Thursday, January 29, 2015

This moHalf Past Winter ~


Half Past Winter, by Ginger Nielson | Book Review

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Tenley Peck | The Children’s Book Review | January 29, 2015
Half Past Winter: Two Curious Cubs Set Out to Find Their First Snow By Ginger NielsonHalf Past Winter
Age Range: 4 - 6
Hardcover: 28 pages
Publisher: Virginia Nielson (2014)
ISBN: 978-0-9913093-0-6
What to expect: Bears and Adventure
Half Past Winter is an adorable tale of two bear cubs and their adventure to find winter’s first snow. They grow impatient in their den when no snow comes and decide to explore until they find snow. Their journey does find snow; however, they end up in the middle of a blizzard and become lost. This heartwarming story follows their adventure back home to their mother and cozy den. Little ones will love to follow the two cubs adventures and will giggle with what they find. The story is simple and succinctly told and is a great read for early readers.
The colorful and animated illustrations are outstanding and allow little ones to read the story through pictures. The illustrations are excellent interpretations of the narrative world and allow children an opportunity to begin to develop cognitive storytelling.
Half Past Winter Illustration
Illustration copyright © 2014 by Ginger Nielson: HALF PAST WINTER
This is an emotive story that draws empathy from the reader—especially when the cubs are lost and then reunited with their mother—making it a great choice to open up discussion on emotions and feelings about others. Half Past Winter is a superlative bedtime book for children ages 4 to 6.
Add this book to your collection: Half Past Winter
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About the Author
Ginger Nielson is a full time author/illustrator who lives at the top of a hill, near the edge of a forest, in semi-rural New England. There is a magic wand on her desk, a dragon in her basement, and several tiny elephants in her studio.
Half Past Winter, by Ginger Nielson, was reviewed by Tenley Peck. Follow along with our articles tagged with Kids Winter BooksKids Snow Books, or our Seasonal Books Category to discover more great titles just like this one.

3 comments:

Melissa Saylor said...

This looks wonderful Ginger! Nice job!

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High, girl.
I gotta lotta tantalizing, mellifluous illustrations on 21 blogs…
and I’m more than happy to share,
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in this finite existence, this lifelong demise:

faith, hope, and love,
the greatest of these is love -
jump into faith...
and you'll see with love.
Doesn’t matter if you don’t believe
(what I write);
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God. Blessa. Youse -Fr. Sarducci, ol SNL
Meet me Upstairs where the Son never goes down…

Charles Sorensen said...

I got this as a Goodreads First Read. It was exceptionally all around showed and will make an awesome expansion to my girl's developing library.

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