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Sometimes Rain

By Regan McMahon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Poetic, relatable look at the different seasons of the year.

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This joyous, poetic, beautifully illustrated picture book is a great way to introduce the seasons to young readers. Sometimes Rain focuses on kids having fun outdoors in all kinds of weather, playing, exploring, observing wildlife, jumping in fall leaves or splashing in water at the beach, sledding down hillsides in the snow. The rhyming poetry is spare -- mainly two lines per page -- so it's easy for young readers to absorb and open-ended enough to give space for a kid's own reflections of what a day in a given season can feel like. It's great for read-aloud and prompting grown-ups to share memories of what they did in different seasons when they were kids.

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