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Snow Happy!

3.47 of 5 stars 3.47  ·  rating details  ·  79 ratings  ·  20 reviews
Waking up to a snow-covered world, children dash outdoors:

“We’re silly-willy laughy, feeling slightly daffy, leaping through the snow—
Snow Happy!”

Follow along as they playfully romp through the freshly-fallen snow: sledding, shoveling, making snow angels, and throwing snowballs. Even the woodland animals are taking part in the winter fun!

At the end of a satisfying day, t
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Hardcover, 32 pages
Published October 12th 2010 by Tricycle Press
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Ina
All of the joy of a snow day are captured in lively rhyming text and soft, brightly colored illustrations. Waking up to snow, the kids in the story are "silly-willy laugh, feeling slightly daffy" as they leap and run through the snow. It didn't take long for my audience to join in the repeated chorus of "snow happy!" and engage in counting kids, spotting animals in the illustrations, and counting snow angels. Fun read-aloud.
Ashley
A fun jaunt for those who love to adventure in the snow, Snow Happy is all about the different activities you can do in the snow. And most importantly, just how happy those simple things can make you!
Marathon County Public Library MCPL

Winter for some can be difficult and frustrating, but for some it may be the best season of the year. Patricia Hubbel's "Snow Happy" features rhyming text shares some of the joys of the winter season. All the winter activities described in the book make winter sound exciting and fun. All of those special things that you can do such as snowball fights, making snowmen and drinking a lot of hot chocolate. This book touches the hearts of the young and adults as well.

Pam S. / Marathon County Public L
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Emily Bernd
A funny story that makes the sad feelings of winter better. Students would love to read this during the winter when there's a lot of snow or has been a lot of snow days.
Meghan Hunt
This is a cute book for little ones. The rhythm, rhyme, and repetition are great for kids learning to talk.

The story is about kids playing in the snow and how it makes them "Snow Happy". The kids frolic, ski. sled, throw snowballs, shovel sidewalks, build a snowman, build an igloo, make snow angels, and then go back home to warm up.

This book would be great for a toddler storytime.
Jackie
All the wintry things that make us Snow Happy! are in this book: leaping through the snow, skiing, sliding, snowballs, shoveling, snowman making, igloo building, snow angels, and especially hot cocoa!

Used for "Snow" Storytime: January, 2012.
The Library Lady
The art is attractive, but it's also muted and diminishes the prose. Despite the hook of shouting "snow happy" at the end of each verse I am not sure it would hold a group at story time, though it's fine as another snow book for lapsitters.
Jess
Does it say "snow happy" too many times? Probably, but the snow activities shown are good.
Are the water color illustrations delightful? Yes!
Good one to throw in for winter or snow storytimes? Sure. Preschool through 1st, and maybe 2nd.
Tricia
Okay, the truth: the repeating line of "snow happy" got really old but otherwise, this was a fun book celebrating the joys of the season both indoor and out. Younger preschool/older toddler will enjoy the repetition and fun rhymes.
Sarah
Cute, but it didn't flow well in my head. I think it might work better for littler kids, where the text could be edited as it was read to flow better. I enjoyed the illustrations and that it was simple.
Vicki
Dogs, kids, and snow! A delightful combination makes this a happy read about the excitement snow can bring in winter. Beautiful watercolor illustrations.
Olson Family Matters
Rhythm seemed a little off in this book. But Madelyn had fun shouting "Snow Happy" before every page turn.
Sarah
The rhythm was a little bit off, but the constant repetition of "Snow Happy!" makes it a good read aloud.
Lucia
It puts me in mind of Hello Snow from several years ago. This is a great book for storytime.
Kathy
This was a fun book to read aloud and have some audience participation.
Mei-Ling
I read this for my Storytime this week. So cute!
Donna
The illustrations by themselves make me so happy!
Laura Z
Such a happy winter 'Snow' book!
Stephanie
Sweet! What a fun read aloud!
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Patricia Hubbell has been writing poetry since she was eleven years old.
In 1998, her Wrapping Paper Romp was selected as a Parents Magazine Book of the Year.
Patricia Hubbell lives with her husband, Harold Hornstein, in Easton, Connecticut, the small town where she was born.
Remembering how much their children and grandchildren loved to bounce when they were very young prompted her to write Bounc
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