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Prepare for Winter with These Cozy Reading Recommendations

Winter is coming, and that means it’s time to have those cozy reading recommendations ready! While everyone has their favorites, here are a few titles Darien Children’s Library will be sharing this season:

The Snow Day by Komako Sakai

The Snow Day by Komako Sakai

​A young rabbit wakes to the news of a snow day! But the snow just keeps falling, which means no playing outside – and no flight home for daddy. A quiet, gently-paced story perfect for bedtime or snowy days indoors.

Shelter by Céline ClaireShelter by Celine Claire

​Two strangers seeking shelter from a winter storm arrive in a forest populated with animal families. But will any of them be willing to open their hearts and homes?

Chicken in Mittens by Adam LehrhauptChicken in Mittens by Adam Lehrhaupt

​Join Zoey the chicken and Sam the pig on a daring winter adventure to the North Pole!

The Poet’s Dog by Patricia MacLachlanThe Poet’s Dog by Patricia MacLachlan

​When Teddy the dog finds two children trapped in a snowstorm, he offers them sanctuary in the cabin he used to share with his owner. Can this unlikely trio help each other find the things they’ve lost?

Extreme Babymouse by Jennifer and Matthew HolmExtreme Babymouse by Jennifer L. Holm

​Will Babymouse have an extreme – or extremely lame – winter? Find out as Babymouse hits the slopes in the 17thinstallment of this award-winning graphic novel series.

East by Edith PattouEast by Edith Pattou

​Rose longs for adventure, so when an enormous white bear makes her family a mysterious offer, she accepts. But she soon makes a devastating mistake and is forced to choose between fleeing to the safety of her old life or going on a dangerous quest to right her wrong. A retelling of a Norwegian fairytale, “East of the Sun and West of the Moon.”

​Looking for more chilly-day reading recs? Check out these lists:

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