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The Happy Rain

Written by Jack Sendak & illustrated by Maurice Sendak
Published by HarperCollins
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May 1, 2004
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What's The Happy Rain About

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Raymond and Yolande live in Troekan, where people are happy it rains every day and try different ways of bringing the rain back when it suddenly stops.

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weather
rain
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fiction

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Who Wrote The Happy Rain

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Jack Sendak

Jack Sendak began writing at a very early age, collaborating with his brother Maurice in writing, illustrating, and binding their own story books, which they then lent out to family and friends. His love for books grew out of the bedtime foltakes his father, Philip, told every evening. Reviewers called Jack Sendak’s books humorous, magical, and mysterious.

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Who Illustrated The Happy Rain

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Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak was born June 10, 1928, in Brooklyn, NY. He received the 1964 Caldecott Medal for <i>Where the Wild Things Are</i>. In 1970 he received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal for illustration, and he remains the only American ever awarded this honor. In 1983, Sendak received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award from the American Library Association, given in recognition of his entire body of work. He also received a 1996 National Medal of Arts in recognition of his contribution of arts in America. He illustrated over 80 books. He died May 8, 2012.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780060287856
Publication Date:
May 1, 2004
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0060287853

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