Waiting Out the Storm

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Waiting Out the Storm
Written by JoAnn Early Macken
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 076363378X
ISBN-13: 9780763633783
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Waiting Out the Storm

author: JoAnn Early Macken
illustrator: Susan Gaber

"Mama?"
"Yes, Buttercup?"
"What’s that I hear?"

Wind whistles in the treetops, thunder rumbles, and lightning flashes and dashes between raindrops. Snug inside, a mother and child listen, watch, and wonder what the animals will do during the storm. Paired with beautiful illustrations evoking the moods and mysteries of the natural world, this lyrical call-and-response text is a lullaby to stormy weather -- and to the warmth and safety of home.

A gentle, joyous tale for children everywhere who seek comfort during a
storm -- and parents who share with them a sense of nature’s wonders. (Ages 4-7)
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$15.99 / $19.00
isbn-10/isbn-13:
076363378X /  9780763633783
on sale date:
03/2010
type/format:
Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
4 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 9 5/8" x 10 5/8"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 3
 
subjects:
Family; Poetry; Nature & The Natural World; Lifestyles; Stories In Verse;
author’s comments:
JoAnn Early Macken is the author of many books for children. Of this book, she says, “When a storm strikes, we all long to hear a reassuring voice and feel a comforting touch. Susan Gaber’s illustrations capture the kind of safe haven I wish every child (and chipmunk and chickadee) could enjoy.” JoAnn Early Macken lives in Shorewood, Wisconsin.
illustrator’s comments:
Susan Gaber is the illustrator of numerous picture books, including Ten Sleepy Sheep. She says, “I’m inspired and held in awe by how this graceful story takes on fear, love, and compassion all in a simple and familiar situation.” She lives in Huntington, New York.
 
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