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  • 2 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bagley Public Library E K (Text) 33500013215892 New Available -
Crookston Public Library E K (Text) 33500013215884 New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 125031660X
  • ISBN: 9781250316608
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 x 27 cm
    print
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Roaring Book Press, 2020.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: Most people would say there is nothing good about trudging to school on a rainy day. Most people would say that being carried away by the wind and dropped into the middle of a tumultuous sea is a very bad sort of situation. No, most people wouldn't like that at all. But, Sunny isn't most people. Sunny likes to look on the bright side. And when things get exceedingly bleak? Well, isn't that what friends are for?--
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 January #1
    Most people would complain about trudging to school on a rainy day. But not Sunny, who enjoys using her yellow umbrella . . . until the wind lifts her high into the air and out to sea. Most people would consider that awful. But not Sunny, who likes watching the waves . . . until she falls into a small boat without oars. Dreadful, right? Not for Sunny, who prefers it to swimming. And when her boat becomes stranded on rocks and her seagull companion flies away? Well, even Sunny cries a little then . . . until it returns with more birds, who lift the boat, carry it inland, and lower it beside the school. Sunny smiles and walks right in. Similar in concept to Remy Charlip's classic Fortunately, this engaging picture book is fun for reading aloud. The story's understated humor is amplified in the attractive illustrations, where Sunny's bright yellow rain gear and the white boat stand out clearly against of muted shades of green representing the sea and sky. A promising picture-book debut for this Canadian illustrator. Preschool-Grade 2. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.
  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 January #1
    Most people would complain about trudging to school on a rainy day. But not Sunny, who enjoys using her yellow umbrella . . . until the wind lifts her high into the air and out to sea. Most people would consider that awful. But not Sunny, who likes watching the waves . . . until she falls into a small boat without oars. Dreadful, right? Not for Sunny, who prefers it to swimming. And when her boat becomes stranded on rocks and her seagull companion flies away? Well, even Sunny cries a little then . . . until it returns with more birds, who lift the boat, carry it inland, and lower it beside the school. Sunny smiles and walks right in. Similar in concept to Remy Charlip's classic Fortunately, this engaging picture book is fun for reading aloud. The story's understated humor is amplified in the attractive illustrations, where Sunny's bright yellow rain gear and the white boat stand out clearly against of muted shades of green representing the sea and sky. A promising picture-book debut for this Canadian illustrator. Preschool-Grade 2. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Celia Krampien grew up in a house in the woods in a small town near Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada. She studied illustration at Sheridan College and currently lives in St. Catharines, Ontario with her partner, a mischievous cat, and a nosey beagle. Sunny is Krampien's debut picture book.

Subject: Optimism Juvenile fiction
Weather Juvenile fiction
Friendship Juvenile fiction
Schools Juvenile fiction
Picture books for children
Optimism Fiction
Weather Fiction
Friendship Fiction
Schools Fiction
JUVENILE FICTION / Nature & the Natural World / Weather
JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Friendship
JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Emotions & Feelings
Friendship
Optimism
Picture books for children
Schools
Weather
Illustrated works
Picture books
Genre: Picture books.
Illustrated works.
Picture books.
Juvenile works.
Illustrated works.
Fiction.
Picture books for children.

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