The Rain Puddle
Who has fallen into the rain puddle? Is it plump hen, turkey gobbler, curly sheep or beautiful fat pig? When all the animals peer into the puddle at the same time, they see the entire farmyard underwater. Off they run to get help. Meanwhile, the hot sun shines down and wise owl chuckles to himself. This charming tale - ideal for reading out loud - captures perfectly the wonder of discovering the outside world for the first time.
Adelaide Holl is a well-known writer and illustrator of over forty children's books. She has served as a writer and educational consultant for the Artists and Writers Press in New York as well as editor for Random House. Roger Duvoisin was a renowned Swiss-born American author-illustrator who created the Happy Lion and Petunia series of picture books, along with more than forty other titles for children. He was awarded the Caldecott Medal in 1947.