The Little Book of Snow


Available for Pre-order. Due November 2022.
The Little Book of Snow Author: Format: Paperback / softback First Published: Published By: Head of Zeus
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Pages: 208 Illustrations and other contents: 25 integrated b&w illus Language: English ISBN: 9781803289915 Categories: , , ,

A charming celebration of all things snow. Is it true that no two snowflakes are ever alike? How many Christmases have actually been white? Do the Inuit have dozens of words for snow? Can it ever be too cold to snow? Our memories and imagination are buried in snow. It’s the weather of play, joyful abandon and mischievous games – of snowball fights, skiing holidays and rattling down a hillside at full speed. It’s the weather of childhood – the world transformed into a temporary playground. Even as adults, the urge to throw a snowball is too hard to resist, those impish, childish instincts overtaking our adult workaday selves. Packed with fascinating insights, outdoor fun, cultural lore and traditional wisdom, The Little Book of Snow delves into the history, science, literary and cultural heritage that surrounds snow, frost and ice – the perfect book for anyone who loves that feeling when you open the curtains in the morning and find the world has turned to white… ‘Super-cute… Packed full of snowy snippets’ Sunday Express

Weight0.2178 kg


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'Sally Coulthard's super-cute book is packed full of snowy snippets' * Sunday Express *

Author Biography

Sally Coulthard is a bestselling author of books about natural history and rural life including The Barn, A Short History of the World According to Sheep, The Book of the Earthworm, The Hedgehog Handbook and over twenty more titles. She lives on a Yorkshire smallholding which she shares with her husband, three girls and an assortment of unruly animals.