Cover image for Jolly snow
Title:
Jolly snow
Author:
Hissey, Jane, author, artist.
Edition:
Special limited edition.
Publication Information:
Brighton : Salariya, 2013.
Physical Description:
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Summary:
Old Bear and the other toy animals wait for snow, but when it doesn't come they make a blizzard of snow in the house with flour, with bubbles, and with feathers.
General Note:
Originally published: London: Hutchinson Children's, 1991.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781908973023

9781908973702
Format :
Book

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Summary

It's winter time, and Jolly Tall has been gazing out of the window for days, but there's no snow. Then Little Bear has a brilliant idea - why not make their own? A beautiful brand new edition of Jane Hissey's classic playroom adventure, Jolly Snow.


Author Notes

Since studying illustration and design at Brighton, Jane has written and illustrated more than 20 picture books featuring soft toy characters that belong to her family and friends. Her Old Bear series of books (Scribblers) won worldwide acclaim and was featured in a BAFTA award-winning TV series. Jane has three grown-up children and lives in Sussex with her husband Ivan, who is also an illustrator.


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School Library Journal Review

PreS-Jolly Tall, the giraffe, has never seen snow before, so his stuffed-animal friends look for things inside the house that can simulate it. They find a snow globe, flour, bath bubbles, paper scraps, feathers, and snowflake cookies. Eventually it snows outside, and Jolly can see the real thing but decides that he likes the snowflake cookies best of all. The story has a clear purpose and resolution. There is humor in some of the shenanigans the cuddly friends get into, but their teamwork and persistence are endearing. The illustrations are soft and muted, giving a cozy, friendly tone to the story. VERDICT A jolly seasonal selection, especially for Hissey's many fans.-Emily E. Lazio, The Smithtown Special Library District, NY (c) Copyright 2015. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.