Ice Cream Summer (Hardcover)

By Peter Sis

Scholastic Press, 9780545731614, 40pp.

Publication Date: May 26, 2015

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Description

*"Sis delivers an encomium to summer, to the power of learning, and to that beloved, creamy-cold treat." --Kirkus, starred review
Savor summer anytime with this breezy, sweet and irresistible picture book from Hans Christian Anderson Award winner and three-time Caldecott Honoree Peter Sis


Dear Grandpa,
Summer is going well. I am very busy. But don't worry, I am not forgetting about school I read every day. I practice my math facts. And I am even studying world history

Peter Sis's delicious tongue-in-cheek vision of summer dishes up the whole scoop on everyone's favorite frozen treat, and proves that ice cream is every bit as enriching for the mind as it is for the taste buds. Readers everywhere will be begging for seconds and thirds


About the Author

Peter Sis is a Hans Christian Anderson Award winner, a three-time Caldecott Honoree, a Sibert Award winner, and a MacArthur Fellow. He is the illustrator of Pam Munoz Ryan's The Dreamer, a Pura Belpre Award winner, a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book, and an ALA Notable. Sis's many celebrated picture books, including Starry Messenger: Galileo Galilei, Tibet Through the Red Box, and The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain, are treasured by readers all over the world. His most recent picture book, Ice Cream Summer, was hailed by Kirkus Reviews in a starred review as an encomium to summer, to the power of learning, and to that beloved, creamy-cold treat. When Peter isn t traveling the globe eating ice cream, he creates picture books and fine art that can be seen in galleries, museums, and public spaces from New York to Los Angeles, London to Prague, and lots of cities in between. Visit Peter online and learn more about his award-winning books at www.petersis.com."
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