Picture Books ~ Mittens


Brett, Jan
The Mitten: A Ukrainian Folktale
JUV 398.2.B756m

Several animals sleep snugly in Nicki's lost mitten until the bear sneezes. 1989.


Galdone, Paul
Three Little Kittens
JUV 398.4.T4134t

Three little kittens lose, find, soil, and wash their mittens. 1986.


Abisch, Roz
The Shoe for Your Left Foot Won't Fit on Your Right
JUV 398.8.A149s

Through the use of different colored mittens, a child learns to distinguish between left and right. 1970.


Christiansen, Candace
The Mitten Tree
JUV 398.8.C4635m

Old Sarah knits mittens for all the children waiting for the school bus and hangs them on the blue spruce tree at the bus stop. 1997.


Elliott, David
Knitty Kitty
JUV 398.8.E4657k

Knitty Kitty is knitting a scarf, a hat, and some mittens for her kittens, but when night falls and the snow comes down, the kittens request a blanket to keep them warm Knitty Kitty has a better idea. 2008.


George, Kristine O'Connell
One Mitten
JUV ME COLL 398.8.G2933o

One mitten can do many things, but when the second mitten is found, it is time to go outside and have fun. 2004.


Kay, Helen
One Mitten Lewis
JUV 398.8.G567o

Lewis is always losing a mitten, his mother finally makes a box for the single mittens. 1955.


Greenstein, Elaine
One Little Lamb
JUV 398.8.G8543o

Describes how a lamb's coat is made into yarn, which is made into mittens worn by a little girl when she visits the lamb on the farm. 2004.


Hest, Amy
Gabby Growing Up
JUV 398.8.H469ga

Gabby has knitted mittens to give her grandfather for his birthday, and on their way to meet him, Gabby gets a new haircut and her mother gets a surprise. 1998.


Johnston, Tony
Five Little Foxes and the Snow
JUV 398.8.J648f

Grandmother won't allow the five little foxes to go out in the snow until she finishes their Christmas mittens. 1977.


Kellogg, Steven
The Missing Mitten Mystery
JUV 398.8.K294my

Annie searches the neighborhood for her red mitten, the fifth she's lost this winter. 2000.


Madokoro, Hisako
Buster's First Snow
JUV 398.8.M266b

Puppy friends Buster and Snapper find a lost mitten in the snow and track down its owner. 1991.


Murphy, Stuart
Missing Mittens
JUV 398.8.M957m

As a farmer tries to find the correct number of mittens for his various farmyard animals, the reader is introduced to odd and even numbers. 2001.


Niimi, Nankichi
Buying Mittens
JUV 398.8.N5797b

A young fox has his first experience with snow and with humans all in the same day. 1999.


Plourde, Lynn
A Mountain of Mittens
JUV ME COLL 398.8.P7255mm

Molly's parents try various methods to help her remember her mittens but nothing seems to work. 2007.


Recorvits, Helen
Yoon and the Christmas Mitten
JUV 398.8.R2454y

Yoon, a Korean American, is excited to hear about Santa Claus and Christmas at her school, but her family tells her that such things are not part of their Korean tradition. 2006.


Rogers, Jean
Runaway Mittens
JUV 398.8.R6324r

Pica's mittens are always turning up in strange places, but when he finds them keeping the newborn puppies warm in their box, he decides to leave them where they are until spring. 1988.


Stoeke, Janet Morgan
A Hat for Minerva Louise
JUV 398.8.S871h

Minerva Louise, a snow-loving chicken, mistakes a pair of mittens for two hats to keep both ends warm. 1994.