"This vignette doesn't have the depth or complexity of Spohn's Nate's Treasure (p. 256), but the understated illustrations, nicely composed of tiny black points and muted colors, perfectly convey the story's companionable warmth and the pleasure of the shared task. (Picture book. 3-8)"
On a bitter cold day, Matt (who's black) and his dad (blond) bundle up for a trip to the woods to chop a sledful of logs—work vigorous enough to make them shed their jackets despite the weather.
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