“Snowy Sports: Ready, Set, Play” Children’s Book Review & Giveaway

By Shannon Gosney
In Book Review
October 29, 2009

Snowy Sports

The Winter Season is just around the corner and many parts of the country will have snow, which means snowy sports!  I had the opportunity to review the children’s book, Snowy Sports: Ready, Set, Play, written by Per-Henrik Gurth.  It has cute illustrations and fun descriptions of the different kinds of snowy sports there are.  Sports include Ice Skating, Hockey, Luge, Downhill Skiing, and more!

1 lucky reader on The Mommy-Files will win a copy of the children’s book, Snowy Sports: Ready, Set, Play!!!


– Tell me in a comment what your favorite snowy sport is!


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– Contest will close at 11:59 p.m. PST on November 12th, 2009! Any entries after this time will be deleted!
– Contest open to U.S. residents only.

I received a copy of the book “Snowy Sports: Ready, Set, Play!” to review for this post!  All opinions expressed in this post are my own.

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Shannon Gurnee is the author of RedheadMom formerly "The Mommy-Files", a national blog with a loyal following. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development with a Minor in Business Management. Shannon and her husband, Frank, have a large family with 6 awesome kids and love living on the Central Coast near San Luis Obispo, California, as well as traveling around the world. A full-time Social Media and Professional Blogger, Shannon also serves as a National Brand Ambassador for many well-known companies. Her blog focuses on motherhood, family fun activities, traveling, fashion, beauty, technology, wedding ideas and recipes while providing professional opinions on products, performances, restaurants, and a variety of businesses.

175 Responses to ““Snowy Sports: Ready, Set, Play” Children’s Book Review & Giveaway”

  1. Wendy says:

    My favorite snow sport is sledding or tubing.

  2. Wendy says:

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  3. Linda Kish says:

    Sledding was something I enjoyed when I lived in snowy areas.

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  4. Linda Kish says:

    google reader subscriber

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  5. i wish we had snow here, but when i lived up north i loved going sleeding

  6. Dana says:

    I would say skiing is my favorite snow sport.

  7. Dana says:

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    I have the Holiday Gift Guide button up.

  11. Dana says:

    I commented on Thankful Thursday Letter O.

  12. jakell meckley says:

    because we love the snow, and when its too cold to be in it, its fun to read about it 🙂

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  17. Amanda Starr says:

    We don’t get much snow but always like sledding

  18. Sandy M says:

    My fave snowy sport is sledding.

  19. Sandy M says:

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  20. Sandy M says:

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  22. I am a snowboarders! I love it.. it’s fun and I fall constantly, but it’s worth every snowy pant filled moment!

  23. Linda Kish says:

    email subscriber

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  26. jennifer says:

    Unfortunately, I have only seen the snow once, and my kids have never! This would be really awesome to show them!

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  30. Marci says:

    Me I like sledding. However, my 7yo and 3yo daughters like to snow ski with their Daddy.

  31. Marci says:


  32. Jaime says:

    fave snowy sport is snow ball tossing

  33. Jaime says:

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  36. I love watching ice skating!

  37. I follow you on Twitter. @psmomreviews

  38. Hockey is my favorite snowy sport!

  39. Follow on Google Friends Connect.

  40. I also follow you on Twitter.

  41. Elizabeth Y. says:


  42. Hanna D. says:

    I love to go sledding.

  43. marge mckoen says:

    would love this book for grandsons

  44. Amanda Starr says:

    Follow on twitter

  45. We love building snowmen. I don’t know if that counts as a sport, but it does for us!

  46. I have your button on my blog!

  47. Amanda says:

    Does sledding count as a sport. 😉

  48. Kelly Ann T. says:

    The whole family loves to go dog sledding and our dogs get so excited.

  49. Rosey says:

    Snowboarding is my favorite because I have a teen who loves it.

  50. Katherine C. says:

    I love to watch ice skating.

  51. angie says:

    My favorite is skating.

  52. We live in Minnesota-so we love all snow sports. Tubing is our fave. Very fun! Thanks for the giveaway.
    Bridgette Groschen

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  54. I follow you on Twitter. Thanks!

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  57. Tanya says:

    My fave snowy sport is Sled Riding and Tubing

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  59. Tanya says:

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  61. my favorite snowy sport is snow ball fights, clallen at ntin dot net

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  66. corrie says:


  67. Linda says:

    We love to go sledding and love to build forts out of snow!

  68. Susan C says:

    I like to sled and would love to try snowshoeing!
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  69. Susan C says:

    I follow on Google Connect.
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  70. erica g says:

    Does ice skating count?

  71. In my family we’re nutso for snowshoeing!

  72. Annette E says:

    My favorite snowy sport is sledding (is that a sport?).

  73. Snowball fights! and ice skating…

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  76. Erma says:

    I like snowboarding.

  77. Molly K says:

    Our favorite is snow tubing.

  78. Molly K says:

    I subscribe.

  79. Molly K says:

    I follow on google friends.

  80. Molly K says:

    I follow on twitter as tomandmollyk

  81. Ed Nemmers says:

    Making snowmen!

  82. Christina S says:

    I like to climb of mountains and slide down the snow in my snowpants without a sled. A little more exciting and less predictable.

  83. Angela Winesburg says:


  84. Chan says:

    We like to play baseball, but with a snowball instead of a baseball. My 5 year old son loves it, though I don’t think he remembers doing it last year, but I know he will be in heaven this year!

  85. my favorite snowy sport is sledding, though we don’t see a lot of snow in GA

  86. twitter follower- WeeShare

  87. nan lara says:

    i love ice skating on ponds!

  88. nan lara says:

    i follow

  89. susan smoaks says:

    my favorite snowy sport is skiing

  90. susan smoaks says:

    follower on twitter @mrstls

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  93. Brittany says:

    You would think that living in Utah I would love skiing and snow boarding but I don’t. I do love building snowmen with my kids, especially when we have hot chocolate after.

  94. Brittany says:

    I voted

  95. Brittany says:

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  96. Brittany says:

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  103. My favorite snowy sport is sledding!

  104. I follow you on Twitter (tobinsmommy08)

  105. I follow you through Google connect

  106. DanV says:

    My favorite is skiing

  107. Gianna says:

    Skiing 🙂

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