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Part of the stunning collection of Walter de la Mare's Four Seasons, illustrated by Caroline Rabei, comes Snow. This is a wonderful picture book, perfect for the festive time.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780571305575
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Publication date: 10/16/2014
Series: Four Seasons of Walter de la Mare
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 696,300
Product dimensions: 10.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.16(d)
Age Range: 4 - 7 Years

About the Author

Walter de la Mare (1873-1956) was born in Charlton, Kent. In 1907 he published his first collection of poems he soon established a wide popular reputation with volumes like The Listeners. He wrote poetry and short stories for younger readers; Peacock Pie (1913) is now considered a twentieth-century classic.

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'No breath of wind,

No gleam of sun

Still the white snow

Whirls softly down'

As the day draws to a close, a family prepares for Christmas - decorating the tree, hanging stockings by the fire, putting out a plate of mince pies...

Outside, the world turns to white.

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"Walter de la Mare's quiet poem, Snow , about the emptiness of a white landscape, has contrasting illustrations by Carolina Rabei full of the busyness of Christmas, depicted in nostalgic screen prints with a limited, muted palette. The storytelling is in the pictures, the words a background, like snow falling outside a festive room.— Sunday Times (UK)

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