Ice Cream Summer

Ice Cream Summer

Book - 2015
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From Hans Christian Anderson Award winner and three-time Caldecott Honoree Peter Sis comes a delectable picture book that is as breezy, sweet and irresistible as ice cream in summer.

Dear Grandpa,

Summer is going well. Don't worry, I am not forgetting about my studies. I read every day . . .

So begins a young boy's correspondence with his grandfather, assuring him that even though it is summer, he is not slacking off! He is reading (ice cream flavors). He is writing (an ice cream book). He is practicing math (counting scoops and determining how many he will eat before school starts). He is learning about great inventors (such as the creator of the ice cream cone). And he is even studying American, European, and World History (the history of ice cream!).

Readers will love the clever interplay of words and pictures as they see what Grandpa can't: All the boy's activities involve ice cream! This funny, affectionate intergenerational story, with pity text and sherbet-coloured artwork, is a delicious celebration of everyone's favourite summertime treat.

Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2015.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780545731614
Characteristics: [34] p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.


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Jul 08, 2017

a story that best describe the history of ice cream in a simple but unforgettable book. my daughter's favorite book that she read repeatedly and laugh as she turn the pages.

DonnaN_KCMO Apr 24, 2017

A boy keeps his grandfather informed about his summer activities which include eating lots of ice cream and exploring the history of ice cream. The colorful pictures will make children hungry for ice cream.

Summer learning at it's best! How can you make Math, History and Vocabulary all about ice cream?

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