The Happy Day

Paperback | January 15, 1989

byRuth Krauss

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Snow is falling. All the animals are fast asleep in their animal homes. They awake. They open their eyes. They sniff. They run. What will they find?

1950 Caldecott Honor Book

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Snow is falling. All the animals are fast asleep in their animal homes. Slowly they awake. They open their eyes and sniff. They run. And in the middle of the forest they find a bright yellow flower growing in the snow--and they dance and laugh with joy at this first sign of spring.

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Snow is falling. All the animals are fast asleep in their animal homes. They awake. They open their eyes. They sniff. They run. What will they find? 1950 Caldecott Honor Book

Ruth Krauss, a member of the experimental Writer’s Laboratory at the Bank Street School in New York City in the 1940s, imaginatively used humor and invented words to create some of the very first books for children that highlighted a child’s inner life. She collaborated with some of the greatest illustrators in children’s literature, i...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:36 pages, 11.75 × 8.81 × 0.68 inPublished:January 15, 1989Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064431916

ISBN - 13:9780064431910

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Snow is falling. All the animals are fast asleep in their animal homes. Slowly they awake. They open their eyes and sniff. They run. And in the middle of the forest they find a bright yellow flower growing in the snow--and they dance and laugh with joy at this first sign of spring.

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"A lovely book, with enchanting pictures." (The Kirkus Reviews)