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Library Finds: 'Ice Cream Summer' | MAMANUSHKA
Book By Peter Sís Three time Caldecott honoree Peter Sís’s picture book is pure delight. We found each and every page full of the sweetest ice cream details and funniest finds. It’s one of those books that you and your child will get more and more out of each time you re-visit it. So many times we lingered on one particular page to look for all the (illustration’s version) of ice-cream puns! Talking of which, the whole book looks like it was painted with a palette of ice cream flavors using a brush tinged with summer fun. The book starts off as a letter a boy is writing to his grandfather about the summer holidays and goes on to sing a song of ice cream heaven! We learn some ice cream history (who invented the first ice cream in the world? who patented the first flat bottomed cone?) some mathematics and vocabulary too sprinkled with a bit of science and a whole mixture of imaginative additions. One can’t help but reminisce to childhood ice cream summers and if you have a little one around to share this book with the best part is that you can relive those moments again with …