A companion to the Caldecott Honor book A Big Mooncake for Little Star!
A heartwarming and tender picture book introducing readers to their first snow, from award-winning, bestselling author-illustrator Grace Lin.
When it was quiet, Little Snow grinned and then jumped, jumped, jumped!
Little Snow loves the new big, soft bed Mommy made him for the long, cold winter nights. But Mommy says this bed is for sleeping, not jumping! What happens when he can't resist jump, jump, jumping on his new fluffy, bouncy bed?
Bestselling and award-winning author Grace Lin artfully introduces young readers to their first snow through striking illustrations and heartwarming moments.
Grace Lin is the award-winning and bestselling author and illustrator of Starry River of the Sky, Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, The Year of the Dog, The Year of the Rat, Dumpling Days, and Ling & Ting, as well as pictures books such as The Ugly Vegetables and Caldecott Honor book A Big Mooncake for Little Star. Grace lives with her husband and daughter in Western MA, where they get plenty of winter snow. Her website is www.gracelin.com.
Praise for A Big Bed for Little Snow
An ALA Notable Book for Children
"A sweet and clever modern myth..."—Kirkus
*"A wondrous, wintery read."—Horn Book, starred review
"A beguiling contemporary origin story."—Publishers Weekly
"...heartwarming tale of human nature."—Booklist
"...Lin's spirited text is tailor-made for reading aloud, and the homey treatment of a grand phenomenon again delights. "—BCCB
"...bound to be a bedtime favorite."—School Library Journal
"...gorgeous winter fable..."—The New York Times