Heart of a Snowman (Hardcover)

By Eugene Yelchin, Eugene Yelchin (Illustrator), Mary Kuryla

HarperCollins Publishers, 9780061259265, 40pp.

Publication Date: September 22, 2009

Autumn 2009 Kids' Indie Next List

“Mary Kuryla and Eugene Yelchin's tale of a young boy who learns -- and teaches -- something important about snowmen is quirky and original. Their artwork in this fresh story is equally imaginative, with its colorful depictions of a snowy, dreamlike world.”
— Megan Graves, Hooray for Books!, Alexandria, VA
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Very Christmas Eve, a boy named Owen builds the very best snowman he can, only to see it melt away on Christmas Day. There must be a way to make it last, he thinks.

So begins an adventure that leads Owen to a magical place where curious animals study his snowman piece by piece in an attempt to remake a perfect snowman. But in the end, it is Owen who supplies the one thing they need the most. Have they finally found the secret to making a snowman that will last forever?