Friday, August 16, 2013
Let it snow
s it any wonder why in the dog days of August my thoughts turn to cooler weather. Here are some stories to cool you off and maybe gets kids excited about the seasons to come.
PIP AND POSY: THE SNOWY DAY by Axel Scheffler. Nosy Crow, 2013. Join series characters Pip and Posy as they work through an argument about their snow sculpture.
WHEN CHARLEY MET GRAMPA by Amy Hest with illustrations by Helen Oxenbury. Candlewick Press. Charley and Grampa both have to battle snow fall when Charley goes to the train station to meet Grampa.
BIG SNOW by Jonathan Bean. FSG, 2013. David is excited about the prospect of a BIG snow. Mom tries to distract him.
WHEN IT SNOWS by Richard Collingridge. Feiwel and Friends, 2013. Anything can happen when it snows, even magic.
OONE-DOG SLEIGH by Mary Casanova with illustrations by Ard Hoyt. FSG, 2013. Rhtmic rhming text and a sleigh pulled by a ariety of animals.