- Under My Hood I Have a Hat by Karla Kuskin and Fumi Kosaka
This poem about dressing in layers to go out in the snow comes to life with bright illustrations by Fumi Kosaka. The funny twist at the end is also an unexpected treat!
- One Mitten by Kristine O’Connell George and Maggie Smith
This book demonstrates that there are lots of things you can do with just one mitten - and just as many you can do with two!
- The Jacket I Wear in the Snow by Shirley Neitzel and Nancy Winslow Parker
This cumulative story in the style of The House That Jack Built tells of a child’s experience playing in the snow, falling down, and heading inside for cocoa and comfort from his mom.
- The Mitten by Jan Brett
A young boy’s grandmother knits him a pair of new mittens and urges him not to lose them. When a mitten is dropped in the snow, however, a group of animals use it to take shelter from the cold.
- A New Coat for Anna by Harriet Ziefert and Anita Lobel
Times are tough after World War II, but Anna needs to be warm this winter, so her mother barters with various neighbors in order to find the materials needed to make a beautiful new red coat.
- A Hat for Minerva Louise by Janet Stoeke
It’s a cold and snowy day on the farm, and Minerva Louise wants to keep warm, but, muddled chicken that she is, she has funny ideas about what makes a good hat, scarf, or pair of mittens.
- Shall I Knit You a Hat?: A Christmas Yarn by Kate Klise and M. Sarah Klise
Little Rabbit loves the hat his mother has made for him so much that he encourages her to knit them for all of his friends as Christmas gifts.
- Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett
Annabelle’s magic box of yarn enables her to knit sweaters for everyone and everything, until it is stolen by an evil archduke!
- Lester’s Dreadful Sweaters by K.G. Campbell
Cousin Clara keeps making hideous sweaters for Lester, who continually finds more and more creative ways to get rid of them.
- Baa Baa Black Sheep by Jane Cabrera
A young girl asks a sheep again to use some of her wool, only to discover that she sheep herself now has nothing to keep her warm.