Publication Date: October 2009
Categories: Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
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When a little boy loses a mitten in the snow, a passing squirrel finds it's the perfect place to warm his icy toes. So he sqe-e-e-e-zes inside. But he's not the only animal with that idea. How many animals can fit inside a little boy's mitten?
Aylesworth's rollicking rhyming refrains and McClintock's delightfully expressive characters are sure to make this book everychild's storytime favorite.
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"'Br-r-r-r-r-rrrr!' said the squirrel.
'My toes are cold as ice!
This mitten looks so cozy,
and warm toes would feel so nice!'"
Jim Aylesworth tells his stories with generous doses of "out loud" sounds, rhythms, and rhymes. His 25-year teaching career taught him exactly what children love best in a story. He lives in Chicago, IL with his wife.
Barbara McClintock's distinguished books have four times been honored as NEW YORK TIMES Best Illustrated Children's Books.