The First Day of Winter

Denise Fleming; illustrations by Denise Fleming

Henry Holt and Co.

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A cozy, cumulative book to warm a cold winter day

Alive with swirling snow and lots of outdoor fun, the first ten days of winter bring special gifts for a special friend. This cumulative tale will have children chanting along as they discover all the trimmings needed for the most perfect snowman ever!

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Praise for The First Day of Winter

“Fleming’s pulp paintings are a celebration of shape, color, and texture.” —The Horn Book

“Fleming brings a cheerful childlike tone to her text, along with abundant touches of humor and tenderness.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review


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Kirkus | THE FIRST DAY OF WINTER by Denise Fleming, Denise Fleming
Fleming creatively employs the structure of "The Twelve Days of Christmas" to create a cumulative tale about the decorations for a snowman, beginning with the addition of a "red cap with a gold snap" on the first day of winter.
- Kirkus Reviews


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Denise Fleming; illustrations by Denise Fleming

Denise Fleming has written and illustrated many children’s books, including In the Tall, Tall Grass, Shout! Shout It Out!, and Sleepy, Oh So Sleepy. She won a Caldecott Honor for In the Small, Small Pond. Denise published her first painting in the third grade, when she started taking classes at the Toledo Museum of Art and one of her paintings was chosen to be the cover of a teacher’s magazine. She now works primarily with paper, by pouring colored paper pulp through hand-cut stencils. She lives in Toledo, Ohio.

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The First Day of Winter
Denise Fleming; illustrations by Denise Fleming

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Hardcover

Hardcover
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Henry Holt and Co.
October 2005
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780805073843
ISBN10: 0805073841
Picture Book
10 x 10 inches, 32 pages, Full-color illustrations throughout
Age Range: 3 to 6
Grade Range: p to 1 Information for Librarians

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F&P Level A-Z: I
AR Quiz Number: 115302
AR Book Level: 4.4
AR Points: 9

$17.99

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
Square Fish
October 2012
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312371388
ISBN10: 0312371381
Picture Book
10 x 10 inches, 32 pages, Full-color illustrations
Age Range: 3 to 6
Grade Range: p to 1 Information for Librarians

Information for Librarians


F&P Level A-Z: I

$6.99
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