Suzie Snowflake

Suzie Snowflake

One beautiful flake (a self-esteem story)

Children - Concept
36 Pages
Reviewed on 01/14/2016
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Author Biography

Crystaline Rose is a teacher, storyteller and children's book author. She is a big kid at heart and loves writing empowering messages for children. Finding a unique rhyme and song to each story:) She has written 8 children's books so far and is currently working on the illustrations for the 3rd. 

She is passionate about growth, creativity, wholeness and learning and tries to bring fun and meaning to her stories. She feels the most inspired when bringing her stories to classrooms and community; reading to children and adults alike. Crystaline loves sacred ceremony, nature, animals and spending time with loved ones including her own inner child:)

Book Review

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.