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As the worst snow storm of the year rolls in, one family hunkers down together in a cozy blanket fort for the night. A little girl makes a wish on a snow globe and, in the morning, the sun rises on a winter wonderland--beckoning all outside. And what if, on this snow-filled day, families shake their busy lives and everyone goes out to play? A lyrical holiday story about wi ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published September 15th 2019 by Sleeping Bear Press
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KDV
Oct 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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This is the sweetest book. I like the way it celebrates winter's slow-down.
I can't wait for winter and our first snowstorm!
KC
For one girl, a snowstorm is a delight.
Barbara
Snowstorms and unexpected weather can be inconvenient, but for one small girl, the blizzard offers a chance for her family to spend time together, especially when the electricity goes out. I enjoyed how no one seemed grumpy or too annoyed by the inconvenience; instead, they seemed to make the best of the situation, even sleeping together in a tent fort made from blankets and sheets. When the little girl makes a wish on a snow globe, her dream comes true. Not only does her family decide to ventur ...more
Krysta
Oct 31, 2019 rated it liked it
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A gentle, rhyming picture book celebrating the magic of a snow day. The ending feels a bit tacked on, though, giving a message about peace and kindness. I think the implied message of connecting with others during a blackout or snowstorm is strong enough without having to trumpet a moral at the end that doesn't seem quite in keeping with everything that came before. The illustrations are lovely.
Elisabeth
Sep 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book made feel all warm and fuzzy and maybe dreading wintertime a little less.
Stefanie
Oct 28, 2019 rated it really liked it
Enjoyable cozy winter read. A good alternative to typical holiday fare... only mention is general "peace."
Tracie
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