Children's LiteratureKat is a young girl slowly preparing for an exciting afternoon outside. It is a cold day and with each turn of the page she adds an additional layer of warm winter clothing. Once she is fully dressed she grabs her sled. Kat seems to have everything she needs for a fun afternoon adventure. When she gets outside, however, she realizes that one important thing is missingthe snow! Simple high-frequency words and repetition are used in this book. There is a single four- to five-word sentence on each set of pages. The text is large and bold. The brightly-colored illustrations help the reader to interpret the words. Beginning readers will relate to the topic of dressing warmly on a cold winter's day and this book will make them proud of their developing reading skills. This title is part of the "Read it! Readers" series. 2005, Picture Window Books, Ages 4 to 8.