Over and Under the Snow
Publish date: 2011
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Pages no: 44
Edition language: English
So so. Words don't feel like a child's voice. Interesting info about the animals but kind of dry. Illustrations are fine but nothing special.
I love the art - it has elements of collage, screen print, and papercut, as well as pencilled parts adding accents. Each page has an animal living under the snow and the design makes great use of the wide open space above and the cozy space below the ground - we follow a girl and her dad as they ski...
Snowfall changes everything. Animals go underground to keep warm. But what does it look like down there? And what do the animals do?This little picture book explores this idea with beautiful illustrations and simple text for young readers. Lovely.
Simple, appealing text, beautfully designed and illustrated.
Really lovely picture book that evokes a perfect winter day when a young girl and her father cross-country ski through a snow covered forest. While they ski, they observe and discuss the evidence of all the creatures that live over and under the snow, with wondrous illustrations by Christopher Silas...