Rain! by Linda AshmanRain! by Linda Ashman


byLinda AshmanIllustratorChristian Robinson

Hardcover | March 5, 2013

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One rainy day in the city, an eager little boy exclaims, 'Rain!' Across town a grumpy man grumbles, 'Rain.' In this endearing picture book, a rainy-day cityscape comes to life in vibrant, cut-paper-style artwork. The boy in his green frog hat splashes in puddles-'Hoppy, hoppy, hoppy!'-while the old man curses the 'dang puddles.' Can the boy's natural exuberance (and perhaps a cookie) cheer up the grouchy gentleman and turn the day around?
Linda Ashman is the author of many picture books, including Babies on the Go, illustrated by Jane Dyer, Castles, Caves, and Honeycombs, illustrated by Lauren Stringer, which was named a Booklist Editors' Choice, and Rub-a-Dub Sub, illustrated by Jeff Mack. She lives with her family in North Carolina. Visit Linda at lindaashman.com and ...
Title:Rain!Format:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.37 inPublished:March 5, 2013Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:054773395X

ISBN - 13:9780547733951


Editorial Reviews

Altogether delightful." - Kirkus, starred review "Good and bad moods alike can be contagious, as this rainy-day story handily demonstrates." - Publishers Weekly "This will be ideal to share in late winter when everyone is suffering from the winter blues and needs a reminder to make the most of the gloom and gray." - School Library Journal "Two very different attitudes about the weather go head-to-head in Linda Ashman's buoyant Rain!" - New York Times Book Review "