FLETCHER AND THE SNOWFLAKE CHRISTMAS by Julia Rawlinson
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FLETCHER AND THE SNOWFLAKE CHRISTMAS

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Age Range: 4 - 7

KIRKUS REVIEW

Fletcher the fretful fox returns for the third entry in this seasonally themed series with beautifully distinctive illustrations skillfully integrated with the text. This time Fletcher worries that Santa won’t find his rabbit neighbors, who have recently moved to a new, larger burrow in a nearby hillside. Despite a snowstorm, Santa finds the new home, and the friends celebrate together in the rabbits’ cozy burrow. The gentle, simple story is deftly told with just the right amount of suspense and a nice balance of dialogue and exposition. Beeke’s glowing pastel illustrations in her irresistible style captivate readers with their unusual hues and textures. She uses deep, saturated colors and swirling effects to create expressive illustrations that seem lit from within, creating a fantasy forest for Fletcher and his friends. (Picture book. 4-7)

Pub Date: Oct. 1st, 2010
ISBN: 978-0-06-199033-5
Page count: 32pp
Publisher: Greenwillow/HarperCollins
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Kirkus Reviews Issue: Sept. 1st, 2010




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