This cozy, gently humorous, and irresistible holiday tale from Newbery Medalist and New York Times-bestselling author Lynne Rae Perkins features universal themes of friendship, community, empathy, and generosity. Wintercake is a great pick for story times during the winter season.
When Thomas misplaces the basket of dried fruit he needs to make his seasonal wintercake, friends old and new come together to save the day. Newbery Medalist and acclaimed picture book creator Lynne Rae Perkins weaves a delightful holiday tale full of surprises and gentle humor.
Wintercake is a book about holiday traditions and why they matter. It's also a story about making mistakes and how mistakes can sometimes lead to wonderful things.
With colorful and detailed paintings depicting the winter forest and its animal inhabitants, this seasonal title is perfect for classroom and family sharing all year round.
Author: Lynne Rae Perkins
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Binding Type: Hardcover
Size: 9.40h x 11.60w x 0.50d
Audience: Ages 4-8
Reading Level: 2.9
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 505173 / Wintercake
Kirkus Reviews 07/01/2019
Publishers Weekly 08/05/2019
Booklist 09/01/2019 pg. 115
Horn Book Magazine 09/01/2019 pg. 68
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 10/01/2019
School Library Journal 10/01/2019 pg. 72
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2019 - Superior,Well Above Average