A Kirkus Reviews Best of Children's Books 2012
A Booklist Best of Children's Books 2012
Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, October 1, 2012:
“A community caught under the pall of a weeklong cold snap comes together in this cozy, old-fashioned story that is high on both charm and appeal.”Starred Review, Booklist, September 1, 2012:
“A delight for sharing, especially one-on-one.”
About the Author
EILEEN SPINELLI is the author of almost 50 books for young readers, including the middle-grade novels Summerhouse Time
and The Dancing Pancake
for Knopf, as well as picture books like Miss Fox's Class Goes Green, The Perfect Thanksgiving, Hero Cat,
and The Best Story.
Eileen lives with her husband, author Jerry Spinelli, in eastern Pennsylvania.
MARJORIE PRICEMAN is the author-illustrator of How to Make a Cherry Pie and See the U.S.A.
, as well as How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World
. She has received two Caldecott Honor citations for Hot Air! The (Mostly) True Story of the First Hot-Air Balloon Ride
and Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin
, written by Lloyd Moss. She lives in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.