By Jane Breskin Zalben
(Roaring Brook Press, Hardcover, 9781596434653, 32pp.)
Publication Date: March 30, 2010
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IT'S RAINING CATS AND DOGS! PIGLETS AND BABY BEARS, TOO! Just the right weather for a girl who wants a pet and just the right book to celebrate a new arrival. Zoe wants a pet more than anything in the whole world. Then on the night before her aunt Ellie’s baby shower, it actually starts raining cats and dogs . . . and ducklings and piglets, too. Or does it? This charming book by a favorite author and illustrator is the perfect gift to celebrate a new arrival—human or otherwise.
Jane Breskin Zalben has more than fifty books for children to her credit, including the BENI AND PEARL picture book series and BRANDA BERMAN, WEDDING EXPERT. She lives on Long Island, New York. Visit her at www.janebreskinzalben.com.
“This offers so much to look at that children will be turning pages after they know the story by heart. A whole new way to think about baby showers.” —Starred, Booklist
“A fun family read-aloud.” -School Library Journal
“An engaging and ever-so-slightly surreal treatment of an age-old childhood wish.” —Kirkus Reviews