Cover image for Deep snow / by Robert Munsch ; illustrated by Michael Martchenko.
Title:
Deep snow / by Robert Munsch ; illustrated by Michael Martchenko.
ISBN:
9781443170581
Publication Information:
Toronto : Scholastic Canada Ltd., 2019.

©2006
Physical Description:
1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 26 cm
Abstract:
"Out snowmobiling with their dad, Ali decides she wants to jump in the deep snow. Her sister Kate says she is crazy, and she is right: both girls get stuck way down in the snow and their dad has to yank them out by their ponytails. Then dad goes down the hole to get their lost boots, and the girls drag him back out with the snowmobile. But he forgets the boots -- so dad ties a rope to Ali and Kate, they jump down the hole again ̥and their dad hooks them out with his airplane!"-- Provided by publisher.
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Summary

Summary

This laugh-out-loud tale is now available in picture book format!

Ali and Kate are out snowmobiling with their dad when Ali yells "STOP!" She can't wait any more -- she just has to jump in the snow.

Her sister Kate warns her that it's not a good idea because this is deep, deep, deeeeeeeep snow, but Ali stands up on the seat, gives her best yell, and jumps out as far as she can!

Ali disappears down into a deep hole in the snow, and when her sister and dad try to get her out, things just go from worse to worst to completely ridiculous . . .

This book was inspired by sisters Ali and Kate and their dad, an air force pilot, whom he met on a visit to Goose Bay, Labrador -- the same visit where he wrote the book Give Me Back My Dad! Read more about the backstory in the bonus material at the back of the book!


Author Notes

Robert Munsch was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on June 11, 1945. He received an undergraduate degree in history and a master's degree in anthropology. While studying to be a Jesuit priest, he worked part-time at an orphanage. He decided he liked working with children and left the Jesuits after 7 years to work in a daycare center. He studied for a year at the Elliot Pearson School of Child Studies at Tufts University. He ended up at a lab preschool at the University of Guelph in Guelph, Ontario and eventually became a Canadian citizen.

While working at a daycare center and telling stories to children, he realized that storytelling was what he loved to do and eventually he started writing the stories down. His first published title was Mud Puddle. He has written over 50 books including Love You Forever, Mortimer, Angela's Airplane, Andrew's Loose Tooth, Stephanie's Ponytail, Moira's Birthday, and Put Me in a Book.

(Bowker Author Biography)