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(Whatever the Weather! )

3.55  ·  Rating details ·  60 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Let's play out in the rain! There's a wealth of sights, sounds, smells, tastes and textures to discover and enjoy! In this series of richly illustrated books, Carol Thompson celebrates the immediate and sensory response of children to the natural world - whatever the weather!
Board book, 10 pages
Published November 2014 by Child's Play
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Jun 24, 2016 rated it really liked it
This is a series of four original board books on weather that have wonderful illustrations and just the right amount of text. Written and illustrated by an English woman whom I thought I was unfamiliar with, but she did a favorite picture book of mine titled Thunder-Boomer.
When I first looked at these titles I thought they were done by an illustrator from England as they reminded me of Helen Oxenbury's illustrations.
Checking a biography of Carol Thompson informed me that she is fond of board
May 06, 2017 rated it really liked it
Pretty good. The pictures are watercolor-ish? Collages... that look watercolor-ish. Like maybe the author watercolored on paper, then cut it to make collages. Hard to describe, but they look cool. And represent rain well. It's been rainy where I live, so the boy and I picked this up at the library. It has onamonapoeic language, which is cool, and lends itself well enough to dialogic reading. I just learned through Goodreads that there's three other weather books in the same vein! I want to find ...more
Dec 05, 2019 rated it really liked it
Short, but sweet. Noah enjoyed the sounds throughout.
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May 09, 2017 rated it liked it
A simple board book about the sounds rain makes. Any age group.
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