A little girl, out cross-country skiing with her father, thinks about the various ways familiar animals survive the harsh winter weather. OA good choice for winter reading, this quiet but eye-opening picture book could heighten a child's awareness of the natural world.ON"Booklist." Full color.
Over the snow, the world is hushed and white. But under the snow lies a secret world of squirrels and snow hares, bears and bullfrogs, and many other animals making their winter home under the snow. This beloved nonfiction picture book exploring the subnivean zone reveals the tunnels and caves formed beneath the snow but over the ground, where many kinds of animals live through the winter, safe and warm, awake and busy, but hidden beneath the snow.
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Publication Date: Sep-2014
Lexile Level: 0600
Ages: 05 - 08