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Mushroom in the Rain by Mirra Ginsburg
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Mushroom in the Rain

by Mirra Ginsburg

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In this version of “The Mitten,” an ant, butterfly, mouse, and sparrow---increasingly larger animals---all manage to be sheltered from the rain by a mushroom even though the current occupants at first protest that there is not enough room---it’s not clear who is talking. A rabbit joins them; he is seeking shelter from a fox, not the rain. The fox is convinced by the other animals---it’s not clear who is talking---that the rabbit could not fit under the mushroom and goes away. A frog knows why they were all able to fit and the reader is asked to guess. (The title gives a clue.) Pictures are colorful, if a bit cluttered. Compare to Jan Brett’s and Heather Forest’s versions. ( )
  raizel | Nov 11, 2008 |
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Caught out in the rain, an ant takes shelter under a very tiny mushroom. Soon, a wet butterfly, then a drenched mouse, a dripping sparrow, and even a rain-soaked rabbit each beg to join him under his miniature umbrella. How can the ant let the others in when there is barely room enough for one? But as the rain comes down and down, they all somehow manage to squeeze together and share the tiny shelter. And when the sun finally comes out, the ant discovers a magical secret of just what happens to mushrooms in the rain!

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How can an ant, butterfly, mouse, sparrow, and rabbit all take shelter from the rain under the same mushroom when, at first, there was only room for the ant?

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