'No breath of wind,
No gleam of sun
Still the white snow
Whirls softly down'
As the day draws to a close, a family prepares for Christmas - decorating the tree, hanging stockings by the fire, putting out a plate of mince pies...
Outside, the world turns to white.
This is Book 1 in the Four Seasons of Walter de la Mare Series. See all Four Seasons of Walter de la Mare books here.
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Walter de la Mare (1873-1956) was born in Charlton, Kent. In 1907 he published his first collection of poems he soon established a wide popular reputation with volumes like The Listeners. He wrote poetry and short stories for younger readers; Peacock Pie (1913) is now considered a twentieth-century classic.
Carolina Rabei was born in 1989 in Moldova. She mo
Carolina Rabei has loved drawing since she was very small. She studied Fine Art, attaining a BA in Graphic Design in Moldova and then Children's Book Illustration at the Cambridge School of Art. Carolina's stunning first picture book illustrating Walter de la Mare's poem, Snow, was published to much critical acclaim and nominated for the esteemed Kate GreenaMore about Carolina Rabei