From renown picture book author Denise Fleming, 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!
Ohio Choose to Read Program
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-
In the Press
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