Rain Song by Lezlie Evans

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A summer thunderstorm is approaching, bringing with it all the rain, thunder, lightening, wonder, and excitement a storm can bring. Lightning's flashing trees are thrashing cymbals clashing big boom bashing! Bright, cheerful watercolors and a bouncing rhythmic poem-text come together to create this energetic child-friendly picture book.

About Lezlie Evans

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Until a year ago, the only language Lezlie Evans knew how to speak was English. Then she decided it would be fun to learn twelve new phrases in twelve different languages. Now Lezlie is able to speak with her friends from around the world in many languages. She lives in Virginia with her family. Cynthia Jabar is the illustrator of a number of books for children, including Rain Song and Snow Dance. Her distinctive illustrations have been described by viewers as “vigorous,” “full of zest,” and “bright and saucy.” She divides her time between Portland, Maine, and New York City.
Published March 27, 1995 by HMH Books for Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Two girls are splashing in a tiny backyard pool when they notice signs of an approaching storm: ``Falls a raindrop/ it goes plip plop/ coming faster/ drip drop, drip drop/ pitter pit pat/ splitter split splat/.../ safe inside, we'll watch the rain.'' Reminiscent of John Archambault and Bill Marti...

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