When The Snow Falls by Linda Booth SweeneyWhen The Snow Falls by Linda Booth Sweeney

When The Snow Falls

byLinda Booth SweeneyIllustratorJana Christy

Hardcover | October 10, 2017

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A snow-day journey with Grandma highlights all of the beauty, magic, and fun of winter.

With sparkling flakes calling from outside, this sister and brother bundle up for an outdoor adventure with Grandma. In the hushed woods, they see and hear wildlife thriving under a new blanket of snow.  In the bustle of town, they help their grateful Grandpa dig out. Then, it’s time to get sledding!

Snowy scenes capture the beauty of freshly fallen snow, and the lyrical verse delights in the magic of playing in the snow and the warm comfort of family.
Linda Booth Sweeney wrote this book after the super-snowy winter of 2015. Linda is the author of When the Wind Blows, and three nonfiction books: The Systems Thinking Playbook, When a Butterfly Sneezes, and Connected Wisdom. Linda lives near Boston with her husband, three children, Rugby the dog, Boo the parakeet, Cinnamon Bun the rabb...
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Title:When The Snow FallsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 10.5 × 9.31 × 0.33 inPublished:October 10, 2017Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0399547207

ISBN - 13:9780399547201

Reviews

Rated 3 out of 5 by from What is Winter? Loved this book for the study of seasons. It touches on hibernation, transportation and winter recreation. Simple rhyming text is great for beginner readers and as a read aloud. Soft illustrations really bring the feel of the snowy scenes to life.
Date published: 2017-11-30

Editorial Reviews

"Two-word sentences . . . tell this seasonal story with a cadence that captures both the captivating beauty of a glistening wood and the snowy dunes of a blanketed city street . . . . This mixed-race happy family's enjoyment of all the fun and exertion a snowstorm bring spills from each . . . spread . . . . A heartwarming adventure rolls along in a delightful rhythmic verse."—Kirkus Reviews"An ode to winter that hums with a zingy, excited energy . . . . Icy pale blues and purples contrast with brightly colored winter wear and the children's warm brown skin . . . . A joyful winter readaloud with an infectious enthusism for everything that the season brings."—Publishers Weekly"Three generations of a fun-loving family take advantage of an unexpected snow day to frolic from country to city . . . Christy's . . . illustrations bounce with playful motion . . . Country and city kids alike will relate to this joyful romp celebrating family, snow, community, and the wonders of nature."—School Library Journal