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The Snowy Dayby Ezra Jack Keats
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In this hardcover picture book from the New York Times bestselling Ladybug Girl series, Ladybug Girl and Bingo need to look on the bright side of things to make their snow day adventure as much fun as it should be.
Lulu and her dog Bingo wake up to a snow-covered yard and decide to have the best snow day ever. They make penguin tracks and taste the frosting-like snow. But the snow is deep and cold, and when Lulu tries to build a fort or make a snowball, her mittens are too wet and snow falls down the back of her neck. This is not the day she planned. And then Lulu remembers that she is Ladybug Girl and Ladybug Girl can do anything! With another determined look at the snow, Ladybug Girl overcomes her frustration and sees the yard in a whole new light. She and Bingo are now ready to use their imaginations to create their own snow games, snow animals, and snow adventures!
For fans of The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats, Ladybug Girl and the Big Snow honors the magic of the outdoors and creativity!
From the New York Times bestselling LADYBUG GIRL series comes a new story about the joys of winter and snow day fun.
Lulu and her trusty basset hound Bingo are ready to play outside in the newly fallen snow. They get bundled up and make penguin tracks in the yard. As they spend more time outside, Lulu discovers that it is difficult to walk through deep snow, make a fort where the walls don't crumble, or keep wet snow from falling on her head. This snow day is not going the way she planned, and she's getting frustrated. But then Lulu remembers that she is Ladybug Girl, and Ladybug Girl can do anything! Using her imagination, she turns her frustrated feelings into positive ones, and suddenly, she has lots of new ideas for a snowy day adventure.
LADYBUG GIRL AND THE BIG SNOW is all about overcoming frustration and seeing things in a sparkly new light.
No book has captured the magic and sense of possibility of the first snowfall better than The Snowy Day. Universal in its appeal, the story has become a favorite of millions, as it reveals a child's wonder at a new world, and the hope of capturing and keeping that wonder forever.
About the Author
David Soman and Jacky Davis are the husband-and-wife creative team behind the New York Times bestselling LADYBUG GIRL books. They write the stories together and then David does the illustrations. All of the stories are based on their own children and family experiences, many of which take place right in their own backyard. Jacky Davis has worked in publishing and television. David Soman comes from a family of artists. He is an instructor at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. They live in Upstate New York with their two kids.
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