Category: "Reviews"

New Review in the Cleveland Plain Dealer

March 28th, 2010
On March 14 the  Cleveland Plain Dealer reviewed several children's picture books that deal with snow. The Story of Snow was on the top of their list, being described as a "dazzling nonfiction picture book." You can see the whole review here. more »

Two Snow Crystals and a Review

February 10th, 2010
Yesterday' snow fizzled by midnight, and the show smiled upon us here in Michigan this morning. On the news I hear about the blizzard in the mid Atlantic, but up here in the snow belt all is calm. Here's another snow crystal from yesterday's storm -… more »

USA Today's Book Roundup

January 21st, 2010
The Story of Snow is featured in today's USA Today's  Book Roundup - in an article entitled Weather the Winter with a Picture Book. The book is described as "an artistic science lesson about the rise and fall of snow crystals."  The article also… more »

Reviews in McClatchy Newspapers

January 19th, 2010
On Monday several of the newspapers for the McClatchy company ran a review of The Story of Snow in their "Read It:" column.  An excerpt: "Part science, part art, this beautiful book explains a bit of the chemistry behind winter's cold, white… more »

NSTA Recommends: The Story of Snow

January 14th, 2010
A little while ago I mentioned that The Story of Snow was named an Outstanding Science Trade Book for 2010 by the national Science Teachers Association and Children's Book Council. Here's a link to a review that appeared a couple of days ago on the… more »

New Reviews in The Washington Post and the Fort Worth Star-Telegram

January 7th, 2010
Here are two new reviews of The Story of Snow: Washington DC has seen a bit of snow of late, on the heels of that the Washington Post says "The engaging "Story of Snow" -- featuring a succinct text, spare illustrations in gray-and-blue hues and… more »

Feedback from the Blogosphere

January 1st, 2010
Here are three reviews of The Story of Snow that have appeared in the blogosphere over the last month (plus a few days):  Abby (the) Librarian describes the books as "beautiful and interesting" and discuses pairing it with Snowflake Bentley when… more »

New Review On Bookends, a Booklist Blog

December 29th, 2009
Yesterday, a new review of The Story of Snow appeared on  Bookends, a Booklist blog. Here’s an excerpt:  “They take a rather technical subject and make it “crystal” clear for really young readers and still retain a tangible sense of wonder. This is a… more »