14 Snowy Ski Books for Kids

14 Snowy Ski Books for Kids


Learning to Ski with Mr. Magee

You will feel like you are on the ski slopes with Mr. Magee and his trusty dog, Dee. The vibrant illustration bring this action-packed snowy adventure to life. Author/illustrator Chris Van Dusen brings us this highly entertaining, perfectly rhyming, jaunt down the slopes with a few obstacles that get in the way.

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 Read Kids' Books About Skiing Before Hitting the Slopes

It can be easily argued that it's easier to learn to ski as a child than as an adult. But that's not to say that all kids will easily acquire the skills they need to get down the hill safely. There are sure to be lots of tumbles, mishaps, and perhaps even some tears. Getting a child ready to ski involves both physical and mental preparation. Reading picture books about skiing to you kids will show them a wide variety of experiences in the snow. These best ski books are packed with humor and  adventure. And, most importantly, they share life lessons about picking yourself up after falling...again and again!




Best Children's Books about Skiing 

Getting ready to take your kids on a ski trip? Grab a few of these kids skiing books to give them a sneak peak at the adventure that awaits. Whether you have a first time skier or an experienced athlete on the slopes, these picture books will certainly get them excited about their next run.  



Bunny Slopes

A super fun, interactive book about skiing for toddlers. Shake, tilt, and turn the book for a virtual ski reading experience. Little kids will love helping bunny overcome all the obstacles he encounters as he's zipping down the slopes like a master.




Squirrels on Skis

A pesky group of squirrels somehow have secured skis and are wreaking havoc on the slopes. Everyone from new reports to pest control workers are trying to get to the bottom of this utterly strange and disruptive event. Lots of humor and fun illustrations fill the pages of this ski book for beginner readers.




Spy Ski School

Thirteen year old Ben does not thrive in the spy school classroom, but he has a knack for surviving the most impossible situations brought upon him by his enemies. A best-selling chapter book, part of the Spy School series, that brings page-turning action to the ski slopes.




Teach Your Giraffe to Ski

A giraffe, whose center of gravity is not ideal for skiing, is determined to tackle the most difficult slopes a mountain has to offer. You (the reader) are encouraged to join him...and hopefully save this spotty fellow from getting hurt. This silly book is at once hilarious and exhausting!




Ollie's Ski Trip

A simply magical picture book about a little boy who is receives his first pair of skis. His adventure isn't a typical ski story. He heads off into the woods, encounters Jack Frost, and is whisked away to King Winter's palace. There he meets a group of children with whom he skis, skates and enjoys a mystical winter wonderland.



On My Skis

A sweet ski book for toddlers set in Vancouver. A little tyke is learning to ski for the first time in the beautiful snowy mountains. Picturesque, whimsical story that will capture the attention of young children for many readings. 




The Little Rippers

This short chapter book about skiing packs a lot of action and adventure in its pages. A brother and sister are enrolled in a ski school, called The Little Rippers. As novice skiers, they are a bit anxious about whether they can keep up with the rest of the kids in the group. A few wrong turns and a mind-boggling mystery will have readers on edge. Themes of friendship and overcoming obstacles are woven throughout this recommended book.




Little Critter Club: Marion and the Girls' Getaway

This adorable book for early readers features cute illustrations on every page! Marion has planned the perfect girls' weekend for all of her friends. It includes skiing, spa treatments, and lots of hot chocolate. An unexpected guest, a cute snow bunny, adds some extra excitement to their trip. 




Ski Tips for Kids

A funny, cartoonish, how-to-ski guide for kids learning to ski and parents trying to teach them. Lots of material is covered, from choosing the right equipment to tricks on the slopes, in this comprehensive guide for beginners. The illustrations alone are worth buying this children's book about skiing.




Curious George in the Snow

Temperatures are dropping so George and the man with the yellow hat head to the slopes. There is an exciting downhill ski competition happening. The curious monkey even decides to test run some equipment and enjoys the thrill of speeding down the mountain. When it's time to take a break to warm up, George has a hard time staying in one place for very long. So, as things usually go, he gets into a little bit of trouble and may have just created a brand new winter sport event along the way!



Just a Snowy Vacation

Join Littler Critter and his family as they head off for an action-packed vacation. They go ice-skating, skiing, and enjoy the outdoor winter wonderland. Unfortunately, Dad takes a spill and injures his leg. Always willing to lend a helping hand, Little Critter comes to the rescue. Like all the books in this series, the charming pictures include so much detail that kids will discover something new with each reading.




Peg + Cat: The Penguin Problem

 What happens at the winter games when a group of penguins cannot follow directions? Peg and Cat spot a catastrophe in the making when these birds race down the slopes. Like most ski competitions, there are lots of hurdles that require them to navigate. But this is a problem when they don't know how to read the signs! A fun, fast-paced story that will elicit lots of giggles.




Claude on the Slopes

A short and quirky chapter book about a sneaky dog named Claude and his best friend, a sock puppet Sir Bobblysock. When Claude's owners head out for the day, Claude and his buddy head out for a fun day on the slopes. The fun-filled day is almost ruined when an avalanche occurs, but forunately quick-thinking Claude saves the day. Fun illustrations keep new readers engaged in this silly ski story. 


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Children's Ski Books: A Winter Wonderland

Learning to ski is a privilege that many lucky kids get to experience. Flying carefree down a steep mountain is a magical feeling. Crisp air,  powdery snow, and a beautiful silence except for the sound of skis cutting through the snow. If you are planning a trip with your children, snuggle up, grab some hot cocoa, and read some of these ski books to get them excited for their big adventure. 

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