The eye-catching, bold collage illustrations will get kids turning the pages in this early science book. It starts by declaiming what snow is not--it doesn't drip, bounce or crack--instead it falls gently to the earth. Wet snow makes great snow people, light snow is easy to shovel, but best of all snow is fun to play in. Marzollo directs her readers to catch a snowflake and examine it closely--it is a beautiful work of nature. Artists also love the beauty of snow, and she gives directions for creating cut-paper snowflakes. Part of the "Hello Reader!" science series, Level 1. 2000 (orig.