Singing in the Rain
Based on the song by Arthur Freed and Nacio Herb Brown; illustrations by Tim Hopgood
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
I'm singing in the rain, just singing in the rain, Oh, what a glorious feeling!
Spring calls in this classic Broadway number, brought to life in a beautiful picture book—perfect for sharing! Jump in puddles, raise umbrellas, and dance with joy through the pages of this visual story. With colorful, springy scenes and the familiar lyrics, this is a beautiful, gift-worthy, feel-good read-aloud.
Colorado CLEL Bell Award
Praise for Singing in the Rain
"Movie happiness is now picture-book joy." —Kirkus Reviews, starred review, on Singing in the Rain
"Catchy lyrics coupled with imaginative illustrations produces something completely new while paying homage to the source material." —School Library Journal on Singing in the Rain
What a Wonderful World:
"Hopgood interprets this beloved ballad, written by Thiele and Weiss and made famous by Louis Armstrong. His colorful mixed-media collages present a hopeful world, filled with summery trees, sunny blue skies, and pastoral scenes from around the globe. . . . An upbeat story hour selection." —Booklist
Wow! Said the Owl:
"With a satisfying night-to-day-to-night cycle, the book not only reinforces the concepts of colors but also provides a sense of security of the way things are supposed to be in the world. The repeated refrain of 'Wow!' throughout the book will elicit a chorus among young listeners at storytime." —Booklist
"Straightforward and flowing, this title makes a satisfying introduction to the colors of the day."
—School Library Journal
"This sweet, wonder-filled picture book will make a good addition to toddler storytime and a perfect bedtime read, too." —The Horn Book