Category Archives: Seasons

The Jacket I Wear in the Snow by Shirley Neitzel, Nancy Winslow Parker (Illustrator),Nancy Einslow Parker (Illustrator)

Synopsis The Jacket I Wear in the Snow Rhyme follows rhyme as layer after layer of winter clothing (“bunchy and hot, wrinkled a lot, stiff in the knee, and too big for me!”) is first put on and then taken … Continue reading

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Hedgie’s Surprise by Jan Brett, Jan Brett (Illustrator)

Synopsis Jan Brett‘s beloved character Hedgie stars in this charming story about a little Tomten who gets tired of porridge for breakfast and starts stealing Henny’s eggs. But Henny wants a brood of chicks and she needs her eggs. With … Continue reading

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Tops and Bottoms by Janet Stevens

Synopsis Hare fixes the family’s problems with trickery.  He tricks the lazy rich Bear into giving him the best parts of the plants.  Tops & Bottoms shows how wits can overcome hardship and resembles an American slave tale. When Hare … Continue reading

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