Ice Cream Summer

(Author) (Author)
Backorder (temporarily out of stock)

Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.55
Publisher
Scholastic Press
Publish Date
Pages
40
Dimensions
8.4 X 10.3 X 0.4 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780545731614

Earn by promoting books

Earn money by sharing your favorite books through our Affiliate program.

Become an affiliate

About the Author

Peter Sís is a Hans Christian Anderson Award winner, a three-time Caldecott Honoree, a Sibert Award winner, and a MacArthur Fellow. He is the illustrator of Pam Muñoz Ryan's The Dreamer, a Pura Belpré Award winner, a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book, and an ALA Notable. Sís's many celebrated picture books, including Starry Messenger: Galileo Galilei, Tibet Through the Red Box, and The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain, are treasured by readers all over the world. His most recent picture book, Ice Cream Summer, was hailed by Kirkus Reviews in a starred review as "an encomium to summer, to the power of learning, and to that beloved, creamy-cold treat." When Peter isn't traveling the globe eating ice cream, he creates picture books and fine art that can be seen in galleries, museums, and public spaces from New York to Los Angeles, London to Prague, and lots of cities in between. Visit Peter online and learn more about his award-winning books at www.petersis.com.

Reviews

Praise for Ice Cream Summer

"The latest from masterly Sís . . . is a winsome treat." --The New York Times Book Review

*"In ice cream colors, Sís delivers an encomium to summer, to the power of learning, and to that beloved, creamy-cold treat. Oh, yum" --Kirkus Reviews, starred review

*"Fabulous for teachers...children will love." --School Library Journal, starred review

*"Sís fills his text with fun puns . . . and his pages with ice cream-tinted watercolors, outlined in chocolate sprinkles. Delicious indeed." --Shelf Awareness, starred review

"This delectable amalgam of historical record and confectionery celebration is both a delight for the eyes and an inspiration for the tummy." --Booklist