Perfect Snow

Perfect Snow

Book - 2009
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Barbara Reid delivers her most perfect story yet!

A perfect snow has fallen, and first-grader Scott and fourth-grader Jim have been daydreaming the morning away, making plans, doodling sketches of snowmen and snow forts, all in anticipation of recess and the endless possiblities of this perfect snow.

Barbara Reid uses her signature Plasticine style and blends it for the first time with ink wash panels to create a unique mixed media masterpiece. Drawing inspiration from the schoolyard of her own Toronto childhood and the ones she visits today, she manages to create authentic images to which readers of all ages will relate.

Perfect Snow is a timeless Canadian tale that will beautifully enhance any snowy day!

Publisher: Toronto : North Winds Press, c2009.
ISBN: 9780545985772
Characteristics: 30 p. :,col. ill. ;,27 cm.
Additional Contributors: Crysler, Ian 1957-


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SCL_Preschool Nov 18, 2013

Beautifully captures all the excitement and possibilities that come with "perfect snow."

luv2read2 Mar 10, 2011

As a teacher librarian at two schools, I read Perfect Snow in January when the snow was falling fast and furiously! That day on yard duty there appeared a "totally massive, indestructible SNOW FORTRESS OF DOOM!" In fact there were several, all closely huddled snowmen made by busy focused students. I'm thinking... could it be?

The next day at the other school, what do I find... ?

Well, what a powerful influence Perfect Snow had on our students. Some of the forts have lasted into March... without their heads of course!

msmith1234 Feb 08, 2011

We loved this book, and enjoyed making clay snowmen after our story!

Queenvic346 Feb 03, 2011

Our whole class really enjoyed the plasticene pictures. Some people in our class have other Barbara Reid books. We think the next story should be called Excellent Slush.

lms Jan 02, 2011

This has won numerous awards, is part of the OLA Forest of Reading 2011 Blue Spruce selection list.

Mar 15, 2010

my grandaughters adored this being read to them

Feb 25, 2010

Barbara Reid has created another beautiful book.
As you go through this book you are drawn to the pages of the illustration. She has created details that are stunning .
This book is for boys and girls 4-7 years. The story is about boys though.

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