Monday 3 October 2016

Wet Weather

NZ Writer and Illustrator
Emma Vere-Jones, illustrated by Lisa Allen
The Wetter the Better
Duck Creek Press 2016   $19.99pb 32pp
ISBN 978 1 9273 0527 0                                                 
Themes: Rain/ Stories in rhyme/ Storms
Here is a wonderfully onomatopoeic celebration of the delights of a wet (wet) day seen through the eyes of two exuberant children who at first would much prefer to travel by car.  If you are reading this aloud to a group, please practise first – it is full of traps for the unwary but once mastered is an absolute delight! The watercolour images all add to the ambience of a memorable day.  
Preschool up/ Age 3 up

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