Snow day!

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Award-winning author Lester Laminack's clever take on this familiar childhood wish features an unexpected twist sure to surprise and delight school-age readers. When the television weatherman predicts a big snowfall, the narrator gleefully imagines the fun-filled possibilities of an unscheduled holiday from school. Piling under warm blankets. Sipping hot chocolate in snowman mugs. Building a snow fort. Sledding in the neighbor's field. In scene after snowy scene, from sunrise to sundown, a pair of siblings, with their father in tow, show how they would make the most of their day off. But when the family wakes up the next morning, they are in for a disappointment. No snow! As the family members pile into the car so they won't be late for school, an unexpected twist reveals who wanted the snow day most of all. Adam Gustavson's expressive illustrations comically capture the excitement of pure possibility in author Lester Laminack's thoroughly original tale.
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Grouping Title snow day
Grouping Author laminack lester l
Grouping Category book
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subject_facet Picture books for children, Schools, Schools -- Fiction, Schools -- Juvenile fiction, Snow, Snow -- Fiction, Snow -- Juvenile fiction, Teachers, Teachers -- Fiction, Teachers -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Snow day!
title_full Snow day! / written by Lester L. Laminack ; illustrated by Adam Gustavson
title_short Snow day!
topic_facet Schools, Snow, Teachers