The Snowy Day

The Snowy Day

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Ages 2-5
Board Picturebooks
Board Books
ISBN 13: 978-0-67-086733-2
28 Pages
Dimensions: 5.8L x 0.5W x 5.3H inches
Weight (lbs): 0.8
English Language
Illustrator: Ezra Jack Keats
Publisher: Penguin
Subject & Theme: adventure
Genre: fiction
Skills: Board Books
Awards: Caldecott Medal

Summary

The Snowy Day, a 1963 Caldecott Medal winner, is the simple tale of a boy waking up to discover that snow has fallen during the night. Keats's illustrations, using cut-outs, watercolors, and collage, are strikingly beautiful in their understated color and composition. The tranquil story mirrors the calm presence of the paintings, and both exude the silence of a freshly snow-covered landscape. The little boy celebrates the snow-draped city with a day of humble adventures--experimenting with footprints, knocking snow from a tree, creating snow angels, and trying to save a snowball for the next day.

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