written by Lizann Flatt ; illustrated by Ashley Barron
As young readers journey into the natural world, they will discover that numbers, patterns, shapes and much more! can be found in everyday plants and animals. What if animals and plants knew math, just like us? Would snowflakes all fall from the same height in the sky? Would otters spread themselves evenly across lakes? Would groundhogs be aware of the date? In Sizing Up Winter, the third title in the Math in Nature series, nature comes to life to help children grasp concepts of time and measurement.
by Mary Quattlebaum ; illustrated by Hiroe Nakata
Presents a collection of poetry about daily activities, friendship, and winter fun.
Joanne Ryder ; illustrated by Carol Lacey
Because they never give up hope and always want to change the present into something better, Fox and Lemming annually trick Winter into trading snow for sun.
retold & illustrated by Jan Brett
Several animals sleep snugly in Nicki's lost mitten until the bear sneezes.
Martin Waddell ; illustrated by Sarah Fox-Davies
When three little bears play in the snow, they pretend to be "snow bears" and their mother goes along with the game.
Max and Marla the owl are best friends and aspiring winter Olympians, but when rusty sled blades, strong winds, and difficult slopes get in the way, they realize that their true joy lies in their friendship.
Leo Lionni ; introduction by Leonard Marcus
Frederick the field mouse stores up something special for the long cold winter.
by Mike Wohnoutka ; illustrated by Mike Wohnoutka
Best friends Croc and Turtle want to play together, but Croc only wants to do exciting things outside in the cold and Turtle wants to stay safe and warm inside.