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The Snowman - Raymond Briggs
The Snowman
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4.37 135
Illus. in full color. 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... show more
Illus. in full color. 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.  
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780394839738 (0394839730)
ASIN: 0394839730
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 32
Edition language: English
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Vailia's Page Turner
Vailia's Page Turner rated it
3.0 The Snowman
Cute pictures. No words at all. The pictures tell the story of a nighttime adventure of a snowman and a boy. I liked the contradiction pictures of what happens with hot vs cold objects but the story itself is found to be boring quickly, even for the kids I 'read' this with. Play some of the thin...
Skulls and Coffee
Skulls and Coffee rated it
2.0 The Snowman
I truly believe there are some books that must be encountered in childhood. As an adult reading this for the first time, it seems to me the boy is dreaming about a magical encounter with the snowman he built. I do have to say, this is utterly charming and beautifully illustrated.
ereksonj
ereksonj rated it
I always really liked this book (so I should have voted 4 stars), but this past winter my 13-year-old son Alma (Down Syndrome, autism) fell in love with it. He reads it daily, and wants me to read it with him sometimes. He loves that we can pull out the video or turn the soundtrack on on Spotify. Wh...
Manny Rayner's book reviews
Manny Rayner's book reviews rated it
5.0
One of the great love stories. David spends a magical night with the Snowman; the next morning, he has melted. He'd think it was a dream, except that he still has the scarf in his pocket. No words, they'd only complicate things.
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