Ice Cream Summer

Ice Cream Summer

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*"Sis delivers an encomium to summer, to the power of learning, and to that beloved, creamy-cold treat." --Kirkus, starred review Savor summer anytime with this breezy, sweet and irresistible picture book from Hans Christian Anderson Award winner and three-time Caldecott Honoree Peter Sis! Dear Grandpa, Summer is going well. I am very busy. But don't worry, I am not forgetting about school! I read every day. I practice my math facts. And I am even studying world history! Peter Sis's delicious tongue-in-cheek vision of summer dishes up the whole scoop on everyone's favorite frozen treat, and proves that ice cream is every bit as enriching for the mind as it is for the taste buds. Readers everywhere will be begging for seconds and thirds!"show more

Product details

  • 6-8
  • Hardback | 40 pages
  • 208 x 256 x 14mm | 399.99g
  • Scholastic Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 0545731615
  • 9780545731614
  • 619,115

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Praise for Ice Cream Summer "The latest from masterly Sis . . . is a winsome treat." --The New York Times Book Review *"In ice cream colors, Sis 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 teacherschildren will love." --School Library Journal, starred review *"Sis fills his text with fun puns . . . and his pages with ice creamtinted 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 "show more

About Peter Sis

Peter Sis 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 Munoz Ryan's The Dreamer, a Pura Belpre Award winner, a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book, and an ALA Notable. Sis'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"show more

Rating details

370 ratings
3.42 out of 5 stars
5 14% (50)
4 34% (125)
3 36% (134)
2 15% (54)
1 2% (7)
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