The Snowy Day
The Snowy Day
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The Snowy Day

Written by Ezra Jack Keats
Part of the Peter Book Series
Published by Viking Books For Young Readers
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Winner of the 1963 Caldecott Medal! No book has captured the magic and sense of possibility of the first snowfall better than The Snow Day. Universal in its appeal, the story has become a favorite of millions, as it reveals a child’s wonder at a new world, and the hope of capturing and keeping that wonder forever. The adventures of a little boy int eh city on a very snowy day. “Keats’s sparse collage illustrations capture the wonder and beauty a snowy day can bring to a small child.”–Barnes & Noble “Ezra Jack Keats’s classic The Snowy Day, winner of the 1963 Caldecott Medal, pays homage to the wonder and pure pleasure a child experiences when the world is blanketed in snow.”–Publisher’s Weekly “The book is notable not only for its lovely artwork and tone, but also for its importance as a trailblazer. According to Horn Book magazine, The Snowy Day was ‘the very first full-color picture book to feature a small black hero’–yet another reason to add this classic to your shelves. It’s as unique and special as a snowflake.”–Amazon.com

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Book Details

ISBN
9780670867332
Publication Date
January 1, 1996
Page Count
16
Audience
Board
Reading Age
0 - 3 years
Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
96151342
WorldCat Number (OCLC)
33937669
ASIN/ISBN 10
0670867330
Lexile® Level
500L
Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
~N
Est. ATOS® Book Level
~3.3
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