Samson in the Snow

By STEAD, Philip C.

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ISBN
9781626721821
Publisher
Roaring Brook Neal Porter Bks.


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on October 1, 2016  |  Picture Books

K-Gr 2—Samson the woolly mammoth is content with the company of his flowers. When a little red bird flies by, asking for some flowers for a friend whose favorite color is yellow, Samson wonders what having a pal would be like. As summer turns to winter, Samson, concerned about the bird's fate, decides that "it is better to walk than to worry" and sets out to find her. In the meantime he meets a mouse who is also in search of a friend, and together they r...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on September 1, 2016

Samson, an introspective and genial woolly mammoth, spends his days pulling weeds in his dandelion patch and patiently waiting for a new friend. After sharing his flowers with a little red bird on a mission to cheer up a pal who is "having a bad day," Samson falls into a meditative sleep. Samson's dream shifts from yellow (the color of dandelions) to white as a snowstorm hits, disrupting his slumber and jump-starting his worry for the bird: "I wonder if she is out there?...I wond...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on April 1, 2016

Introspective woolly mammoth Samson waits for a new friend in his dandelion patch. After sharing his flowers with a little red bird, S...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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