Red Rubber Boot Day

Red Rubber Boot Day

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From the creators of Mud comes this joyous celebration of the delights of a rainy day.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780152053987
Publisher: HMH Books
Publication date: 08/01/2005
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 1,165,043
Product dimensions: 10.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.14(d)
Lexile: AD480L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 7 Years

About the Author

MARY LYN RAY has written many books for children, including Pumpkins, illustrated by Barry Root. She lives in South Danbury, New Hampshire.

LAUREN STRINGER is the illustrator of Scarecrow by Cynthia Rylant and Mary Lyn Ray's Mud, which won the Minnesota Book Award. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

What People are Saying About This

From the Publisher

"This exuberantly glowing book will make readers want to go out and slap in some puddles."—Kirkus Reviews

"The pictures bring a child's world up close as they evoke the sights and sensations of the day. The illustrations work smoothly with the text to make this a most effective picture book for reading aloud."—Booklist

"A welcome addition for any library . . . A great choice whether read aloud or alone on a rainy day."—School Library Journal

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Red Rubber Boot Day 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Rosemary-A More than 1 year ago
Children can relate to every page in this book and it will become their own story as they read and remember their same enjoyment of the very same play experiences during rain. Mentioning the use of the senses during rain - watching, listening, smelling - teaches the child to enjoy the present moment, whatever it is. Make-believe play in the rain is thrilling for a child and the fact that the neighbor stands barefoot in the rain and wet grass shows children that adults still savor childhood moments. The words like 'slapping', 'stirring', 'splashing' and 'wading' create great excitement! But the sun returns, and now that is the moment of joy! Wonderfully descriptive illustrations!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a perfect book to read to your preschool-aged children. The storyline is relevant and easy for children to understand. The illustrations are bright and colorful. One of my favorites.