Book Ice Cream Summer

$ 17.99

From Hans Christian Anderson Award winner and three-time Caldecott Honoree Peter Sís comes a delectable picture book that is as breezy, sweet, and irresistible as ice cream in summer.

"Dear Grandpa,
Summer is going well.
I am very busy. But don't worry, I am not forgetting about school! I read every day. I practice my math facts. And I am even studying world history!"

Peter Sís's delicious tongue-in-cheek vision of summer dishes up the whole scoop on everyone's favorite frozen treat--and proves that ice cream is every bit as enriching for the mind as it is for the taste buds. Readers everywhere will be begging for seconds and thirds!


Peter Sís is a Hans Christian Anderson Award winner, a three-time Caldecott Honoree, a Sibert Award winner, and a MacArthur Fellow. He is the illustrator of Pam Muñoz Ryan's THE DREAMER, a Pura Belpré Award winner, a BOSTON GLOBE-HORN BOOK Honor Book, and an ALA Notable. Sís's many celebrated picture books, including STARRY MESSENGER: GALILEO GALILEI, TIBET THROUGH THE RED BOX, and THE WALL: GROWING UP BEHIND THE IRON CURTAIN, are treasured by readers all over the world. He lives in the New York City area with his family. You can learn more about him online at

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