Ice Cream Summer by Sís, Peter

Ice Cream Summer

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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!

Author: Peter Sís
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Published: 05/26/2015
Pages: 40
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 0.80lbs
Size: 10.30h x 8.40w x 0.40d
ISBN: 9780545731614
Audience: Ages 4-8

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 2.2
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 175073 / Ice Cream Summer


Review Citation(s):
Kirkus Reviews 03/01/2015
Publishers Weekly 03/16/2015
Booklist 04/01/2015 pg. 83
School Library Journal 05/01/2015 pg. 92
Horn Book Magazine 05/01/2015 pg. 99
Shelf Awareness 06/12/2015
New York Times Book Review 06/21/2015 pg. 17
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 09/01/2015
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2015 pg. 52 - Superior,Well Above Average

About the Author
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 petersis.com.