Lynne Rae Perkins
Greenwillow, 2003 (2003)
Reviewed by Hilary Williamson
mmerse yourself in winter and in the song that snow sings, in
. The author shows us the world awakening to a blanket of snow, in which only tracks show - of animals, people, cars and trucks. She presents them in verse and in their sounds.
little boy accidentally lets out the family dog, and he and a friend search for him in the woods. They find him as the snow melts in the sun, and then it snows once more ... '
Swift, and as silent as the shadow of a crow. Clouds crept in and started to snow.
especially liked the way the shapes of verses mirrored the tracks they talked about, in a squirrel hopping and children meeting.
is a delightfully atmospheric picture book, full of the sounds and surroundings of winter snowfall.
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