Bringing The Rain To Kapiti Plain by Verna AardemaBringing The Rain To Kapiti Plain by Verna Aardema

Bringing The Rain To Kapiti Plain

byVerna AardemaIllustratorBeatriz Vidal

Paperback | May 20, 1992

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A cumulative rhyme relating how Ki-pat brought rain to the drought-stricken Kapiti Plain. Verna Aardema has brought the original story closer to the English nursery rhyme by putting in a cumulative refrain and giving the tale the rhythm of “The House That Jack Built.”
Verna Aardema (1911-2000) was a highly acclaimed storyteller and the author of many books of African folktales. Her book, Who’s in Rabbit’s House?, illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon, was an ALA Notable Children’s Book and a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, 1977. Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears, also illustrated by t...
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Title:Bringing The Rain To Kapiti PlainFormat:PaperbackPublished:May 20, 1992Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140546162

ISBN - 13:9780140546163

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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The story of how Ki-pat ingeniously brings rain to the arid Kapiti Plain. "Cumulative rhyming tale with the rhythm and repetition of The House That Jack Built . . . Illustrations are stylized, simple, and dramatic".--School Library Journal