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The Iciest, Diciest, Scariest Sled Ride Ever!

Awarded a Kirkus Star, given to books of remarkable merit

Winner, Best Children’s Book, 2014 New Hampshire Literary Award

Finalist, 2015 Flicker Tale Children’s Book Award, North Dakota Library Association


On a cold, icy winter day when "the world was ice and we were skaters without skates," seven children set out on a sledding adventure that soon soars to epic proportions.

Lizzie and her friends convince Grampa Bud to let them use his custom-built runner sled — an old-fashioned travis sled built for speed. But first they have to get the long sled up the iciest, diciest, scariest hill ever!

Acclaimed New Hampshire storyteller Rebecca Rule infuses this story with her trademark wry sense of humor and authentic New England language, making it perfect for story times or one-on- one reading.

Jennifer Thermes' vivid watercolors animate the winsome characters and joyous winter action, as the seven children slip, slide, crawl, and scramble their way up the icy slope to finally fly down the highest, mightiest, iciest sledding hill on Old Mountain Road. You'll be holding on to your hats and scarves for this one!