Walter de la Mare’s classic poem is revisited in a stunning fashion in this picture book that celebrates the wonder of snow.
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‘No breath of wind,
No gleam of sun
Still the white snow
Whirls softly down’
As the day draws to a close, a family prepares for Christmas – decorating the tree, hanging stockings by the fire, putting out a plate of mince pies…
Outside, the world turns to white.
A beautiful, calming read with charming illustrations by Caroline Rabei - the perfect bed time story for winter!
One for sharing under a warm blanket
The lyrical poem evokes the snow and everything associated with it making it a perfect book to capture the special qualities of the season. And very peaceful, too.
Walter de la Mare's evocatively wintery poem is brought to new life by the simple, warm illustrations of Carolina Rabei, as a family prepares for Christmas and the world around them turns white.
The gorgeous illustrations conjure up a magical Christmas landscape and skillfully interpret this evocative poem which celebrates the beauty and wonder of snow. A lovely book to share at bedtime
Rabei's illustrations are very warming and full of detail - perfect to pore over on a cold, wintry day.
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