Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit
A Book of Changing Seasons
By Il Sung Na
(Knopf Books for Young Readers, Board Book, 9780307977908, 24pp.)
Publication Date: January 22, 2013
Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover
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What do the animals do when the snow falls to the ground and all the trees are bare? Some fly long distances, while some swim to warmer waters. Some take a long, warm sleep where they live, while others have a thick, cozy coat and can stay in the snow!
Filled with rich illustrations, charming animals, and a simple, lyrical text, Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit is now available in a board edition for the smallest hands and youngest readers. It's a gentle introduction to the ideas of adaptation, hibernation, and migration, and an exhuberant celebration of changing seasons.
Originally from Korea, IL SUNG NA studied illustration at Kingston University in London. A Book of Sleep was his first picture book, followed by The Thingamabob and Hide & Seek (coming in summer 2012).
Starred Review, School Library Journal, February 2011:
"Done in ink and oils, overlaid and enhanced digitally with various shapes and layers, the art is vibrant and sports unusual colors with whimsical details. A lovely selection to share with younger children."