This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Free Book Program, which is open to all readers and is completely free. The author will provide you with a free copy of their book in exchange for an honest review. You and the author will discuss what sites you will post your review to and what kind of copy of the book you would like to receive (eBook, PDF, Word, paperback, etc.). To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.
Reviewed by Jessyca Garcia for Readers' Favorite
Suzie Snowflake by Crystaline Rose is a poetic story for children about a snowflake who is afraid to be different. Suzie Snowflake struggles daily because she has what she thought was a flaw. Her mother explains to her that it is not a flaw; she has her own unique design. I chose to read Suzie Snowflake with my 4-year-old daughter. We both enjoyed the story. The message in the story is a good one. It is all right to be different because that is what makes you unique. I think that a lot of people can relate to Suzie Snowflake and her insecurities. The wording in the book was a little difficult for my child to read by herself. That is why I will recommend this book for ages 6 and up.
The illustrations in the book were absolutely beautiful. I would never have imagined a snowflake to look like that. My daughter especially liked the rainbows. She spent over an hour staring at them. I really liked that Rose included information on how a snowflake is formed at the end of the book. At the back of the book there is also a snowflake that your child can color.
Overall, I think this is a great book for children. The message is something that everyone, including adults, needs to hear. There isn't a single person in this world who is not insecure about something in themselves. This book reminds people that it is okay to look different. This is the type of book that belongs in schools.