Book Review and Giveaway: First Snow by Nancy Viau

If you’re looking for a great picture book to share with your children about having winter fun in the snow, Nancy Viau’s First Snow is a great choice. I have one copy to give away (courtesy of Albert Whitman and Co.) to a reader with a U.S. address. Just leave a comment about your favorite way to have fun in the snow by midnight (PST) on December 17 for a chance to win. Please note: the giveaway is closed. Congratulations to Marion on winning.

Now, here’s my review:

First Snow cover imageFirst Snow by Nancy Viau captures the joy of going out to play in the snow. Two children, a brother and sister, run to their window one morning to find the world outside has turned white. Soon they are bundled up in puffy jackets, scarves, mittens, clunky boots, and funky hats. They rush outside to join their friends. Together they make a snowman, ride sleds, have a snowball fight and more. At the end of the day they head home where warm cocoa and cozy pajamas wait.

First Snow inner pageBeautiful illustrations by Talitha Shipman show children laughing and having a great time. It’s the perfect kind of book for parents to read with their children when the weather outside is cold and wintry. In addition to children playing, the scenes include birds eating seeds from a feeder, snowflakes falling, housetops covered in white with smoking chimneys, and a pet dog that plays along. It’s all great fun.

The publisher provided me with a copy of this book in exchange for my honest review.

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Book Review and Giveaway: First Snow by Nancy Viau — 5 Comments

  1. This looks adorable! I think my daughter would get a kick out of this, adding it to the Christmas list! Thank you! I recently got a recommendation for the Benjamin Birdie series by Michael Dotsikas, he just released his second book, Benjamin Birdie and the Tree Dwellers. If you haven’t heard of it, go check it out! The social lessons that are woven into the story make me want to read this story over and over again! You can read more about the author here, Happy reading and thank you for the recommendation!