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The Snowy Day

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 87,073 Ratings and 3,292 Reviews

Book Description

The Snowy Day, a 1963 Caldecott Medal winner, is the simple tale of a boy waking up to discover that snow has fallen during the night. Keats's illustrations, using cut-outs, watercolors, and collage, are strikingly beautiful in their understated color and composition. The tranquil story mirrors the calm presence of the paintings, and both exude the silence of a freshly snow-covered landsca... More

Book Information
PublisherPuffin Books
BindingPaperback (56 editions)
Reading LevelBaby to Pre-K
# of Pages40
Publication Date10/28/1976
The Creators
About Ezra Jack Keats (Author) : Ezra Jack Keats is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Ezra Jack Keats include Pet Show, Apt. #3 (Unabridged), Goggles! (Unabridged).
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12/14/2011 Alyssa Rixe

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3/9/2011 arischa conner said: Great book!

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11/14/2010 Rhonda B tagged as: I recommend

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11/16/2009 jacklyn curb said:
Summary: A little boy, Peter, explores outside when a blanket of snow covers his neighborhood. It is a very sweet and simple story of a typical, well-behaved, little boy having a great day outside in the snow. The plot was hard for me to identify because there was not a problem or climax, and he te... more

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8/25/2009 vanessa newton tagged as: Inspired me

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9/21/2008 Cari H. tagged as: I read

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7/30/2008 Kyle M Stone tagged as: Inspired me

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3/5/2008 Terry Doherty said: "It's the same
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2/26/2008 Ryan Loghry said: One of my favorite books as a child, and as an adult.
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10/31/2007 Amy Guglielmo said: My absolute favorite!
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8/31/2007 Amy Moreno tagged as: I Read

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