Congratulations to Jana Leah who won T is for Thor from last week's blog.
Today I'm happy to share a new picture book by author/illustrator, Katia Wish. Raccoon's Perfect Snowman (Sleeping Bear Press, 2020) will delight the young reader in your life even as it communicates an important message.
Raccoon was very serious about building snowmen.
He practiced rolling, stacking, and decorating and knew that his friends would want his help making their snowmen.
But things didn't go as Raccoon expected.
Raccoon took out all of his snowman-building tools.
When it was time to decorate their snowmen, Mouse wasn't left with much to choose from.
Raccoon loved his snowman but was very disappointed in what his friends' produced. None of them got it right! With shoulders slumped, Rabbitt, Fox, and Mouse left him alone... and miserable.
Before they were out of sight, Raccoon called them back. He had an idea for a truly perfect snowman. Working together, they used whatever snow they found, stacked it however they wanted to and lastly, Raccoon told them,
The new snowman wasn't very clean.
It didn't stand up straight.
And the decorations didn't match.
But it was perfect.