Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 2 to 5
- Grade: p to k
Set in the mountains overlooking Vancouver, this follow—up to the successful On My Walk features a young child learning to ski.
Enchanting illustrations by Christina Leist illuminate this story by one of Canada's up—and—coming children's authors.
About the authors
Kari-Lynn Winters is the author of Jeffrey and Sloth (2007), a picture book about the daunting task of overcoming writer's block, and The Meaning Maker, a children's play about reading strategies which is currently being toured throughout the Lower Mainland. A graduate of Canada's National Theatre School, she is currently performing with a Vancouver children's theatre group, The Tickle Trunk Players.
Kari has taught a range of students in Canada and the United States, including pre-school, special education, primary, intermediate, high school, and now university teacher education.
She is currently completing her Ph.D. in the Language and Literacy Department at UBC. Her research interests are children's literature, print literacy, and multimodal forms of learning.
Kari's website is www.kariwinters.com.
CHRISTINA LEIST is a Vancouver-based children’s illustrator, writer and book designer. After graduating from the University of Applied Sciences in Wiesbaden with a Bachelor (Honours) in Communications Design, she worked as an Art Director for several international advertising agencies. Her books featuring imaginative worlds for the young have received several award nominations and great recognition.
"The winter pictures capture the pristine whiteness of winter in the mountains around Vancouver. There is gentle humour. It is an excellent way to introduce a young child to a seasonal book on winter in a whimsical and uncomplicated way."
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