Review of The Magical Snowflake

The Magical Snowflake
by Bernette Ford; illus. by Erin K. Robinson
Preschool, Primary    Boxer Books    32 pp.
10/23    978191412221    $18.99

In this atmospheric picture book, set during a bitterly cold day, Ori wishes for snow, and just like that a snowflake falls from the sky and lands on her nose. She asks if it’s a magical snowflake and seems to hear it say, “Follow me.” As she and the other children follow the snowflake through town, more snow begins to fall, and more children and adults join their caravan—which ends up in a festively frosty destination. Robinson’s bright, highly textured illustrations will make readers long for a snow day.

From the November/December 2023 issue of The Horn Book Magazine.

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