by Uri Shulevitz
Reviewed January 8, 2002.
Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1998. 32 pages. A Caldecott Honor
Book. Available at Sembach Library (E SHU).
This is the perfect time of year for this book. A little boy in
what looks to be a Russian market square sees a snowflake. The adults
around him, the radio and the television all say it won’t snow. They
are wrong. The first snowflake is followed by another. Soon
the snow piles up on the buildings. Eventually, characters from the
storefront of Mother Goose Books come out and dance with the boy in the
piles of snow. Great fun.
Copyright © 2003 Sondra Eklund. All
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