Dream Snow by Eric Carle

Dream Snow

Written by Eric Carle
Illustrated by Eric Carle

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Eric Carle’s distinctive glowing textured collages create a lovely story of a cosy, then snowy winter’s evening. A farmer lives on a farm with his animals One the horse, Two the cow, Three the sheep, Four the pig and Five the cockerel! Dozing by the fire on Christmas Eve after a busy day he dreams of falling snowflakes covering him and his animal friends with a white blanket. When he wakes up it has indeed snowed, and the farmer remembers what he still has to do. Children will enjoy lifting up the snowy flaps to find the animals hidden underneath and will love the surprise on the last page. ~ Andrea Reece


Dream Snow by Eric Carle

Eric Carle's only Christmas story is now a board book! Eric Carle's Dream Snow has become a contemporary Christmas classic since it was published more than a decade ago. Now it's the perfect board book for a new generation of Carle fans.

The edition includes board-book versions of the marvellous novelty elements that made the original so special - peekaboo animals hidden under the snow, the shimmering tree decorated for the holiday and glittery snowflakes on the cover. It's full of surprises as the Santa-like farmer dreams of snow on Christmas Eve, and wakes to discover real snow has fallen, just in time for him to give gifts to his cherished animals.

Imaginative and multi-sensory, it's a Christmas book that reveals the wonder of the season.

About the Author

Eric Carle

Eric Carle is acclaimed and beloved as the creator of brilliantly illustrated and innovatively designed picture books for very young children. His best-known work, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, has eaten its way into the hearts of literally millions of children all over the world and has been translated into more than 50 languages and sold over 33 million copies. Since the Caterpillar was published in 1969, Eric Carle has illustrated more than seventy books, many best sellers, most of which he also wrote, and more than 110 million copies of his books have sold around the world.

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24 pages


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Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

6th October 2016




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