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Grandmother Winter

by Phyllis Root, illustrated by Beth Krommes
Houghton Mifflin, 1999, ISBN 13/EAN: 978-0395883990, $16 hardcover; ISBN 13: 978-0618494859, $5.95 paperback; 32 pp.

Grandmother Winter tends her geese, gathers their feathers to stuff into her quilt, then shakes the quilt over the countryside. The snowflakes fall. What to the animals and people do? A lovely, simple tale announcing the arrival of winter.
Grades K-3.

Awards

  • The Bologna 2000 Children's Book Fair
  • Starred review: The Five Owls