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When rain comes to the parched African savanna, the animals use all their senses to track the storm. The porcupine smells rain in the air. The zebras see lightning. The baboons hear thunder. The rhino feels the first drops. And the lion tastes the cool water. For a time, the grasslands abound with new green leaves, juicy fruits, and fresh pools of water. But soon the hot sun dries out the land, and the animals must again wait for the next big rain.

Manya Stojic's picture book debut is as satisfying and refreshing as the rain she describes. With paintings that are exuberant and saturated with color and a simple text that rolls off the tongue with pleasure and ease, here is a book parents and teachers will enjoy sharing again and again.
Publisher: New York : Dragonfly Books, 2009, c2000
ISBN: 9780385737296
Branch Call Number: E STO
Characteristics: [32] p. :,col. ill


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SCL_Preschool Jul 20, 2012

Fun picture book about the five senses and a rainstorm - a great read-aloud.

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