Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Winter Wren” as Want to Read:
The Winter Wren
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

The Winter Wren

3.89 of 5 stars 3.89  ·  rating details  ·  19 ratings  ·  4 reviews
When his village suffers from a hard winter, Simon, whose mother laughs at his foolishness, goes in search of spring.
Paperback
Published October 1st 1988 by Farrar Straus Giroux (first published September 1st 1984)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Winter Wren, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Winter Wren

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 30)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Sharon
We got this book from the library and we love it. It's a myth about how a boy sneaks around Winter's farm to find and wake up a captive Spring.
Lyndsay
A delightful take on Winter and Spring. I loved the illustrations and the story. It had the feel of a folk tale, which I love.
Melanie
Beautiful picture book about the change from winter to spring!
Nicole
A charming tale of old man winter getting bested by children searching for princess spring
小青 廖
小青 廖 marked it as to-read
May 17, 2014
Nancy April
Nancy April is currently reading it
Feb 24, 2014
Amy
Amy added it
Feb 20, 2014
Carli
Carli added it
Apr 30, 2013
Miles
Miles added it
Mar 15, 2011
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
58006
Brock Cole was born a year before the Second World War in a small town in Michigan. Because of his father's work, his family moved frequently, but he never regarded these relocations as a hardship.

"I thought of myself as something of an explorer, even though my explorations never took me very far. I had a deep and intimate acquaintance with woodlots, creeks, lakes, back streets, and alleys all ove
...more
More about Brock Cole...
The Goats The Money We'll Save The Facts Speak for Themselves Celine Good Enough To Eat

Share This Book