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SO MUCH SNOW By Kristen Schroeder Is A Minnesota Book Award Winner!

Kristen Schroeder’s wonderfully wintry rhyming picture book came out last year with Random House Studio. We’re so excited to share that it’s just been named a Minnesota Book Award Winner for Children’s Literature!


The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library hosts the Minnesota Book Awards each year, presented for 2023 by sponsor Education Minnesota. They are an independent, nonprofit organization that acts as a catalyst for libraries to strengthen and inspire their communities. The Friends invests in libraries through fundraising, advocacy, and programming because they believe that libraries are essential to strong communities!




“Playful and full of wonder, this is an ideal pick for a seasonal storytime that celebrates wintertime joy.” —The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books *STARRED REVIEW*

“Fast-moving text and vibrant natural images make this a good addition to seasonal storytimes.” —Booklist

“Effervescent prose.” —Publishers Weekly

“A quiet story that paints a lovely scene and sets a mood with evocative illustrations and language.” —School Library Journal



Kristen Schroeder is the author of Alien Tomato, deemed “destined to become a read-aloud favorite” by School Library Journal. In addition to writing, she owns and manages her own business. Kristen is the author of ALIEN TOMATO, a funny and absurd picture book from Page Street Kids, and FREDDY THE NOT-TEDDY, a sweet and quirky picture book from Australian press EK Books.


Congrats, Kristen! We’re thrilled to see this book on shelves with such lovely reviews. Pick up your copy from these retailers or your local indie: Penguin Random House, Bookshop.org, Barnes & Noble, IndieBound, Target.


Be sure to visit Kristen’s website for more information on her and her books. Go follow her on Twitter and Instagram too!