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Waiting Out the Storm by JoAnn Early Macken

Waiting Out the Storm (edition 2010)

by JoAnn Early Macken, Susan Gaber (Illustrator)

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Title:Waiting Out the Storm
Authors:JoAnn Early Macken
Other authors:Susan Gaber (Illustrator)
Info:Candlewick (2010), Hardcover, 32 pages
Collections:Your library
Tags:Picture Book 19

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Waiting Out the Storm by JoAnn Early Macken

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A young child and her mother sit inside a cozy house and discuss what's happening with the weather and the animals outside. The words are descriptive and bring out the poetic nature in weather.
  CNealon | Nov 29, 2016 |
a little girl asks her mama about all the things that happens when it is storming. where the animals go, what the noises are, and when it's going to stop.
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  TUCC | Oct 28, 2016 |
I really enjoyed the gentle, rhyming text and the soft color illustrations fit wonderfully. This book was like a reassuring lullabye that I think children and their mothers would both enjoy.
  taraellis | Mar 12, 2016 |
A young child nervously questions her mother about an impending storm. Comforting story.
  troberts719 | Aug 10, 2015 |
Waiting out the storm: I felt this story was sweet and good for parents to read to their children. It talks of the relationship children have with their parents so I don’t think it would be very appropriate to use this in the classroom.
  pyattlori | Dec 7, 2013 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 076363378X, Hardcover)

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.

"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.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:16:20 -0400)

A mother reassures her child about the wind, lightning, and thunder when a storm passes through.

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