The Snowy Day: By Ezra Jack Keats – Viking Press (1996)
The Snowy Day is a 1962 children’s picture book by American author and illustrator Ezra Jack Keats. Keats received the 1963 Caldecott Medal for his illustrations in the book. The books is about the adventures of a little boy named Peter in the city, where he was exploring his neighborhood on a very snowy day, the first snowfall of the season.
For more ideas visit:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8O1Au2Sais : Video presentation
http://curry.virginia.edu/go/wil/Snowy_Day_Lesson.pdf : Lesson Plan