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The Snowman
By Sandy Carlson, Holiday Favorite: 1205

My favorite holiday title is: The Snowman

I am: Sandy Carlsona writer and photographer, from Colorado Springs, CO.

This book is my favorite because: "It is a lovely story of friendship won and lost."

My favorite holiday tradition is: "Going on a Christmas Day Treasure Hunt ."

Publisher Marketing

  • Author: Raymond Briggs
  • Publisher: Random House Children's Books
  • Ages: Preschool to 3rd Grade

    Publisher Marketing: When his snowman comes to life, a little boy invites him home and in return Raymond Briggs's wintry hero takes the young boy on an unforgettable adventure in this enchanting retelling for the very youngest listeners.

Review Quotes: "A wordless story. The pictures have "the hazy softness of air in snow. A little boy rushes out into the wintry day to build a snowman, which comes alive in his dreams that night. The experience is one that neither he nor young 'readers' will ever regret or forget." --(starred) "Booklist.

Awards: An ALA Notable Children's Book. Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards

Sandy Carlson [Battle Creek, MI] is a writer and SCBWI member.
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