The Rainmaker

The Rainmaker

Book - 2003
Average Rating:
Rate this:

Take your imagination to places it has never been as Clarence learns how rain is really made.

Clarence wondered. He wondered if the wind could make him fly, if clouds tasted good, and if he ate one, would he float?

One day Clarence is so busy wondering, he nearly walks past the tap. The sign says "RAIN." It used to say "DRAIN," but the "D" has worn off. Clarence wonders...if he turns it, will it rain?

As the rain teems down, Clarence meets a marvelous man who claims that the tap belongs to him; in fact it's been in his family for generations. Seeing that Clarence is a natural rainmaker, the man asks him to look after the tap while he goes on holiday. He explains that you can make whatever kind of rain you like: cats and dogs, hats and frogs...though be careful when it comes down in buckets!

And with that the man departs, leaving Clarence in charge. Under a cloudless sky Clarence returns home, wondering what makes thunder growl...then, with a triumphant grin on his face, he conducts a magnificent lightning storm and finds out!

In this whimsical and amusing story Clarence's wonderful imagination and curiosity are justified through a chance encounter with a most engaging man. The bold, colorful pastel drawings complement the playfulness of this innovative tale.

Key Features

a delightfully imaginative and fun story will appeal to a child's sense of wonder and marvel dynamic illustrations add zest and humor of their own
Publisher: Toronto : Annick Press, c2003.
ISBN: 9781550377743
1550377744
9781550377750
1550377752
Characteristics: [32] p. :,col. ill. ;,21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Rogé 1972-

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at Library

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top