Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain: Reading Rainbow Books

Autor Verna Aardema, National Geographic Learning
en Limba Engleză Paperback – mai 1992 – vârsta de la 5 până la 8 ani
A cumulative rhyme relating how Ki-pat brought rain to the drought-stricken Kapiti Plain.Verna Aardema has brought the original story closer to the English nursery rhyme by putting in a cumulative refrain and giving the tale the rhythm of The House That Jack Built. "
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ISBN-13: 9780140546163
ISBN-10: 0140546162
Pagini: 32
Dimensiuni: 272 x 212 x 4 mm
Greutate: 0.14 kg
Editura: Puffin Books
Seria Reading Rainbow Books


The story of how Ki-pat ingeniously brings rain to the arid Kapiti Plain. "Cumulative rhyming tale with the rhythm and repetition of The House That Jack Built . . . Illustrations are stylized, simple, and dramatic".--School Library Journal.

Notă biografică

Verna Aardema (1911-2000) was a highly acclaimed storyteller and the author of many books of African folktales. Her book, Who’s in Rabbit’s House?, illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon, was an ALA Notable Children’s Book and a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, 1977. Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears, also illustrated by the Dillons, was awarded the Caldecott Medal in 1976 and was chosen as an ALA Notable Children’s Book, as was a third Aardema-Dillon collaboration, Behind the Back of the Mountain.