Ice Cream Summer (Hardcover)

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Ice Cream Summer (Hardcover)

By Peter Sís, Peter Sís (Illustrator)


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*"Sís delivers an encomium to summer, to the power of learning, and to that beloved, creamy-cold treat." --Kirkus, starred reviewSavor summer anytime with this breezy, sweet and irresistible picture book from Hans Christian Anderson Award winner and three-time Caldecott Honoree Peter Sís!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 Sís'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!
Peter Sís is a Hans Christian Andersen Award winner, three-time Caldecott Honoree, Sibert Award winner, and MacArthur Fellow. His celebrated picture books include Ice Cream Summer, Starry Messenger: Galileo Galilei, Tibet Through the Red Box, and The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain.He also creates fine art that can be seen in galleries, museums, and public spaces all over the world. Learn more at
Product Details ISBN: 9780545731614
ISBN-10: 0545731615
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Publication Date: May 26th, 2015
Pages: 40
Language: English
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