Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain

Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain Cover

Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain

By Verna Aardema; National Geographic Learning

Puffin Books, Paperback, 9780140546163, 32pp.

Publication Date: May 20, 1992

Description
The story of how Ki-pat ingeniously brings rain to the arid Kapiti Plain. "Cumulative rhyming tale with the rhythm and repetition of The House That Jack Built . . . Illustrations are stylized, simple, and dramatic".--School Library Journal.


About the Author
Verna Aardema (1911-2000) was a highly acclaimed storyteller and the author of many books of African folktales. Her book, "Who s in Rabbit s House?," illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon, was an ALA Notable Children s Book and a "School Library Journal" Best Book of the Year, 1977. "Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People s Ears," also illustrated by the Dillons, was awarded the Caldecott Medal in 1976 and was chosen as an ALA Notable Children s Book, as was a third Aardema-Dillon collaboration, "Behind the Back of the Mountain.""