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3.3 of 5 stars 3.30  ·  rating details  ·  23 ratings  ·  6 reviews
The weather report says "Snow." Yet there is no sign of it on Monday, or on Tuesday or Wednesday or Thursday. But oh, when it comes, it is as thick and white and wonderful (and perfect for snowballs) as the exuberant young narrator dreamed. Young fans who already love Nina Crews's striking photo-collage picture books will revel in this winter wonderland. Zip up your jacket ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published October 31st 1997 by Greenwillow Books
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David
Snowball by Nina Crews shows Prospect Park Pre-schoolers in photgraphs as a class waits for a predicted snowfall that takes days to arrive.

The story is child centered, focusing on the child's point of view regarding the snowfall and the snowballs they make. The photo-collage picture book will appeal to young children.

For ages 2 to 5, snow, preschool, phonics, winter themes, and fans of Nina Crews.
Rakisha
Tana Hoban and Nina Crews make some of my favorite children's books using photography. Just something about them perfectly captures Brooklyn (NYC) life from a child's point of view. I always feel like I'm 6 years-old when I gaze at the pictures in their books. I love seeing myself reflected back in a familiar scenairo.
Ashleigh Cartmill
Eh, it was alright. I didn't really care for the art medium, but that's more about personal taste
Nancy
used this with the infant/toddler class--they seemed to like it. Nice photographs.
Colleen
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Haim
A nice photo-collage illustration.
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Nina Crews is a well known author and an illustrator children's books. She currently lives in Brooklyn, NY.
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