The woodland animals were all getting ready for the winter. Geese flew south, rabbits and deer grew thick warm coats, and the raccoons and chipmunks lay down for a long winter nap. Come Christmastime, the wise owls were the first to see the rainbow around the moon. It was a sure sign that the big snow was on its way.
About the Author
Berta and Elmer Hader created many delightful books for children. The Big Snow was awarded the Caldecott Medal in 1949.