The Snowy Day

A little boy in a red snowsuit crunches through the snow, makes snow angels, and even climbs a huge mountain in this simple story, which captures the pure joy of a snowy day. When he gets home into the warm, he tells his mother all about his adventures. And the next day, the fun begins again… A truly classic book whose striking and simple collage drawings perfectly reflect the silent magic of little Peter’s winter wonderland.

Winner of the Caldecott Medal.

“Pays homage to the wonder and pure pleasure a child experiences when the world is blanketed in snow.” Publishers Weekly

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    Keats’ awards include the 1963 Caldecott Medal for The Snowy Day.

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