Snow on Snow on Snow

Available through our Marketplace sellers.
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (8) from $2.67   
  • Used (8) from $2.67   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$2.67
Seller since 2010

Feedback rating:

(5622)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

Good
Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. This book has a light amount of wear to the pages, cover and binding. Blue Cloud Books ??? Hot deals from the land of the sun.

Ships from: Phoenix, AZ

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$2.74
Seller since 2009

Feedback rating:

(23380)

Condition: Acceptable
Our feedback rating says it all: Five star service and fast delivery! We have shipped four million items to happy customers, and have one MILLION unique items ready to ship today!

Ships from: Toledo, OH

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$2.74
Seller since 2009

Feedback rating:

(23380)

Condition: Acceptable
Our feedback rating says it all: Five star service and fast delivery! We have shipped four million items to happy customers, and have one MILLION unique items ready to ship today!

Ships from: Toledo, OH

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$3.94
Seller since 2007

Feedback rating:

(462)

Condition: Good
0803714572 fast shipping excellent service previous library material

Ships from: burlington, WI

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$4.73
Seller since 2006

Feedback rating:

(60274)

Condition: Good
Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!

Ships from: Mishawaka, IN

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$5.00
Seller since 2008

Feedback rating:

(205)

Condition: Very Good
James, Synthia Saint N. Y. 1994 Hard Cover X-Library-1st Very Good in Very Good jacket Hard Back. 4to-over 9?"-12" tall. X-Library with normal flaws.....The hard cover and the ... jacket has light shelf wear...The jacket flaps has been pasted to the inside board..........Check out our books on tape............We ship everyday or next day........We are very careful when we list our books, but sometimes something minor may get by. Read more Show Less

Ships from: Danville, VA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$11.26
Seller since 2005

Feedback rating:

(76)

Condition: Good
New York, New York, U.S.A. 1994 Hardcover First Edition Good 0803714572 1994 1st edition tight library pictorial binding withdrawn library illustrated by Synthis Saint James.

Ships from: Markle, IN

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$19.99
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(52)

Condition: Good
Buy with Confidence. Excellent Customer Support. We ship from multiple US locations. No CD, DVD or Access Code Included.

Ships from: Fort Mill, SC

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by
Note: Kids' Club Eligible. See More Details.
Sending request ...

Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Taking her inspiration from Christina Rossetti's ``In the Bleak Midwinter''-and its lines ``Snow had fallen, snow on snow,/ Snow on snow''-Chapman (Pass the Fritters, Critters) experiments with word repetition in her otherwise sparse story. A boy awakens on a winter day ``under blankets under blankets under blankets'' and heads off to find his friends ``on sleds beside sleds beside sleds.'' The dog, Clancy, vanishes ``into the snow into the wind into the air,'' but rest assured that all ends ``happily ever after ever after ever after.'' The language games work primarily as a curiosity and seem geared to an audience younger than that suggested. Saint James's (Tukama Tootles the Flute) dashing illustrations in bright blocks of oil paint maintain the leanness of the text while adding a certain zip. Compositions are clean and boldly graphic, introducing minimally defined figures in colorful snowsuits against a white background. The artwork adds depth to the text; the words linger in the stillness of the illustrations, their echo reverberating down the hill with the sleds. A deceptively simple, patently attractive book. Ages 4-8. (Sept.)
Children's Literature - Susie Wilde
This is a great book to read to a younger brother or sister. It is the story of a young boy who wakes up one winter's day "under blankets under blankets under blankets," eats a large meal of "food next to food next to food," and after pulling "on clothes over clothes over clothes," goes out to play in "snow on snow on snow." In this remarkable book, the author fuses a poetic voice with the story of a child who indulges himself in fun, misplacing his dog in his zeal. Chapman knows much about balance, not only in plotting elements, but stylistically when to use repetition for best refrain results and when to draw back and let the story tell itself. Synthia Saint James, a newcomer to children's book illustration, has similar natural knack. Her use of bright winter clothes against the stark setting accents all that is wonderful to a child in winter.
School Library Journal
PreS-A simple story about a boy who wakes up on a cold winter morning, goes sledding with his friends, then loses-and finds-his dog. Chapman's poetic narrative, with its strong rhythms, is the best element of this book. Inspired by Rossetti's ``In the Bleak Midwinter,'' the author layers simple words in a way that young children will respond to: ``Once upon a winter's day/I woke up/under blankets under blankets under blankets.'' The paintings, oil and acrylic, resemble Heidi Goennel's work, but have stronger colors and much more texture. This vivid, bold look suits the writing style well. Unfortunately, the illustrations never really come to life, and the characters, especially in movement, seem to lack authenticity. Like Ezra Keats's The Snowy Day (Viking, 1962), this title has an African-American main character; is illustrated with bright, simple shapes; and is about a youngster playing in the snow. Almost anything would suffer in comparison to that lovely book, with its graceful pictures and inspired, minimal text. On the whole, this is an interesting, though not wholly successful, selection.-Lauralyn Persson, Wilmette Public Library, IL
Hazel Rochman
In a simple story about a boy and his dog on a snowy day, Chapman plays with the concept of prepositions. But this is much more than a grammar lesson. The concrete, physical words have a spare poetry. Saint James' very bright paintings, with flat, clear shapes, look like cutouts and emphasize the beauty of layers and connections. An African American boy says he wakes up "under blankets under blankets under blankets." Mama fills up his plate "with food next to food next to food." He pulls on "clothes over clothes over clothes." With his wonderful longhaired dog, Clancy, who has been with him in every picture, he sleds on the hill with his friends. Then Clancy is lost. The children search behind trees and around bushes, but Clancy has disappeared "into the snow, into the wind, into the air." Several double-page spreads show the downcast boy alone in the middle of a wide sweep of snow: "tears on tears on tears froze my face." In sharp contrast is the final embrace of mother, boy, and dog when Clancy is found: "And we all lived happily ever after ever after ever after." The rhythmic repetition of words and pictures will be great for sharing with the preschool crowd.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803714571
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/1/1994
  • Edition description: 1st ed
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 5 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.38 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.17 (d)

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)