Why is the Snow White? by Heinz Janisch

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This whimsically illustrated tale celebrates the whiteness of snow and the sweetness of sharing. All of nature refuses to share their colors with Lord Winter, except the tiny Snowdrop flower. Cloaked in white, the snow covers the village in pure beauty.
 
 

About Heinz Janisch

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Heinz Janisch was born in Austria in 1960 and studied German literature in Vienna. He has published numerous books, including many children's titles, which have been translated into more than twelve languages. He was nominated for the 2009 Lindgren Memorial Award and has been nominated for the 2010 Hans Christian Andersen Award. in 2008 he received the Austrian Picture Book Award. He lives in Vienna.   Silke Leffler was born in Austria. She studied textile design and worked for a design studio in England. Since 1996, she has worked as a freelance textile designer and children's books.  
 
Published November 1, 2012 by NorthSouth. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books. Fiction

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Once, the snow was clear and colorless, but a meadow of brilliant flowers leads Father Snow to wonder what colored snow might be like.

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