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Over and Under the Snow

Written by Kate Messner & illustrated by Christopher Silas Neal
Published by Chronicle Books
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Over the snow, the world is hushed and white, but under the snow is a secret world of squirrels and snowshoe hares, bears and bullfrogs, and many others who live outside in the woods during the winter.

What Kind of Book is Over and Under the Snow

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Readerly Mom
Bay Area mother of two, world traveler, book lover, picky reader
5.5 / 7.0

Beautifully, lyrical, and informative. This book is interesting and engaging, and makes a non-fiction topic (ecology, biology) engaging enough to feel like fiction. It’s a great way to help kids think about the world around them!

The Book Snob Mom
Mom of boys. Lover of Harry Potter, Jane Austen and believes one can never own too many children's books!
4.75 / 7.0

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Who Wrote Over and Under the Snow

Kate Messner

Kate Messner is the award-winning author of Over and Under the Snow, Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt, Over and Under the Pond, Tree of Wonder, and How to Read a Story, as well as more than a dozen other books for young readers. Kate lives on Lake Champlain in New York

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Who Illustrated Over and Under the Snow

Christopher Silas Neal

Christopher Silas Neal is an award-winning author and illustrator of picture books including Over and Under the Snow with author Kate Messner, which was praised for its “stunning retro-style illustrations” (New York Times) along with Over and Under The Pond and Up In the Garden and Down in The Dirt. Neal’s author debut titled “Everyone” was praised by Publisher’s Weekly as “simple, honest, lyrical”. His board book series (Animals Colors, Animal Shapes) received starred reviews from Publisher’s Weekly and Kirkus. He creates book jackets, art for magazines and posters. He speaks about his books, the art making process, and his career at schools, conferences, libraries and book festivals across the country. He lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

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