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Rain, Rain, Rain Forest

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Splitter, splat, splash! While they sleep, the forest fills with the sounds of the night creatures. Sloop! A silky anteater slurps up thousands of ants. Flap flap! A bat bites a fig. Hssss. A snake thrusts its tongue to taste the air. The air carries the taste of mouse. Everywhere night creatures with huge bright eyes slither and slurp through the darkness.

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Hardcover, 32 pages
Published April 1st 2004 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
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Lori
Mar 15, 2009 Lori rated it it was amazing
Shelves: catalog-1
Genre- Picture Book

Reading Level- K-3

Topic and Theme- Saving the rainforests and minimizing our environmental footprint

Curricula Use- Read aloud

Literary elements: Setting integral to plot, poetic language, personification

Social- Environmental responsiblity

Text and Pictures- Vivid illustrations work to enhance the text

Summary- "Rain, Rain, Rain Forest" is an environmentally conscious book aimed at helping the very young begin to consider the impact of their actions on the environment.
Ruqayya Jarad
Jul 10, 2015 Ruqayya Jarad rated it really liked it
Shelves: eled-413
This picture book takes readers to a tropical rain forest. Where there are a lot of information about a sloth, capuchin monkeys, and a poison-dart frog as they move through their habitat. The author expresses the relationships among different animals by describing their daily activities. There are a lot of specific facts about numbers, e.g. how many ants on the tree trunk, length of three inch eagle talon, populations, and distances. This makes it for older children. Some of the words are hard; ...more
Inna Nako
Apr 18, 2012 Inna Nako rated it really liked it
Grade 1-3, Basic needs of animals, Habitias of organisms

-describes many animals that live in the rain forest
-includes alliterations as a fun way to engage the children in making the sounds that the certain animlals make, such as kwak,crrrik, crrrik
-desribes some of their basic characteristics
-great art following each animal
Jen
Jun 11, 2012 Jen rated it really liked it
Shelves: pb
really cute and informative at the same time. Some of the words might be hard for a person learning how to read, I didn't even know how to pronounce some of them because they were specific species types. Steve Jenkins is the illustrator.
Blessy Mathew
Oct 31, 2008 Blessy Mathew rated it really liked it
Shelves: non-fiction
Guiberson creates a unique nonfiction narrative about life in a rainforest. She personifies the rainforest animals and their habitats, so that children can experience a new world. She captures the reader’s attention by giving very accurate details and making it kid-friendly. Great writing!
Lbrown107
Apr 19, 2012 Lbrown107 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book because it is the first one I have read which could easily spurt a discussion on how to observe animals, which will lead into how scientists make observations. I would also use this book in a third grade classroom to talk about habitats or characteristics of animals.
Melissa Stewart
Mar 25, 2012 Melissa Stewart rated it it was amazing
I just love the language in thsi book, especially the strong verbs. The words paint a picture of the rainforest habitat, and the art is a perfect compliment.
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Keep the 3 year old rapt throughout with lots of "wow"s!
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