The Snowy Day

The Snowy Day

Book - 2011
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Celebrate a major anniversary of a true classic!

In 1962, a little boy named Peter put on his snowsuit and stepped out of his house and into the hearts of millions of readers. The Snowy Day transformed children's literature with its pioneering portrayal of an African-American child and the charming story and artwork that won it the Caldecott Medal. Fifty years later, Viking proudly celebrates Peter's adventure in this very special edition. Featuring eight pages of bonus material and a festive cover, this oversized edition of Keats's beloved book is a must-have.
Publisher: New York : Viking Childrens Books, c2011.
Edition: 50th anniversary special ed.
ISBN: 9780670012701
Branch Call Number: Z KEA
Characteristics: [39] p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.


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Jan 20, 2018

A classic. I've never had a group of students that didn't want to hear it twice.

Apr 18, 2017

A Caldecott Medal Winner.

AL_CATHERINER Dec 20, 2016

There's nothing like the magic of waking up to a new snowfall! The brightly colored, clear, vintage illustrations show little boy Peter's neighborhood covered in snow. Preschoolers will identify with Peter's playful explorations outside: making snow angels, funny footprints, snowballs and so on! Lots of fun.

AuntieS12 Mar 17, 2016

A wonderful story!

vpl_childrens Dec 15, 2015

Is there anything better than Peter waking up and finding a world of snowy white outside his window? A lovely story of a child’s look at a new world of snow, and his wish to capture and keep it forever.

Nov 20, 2014

My two year old loved this book. It is short, sweet, and I love the vintage style illustrations. It's a great book to read to your children to get them into the Holiday season!

Feb 16, 2014

We loved this book. Who can't relate to wet socks on a snowy day and exploring all the fun things a snowy day has to offer?

Oct 04, 2012

Beautiful book that evokes the wonders of the big snowy world from a child's point of view.

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