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Snowy Race (Hardcover)

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I absolutely adore Snowy Race! The rhythmic rhyming makes this tender story so much fun to read out loud. And the cozy illustrations invite you along for the ride when a daughter and her father take the snow plow out to pick up a very special person. This one’s destined to be a classic that you really won’t mind reading over and over again.    

— Susan


Cozy up with this wintry journey! A girl and her father race their plow through a snowstorm.

Will they make it to the train station in time? And who's waiting for them?

This timeless seasonal classic captures the thrill of snow and the warmth of family. In the midst of a whirling snowfall, a girl and her father pile into their big red snow plow. Through slippery streets, up winding hills, they race-- clearing the snow and heading for the train station to meet a very special traveler.

Accomplished author April Jones Prince's beautiful rhyming text is just right for one or two readers. Featuring expressive paintings by the beloved illustrator of the New York Times best selling series The Very Fairy Princess, Christine Davenier, Snowy Race is a perfect rhyming read-aloud.

Curl up with this sweet journey all winter long!

About the Author

April Jones Prince is the author of many books for young readers, including What Do Wheels Do All Day?, a Child magazine best book of the year, and most recently, Goldinlocks and the Three Pirates, illustrated by Steven Salerno. She lives in Massachusetts.

Christine Davenier is the acclaimed illustrator of more than 60 books for children, including the New York Times bestselling series The Very Fairy Princess by Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton, as well as the New York Times best Illustrated The First Thing My Mama Told Me by Susan Marie Swanson, and Miss Lina's Ballerina's by Grace Maccarone. She lives in France.

Praise For…

"Swift, impressionistic sketches filled with soft pastel-hued washes create pastoral snowy scenes that contrast with the warmer, more saturated domestic scenes and with the thick-lined, cherry-red snowplow. Long, layered smears of white create a satisfying illusion of a blizzard, and Davenier utilizes various interesting perspectives, such as the view into the snowy woods from behind the windshield. . . . A winning, winter race." —Kirkus Reviews
Product Details
ISBN: 9780823441419
ISBN-10: 0823441415
Publisher: Margaret Ferguson Books
Publication Date: November 26th, 2019
Pages: 40