Product: Hello Snow
Category: Winter Thematic Unit (Integrating Literature in the Classroom) - Winter Books for Kids
Student Level: toddler, preschool, kindergarten, elementary
Hello Snow by Hope Vestergaard, Nadine Bernard Westcott (Illustrator)
Rhyming text uses simple language to convey the sights, smells, sounds, and activities of a snowy day. A young girl wakes to find a foot of snow outside and drags her father out to play. They go sledding, build a snowman and then warm up with a cup of hot chocolate. Half the fun was getting dressed to go outside. In a high-spirited mood, even the act of putting on a sock becomes a form of play: "Hello, sock. / Goodbye toe. / Hold on, piggies--In you go!