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Caldecott Honor Book
ISBN: 978037446862032 Pages, Ages 4-7
Snow is a 1998 New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year and a 1999 Caldecott Honor Book.
"It's snowing, said boy with dog.
"It's only a snowflake," said grandfather with beard.
No one thinks one or two snowflakes will amount to anything. Not the man with the hat or the lady with the umbrella. Not even the television or the radio forecasters. But one boy and his dog have faith that the snow will amount to something spectacular, and when flakes start to swirl down on the city, they are also the only ones who know how to truly enjoy it.
Uri Shulevitz' playful depiction of a snowy day and the transformation of a city is perfectly captured in simple, poetic text and lively watercolor and pen-and-ink illustrations.
School Library Journal Best Books of the Year, Publishers Weekly Best Books of the Year, Publishers Weekly Best Children's Books of the Year, BCCB Blue Ribbon Award, NYT Outstanding Books of the Year, ALA Notable Children's Books, School Library Best Books of the Year, Booklist Editors' Choice, New York Times Outstanding Books of the Year, Golden Kite Award, Charlotte Zolotow Award (Univ. of WI), American Library Association Notable Children's Books, Charlotte Zolotow Award (University of Wisconsin), Golden Kite Award Winner, Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books Blue Ribbon Award, Caldecott Honor Book
Praise for Snow
“Pure enchantment from start to finish. Shulevitz uses text as spare as a December landscape to cast a spell of winter magic [and] works a bit of visual alchemy as the tale progresses.” —Starred, Publishers Weekly
“Outstanding . . . filled with humorous touches . . . Youngsters will joyfully join the boy in his winter-welcoming dance.” —Starred, School Library Journal