Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Review: When It’s Winter by Karen A. Wyle

Genre: Children’s Picture Book


“What makes winter special? This picture book celebrates the many fun activities and sensory experiences of the season. Follow a girl and her dog through the play and discoveries of a snowy day, and on toward bedtime.”


“Karen A. Wyle was born a Connecticut Yankee, but eventually settled in Bloomington, Indiana, home of Indiana University. She now considers herself a Hoosier. Wyle's childhood ambition was to be the youngest ever published novelist. While writing her first novel at age 10, she was mortified to learn that some British upstart had beaten her to the goal at age 9.

Wyle is an appellate attorney, photographer, political junkie, and mother of two daughters.”


I read this with my eight-year-old granddaughter who I’ll refer to as the LBG. She’s at the top end of the target age group for this book, but ate it right up. We had a fun time reading it, laughing and vicariously having fun along with the girl and her dog as they explored the winter wonderland, playing and making fun discoveries. When we finished, I asked LBG what she though of the book and she gave a big thumbs up. I agreed.

Buy now from:            Amazon US        Amazon UK

Format/Typo Issues:

No issues.

Rating: ***** Five Stars

Reviewed by: BigAl

Approximate word count: 37 Pages

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