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Come On, Rain

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"Come on, rain!" Tess pleads to the sky as listless vines and parched plants droop in the endless heat. Up and down the block, cats pant while heat wavers off tar patches in the broiling alleyway. More than anything, Tess hopes for rain. And when it comes, she and her friends are ready for a surprising joyous celebration....

Through exquisite language and acute observation, Newbery medalist Karen Hesse recreates the glorious experience of a quenching rainstorm on a sweltering summer day, while Jon J Muth's masterful and lyrical watercolors perfectly reflect the spirit of the text.

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"The long-sought rain "freckles our feet, glazes our toes./ We turn in circles,/ glistening in our rain skin".... Muth's illustrations showcase an impressive range of perspectives, from the opening urban skyline to the subtle indication of the oncoming storm in the ruffling of a curtain to the girls' view looking up at their mothers from where they're dancing in the street.... This is an impressive tribute to those experiences that leave us "purely soothed,/ fresh as dew,/ turning toward the first sweet rays of the sun." — Publishers Weekly

Product Details

Recommended Age 4 - 8
Author Karen Hesse
Illustrator Jon J Muth
ISBN 0590331256
Publication Date Mar 1, 1999
Publisher Scholastic Press
Language English