Hmh Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780547733951, 32pp.
Publication Date: March 5, 2013
One rainy day in the city, an eager little boy exclaims, Rain Across town a grumpy man grumbles, Rain. In this endearing picture book, a rainy-day cityscape comes to life in vibrant, cut-paper-style artwork. The boy in his green frog hat splashes in puddles Hoppy, hoppy, hoppy while the old man curses the dang puddles. Can the boy's natural exuberance (and perhaps a cookie) cheer up the grouchy gentleman and turn the day around?
—Kirkus, starred review
"Good and bad moods alike can be contagious, as this rainy-day story handily demonstrates."