The bright and bouncy balloon animals in this photo-illustrated book don't mind when the sky turns gray it begins to rain. This unique introduction to colors also offers preschoolers an opportunity to learn about weather and practice their emerging counting skills as well. Series Features • Books are available in reinforced library bindings and paperback editions; either one is a perfect "grown up" format for preschoolers who have just graduated from board books. • Bright green and blue branding clearly identifies the entire "Rookie Preschool" line; each level of "Rookie" books will carry its own distinctive color pattern. • Each "My First Rookie Reader" addresses 1 of 5 essential curriculum themes: self; home/family; neighborhood; wider world; and readiness concepts. • Beyond its main curriculum theme, each book offers secondary learning topics to use with preschoolers upon subsequent readings. • At the end of each book is a parent note with suggested activities linked to the story and its theme.