Category Archives: winter

The Mitten, “One Size Fits All”

Jan Brett takes a Ukrainian folktale and adds her own ideas to make it one of her most loved stories. After visiting the Ukrainian section of NYC to learn more about their culture, she created her endearing drawings.  Since 1989, kids … Continue reading

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The Hat, “Animals Wear That?!”

  Jan Brett is one of the most well known and loved children’s book author illustrators with thirty nine million books in print. We have read most of her titles and among them, The Hat and The Mitten are two of our … Continue reading

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The Lonely Scarecrow, “Cold Snow Warms Hearts”

The Lonely Scarecrow The Lonely Scarecrow has kept us company for three years as we discovered this book when my older son was in Kindergarten. We read it over and over again, intrigued by seeing the world from a scarecrow’s … Continue reading

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One Snowy Night, “Final Days of Winter”, 1

One Snowy Night by Nick Butterworth Family Favorite During Final Days of Winter Featured Friend: One Snowy Night by Nick Butterworth is a family favorite, especially during these final days of winter. This story will carry you from the cold, … Continue reading

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