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by Virginia Lee Burton


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My 2 year old loves this book and asks to read it often.

My 2 year old loves this book and asks to read it often.

Virginia Lee Burton (1909-1968) was the talented author and illustrator of some of the most enduring books ever written for children

Virginia Lee Burton (1909-1968) was the talented author and illustrator of some of the most enduring books ever written for children. The winner of the 1942 Caldecott Medal for THE LITTLE HOUSE, Burton's books include heroes and happy endings, lively illustrations, and a dash of nostalgia. She lived with her two sons, Aristides and Michael, and her husband George Demetrios, the sculptor, in a section of Gloucester, Massachusetts, called Folly Cove. Here she taught a class in design and from it emerged the Folly Cove designers, a group of internationally known professional artisans.

Virginia Lee Burton created some of the most enduring classics of all children's literature. I loved "Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel" when I was young, and now my two year old son loves "Katy and the Big Snow". Burton lived with her two sons and her husband, the sculptor George Demetrios, in Folly Cove, Massachusetts. It's a fun book to read, the artwork is great, and my boy enjoys picking out different parts of the city and such.

Virginia Lee Burton was the talented author and illustrator of some of the most enduring books ever written for children. Here she taught a class in design and from it emerged the Folly Cove designers, a group of internationally known professional artisans

Virginia Lee Burton's characters are long-suffering and gentle, enthusiastic and generous, and in Katy and the Big Snow, we are introduced to an unforgettably doughty protagonist willing to put everything she has on the line to help friends in need

Virginia Lee Burton's characters are long-suffering and gentle, enthusiastic and generous, and in Katy and the Big Snow, we are introduced to an unforgettably doughty protagonist willing to put everything she has on the line to help friends in need. If What a gift Virginia Lee Burton was to the world. Her warm, sincere, hopeful style of writing, even as the characters in her stories come upon hard times and their eventual success is anything but guaranteed, is like nothing else I've ever read.

A Virginia Lee Burton Treasury. Houghton mifflin company. In Katy and the Big Snow, Burton used Gloucester as her fictional Geoppolis. She created a pictorial double-page map of Geoppolis for the book, but those familiar with Gloucester will find distinguishing landmarks

A Virginia Lee Burton Treasury. She created a pictorial double-page map of Geoppolis for the book, but those familiar with Gloucester will find distinguishing landmarks. Maybelle the Cable Car, of course, is set in San Francisco, a tribute to a place well remembered and loved, where Virginia studied art and dance. Published in 1952, the book was dedicated to Mrs. Hans Klussman for being "a leading light" in the battle to save the cable cars from extinction. Place, perhaps, played the biggest role in Burton's The Little House.

Virginia Lee Burton's characters are long-suffering and gentle, enthusiastic and generous, and in Katy and the Big Snow . I really like this story. Virginia Lee Burton does things differently than other creators of picture books, and that's part of what allows her to stand out among them.

Virginia Lee Burton's characters are long-suffering and gentle, enthusiastic and generous, and in Katy and the Big Snow, we are introduced to an unforgettably doughty protagonist willing to put everything she has on the line to help friends in need. If I wer What a gift Virginia Lee Burton was to the world.

Virginia Lee Burton (August 30, 1909 – October 15, 1968), also known by her married name, Virginia Demetrios, was an American illustrator and children's book author

Virginia Lee Burton (August 30, 1909 – October 15, 1968), also known by her married name, Virginia Demetrios, was an American illustrator and children's book author. She wrote and illustrated seven children's books, including The Little House (1943), which won the Caldecott Medal. She also illustrated six books by other authors. Burton founded the textile collective, Folly Cove Designers, in Cape Ann, Massachusetts, which had numerous museum exhibitions

Katy, a red crawler tractor, belonged to the Highway Department of the City of Geoppolis. She was not used in winter, however, until a huge snow storm snowed in the whole city.

Katy, a red crawler tractor, belonged to the Highway Department of the City of Geoppolis. Then Katy plowed out everyone.

