Review by Publisher's Weekly Review
Carter brings readers to a rural, snow-covered landscape, identifying animals and elements of the scenery that include a snowman, yellow farmhouse, snowshoe hares, and white long-tailed weasels who reappear throughout. Among the pop-ups are a cluster of snowflakes that seem to swirl in the center of a spread, three-dimensional pine and oak trees (peering inside a hole in the oak's trunk reveals a pair of wide-awake owls), and a tuft of heather whose flowers pop against the white landscape. It's a restful, getting-ready-for-bed kind of read, thanks to the nighttime setting of most of the scenes, as well as a handful of flaps that allow readers to find various sleeping (or hibernating) animals. Ages 3-5. (Oct.) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
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