That’s what we’re reading.
At least that’s what the preschoolers have been having me read to them.
I have a few favourite snow books. I can hardly wait for the first snowflake to fall before bringing them out each year, however the magic of the books is so deeply enhanced when reading them against a backdrop of softly falling snow. Lucky for me we had our first real substantial snowfall on Monday, my teaching day. So, I was able to bring out the books in order to celebrate.
- The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
- Snowballs by Lois Ehlert
- The Jacket I Wear in the Snow by Shirley Neitzel and Nancy Winslow Parker
- Thomas’ Snowsuit, by Robert Munsch.
My little Elf is still on her exploration of mythology and is now reading How to Speak Dragonese by Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III translated from the Old Norse by Cressida Cowell. I’m not sure what I think about this book as I have not yet read it but there appears to be a “Captain Underpants” appeal to the story ie: references to bums, farts and poo.
Together,the Elf and I? Well we are reading Wind in the Willows, of course.