When It Snows by Richard Collingridge
  

When It Snows

Written by Richard Collingridge
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Synopsis

When It Snows by Richard Collingridge

When everything grinds to a halt because of the snow, one small boy and his teddy bear refuse to allow the weather to spoil their fun. They embark on an amazing journey in which they ride a polar bear and meet huge snowmen, an ice queen, fairies, elves, a giant reindeer and Father Christmas. And at the very end of the story, in a wonderfully cosy and festive fireside scene, there's a clever twist - he has simply become immersed in the magical scenes of his favourite book.

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The illustration on the front cover speaks volumes - this is a quite special book, the illustrations are out of this world - a simple, carefully told tale that will captivate just about everyone that comes across it. It will become a firm Christmas favourite in schools, in libraries, and in children's book collections. Magnificent. * Books Monthly * Unabashedly escapist . . . This is a romantic walkabout of a book, a dream that takes us with it. ... A boosting vote of confidence in the power of fantasy. -- Kate Kellaway * The Observer * A beautiful, atmospheric picture book which is absolutely delightful for younger listeners. Evoking a magical, imaginative world Richard Collingridge's creation is just perfect to snuggle up with at the end of the day. When It Snows is a book to savour and linger over as you soak up the delicious atmosphere Collingridge has so masterfully created. * MyBookCorner.com.au * Unabashedly escapist . . . This is a romantic walkabout of a book, a dream that takes us with it. ... A boosting vote of confidence in the power of fantasy. -- Kate Kellaway * The Observer * A wide-eyed and woolly-hatted young boy and his teddy explore a mysterious, snowy landscape of the imagination that ultimately proves much more captivating and exciting than the gifts waiting for them underneath the tree. * Teach Nursery *

About the Author

Richard Collingridge

Richard Collingridge was born in London then went to Paris to live for a while, but for some strange reason has ended up in Maidenhead. At about the age of five Richard noticed that real people didn't look like a bunch of sticks with a circle on the top. But to his amazement, no one else in his classroom, including the teachers, seemed to be able to see this. So with this secret in mind, he decided that when he grew up, he wanted to draw pictures for a living. He has always enjoyed creating different worlds and universes' for his non-stick people, and after illustrating book covers and other people's stories, he decided to put some words next to his own drawings. This seemed to work quite well - Debut novel When it Snows is out now & his second Lionheart will be out in a while.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Richard Collingridge
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Author's Website

collingridge.co.uk

Publisher

David Fickling Books an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

24th October 2013

ISBN

9781849921404


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