The Snowy Day

The Snowy Day

Book - 1962
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A young boy experiences the magic of a first snowfall.
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 1962.
ISBN: 9780670654000
Branch Call Number: JP Keats cp 33164003341968 jf 24.00 jp 205825 cpy 1 aurora
JP Keats
Characteristics: 32 p. : col. ill. ; 21 x 24 cm.


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Jul 28, 2018

This book is really interesting and amusing. Peter had many joyful experiences outside! One thing that Peter did that kids love is making snow angels, footprints, and snowballs and more. I would definitely recommend this book for the age group of 3 to 8. It is a very childish and joyful book which makes it fun. This book makes me feel very happy and cheerful! The illustrations are very nice and neat. You should definitely check out this book for your younger sibling, your kid or anyone in the age group listed above. I love everything about this book, read it as soon as possible!! Rating 4/5
- @Bookworm5755 of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

Jan 20, 2018

A classic. I've never had a group of students that didn't want to hear it twice.

ArapahoeCatherineR Dec 20, 2016

There's nothing like the magic of waking up to a new snowfall! The brightly colored, clear, vintage illustrations show little boy Peter's neighborhood covered in snow. Preschoolers will identify with Peter's playful explorations outside: making snow angels, funny footprints, snowballs and so on! Lots of fun.

AuntieS12 Mar 17, 2016

A wonderful story!

vpl_childrens Dec 15, 2015

Is there anything better than Peter waking up and finding a world of snowy white outside his window? A lovely story of a child’s look at a new world of snow, and his wish to capture and keep it forever.

Nov 20, 2014

My two year old loved this book. It is short, sweet, and I love the vintage style illustrations. It's a great book to read to your children to get them into the Holiday season!

Feb 16, 2014

We loved this book. Who can't relate to wet socks on a snowy day and exploring all the fun things a snowy day has to offer?

Oct 04, 2012

Beautiful book that evokes the wonders of the big snowy world from a child's point of view.

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Mar 06, 2017

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red_butterfly_4135 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 3 and 8

Oct 04, 2012

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