Acclaimed author Julie Bergfors and talented illustrator Anne Parks join forces to present "Snow Night," a heartwarming and educational picture book that takes young readers on a thrilling journey through an emergency sleepover inside an elementary school.
Have you ever wondered what spending the night at school would be like? "Snow Night" invites children and their families to embark on an extraordinary adventure as they discover how a seemingly ordinary day turns into an unforgettable experience of camaraderie and excitement.
Young Michael dreams of a snow day in this delightful tale, only to awaken to clear skies and bare roads. Donning his clunky, black snow boots, he heads to school, anticipating a regular day in the classroom. Little does he know that a sudden and unexpected snowstorm is about to transform his world.
As the snow piles up, it becomes impossible for anyone to leave the school premises. However, rather than succumbing to feelings of anxiety and uncertainty, Michael's teacher, classmates, and school staff come together to create an atmosphere of joy, creativity, and togetherness. Games, imagination, and storytelling become the currency of the night as they navigate this unforeseen circumstance.
Author Julie Bergfors, a retired 1st-grade teacher from Crawfordsville, expertly weaves a tale that captures young readers' imaginations and imparts important life lessons. "Snow Night" serves as a valuable tool in teaching children how to cope with unexpected situations and find enjoyment in new and unfamiliar settings. With warmth and wisdom, Bergfors showcases the power of teamwork and resilience in the face of challenges.
Accompanying Bergfors' enchanting words are the stunning illustrations of Anne Parks, a gifted artist residing in Lafayette, Indiana. Parks bring the story to life with her vibrant and engaging artwork, immersing readers in the wintry landscape and the magical atmosphere of the school sleepover. Her illustrations beautifully capture the emotions and expressions of the characters, adding depth and visual appeal to every page.
"Snow Night" marks Julie Bergfors' first published book, a culmination of her passion for writing, while Anne Parks' illustrations infuse the story with a visual charm that captivates readers of all ages. With its heartwarming narrative and captivating visuals, "Snow Night" will become a cherished addition to personal and school libraries.
For more information about Anne Parks and her artwork, please visit anneparksart.com.
"Snow Night" is available for purchase at the author's website, juliebergforsbooks.com, major book retailers and online platforms.