Virginia Lee Burton books make great unit studies. White Snow, Bright Snow Alvin Tresselt ~ Roger Duvoisin ~ Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, 1947 Since I saw snow for the first time in seven yea. 1948 - White Snow, Bright Snow by Alvin Tresselt - When it begins to look, feel, and smell like snow, everyone prepares for a winter blizzard. READ BOOK "White Snow, Bright Snow by Alvin Tresselt" page spanish doc book find sale read. White Snow, Bright Snow.

Katy, a brave and untiring tractor, who pushes a bulldozer in the summer and a snowplow in the winter, makes it possible for the townspeople to do their jobs.

Comments: (7)

Garr
My 4 year old loves the detailed illustrations! She has me go over ever page. She LOVES helping me read this book. DO NOT GET THE PAPERBACK VERSION!!! The paperback version has the snow being green and not blue like the original versions. Plus, the page illustrations are cut off ever page. Not sure if it's the way they print these books or the way they cut them at the printers. The hard cover has the illustrations corrected. Ended up giving away my paperback and bought the hard cover.
Defolosk
My daughter (almost 3) has been enjoying a copy of this book from the library for the last month, so I decided to purchase a copy for our collection. We live in Minnesota, so we enjoy stories about snow for at least 1/2 of the year! :) I love that this mighty snowplow has a female persona ("Katy" or "K.T."). The detail in the illustrations is so fine, and my daughter loves to look at the overview of the whole city and pick out the different buildings. The glittery "snow" texture on the front of this paperback edition is a fun touch (but it does not seem to shed glitter all over the house-phew!), as are the stickers on the last page. I think it will be fun to tuck this book away at the end of winter and then pull it out when the snow flies again next year.
Manona
I'm not sure why the publisher of this book chose to leave out some of the text because there was plenty of room on the pages. Not acceptable to change the text of a children's classic.
Nalmergas
I used this in the classroom for several years and found it a great way to introduce the concept of community. I ordered the kindle version for my grandson and was deeply disappointed. It looked like the book was scanned (badly) and the pictures and the script did not align. DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY! Buy the original in soft back or hardback, if available. What a shame, I feel that the author would have been horrified with this version.
Sharpbinder
We checked this book out from the library and my kids (boy, 8 and girl, 5) both liked it so much that I had to buy the hardcover.

It is a story about a tractor who loves to work. In the summer she works in construction, and in the winter, she has a plow. The only problem is that there's hardly ever enough snow to need such a big tractor-style plow, so she usually gets left at home while the plow trucks head out. Of course, in the book, there is a giant snowstorm, and Katy saves the day, eventually even rescuing all of the plow trucks.

This is a great story for kids from about 3-9 I would say. It is a pretty quick read, but there are some maps you can study to open up more discussion. One of my favorite parts about it is that the main character is a strong female, but, importantly, the book makes no big deal about this. There is no mention of trying to prove that she is as strong as the males or anything of the sort.
Kesalard
The book tells the story of a small town of hard working people that must all get to work even when it snows.. Kat is a bulldozer that stays in on most snow days until the big snow arrives and stops all the other truck based plows. Than its Katy's turn to come out of the garage and save day. There is a long list of people that ask Katy to help them such as the Doctor that must get to the hospital to save his patient and the police need to get out to protect the city, and the electricians that need to restore the power...Great story.
Stanober
My 2 year old loves this book and asks to read it often. I love how the tractor in the book is female, wish that wasn't so rare in this modern age. Cant' wait to read him other Virginia Lee Burton books in the future when he's ready for them!
Classic children's story book! My mother read it to my brother and me as kids, I read it to my kids and I just bought it (along with several other classics) for my brother's grandson for Christmas. I know he will love it - and it will bring back fond memories to my brother as well. "Chug, chug, chug!"
Katy and the Big Snow download epub
Science Nature & How It Works
Author: Virginia Lee Burton
ISBN: 0395511690
Category: Children's Books
Subcategory: Science Nature & How It Works
Language: English
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin; Pap/Cas edition (January 1, 1988)