Black are my steps on silver sod;
Thick blows my frosty breath abroad;
And tree and house, and hill and lake,
Are frosted like a wedding-cake.

From “Winter-time” by Robert Louis Stevenson


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The Big Snow by Berta and Elmer Hader

The Blizzard by Betty Ren Wright

Bunny Slopes by Claudia Rueda

Flower Fairies of the Winter by Cicely Mary Barker

Katy and the Big Snow by Virginia Lee Burton

The Mitten by Jan Brett

A New Coat for Anna by Harriet Zierfert

Owl Moon by Jane Yolen

Sleep Tight Farm by Eugenie Doyle

The Snow Globe Family by Jane O’Connor

The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost, illustrated by Susan Jeffers

The Story of Snow: The Science of Winter’s Wonder by Mark Cassino

The Tomten by Astrid Lindgren

White Snow, Bright Snow by Alvin Tresselt

Winter Bees & Other Poems of the Cold by Joyce Sidman

Winter Days in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder

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Painting: Norrländskt vinterlandskap med Åreskutan i fonden by Carl Brandt (1921)