bear sneezes.

Mud

By: Mary Lyn Ray

ISBN: 9780152562632

"As winter melts into spring, the frozen earth turns into magnificent mud." --MeL

My Garden

By: Kevin Henkes

ISBN: 9780061715174

After helping her mother weed, water, and chase the rabbits from their garden, a young girl imagines her dream garden complete with jellybean bushes, chocolate rabbits, and tomatoes the size of beach balls.

Over and Under the Snow

By: Kate Messner

ISBN: 9780811867849

Over the snow, the world is hushed and white, but under the snow is a secret world of squirrels and snowshoe hares, bears and bullfrogs, and many others who live outside in the woods during the winter.

Penguin and Pinecone

By: Salina Yoon

ISBN: 9780802728432

Penguin and Pinecone form an unlikely friendship, even when they must live far apart.

Rain!

By: Linda Ashman

ISBN: 9780547733951

As an old man grumbles his way through a rainy morning, spreading gloom, his neighbor, a young child, spreads cheer while hopping through puddles in frog-themed rainwear.

The Snowy Day

By: Ezra Jack Keats

ISBN: 9780670867332

The adventures of a little boy in the city on a very snowy day.

Spring for Sophie

By: Yael Werber

ISBN: 9781481451345

Sophie listens and watches for the signs of spring--the melting ice, the blue sky--until one day the raindrops come and spring is here.

Spring Is Here

By: Will Hillenbrand

ISBN: 9780823416028

Excited that spring has finally arrived, Mole tries--unsuccessfully--to wake up Bear, but then he comes up with the perfect plan.

Stranger in the Woods

By: Carl Sams

ISBN: 9780967174808

Forest animals, awakened by the birds' warning that there is a stranger in the woods, set out to discover if there is danger and find, instead, a wonderful surprise.

The Tiny Seed

By: Eric Carle

ISBN: 9780887080159

A simple description of a flowering plant's life cycle through the seasons.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

By: Eric Carle

ISBN: 9780399208539

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.

Up, Down, and Around

By: Katherine Ayres

ISBN: 9780736867078

A garden produces a variety of edible plants, such as corn that grows up, onions that grow down, and tomato vines that twine all around.

Waiting for Wings

By: Lois Ehlert

ISBN: 9780152026080

"Every spring, butterflies emerge and dazzle the world with their vibrant beauty. But where do butterflies come from? How are they born? What do they eat--and how?" --Amazon

Walking in a Winter Wonderland

By: Richard Smith

ISBN: 9781627793049

"The text of the classic Christmas song is accompanied by colorful illustrations that depict such nostalgic activities as sleigh rides, family hikes through snow-covered woods, and making snowmen." --MeL

Who Likes Rain?

By: Wong Yee

ISBN: 9780805077346

As a young girl splashes in the rain, she plays a guessing game with the reader about other living things that enjoy a cloudburst.

Winter is the Warmest Season

By: Lauren Stringer

ISBN: 9780152049676

A child describes pleasant ways to stay warm during the winter, from sipping hot chocolate and eating grilled cheese sandwiches to wearing wooly sweaters and sitting near a glowing fireplace.