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Make a Splash: Water Everywhere

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A Drop of Water: A Book of Science and Wonder
by Walter Wick Details
Describes the origins, characteristics, and uses of water.
All the Water in the World
by George Ella Lyon Details
Introduces young children to the water cycle with simple text and illustrations.
Rain Play
by Cynthia Cotten Details
Most people leave the park when rain begins to fall, while others enjoy the sights, sounds, and feel of the cool water--until thunder and lightening come near.
by Linda Ashman Details
As an old man grumbles his way through a rainy morning, spreading gloom, his neighbor, a young child, spreads cheer while hopping through puddles in frog-themed rainwear.
by Cathryn Falwell Details
Six silent turtles sit still as stones on a log, as energetic movement by the other animals in the pond happens all around them.
Sergio Makes a Splash
by Edel Rodriguez Details
Even though he loves water, Sergio the penguin is afraid to swim in the deep water until he learns how.
Splish, Splash! A Book About Rain
by Josepha Sherman Details
All about rain and how it affects our lives.
Tap Tap Boom Boom
by Elizabeth Bluemle Details
It's a mad dash for shelter as rain sweeps into an urban neighborhood.
The Crocodile Who Didn't Like Water
by Gemma Merino Details
A little crocodile cannot get himself to like water, and then finds out the reason why.
The Pigeon Needs a Bath!
by Mo Willems Details
The Pigeon is dirty and he needs a bath, but he won't go willingly.
Water Can Be...
by Laura Purdie Salas Details
This picture book poetically explores the many things water can be--from home maker and ship breaker to cloud fluffer and fire snuffer. The back of the book has even more information about water.
Water in the Park: A Book About Water and the Times of the Day
by Emily Jenkins Details
Humans and animals alike enjoy the water in the park on a hot summer day.
Updated 01/27/2015
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