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Ella's Umbrella

4.43  ·  Rating details ·  7 ratings  ·  3 reviews
🏆 Winner of the picture book award
🏆 Winner of Story Monsters Approved award
🏆 Winner of National Indie Excellence award
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Ella listens to the rain drip, dribble, drop. While others stay indoors, Ella hustles outside with her new umbrella and listens to the rain fall a cappella. Join Ella on her jazzy journey through the rain as sh
ebook, 32 pages
Published January 22nd 2020 by Kicky Cane Press
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Rubery Book Award
Jul 09, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: shortlist-2020
Rubery Book Award Shortlisted (2020)

I loved the sheer energy of this book as Ella grabs her new red umbrella and rushes out to enjoy the rainstorm. It’s an enjoyable trip for the reader, too, as they join Ella on her energetic journey to the finale of the story when the storm ends and a rainbow appears. The rhyming text is perfectly complemented by the colourful illustrations. In fact, the text and the pictures flow along together beautifully from page to page. The little details are gorgeous, s
J.R. LaMar
Sep 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
What a gem of a book, Ella’s joyful attitude is contagious and I’m pretty sure I’ve caught the bug!
Nov 19, 2020 rated it liked it
3.5 stars. This would be fun to try in Music and Movement, making the rain sounds with shaker eggs, rhythm sticks and more.
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Courtney Strand
Sep 02, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
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Courtney Shannon Strand is a writer, editor, and creative thinker who has a knack for writing catchy jingles for children. Courtney won first place for her picture book titled "Ella's Umbrella" in the writing contest.

Kicky Cane Press publishes her books. Courtney has two more books set to release a picture book titled "Roundup Rodeo" in 2021 and a picture book titled "Hollyhock Hill" in 2

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