Archive for December, 2011

What’s Shaking’ in Snowflake City? – 55

Saturday, December 10th, 2011

What’s Shaking’ in Snowflake City? – By Cheryl Hawkinson – The snow people talk about the strange things that happen in their city. At the end you see that their city is actually a snow globe that a human is shaking. Too cute.

The Snowbelly Family of Chillyville Inn – 53

Saturday, December 10th, 2011

The Snowbelly Family of Chillyville Inn – By Cheryl Hawkinson – This book is about a family that welcomes people to their Inn over the holiday season. Snowbert and Snowbelle go outside to check something for Grandma and find that their pet have gotten into the dye. The kids think they will get in trouble, but all the adults just think it is funny.

Snow Happy to be Here – 52

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

Snow Happy to be Here – By Cheryl Hawkinson – This book is a story to two snow children about how they come to be. Each snow flake is different from any others. What really brings a snowman to life is the smile that the humans give after they create it.

The Snow Must Go On – 51

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

The Snow Must Go On – By Molly Wigand – This story is from the South Pole. They all decide to put on a show to show that the South Pole is just as grand as the North Pole. The whole town gets involved, but then they realize that their is no one to watch the show. All of the sudden they hear a sound and look out the curtains. Santa is there to watch their show. Santa is very impressed with the show from the South Pole. He says that both poles have something to be proud of.

Snow What Fun – 50

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

Snow What Fun – By Cheryl Hawkinson – This is another book that tells what snowmen do at night. Their most important job is to direct Santa’s sleigh in the right direction. They play their band instruments and dance. They play games and get gifts from Santa. So in the morning when your snowman looks different now you will know why.

Snow Wonder We’re Friends – 49

Saturday, December 3rd, 2011

Snow Wonder We’re Friends – By Molly Wigand – This book is about a little boy and girl who are sent out of the house to play by their mother. They get on their sleigh, and it takes them on a grand adventure where there is a place where snow people live. They meet a snow boy and a snow girl who are just like them. The four new friends play together and build a snowman. The kids realize they must go home. The snow kids let them take the snowman home. When they go inside to tell their mother of their adventure she doesn’t believe them.

The Snowman Band – 48

Saturday, December 3rd, 2011

The Snowman Band – By Cheryl Hawkinson – This is a story about a band no one knows about. They try every year to play at a big festival in town but are not accepted. This year they decide to go listen to the music anyway. On the way there is an avalanche, and the road is blocked. The mammoths come to clear the path but are upset and won’t move. The band sees everyone getting restless, so they decide to put on a concert right there. The music gets the mammoths moving to clear the path, but everyone is having such a good time that they stay. The grand master of the festival hears their music and asks them to fill in for the other bands that can’t make it to the festival. The Snowman Band is excited to get their music out for all to hear.

Snow Place like Home – 47

Saturday, December 3rd, 2011

Snow Place like Home – By Dianna Manning – This book is about group of kids that want to make their town interesting again. They start up the candy factory and invite everyone to come in and have some candy. This draws a crowd, and people start thinking they should start having the celebrations they used to have.

There was an old lady who swallowed at bell – 46

Saturday, December 3rd, 2011

There was an old Lady who Swallowed a Bell! – By Lucille Colandro – This book is a play off There was an old Lady who Swallowed a Fly. I loved this book because I can hear my grandaddy telling me the original story. This lady swallows a bell, some bows, some gifts, a sack, a sleigh, and some reindeer. It is a cute little book.

Snowmen at Night – 45

Saturday, December 3rd, 2011

Snowmen at Night – By Caralyn Buehner – This book gives us good reasons for what our snowmen do at night while we sleep. They play games, and go ice skating. So when your snowman looks different in the morning now you know why.