First Snow by Kim Lewis
This is the fourth rural farming story by Kim Lewis, and sees Sara going with her teddy, mummy and dogs to feed the sheep on the hill. As they walk, a snowstorm begins and, after feeding the sheep, the make their way quickly towards home. But then a mini crisis unfolds - where is Teddy? Lost in the snow somewhere it seems. But then, out of the whiteness, one of the dogs appears carrying Teddy in her mouth. Back home, Sara tells Daddy about her adventure. Kim Lewis's first picture book, "The Shepherd Boy", was shortlisted for the 1991 Kate Greenaway Medal, and was followed by "Emma's Lamb" and "Floss".