A Starlit Snowfall
Nancy Willard & Jerry Pinkney
Little, Brown & Co., 2011 (2011)
Reviewed by Lyn Seippel
ear invites her friend the rabbit to share her den through the winter. She promises a warm cave with a bed made of moss and marsh grass.
abbit snuggles down beside the bear, but cannot sleep. The winter offers more than cold. She misses the crisp winter air, playing in the snow and the taste of snowflakes on her tongue.
his is a reissue of Newbery Medal winner Nancy Willard's picture book,
A Starlit Somersault Downhill
. Her poetry creates a mood of joyful playfulness and Jerry Pinkney's watercolors are superb as always.
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