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Keats, Ezra Jack.
THE SNOWY DAY
New York : Viking Press, 1962
IL K-3, RL 3.0
ISBN 0670654000
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Peter is a little boy who wakes up to find that it had snowed.  He spends the day exploring the snow.  He walks in different ways to make different kinds of footprints.  He makes a snowman and snow angel and pretends heís a mountain climber.  He tells his mother about his adventures and falls asleep dreaming the snow had melted.  When he awakes he sees new snow falling and takes a friend to explore the snow again.

The book is a good example of a child using his imagination.  The collage type illustrations are simple and childlike and this type of art could easily be implemented with young children.  Itís a good beginning reader.  It of course makes a wonderful winter reader.  The children could make their own winter collages.  (Patty Shingleton, Hazard, KY)

SUBJECTS:     Snow -- Fiction.
                        Cities and towns -- Fiction.
                        Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction.

 
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