This is a successful children's story focused on a black protagonist. No book has captured the magic and sense of possibility of the first snowfall better than The Snowy Day. Universal in its appeal, the story has become a favorite of millions, as it reveals a child's wonder at a new world, and the hope of capturing and keeping that wonder forever.
It is the simple tale of a boy waking up to discover that snow has fallen during the night. The book is notable not only for its lovely artwork and tone, but also for its importance as a trailblazer.