Lynn Plourde

kids book author ~ teaching author

Snow Day

by Lynn Plourde
Illustrated by Hideko Takahashi
Simon & Schuster, 2001

“Cupboard carousing.
Hot chocolate. Mushy marshmallow dunk.
Popcorn, peanuts, pretzels.
Chocolate chips minus the cookies.
Yum! Smunch! Crunch!
Snow day, munchy snow day.

The family in Snow Day not only raids the cupboards and enjoys snacks on the day they are snowbound together, but they also play dress-up becoming a princess and a dragon, build a card castle in front of the fireplace when the power goes out, bundle up and head outside to make snow angels and a snow fort, climb into their flannel footie PJs, and more. The family finally nestles together with a rocking chair, books, and quilts at the end of the story as…

“Snow day melts to dreams.
Snow day, sleepy snow day.

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