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All the Water in the World
by George Ella Lyon Details
Introduces young children to the water cycle with simple text and illustrations.
by Daniel Miyares Details
Wordless picture book about a boy who loses his paper boat in the rain
by Hyewon Yum Details
A mother and son use their imagination to have fun on a rainy day.
Rain Fish
by Lois Ehlert Details
Through rhyme and mixed-media collage illustrations, 'rain fish'--the varied, colorful, and unique little collections of materials that float along on streams of rain water during storms--come to life.
Raindrops Roll
by April Pulley Sayre Details
In her latest gorgeously photo-illustrated nonfiction picture book, celebrated author April Pulley Sayre sheds new light on the wonders of rain, from the beauty of a raindrop balanced on a leaf to the amazing, never-ending water cycle that keeps our planet in perfect ecological balance.
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 Whale in My Swimming Pool
by Joyce Wan Details
A young boy discovers a whale in his pool and tries everything he can think of to get it out.
Toad Weather
by Sandra Markle Details
On a rainy day, Ally's mom asks her to come outside where, amidst the oil slicks, dripping awnings, and splashing cars, they find a toad migration taking place.
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.
Water is Water: A Book About the Water Cycle
by Miranda Paul Details
A spare, poetic picture book exploring the different phases of the water cycle in surprising and engaging ways.
Updated 07/01/2016
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