UK First Edition
1952 - Michael Joseph

US First Edition
1953 - Doubleday

This is an oddity; it is the story of the life of a snowflake. It is presumably meant to be an allegory of life and its tribulations, but in all honesty, it does nothing for me. I do know that many people find it very moving, though, so don't take my word for it!

Other information
This story is the basis of an album by Peter Gabriel. He narrates a severely abridged version of the story.

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