Over and under the snow

by Kate Messner

Publisher: Scholastic in New York

Written in English
Cover of: Over and under the snow | Kate Messner
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Subjects:

  • Hibernation,
  • Wintering,
  • Winter,
  • Animals,
  • Nature stories,
  • Snow

About the Edition

Over the snow, the world is hushed and white, but under the snow is a secret world of squirrels and snowshoe hares, bears and bullfrogs, and many others who live outside in the woods during the winter.

Edition Notes

Statementby Kate Messner ; with art by Christopher Silas Neal
ContributionsNeal, Christopher Silas
The Physical Object
Pagination1 volume (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26496383M
ISBN 100545514428
ISBN 109780545514422
OCLC/WorldCa823249054

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Book of the Week: Over and Under the Snow by Kate Messner, illustrated by Christopher Silas Neal In this book we get a peek at what’s happening on top and underneath the snow.

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