A snow day across New England! Yeah : ) Margo and I woke up this morning just in time to see the first snow flakes start to fall. The wind picked up a bit, and we both climbed onto the couch to watch the storm moving in. My dad came down the stairs with the perfect story to begin our wintery Friday. The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats will take you right into a scene of fluffy, sparkling white. Follow along with Peter, as he bundles up, and opens his door to a winter wonderland.
My dad did an awesome job of reading this book to us, and it's always fun to listen to a story. Unfortunately, I can't send my dad over to you, but here's link to the audio book on you tube : )
Happy snow day everyone! ~ F & M
The Snowy Day is the simple tale of a boy waking up to discover that snow has fallen during the night. Keat's illustrations, using cut-outs, are watercolors, and collage, and strikingly beautiful in their understated color and composition. The tranquil story mirrors the calm presence of the paintings, and both exude the silence of a freshly snow-covered landscape. The little boy celebrates the snow-draped city with a day of humble adventures... read more.
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