the Rain to Kapiti Plain : A Nandi Tale by Verna
This is a lovely rhyming book with cumulative text.
On, Rain! by Karen Hesse.
A beautifully written story of a rainstorm falling in an
Comes the Rain by Franklyn M. Branley.
This book is filled with good, easy to understand,
information on the water cycle.
Crash, Rumble and Roll by Franklyn Mansfield
This book contains great information on thunder,
lightning, and how sound travels. It also has
safety tips for what to do in a thunderstorm, as well as
activities at the end for making a cloud and making a
Jamboree by Kimberly Knutson.
These children spend a rainy day building a
"jungle" out of couch cushions and
blankets. They then go outside and romp in the
puddles of the rainstorm.
to the Rain by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault.
This poetic book captures the subtle sounds of a falling
Rain by Peter Spier.
A brother and sister have a fun adventure on a rainy day
in this wordless picture book.
by Robert Kalan.
This book has simple text and is wonderfully illustrated
by Donald Crews.
Andres Llamas Ruiz.
A good reference book on rain.
by Manya Stojic.
This is a simple, vibrant picture book which
incorporates the five senses in detecting a coming
The Rain Came Down
by David Shannon.
This story tells the happenings in a neighborhood through a funny series of
events in a rainstorm! The illustrations are
Rainstick: A Fable by Sandra Chisholm Robinson.
The West African tale of a boy looking for rain.
Included at the end of the story are directions for
making a rain stick. Great book to use in
combination with an art lesson.
Rainy Day by Sandra Markle.
A book with information on how rain affects people and
animals. Included is an explanation for how