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Snowball

3.24  ·  Rating Details ·  33 Ratings  ·  9 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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Garren
Dec 02, 2016 Garren rated it liked it
Crews takes wonderful bits of life photos of black kids!
Eva Kelly
Jan 13, 2016 Eva Kelly rated it liked it
Well, one BIG plus about this one is that it's all pictures. I keep telling Mama SHE needs to write a book like this, where it's all pictures. She's a photographer, right?
And the biggest plus is, it's about SNOW!!!!!!
And I can get how these kids just want it to SNOW ALREADY!!!
But you know what? I'm in homeschool and I want it to snow. I can't imagine sitting in a REAL school waiting for it to start snowing. Because if I'm at home and it starts snowing, you guys say "Come on! Let's go out in the
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David
Jul 07, 2011 David rated it liked it
Shelves: picturebooks
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
Dec 21, 2009 Rakisha rated it it was amazing
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.
Shavonne
Jul 01, 2015 Shavonne rated it did not like it
I understand it is from a child's POV, but it is missing something. I had my boys tell me about the pictures and they came up with more than what the author did.
Jessi
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Dec 28, 2013
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.
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Shelves: grades-prek-k
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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