She had a snow plow and a bulldozer. Then a blizzard blankets the city and everyone is relying on Katy for help. The glittery "snow" texture on the front of this paperback edition is a fun touch (but it does not seem to shed glitter all over the house-phew! In fact, my daughter's kindergarten read and studied it as part of the school's "Five-in-a-Row" curriculum, enjoying the book's story, as well as other elements (mechanical devices that help people do work, seasons, changes in condition due to aging). Tuggy the Tugboat was the first such story that I remember. Can't wait! Katy and the Big Snow Lap Board Book Virginia Lee Burton — 2014-11-04 in Juvenile Fiction Good book to hold on to when shes old3r though. Snowflake Vocabulary Classic children's literature often has beautiful language, but some of the words might be unfamiliar to kids. In this enduring winter favorite from the Caldecott Medal winner Burton, Katy the snowplow finally gets her chance to shine when a blizzard blankets the city and everyone is relying on Katy to help dig out. Katy, a brave and untiring tractor, who pushes a bulldozer in the summer and a snowplow in the winter, makes it possible for the townspeople to do their jobs.In 2009, we are celebrating the 100th anniversary of Virginia Lee Burton's birth. The detail in the illustrations is so fine, and my daughter loves to look at the overview of the whole city and pick out the different buildings. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Kids everywhere will fall in love with this hilarious Great Dane. I enjoyed it even though I had to read it multiple times, like any books the kids loved. Reviewed in the United States on September 21, 2020. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Buy Katy and the Big Snow: Story and Pictures: Vol 2 Stk by Burton, Virginia Lee (ISBN: 9780395185629) from Amazon's Book Store. One of these items ships sooner than the other. She died at 59. My daughter liked this because there was such organization in Katy's paths to plough out and my son liked that Katy was strong and used her talent to help others. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Ended up giving away my paperback and bought the hard cover. My 4 year old loves the detailed illustrations! Virginia Lee Burton's characters are long-suffering and gentle, enthusiastic and generous, and in, Katy is a tractor. Katy and the Big Snow Literacy Pack contains 6 different activities that students could do independently or in a reading group: - 10 vocabulary cards with matching definitions that could be copied back to back for flashcards or single-sided for a memory game - A vocabulary worksheet using the 10 wor "Katy was a big red tractor. She went West. Burton describes Katy as a red crawler tractor that “could do lots of things”. Katy the big red bulldozer is a strong female protagonist with no need for a love interest or even a male sidekick. View: 710 Buy Katy and the Big Snow New Ed by Burton, Virginia Lee (ISBN: 9781845075026) from Amazon's Book Store. Please try again. I'm a snow plow who saves the day! Previous page of related Sponsored Products. Katy and the Big Snow . Katy is a tractor who is able to do the biggest jobs, but this means that she might not be used during normal times. 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