Rainy Day Tales (First Stories & Rhymes)

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Rainy Day Tales (First Stories & Rhymes)

A children's paperback book with three wonderfully illustrated animal tales for young children.
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Rainy Day Tales is an illustrated picture book featuring three animal tales for preschoolers and young children. 

  • Original stories to enjoy sharing together
  • Charming illustrations by talented picture book artists appeal to young children as they begin their sharing-stories journey
  • Thick paper for small hands to handle the book more easily

Your young child is full of curiosity and wonder, and sitting together to read the new stories in Rainy Day Tales picture book is a lovely way to spend some time each day. You can read the stories, look at and chat about the book's pictures and what might happen next, or let your child turn the book's pages and 'read' themselves. .

The book's first story is The Plucky Orangutan, about Oma who tries her best when her friends set her nest-building challenges. She gets very frustrated that the rain destroys her attempts and shouts for the rain to go away and never come back. But her friend teaches her why the rain is so very important to them and the forest.

The book's second story is The Storyteller Sloth, about Salvidor who starts to tell a tale that is so compelling that animal after animal joins the branch to listen – until it snaps and they all go crashing to the ground. Salvidor kindly helps them all to climb out of the mud and up the tree again, before finishing his story. 

The last story in Rainy Day Tales is The Fussy Gorilla, about Gabi who wants to eat only ants as they are just so delicious. One day, when she comes across an ant nest and gobbles them all up, the leader of the gorilla troop is cross. He shows her all of the other foods a gorilla must eat – berries and flowers to help spread the seeds, leaves and shoots so their home doesn't become overgrown. Gabi soon comes to realise that gorillas play an important part in the forest and she must do her bit – and only eat ants occasionally! 

Author: Catherine Veitch
Pages: 48
Age: 3+
Size: 240 x 240 mm
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781789899627

Suitable to read to all ages, from birth.
Children aged 3+ are more likely to understand the book's content.
Children may be able to start reading the book independently from age 5+ years.

Miles Kelly is an independent UK children's book publisher. Our team works with award-winning authors and illustrators to create books that spark the imagination and curiosity of preschoolers and primary-school-aged children around the world.

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