Written by Walter de la Mare
Part of the Four Seasons of Walter de la Mare Series
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This classic poem has been beautifully illustrated to make a wonderfully evocative seasonal picture book. From its opening lines- “No breath of wind,/ No gleam of sun -/ Still the white snow/ Whirls softly down-“ – Walter de la Mare’s poem tells of a family’s preparation for Christmas against the whirling snowflakes that will so magically change the world outside – just in time for the festivities.
Snow by Walter de la Mare
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.
Carolina Rabei has illustrated this classic poem by Walter de la Mare in stunning style. A perfect bedtime read that celebrates the wonder of snow and the arrival of Christmas.
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