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The Snow Knows

by Jennifer McGrath, illustrated by Josée Bisaillon

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published: Sep 2016
ISBN:9781771084413
publisher: Nimbus Publishing
Description

The paperbak edition of the award-winning hide-and-sseek picture book exploring the wild animals of winter.The snow knows where the rabbit goes. It knows the hush­shush of the owl's wing.In this deceptively simple children's picture book, a pair of award­winning storytellers share the joys of winter. A lyrical prose poem, The Snow Knows introduces readers of all ages to animals both domestic (a tabby cat by the wood stove) and wild (a slinking lynx; a choir of coyotes), celebrating wilderness and outdoor play.With whimsical hide­and­seek illustrations, readers will love following footprints and catching a glimpse of an owl's wing or pheasant's feathers, suggesting what appears on the following page. A beautiful book, destined to be a perennial winter favourite, and read aloud by a crackling fire.

About the Authors

Jennifer McGrath

An award-winning children's author from Moncton, New Brunswick, Jennifer McGrath has published two middle-grade adventure novels, and two picture books. The Snow Knows was the 2017 recipient of the prestigious Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award, presented to the year's best Canadian picture book for children.
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Josée Bisaillon

JOSÉE BISAILLON obtained a bachelor’s degree in graphic design and illustrates books using a mix of collage, drawing and digital montage. She has illustrated more than twenty picture books, two of which were nominated for a Governor General’s Award for children’s book illustration. She lives near Montreal, Quebec with her husband and children.
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
3 to 7
Grade:
p to 2
Awards
  • Winner, Canadian Children's Book Centre Awards, Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award
  • Winner, New Brunswick Book Awards, Alice Kitts Memorial Award for Excellence in Children's Writing
  • Short-listed, Atlantic Book Award, Lillian Shepherd Memorial Award for Excellence in Illustration (Picture Book)
Editorial Reviews

The Snow Knows reveals what Robert Frost might have seen had he entered those lovely, dark and deep woods on that snowy evening: the busy, mysterious and often dramatic lives of the forest animals.

— Canadian Children's Book News (Toronto ON)

Each gorgeous turn of the page introduces a new creature and a new winter wonder with lyrical verbal grace and masterful, eye-opening visual genius.

— Canadian Children's Book Centre Awards

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