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Stella, Queen of the Snow

by Marie-Louise Gay

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siblings, imagination & play
list price: $8.95
edition:Hardcover
also available: Hardcover Paperback eBook
published: 2004
ISBN:9780888996510
Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
2 to 5
Grade:
p to k
Reading age:
2 to 5
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Awards
  • Winner, CNIB's Tiny TORGI Award
  • Winner, Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Canadian Picture Book Award
  • Long-listed, Ruth Schwartz Award
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Description

Winner of the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Award

Stella and her little brother, Sam, are spending the day playing in the snow. The forest, snowballs, snow angels and the mysterious white stuff itself provide fuel for Sam's questions and Stella's answers as they discover the world of winter together.

Exquisite, evocative watercolors bring a snowy day alive and make this a wonderful winter story. Gently humorous, the book also captures the relationship between an older sister and her little brother -- a fun yet sometimes trying responsibility. Stella and Sam explore the wonders of snow with the same magic that they bring to all their adventures.

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Contributor notes

Marie-Louise Gay is a world-renowned author and illustrator of children’s books. She has won many prestigious awards, including two Governor General’s awards, the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Award, the Vicky Metcalf Award and the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award. She has also been nominated for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award and the Hans Christian Andersen Award. Her books have been translated into more than fifteen languages and are loved by children all over the world. She lives in Montreal.

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Editorial Reviews

...a wonderful picture book - child-oriented, fancifully illustrated, joyful, funny and sweet...This book will be opened again and again, for both story and pictures.

— Quill and Quire, STARRED REVIEW

A witty and engaging picture book.

— Booklist

Stella, Queen of the Snow makes a good winter read.

— Toronto Star
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Marie-Louise Gay

MARIE-LOUISE GAY has won awards, including the Governor General\s Award for her children\'s book illustrations.'
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