This is a wonderful book for children and adults alike. Completely without words, the author allows us to form our own ideas on what is happening to the little boy and his beloved snowman. It is happy and sad at the same time. The pictures are lovely and the expressions on the faces of the boy and the snowman are hauntingly poignant. We wonder if what happens is real or just a dream but the little surprise at the end reveals clearly that magic and Christmas love truly are a reality.