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Macmillan Children's Book

Carl's Snowy Afternoon

Carl

Author: Alexandra Day; Illustrated by the author

Carl's Snowy Afternoon

Carl's Snowy Afternoon

$13.99

About This Book

When Madeleine's parents go to the Pond Party, they leave Carl and the baby at home for a cozy winter afternoon with a babysitter. But Carl and Madeleine have plans of their own— they want to play...

Page Count
32
On Sale
11/10/2009

Book Details

When Madeleine's parents go to the Pond Party, they leave Carl and the baby at home for a cozy winter afternoon with a babysitter. But Carl and Madeleine have plans of their own— they want to play in the snow! After getting all bundled up, they sneak off to go sledding, build a snowman, and even make an appearance at the party and try sliding on the ice at the pond. Of course, resourceful Carl gets the baby home before her parents return—and the babysitter is never the wiser.

Everyone's favorite Rottweiler appears here in a wintertime romp.

Imprint Publisher

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

ISBN

9780374310868

In The News

“The ageless Rottweiler Carl and toddler Madeleine are up to their usual tricks in a mischievous winter adventure, the 12th book in a series. Thanks to Madeleine's innocently oblivious parents and TV-fixated babysitter, Carl and Madeleine spend an unsupervised day making a snowman, sledding, exploring a frozen pond and liberating a few hot dogs. It's all told through Alexandra Day's lush paintings and just a few words.” —USA Today

“A decidedly warm adventure.” —Publishers Weekly

“Day's signature paintings invite children into a cheerful, bucolic, snowy setting.” —Booklist

About the Creators

Carl's Snowy Afternoon

Carl's Snowy Afternoon

$13.99