Synopses & Reviews
Pull on your mittens and head outside with Lois Ehlert for a snowball day! Grab some snow and start rolling. With a few found objects, like buttons and fabric and seeds, and a little imagination, you can create a whole family out of snow. and#8220;Ehlert uses collages of cut paper and vibrant, textured objects to dazzling effect in her tribute to building a snowman--and snowgirl and snowcat. Her inventive designs extend the readerand#8217;s perspective and tweak the limits of the picture-book format.and#8221;--Publishers Weekly
"Diverting and beautifully realized.and#8221;and#8212;The Los Angeles Times Book Review
"Ms. Ehlert is a talented artist whose books are visually distinctive.and#8221;and#8212;The New York Times Book Review
"Spectacular.and#8221;and#8212;School Library Journal
"The winning combination of art and text encourage[s] attentive reading and promote[s] observation of detail.and#8221;and#8212;The Boston Globe
star and#8220;Only an artist as gifted as Ehlert could take so well-worn a topic as building a snowman and make it as fresh asand#8212;well, new-fallen snow. . . . A joyful and inventive book.and#8221;and#8212;Publishers Weekly
pointer and#8220;There is a generous spirit to this jolly, unassuming book. . . . The whole package is fun to look at, fun to read, and fun to share.and#8221;and#8212;Kirkus Reviews (pointer review)
Pull on your mittens and head outside for a snowball day. Grab some snow and start rolling. With a few found objects--like buttons and fabric and seeds--and a little imagination, you can create a whole family out of snow. Children will love poring over Lois Ehlertand#8217;s bold, funny illustrations and identifying the common (and not so common) objects she uses to decorate her snowy family.
When itand#8217;s snowing, thereand#8217;s only one thing to do: Pull on some mittens and head outside. Lois Ehlertand#8217;s seasonal classic--available for the first time as a board book--will inspire even the youngest snowman-builders. And itand#8217;s just in time for winter!
About the Author
LOIS EHLERT has created many picture books, including Leaf Man, Pie in the Sky, In My World, Growing Vegetable Soup, Planting a Rainbow, and the bestselling Waiting for Wings. She lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.