Introduce young nature lovers to the furry and feathered friends of the winter woods with this new board book designed for the very young.

Thick and nearly indestructible pages adorned with beautiful photographs feature a delightful story written especially for toddlers.

Join the infamous Stranger from Carl R. Sams II and Jean Stoick’s New York Times #1 best-seller Stranger in the Woods as he returns to say, “Hello!” to his winter friends.

Purchase the book and nature images from it at, the wildlife photography site for Carl R. Sams II and Jean Stoick.

Read more about Winter Friends' companion book, Stranger in the Woods, the photographic fantasy which inspired it at

Part of the In the Woods Series, Stranger in the Woods has won national and international honors including the Ben Franklin Award. It also spawned the creation of an award winning video and soundtrack.
Click to Visit the Stranger in the Woods Web Site!
Chickadee-dee-dees, deer, tufted titmice, a bright red cardinal, and an assortment of black, grey and fox squirrels all come to visit and feast on the nuts and seeds the stranger shares.

Winter Friends presents parents and grandparents with a great way to teach young children to appreciate nature and the beauty of the winter season!

$7.95 board book
14 color pages
ISBN# 0-9671748-5-6

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