Most people leave the park when rain begins to fall, while others enjoy the sights, sounds, and feel of the cool water – until thunder and lightning come near.
Summer is a time of year that thunderstorms can pop-up rather suddenly. Enjoy the adventures of children that decide to stay and play in the rain. The cut-paper collage and paint illustrations along with the lyrical rhymes of the words help to make this poem come to life. It is full of onomatopoeia and a simple text that flows like rain.
By Cynthia Cotton
Illustrated by Javaka Steptoe
Henry Holt and Company Books for Young Readers
Published: April 2008
Grade Range: p to 1
Age Range: 3 to 6
Picture Book Poetry
Trim: 7 x 11 inches
32 pages, full-color throughout
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