Is That You, Winter? by Stephen Gammell

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It’s winter. The ground is blanketed in snow. Who’s behind it all? Old Man Winter wakes up in a bad mood, as usual. Soon snow, ice, and freezing rain are everywhere. He has taken care of winter once more, but who is taking care of him? Young readers will warm to Caldecott Medalist Stephen Gammell’s distinctive illustrations and unique story no matter what the season.

About Stephen Gammell

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Stephen Gammell is the winner of the Caldecott Medal for his drawings in Song and Dance Man by Karen Ackerman. His art in Where the Buffaloes Begin by Olaf Baker earned him a Caldecott Honor award, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, and a New York Times Best Illustrated Books award. Other books he has illustrated include Will's Mammoth by Rafe Martin, andDancing Teepees: Poems of American Indian Youth by Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve.
Published October 1, 1997 by HMH Books for Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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A little vinegar and a lot of glory find their way into this evocation of the joys of winter and the beauty of snowfall: Gammell (Jim Aylesworth's Old Black Fly, 1992, etc.) obviously knows a thing or two about snow.

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In Caldecott Medalist Gammell's (Song and Dance Man) latest addition to his unforgettable cast of characters, Old Man Winter is a crotchety mountain man sporting a ten-gallon hat, L.L.

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Swirls of color and texture make this book lots of fun to look at --- a perfect activity for a cold and snowy day.

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