It’s fitting that a future weatherman would love The Snowy Day, but that’s not why the book had such an impact on young Al Roker. Keats intended that all children should be able to see themselves on his pages. And that’s a moment the boy would never forget.
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I remember reading The Snowy Day to my baby sister thinking, ‘Here’s a kid who looks like me.’ On so many levels, this is such a groundbreaking piece of literature and artwork.”