December 30, 2014 | ms.amelia
Froggy Gets Dressed by Jonathan London is the ultimate of cold weather checklists. Excited Froggy repeatedly gets called out of the snow and back into his house by his mother because he forgot to put on an important article of warm weather gear. But there are plenty more picture books highlighting all those extra layers you need to stay warm. Here's your own checklist of corresponding books.
The Hat by Jan Brett
While Jan Brett’s The Mitten is more well-known, don’t miss this equally entertaining story. Brett’s signature illustrations relay the trouble Hedgie the hedgehog faces when he gets stuck in a discovered hat.
The Mitten by Jim Aylesworth
Jim Aylesworth’s rhyming retelling of the tale is complemented by Barbara McClintock’s expressive characters.
Duck Sock Hop by Jane Kohuth
Dance your socks off with these daring ducks as they debut their fashionable footwear.
Little Owl’s Orange Scarf by Tatyana Feeney
Little Owl is NOT happy with the itchy orange scarf his mother makes him wear, and attempts to lose it before finding a creative solution and a compromise with his mom.
Boot Weather by Judith Vigna
After donning her boots to play in the snow, a young girl imagines the adventures she could have while wearing them.
Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback
This Caldecott Award winning title shows that hand me downs can be retailored to new purposes.