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ISBN13: 9780395181553
ISBN10: 0395181550
Condition: Standard
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Katy, a brave and untiring tractor, who pushes a bulldozer in the summer and a snowplow in the winter, makes it possible for the townspeople to do their jobs.
In 2009, we are celebrating the 100th anniversary of Virginia Lee Burton's birth. As part of this celebration a glitter-cover edition of Katy and the Big Snow, complete with snowy stickers, has been created. In this enduring winter favorite from the Caldecott Medal winner Burton, Katy the snowplow finally gets her chance to shine when a blizzard blankets the city and everyone is relying on Katy to help dig out. This new paperback is perfect for gift giving. Children love sharing Katys shining moment of glory and will inevitably admire her “chug, chug, chug” endurance.

Review:

"Bright, vigorous pictures with plenty of action and endless detail portray Katy at work for the Highway Department of the city of Geoppolis." Horn Book Guide

Synopsis:

Katy, a brave and untiring tractor, who pushes a bulldozer in the summer and a snowplow in the winter, makes it possible for the townspeople to do their jobs. This paperback edition includes a glitter cover and festive seasonal stickers.
 

Synopsis:

Katy, a brave and untiring tractor, who pushes a bulldozer in the summer and a snowplow in the winter, makes it possible for the townspeople to do their jobs. This classic story is now an oversized board book, perfect for sharing at storytime!

Synopsis:

Katy the snowplow was always waiting for her big chance to help. But with winters that usually didnt hold a lot of snow, Katy didnt have much opportunity to shine. Then a blizzard blankets the city and everyone is relying on Katy for help. This tale from the Caldecott Medal winner Virginia Lee Burton is an enduring winter favorite! Now with large sturdy pages, excellent for reading aloud with little ones. Look for the companion oversize board book Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel.

Synopsis:

Katy, the brave and untiring tractor who pushes a bulldozer in the summer and a snowplow in the winter, saves the day when she plows out the city of Geoppolis after a big blizzard.

About the Author

Virginia Lee Burton (1909-1968) was the talented author and illustrator of some of the most enduring books ever written for children. The winner of the 1942 Caldecott Medal for The Little House, Burton's books include heroes and happy endings, lively illustrations, and a dash of nostalgia. She lived with her two sons, Aristides and Michael, and her husband George Demetrios, the sculptor, in a section of Gloucester, Massachusetts, called Folly Cove. Here she taught a class in design and from it emerged the Folly Cove designers, a group of internationally known professional artisans. She is the author of many classic children's picture books, including Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel and Katy and the Big Snow.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395181553
Author:
Burton, Virginia Lee
Publisher:
Harcourt Brace and Company
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Nature & the Natural World
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Snow
Subject:
Transportation
Subject:
Wit and humor, pictorial
Subject:
Transportation - General
Subject:
Blizzards
Subject:
Tractors
Subject:
Childrens classics
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Reinforced ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper, Picture
Series Volume:
115
Publication Date:
19730831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P up to 2
Language:
English
Illustrations:
full-color illustrations
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
9.25 x 10.75 in 1 lb
Age Level:
04-08

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Product details 40 pages Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) - English 9780395181553 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Bright, vigorous pictures with plenty of action and endless detail portray Katy at work for the Highway Department of the city of Geoppolis."
"Synopsis" by ,
Katy, a brave and untiring tractor, who pushes a bulldozer in the summer and a snowplow in the winter, makes it possible for the townspeople to do their jobs. This paperback edition includes a glitter cover and festive seasonal stickers.
 
"Synopsis" by ,
Katy, a brave and untiring tractor, who pushes a bulldozer in the summer and a snowplow in the winter, makes it possible for the townspeople to do their jobs. This classic story is now an oversized board book, perfect for sharing at storytime!
"Synopsis" by ,
Katy the snowplow was always waiting for her big chance to help. But with winters that usually didnt hold a lot of snow, Katy didnt have much opportunity to shine. Then a blizzard blankets the city and everyone is relying on Katy for help. This tale from the Caldecott Medal winner Virginia Lee Burton is an enduring winter favorite! Now with large sturdy pages, excellent for reading aloud with little ones. Look for the companion oversize board book Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel.
"Synopsis" by , Katy, the brave and untiring tractor who pushes a bulldozer in the summer and a snowplow in the winter, saves the day when she plows out the city of Geoppolis after a big blizzard.
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