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Under the Snow

Melissa Stewart

Nominee:Young Hoosier Book Award -Picture Book (2012)
Nominee:Ladybug Picture Book Award -Children's Picture (2010)
A cozy look at the amazing ways animals behave and interact with their environments on a snowy day
When snow falls, we go home where it is warm and safe. What about all those animals out there in the forests and fields? What do they do when snow blankets the ground?
Award-winning science writer Melissa Stewart offers a lyrical tour of a variety of habitats, providing young readers with vivid glimpses of animals as they live out the winter beneath the snow and ice. Constance R. Bergum's glowing watercolors perfectly capture the wonder and magic that can happen under the snow.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Peachtree Publishing Company
  • Publish Date: Sep 1st, 2009
  • Pages: 1
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 11.20in - 9.70in - 0.50in - 1.00lb
  • EAN: 9781561454938
  • Recommended age: 04-08
  • Categories: Animals - GeneralScience & Nature - ZoologyScience & Nature - Environmental Science & Ecosystems

About the Author

Stewart, Melissa: - Melissa Stewart earned degrees from Union College and New York University and worked as an editor. She is the author of more than sixty books and lives in Massachusetts.
Bergum, Constance R.: - Constance R. Bergum has illustrated several children's books. She holds an MFA in illustration from Marywood University and lives in Montana.

Praise for this book

"This pleasing addition is a great read-aloud for units on winter and animal habitats."
"Readers will come away with an appreciation for the adaptability and endurance of the animal world."
"This beautiful picture book will compliment the science curriculum and also makes for a great read aloud."