Move Over Olaf! There’s a New Suicidal Snowman in Town

Sneezy the Snowman

Like Olaf, Sneezy is interested in warming up. In fact he tries cocoa, and a fire and a hot tub. This doesn’t exactly turn out the way he planned. But the children keep rebuilding him, and eventually they teach him to strike a balance between the temperate extremes.

Maureen Wright penned the kind of repeated text that my students love to read with me. So, when I classroom tested Sneezy the Snowman, the read aloud gradually morphed into a whole group participatory experience. Thus, there were smiles all around. Mission accomplished!

Sneezy will be back next winter, and the next, and the next…

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