Toys Meet Snow - Emily Jenkins (Author) & Paul O. Zelinsky (Illustrator)

Lumphy, StingRay, and Plastic--the toys from the beloved chapter books "Toys Go Out, ""Toy Dance Party, " and" Toys Come Home"--are back in a glorious full-color picture book, perfect for gift-giving this holiday season. Acclaimed author Emily Jenkins and Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator Paul Zelinsky have created a book destined to become a classic. 

Children who have loved listening to the Toys trilogy, as well as those meeting the toys for the very first time, will be thrilled to see Lumphy, StingRay, and Plastic venture outdoors to play in the snow. Together the toys build a snowman, make snow angels, and, when day is done, head back inside their cozy house and wait for the return of the Little Girl.

There isn't too much to say about this book beyond the fact that it's engaging, whimsical, adorable, and absolutely beautifully constructed. Jenkins' words mix perfectly with Zelinsky's intricate illustrations. Lumphy, StingRay, and Plastic are fun characters, and their interactions with the outdoors now covered in snow will make children giggle and adults will appreciate the poetry of StingRay's attempts to understand the world. The snow in each illustration is deliciously soft and the images illicit feelings of both cold and comfort, knowing that the toys will eventually find their way back indoors.

Highly Recommended


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