The Snow Globe Family by Jane O'Connor

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Oh, when will it snow again? wonders the little family who lives in the snow globe. They long for a swirling snowstorm—if only someone in the big family would pick up the snow globe and give it a great big shake.

Baby would love to. She alone notices the little family. She gazes longingly at their snowy little world, but the snow globe is up way too high for her to reach. Then, when a real snowstorm sends the big children outside sledding in the moonlight, Baby finds herself alone in the parlor. . . . Will the snow globe family at last get a chance to go sledding too?

As readers follow the parallel adventures of both families, big and little, they will take special pleasure in the miniature world of the snow globe, where the skating pond is the size of a shiny quarter and a snowman is no bigger than a sugar cube.

 

About Jane O'Connor

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Jane O'Connor lives in New York City. S. D. Schindler lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
 
Published September 7, 2006 by Putnam Juvenile. 40 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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Baby manages via footstool and pillows to reach the top of the mantel, to tumble over with the snow globe, providing just the “storm” the snow globe family had hoped for.

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One evening, as snow falls outside the big house, Baby endeavours to reach the snow globe.

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