Wintertime Facts and Fun! A crystal-clear introduction to winter's wonders from a favorite nonfiction author. Is it true that no two snowflakes are the same? This simple but informative book invites young readers to experience the thrill of the first snow, and then uses simple diagrams to explain how rain turns into snow in the sky and how snow crystals form snowflakes. The text explains basic types of snowstorms and how to be prepared for snow. This engaging book includes pages of fun facts and a description of the largest snowflake ever seen; it was more than 15 inches long!