Sancho and his family eagerly welcome his cousin, Pedro, when he arrives from a faraway place for a visit. Sancho and his sisters are excited when it begins to snow, but Pedro, who says he’s never seen snow, is unsure why they’re so enthusiastic. All he knows is that snow is cold, and he believes he won’t like it. He goes along with his cousins when they bundle up and dash outside, but at first he can’t match their glee at making snow angels and tasting snowflakes; he’s cold, and that’s all he knows. But, when Sancho’s friends arrive and Pedro takes a crack at sledding, he finally understands how wonderful the snow can be, and he forgets all about being cold.
First Snow is a delightful follow-up to McCarty’s Henry in Love and Chloe, and fans will recognize Sancho, Chloe, and other familiar characters from these previous stories. The beautiful ink and watercolor illustrations, and concise, jewel-like prose make this a book readers will return to again and again.
|Page Count||40 pages|
|Publisher||Balzer + Bray|
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