When the television weatherman predicts a big snowfall, the narrator gleefully imagines the fun-filled possibilities of an unscheduled holiday from school.
Piling under warm blankets. Sipping hot chocolate in snowman mugs. Building a snow fort and stacking up a zillion snowballs inside. Scene after snowy scene reveals how a pair of siblings, with their father in tow, would make the most of their day off.
But when the family wakes up the next morning, the story takes an unexpected twist...Young readers won't be the only ones who delight in the surprise ending in this thoroughly original spin on a familiar childhood scenario.