One Rainy Day by M. Christina Butler
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Pitter-Pat! Pitter-patter, pitter-pat! Little Hedgehog is very excited when he wakes up to the sound of raindrops. Finally he can wear his spiffy new raincoat, hat, and boots, and use his shiny new umbrella. But soon the rain shower turns into a storm and Little Hedgehog’s rainy day turns into a great big adventure! Little Hedgehog must use his new raingear to rescue his friends. From the bestselling creators of One Snowy Night and One Winter’s Day comes a charming story that celebrates springtime, friendship, and sparkly, new rain boots. With shimmery, shiny detail wherever Little Hedgehog’s rain gear appears.

 

About M. Christina Butler

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M. Christina Butler was born in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England in 1934. After studying for four years at Leeds General Infirmary in West Yorkshire, she obtained her state registration as a nurse. Her first book, Can I Stay with You?, was published in 1987. Her other works include Too Many Nests, Stanley in the Dark, Big Bad Rex, One Snowy Night, Snow Friends, and Who's Been Eating My Porridge? Tina Macnaughton was born in Edinburgh studied illustration before going on to work as a graphic designer for Grosvenor of London and Hasbro. She now illustrates picture books full-time.
 
Published January 1, 2009 by Scholastic and Tangerine Press. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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The sparkling effect is also used for Little Hedgehog’s Santa hat and Christmas packages on the cover illustration and interwoven into the plot, as Little Hedgehog tries to make his homemade decorations fancier and his house more “Christmas-y.” In several endearing illustrations, Little Hedgehog ...

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Bedtime stories about animals that sleep in daytime are increasingly numerous, but this one, about a young fox who stays up past its dawn bedtime, stands out sweetly.

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From his window one night, Hedgehog sees a silver shower of stars sparkling and flashing across the sky.

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What child can resist a picture book featuring a multitude of sweet baby animals?

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When a great wind blows apart Little Hedgehog’s nest, he snuggles into his vivid orange-and-red hat, scarf and mittens.

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Frequent collaborators Butler and Macnaughton present another Little Hedgehog story, this time about rain and a very special umbrella.

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