Snow Sisters!



Two Sisters Enjoy A Snow Day In Their Own Unique Ways The First Sister S Story Presents Itself On The Left Panel Of Each Spread, And The Second Sister S Story Unfolds On The Right In This Uniquely Structured Book, Both Sisters Stories Are Told With The Exact Same Words, Only In Opposite Order Kerri Kokias Has Created A Multilayered Story Using Deceptively Simple Text, With The Story Truly Being Revealed In Teagan White S Sweetly Detailed Illustrations.Snow Sisters!

Kerri s picture books feature unique structures, playful language, humor, tension, tenderness, simple text, and complicated characters She has a good vision for how text and art can work together to tell a complete story Kerri credits most of her story ideas to her fly on the wall personality This means she s both a keen observer of social interactions and a nosey eavesdropper Kerri has a de Kerri s picture books feature unique structures, playful language, humor, tension, tenderness, simple text, and complicated characters She has a good vision for how text and art can work together to tell a complete story Kerri credits most of her story ideas to her fly on the wall personality This means she s both a keen observer of social interactions and a nosey eavesdropper Kerri has a degree in psychology and sociology from Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado and she completed an advanced education certificate program in Writing for Children at the University of Washington Kerri lives in Seattle, Washington with her husband, two children, and three dogs

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  • Hardcover
  • 32 pages
  • Snow Sisters!
  • Kerri Kokias
  • 17 September 2018
  • 1101938846

10 thoughts on “Snow Sisters!

  1. says:

    This book just made me so happy It made me want hot chocolate, a snow day, and a sister, maybe in that order It s just so sweet and lovely and nostalgic I also really like how the sisters are uniquely drawn individuals and not just little co...

  2. says:

    This book opens with a simple reaction by two sisters Snow and Snow From then on, words fall gently like snowflakes after the storm The sparse text has a lovely mirror structure that creates great discussion points How does one sister use blankets How does the other What are their strengths and weaknesses Which sister are youlike How are the sisters the same How are they different The snowy day provides a canvass for painting their unique personalities and illustrator Teagan White ma This book opens with a simple reaction by two sisters Snow and Snow From then on, words fall gently like snowflakes after the storm The sparse text has a lovely mirror structure that creates gr...

  3. says:

    Two sisters enjoy a snowy day in very different ways in this picture book One sister is always on the left page and the other on the right The red headed sister immediately heads outside into the snow to play while the brown haired sister stays inside with her books, blankets and cocoa They both stay busy throughout the day, one outside throwing snowballs and building forts, the other baking in the kitchen Then the sister who has been playing outside gets chilled while the one indoors has no Two sisters enjoy a snowy day in very different ways in this picture book One sister is always on the left page and the other on the right The red headed sister immediately heads outside into the snow to play while the brown haired sister stays inside with her books, blankets and cocoa They both stay busy throughout the day, one outside throwing snowballs and building forts, the other baking in the kitchen Then the sister who has been playing outside gets chilled while the one indoors has noticed the animals outside her window The two switch places and do similar things but each in their own way Written with very simple wording, it is the twist in the middle of the book that makes it work so well The repetition of each sister doing the same things is cleverly drawn in the illustrations that show how each still does it quite differently than their sibling did The illustrations are bright, their world inviting and the entire book feels like a cup o...

  4. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Snow Sisters brought back fond memories of snowy days with my own sisters The beautifully crafted, detailed illustrations paired with the poetic sparse text flow seamlessly as the story unfolds I enjoyed how the words repeat, but illustrations show the differences in the sister s personalities one wild and messy, the other quiet and neat I m always delighted to read picture books that have unspoken truths layered in the story Both author and illustrator did a beautiful job of layering accep Snow Sisters brought back fond memories of snowy days with my own sisters The beautifully crafted, detailed illustrations paired with the poetic sparse text flow seamlessly as the story unfolds I enjoyed how the w...

  5. says:

    Two sisters approach a snowy day in different ways as shown through the sweet, richly detailed illustrations from Teagan White and the clever text by Kerri Kokias This adorable story is a perfect mirror the story reads the same back to front except for one line at the end , which is not only really fun...

  6. says:

    This charmingly illustrated book is deceptively simple Spare in text, it explores the themes of sibling differences and winter The book shows how two sisters choose to experience a snowy day in their own individual ways before coming together in the end We get a hint of their difference on the title page with the sisters different sleep styles and their differences expand from there With a child in your lap, Snow Sisters would be a cozy winter read aloud, and with the mirrored text, it s fu This charmingly illustrated book is deceptively simple Spare in text, it explores the themes of sibling differences and winter The book shows how two sisters choose to experience a snowy day in their own individual ways before coming together in the end We get a hint of their difference on the title page with the sisters different slee...

  7. says:

    Just like snowflakes, no two sisters are alike In this beautifully illustrated children s book, the two sisters experience the fun of winter snow Each looks different from the other and plays differently too One likes the snow and is excited to play in the great outdoors before coming in to get cozy, while the other sees a snow day as a time to cocoon before venturing out herself to play Despite their differences, these are sisters coming together to be family It s a sweet book, short and p Just like snowflakes, no two sisters are alike In this beautifully illustrated children s book, the two sisters experience the fun of winter snow Each looks different from the other and plays differently too One likes the snow and is excited to play in the great outdoors before coming in to get cozy, while the other sees a snow day as a time to cocoon before v...

  8. says:

    We loved the illustrations in this sweet book about two very different sisters on a Snowy Day It s a very quick read with very little text, perfect for young toddlers I read it to young elementary school kids It also works for short story times.It can be used to discuss the winter season and snow activities preschool kindergarten curriculum It has an interesting mirror story structure, though the text is minimal the story is mainly in the illustrations.I hesitated between giving th We loved the illustrations in this sweet book about two very different sisters on a Snowy Day It s a very quick read with very little text, perfect for young toddlers I read it to you...

  9. says:

    We loved following these two sisters on their snowy day adventures My son noticed the way the second half of the text mirrors the first, but in reverse order, and he thought the illustrations especially the animals, real and plush were especially cute I really liked the way the two sisters were different and did things in their own way, but came together with such obvious love The whole book, from the text to the structure to the illustrations, evokes the feeling of coming in from the spark We loved following these two sisters on their snowy day adventures My son noticed the way the second half of the text mirrors the first, but in reverse order, and he thought the illustrations especially the animals, real and plush were especially cute I really liked the way the two sisters were different and did things in their own way, but came together with such obvious love The whole book, from the text to the structure to the illustrations, evokes the feeling of coming ...

  10. says:

    Okay I get what the author and illustrator are going for here Same words, two different interpretations for two different girls That makes sense However I wish the same words had been used for opposite activities that would have...

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