Rain Rain Rivers: RAIN RAIN RIVERS SUNBURST/ -OS by Uri ShulevitzRain Rain Rivers: RAIN RAIN RIVERS SUNBURST/ -OS by Uri Shulevitz


byUri ShulevitzIllustratorUri Shulevitz

Paperback | August 8, 2006

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It rains! It rains all over town, pattering congenially on windowpanes and rooftops. From indoors, a child watches, listens, and feels a delicious coziness. It rains on the fields, the hills, the ponds. The streams and brooks, the rivers and seas, surge and swell exuberantly. Tomorrow there will be warm mud to play in, and puddles, and in the puddles "pieces of sky." It pours.
This picture book by the winner of the 1969 Caldecott Medal is a lyrical celebration of rain's inspiring effect on Mother Nature--on human nature, too. Its few words and panoramic pictures are buoyant with growth and freshness.

Rain Rain Rivers is a 1969 New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the Year and Outstanding Book of the Year.

Uri Shulevitz is a Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator and author. He was born in Warsaw, Poland, on February 27, 1935. He began drawing at the age of three and, unlike many children, never stopped. The Warsaw blitz occurred when he was four years old, and the Shulevitz family fled. For eight years they were wanderers, arriving, eventu...
Title:Rain Rain Rivers: RAIN RAIN RIVERS SUNBURST/ -OSFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.07 × 10 × 0.13 inPublished:August 8, 2006Publisher:Square Fish

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0374461953

ISBN - 13:9780374461959

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5


Editorial Reviews

"A child listens to the sound of rain, imagines various places where the rain is falling, and anticipates the plant growth and puddle play that will follow...The pictures all emphasize the nurturing, miraculous, and temporary qualities of a rainfall." -Starred, School Library Journal

"Lilting." -Publishers Weekly