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Macmillan Childrens Group Complete List Fall 2016

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Samson in the Snow
By (author): Philip C. Stead
9781626721821 Hardcover, Picture book English Juvenile: Age (years) from 4 - 8 JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures Sep 27, 2016 Print Run: 40000
$24.99 CAD
Active 10.84 x 10 x 0.5 in 40 pages full color throughout Roaring Brook Press
One sunny day Samson, a large and friendly woolly mammoth, encounters a little red bird who is looking for yellow flowers for her mouse friend (whose favorite color is yellow). As she flies off with the flowers, Samson wonders what it must be like to have a friend. He wonders this for so long, in fact, that he falls asleep and wakes up to a world covered in snow. In the midst of a blizzard, Samson finds and shelters the little red bird and flower-loving mouse in a tender tale of kindness and unexpected friendship.

Philip C. Stead is the author of the 2011 Caldecott Medal winner,A Sick Day for Amos McGee,as well asBear Has a Story to Tell, an E. B. White Honor book. Books that he has written and illustrated includeCreamed Tuna Fish and Peas on Toast,Jonathanand the Big Blue Boat,A Home for Bird,Hello, My Name Is Ruby,andSebastian and the Balloon.Philip lives with his wife, illustrator Erin E. Stead Michigan.

"This sweet tale of friendship deserves a place in every collection."—School Library Journal, starred review

"The contrast between the very large and the very small contributes to the story’s magic, and so does Samson, a hero who is tender, patient, and loyal."—Publishers Weekly, starred review

"A story warm in both palette and feeling."—Kirkus Reviews

"A comforting tale packed with symbolism and beauty."—The Horn Book

"A lovely tale for a peaceful storytime."—Booklist

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