Chaucer's First Winter (Hardcover)

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Chaucer's First Winter (Hardcover)

By Stephen Krensky, Henry Cole (Illustrator)

$10.49


This book has been declared out of stock indefinitely, so we are unlikely to be able to get it.
Chaucer knows that bears are supposed to sleep through the winter. But it's much more fun to stay up and play! Chaucer's first winter is full of snowball fights, sledding, skating, and all of the most exciting parts of winter. Bringing together the talents of Stephen Krensy and Henry Cole, this picture book celebrates winter and friendship, and is sure to be a hit year round.
Stephen Krensky is the author of more than a hundred books for children, including How Santa Got His Job (an ALA Notable Book) and Big Bad Wolves at School. He and his wife, Joan, live in Lexington, Massachusetts. You can visit him at StephenKrensky.com.

Henry Cole has written and illustrated more than 150 books for children, including Spot, the CatAnd Tango Makes ThreeOink?; and Little Bo in France. He is also the illustrator of With a Little Help from My Friends by John Lennon and Paul McCartney. A former elementary school teacher, he now writes and paints full time.
Product Details ISBN: 9781442416581
ISBN-10: 1442416580
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: August 31st, 2010
Pages: 32
Language: English

"Cole's acrylic, pencil and ink illustrations contract winter's cool pallette with the warm hues of CHaucer and his friends, whose youthful exuberance bounds across the pages...Young readers will enjoy witnessing Chaucer's delight in the wonders of winter as well as his welcome return home."--Booklist



"Krensky's text shines in its use of dialogue."--Kirkus Reviews



"The standoued element of this clever book is Chaucer's naiveté and wonder as he experiences winter's offerings, and Krensky's descriptive writing neatly conveys his joy in exploration; young readers will readily identify with Chaucer's preference for ice skating over napping. Cole's acrylic, colored pencil, and ink illustrations...efectively showcase the wonders of the season."--The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books