Winter's Coming

Winter's Coming

A Story of Seasonal Change

Book - 2014
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Lily, a young snowshoe hare, is surprised to notice the leaves changing color in her forest home. She hears from a passing flock of birds that "Winter's coming." Lily doesn't know who or what Winter is, but it must be frightening. Why else would the birds be escaping South? And why would the caterpillar curl up and freeze as solid as an acorn? Why else would the squirrel be hiding his food?

As Lily learns the ways in which her forest friends prepare for winter's arrival, she becomes more and more worried about what she should be doing. Finally, the brown bear points out that Lily has been preparing without even knowing it: her fur is thickening and turning white to help her camouflage in the changing weather.

This fascinating story introduces the ways in which different animals adapt to survive winter, complemented by illustrations in a mix of collage, drawing, and digital montage.
Publisher: Toronto :, Owlkids Books Inc.,, [2014]
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781771470025
Branch Call Number: p591 THO
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Bisaillon, Josée 1982-- Illustrator


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Mar 19, 2017

Beautiful pictures and cute way of introducing little ones to the preparations animals make for winter. There was a bit too many words for my 2 yr old, but you can always adapt it to your listener 😉

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Mar 19, 2017

stinkpot thinks this title is suitable for 3 years and over


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