A Dot in the Snow by Corrinne AverissA Dot in the Snow by Corrinne Averiss

A Dot in the Snow

byCorrinne Averiss

Paperback | January 7, 2018

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A little polar bear, Miki, wanders away while his mother is diving for fish. He sees a dot in the snow and rushes towards it. Readers discover that the dot is a little girl. But Miki has never seen a human before and the little girl has never seen a polar bear. They discover more about eachother as they play in the snow but then the perils of the polar landscape impel Miki to take the little girl home before undertaking the long journey to find his own mother. Although one is a polar bear and one is a little girl, Miki and Dot share a common experience: they are both separated from their mothers when they meet. Their bond of friendship gives them the strength to support each other during the course of a day that will last with them both forever. This is amoving and poignant story set in a changing and challenging polar landscape, perfect for the Christmas season. It wraps up important themes about empathy, kindness, and courage. The story is both simply told and affecting. The gorgeous snowscapes, full of real atmosphere, are created withprintmaking techniques by debut illustrator Fiona Woodcock.
Corrinne Averiss was five years old on the snowy day her mum wrapped her in a blanket and towed her home from school on a sledge. Happy memories of a storm weathered with love. Corrinne studied English Literature at the University of St Andrews, she is a writer and children's TV producer who lives in Manchester with her husband and Alb...
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Title:A Dot in the SnowFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.06 × 10.63 × 0.68 inPublished:January 7, 2018Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0192744275

ISBN - 13:9780192744272

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"Breathtakingly lovely. I adored this book." --Cerrie Burnell