by Amy Hest, illustrated by Lauren Castillo
Amazon, 2013. Unpaged. Picture Book
The unnamed Reader is a small boy who takes his dog, his sled, his satchel filled with treats and a warm drink, and a sturdy brown suitcase out into the snow for a day of fun. The Reader pulls his sled to the tippy top of a very tall hill while the dog waits patiently. They make snow angels, and the boy throws snowballs for the dog to chase. They share treats and a warm drink. Then the boy opens his suitcase and takes out a book: Two Good Friends. He reads the dog a story, his voice the only sound on a snowy day. Then they get on the sled and ride down the hill . . . faster, faster, faster . . . . And back home again. The Reader in your family may want to share this book on a snowy day, in a warm home.