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The Rain Came Down

The Rain Came Down

by David Shannon Illustrated by David Shannon

Caldecott Honor artist and bestselling author David Shannon's brings us a charming and amusingly illustrated picture book.

Once upon a sunny day, the sky clouded over and the rain came down. The chicken squawked, the baby cried, the traffic snarled, the groceries fell, the people bickered, and still, the rain came down.

In pictures full of wit and good-natured humor, Caldecott Honor artist, David Shannon, captures the chaos that follows an unexpected downpour. Rain or shine, here is an engaging story that will brighten the day of all readers.

Ages
6, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 3
Grade Level Equivalent
2.2
Lexile Measure
370L
DRA
16
Guided Reading
J
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Book Type
Circular Story
Number of Pages
32

About the Author and Illustrator

David Shannon Award-winning artist and bestselling author David Shannon has long been a favorite among teachers and librarians with such titles as How Georgie Radbourn Saved Baseball, The Amazing Christmas Extravaganza, and A Bad Case of Stripes. His popularity skyrocketed in 1998 with the publication of his picture book No, David!
David Shannon Award-winning artist and bestselling author David Shannon has long been a favorite among teachers and librarians with such titles as How Georgie Radbourn Saved Baseball, The Amazing Christmas Extravaganza, and A Bad Case of Stripes. His popularity skyrocketed in 1998 with the publication of his picture book No, David!

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