A SELECTION OF OUR FAVORITE WINTER SEASON BOOKS

New this year: click on a cover or book title to take a look at interior art.

Little Penguins, by Cynthia Rylant, illustration by Christian Robinson; Little Santa, Yoko Maruyama; The Polar Bear, Jenni Desmond

Waiting for Snow, by Marsha Diane Arnold, illustration by Renata Liwska; First Snow, by Bomi Park; The Christmas Story, Robert Sabuda

Refuge, by Anne Booth, illustration by Sam Usher; The Nativity, illustration by Julie Vivas; The Little Reindeer, Nicola Killen

Presents through the Window, a Taro Gomi Christmas Book; Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins, by Eric Kimmel, illustration by Trina Schart Hyman; The Christmas Fox, Anik McGrory

The Snow Day, Komako Sakai; The Christmas Quiet Book, by Deborah Underwood, illustration by Renata Liwska;  The Christmas Magic, by Lauren Thompson, illustration by Jon J. Muth

When It Starts to Snow, by Phillis Gershator, illustration by Martin Matje; The Tea Party in the Woods, Akiko Miyakoshi; Santa's Favorite Story, by Hisako Aoki, illustration by Ivan Gantschev

The Snowy Day, Ezra Jack Keats; Snow, Sam Usher; Here Comes Jack Frost, Kazuno Kohara

Snow, Roy McKie and P.D. Eastman; Blizzard, John Rocco; Snow, Uri Shulevitz

 Brave Irene, William Steig;  Gaspard and Lisa's Christmas Surprise, by Anne Gutman, illustration by Georg Hallensleben; Ricky's Christmas Tree, Guido Van Genechten