It’s snowy cold in the town of Toby Mills. The thermometer is sinking toward zero, and the icicle hanging from the nose of General Toby’s statue is growing closer to the ground. The newspaper headline reads “COLD SNAP!” The people of the town are losing hope—and the feeling in their toes—until the mayor’s wife saves the day with a toasty treat.
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|Publisher:||Random House Children's Books|
|Product dimensions:||8.06(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.16(d)|
|Age Range:||5 - 8 Years|
About the Author
Marjorie Priceman is the author-illustrator of How to Make a Cherry Pie and See the U.S.A., as well as How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World. She has received two Caldecott Honors, for Hot Air! The (Mostly) True Story of the First Hot-Air Balloon Ride and Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin by Lloyd Moss. She lives in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.
What People are Saying About This
A Kirkus Reviews Best of Children's Books 2012
A Booklist Best of Children's Books 2012
Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, October 1, 2012:
“A community caught under the pall of a weeklong cold snap comes together in this cozy, old-fashioned story that is high on both charm and appeal.”
Starred Review, Booklist, September 1, 2012:
“A delight for sharing, especially one-on-one.”