A SELECTION OF OUR FAVORITE WINTER SEASON PICTURE BOOKS

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The Nutcracker, by E.T.A. Hoffmann, illustration by Lisbeth Zwerger; Goodbye Autumn, Hello Winter, Kenard Pak; Olive, the Other Reindeer, by Vivian Walsh, illustration by J. Otto Seibold

Once Upon a Snowstorm, Richard Johnson; Silent Night, illustration by Lara Hawthorne; Little Fox in the Snow, by Jonathan London, illustration by Daniel Miyares

The Night Before Christmas, by Clement Clarre Moore, Illustration by Lisbeth Zwerger; Little Santa, Yoko Maruyama; Learning to Ski with Mr. Magee, Chris Van Dusen

Little Penguins, by Cynthia Rylant, illustration by Christian Robinson; Refuge, by Anne Booth, illustration by Sam Usher; The Polar Bear, Jenni Desmond

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

The Nativity, illustration by Julie Vivas; The Little Reindeer, Nicola Killen; Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins, by Eric Kimmel, illustration by Trina Schart Hyman

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

Presents through the Window, a Taro Gomi Christmas Book;  Blizzard, John Rocco; The Christmas Fox, Anik McGrory

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

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

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