A warm-hearted family bands together to help one of their pets conquer her fear of a storm in the charming and playful children’s book, The Big Bad Rain Monster by Jeralyn Lash-Sands.
Young Sweetie Bumpkins lives in a cottage with her parents, Mama Angel and Papa Blue Eyes and their two dogs, Sir Grumbles and Lady Chee-Chee. But Lady Chee-Chee is terrified of rain and something has to be done! With her
parents, Sweetie Bumpkins comes up with an unusual and loving solution which proves that no matter how scary something is, there is always a way to overcome the fright.
Beautifully illustrated, The Big Bad Rain Monster is told with warmth and heart, and is meant to be read aloud and shared by teachers, parents and young readers. Children will love the funny dogs and situations and the delightfully silly names of the characters, while adults are sure to appreciate the gentle message about conquering fear. Lash-Sands has also made her story as topical as it is timeless, with references to health food stores, organic lifestyles, music and farmers’ markets.
Light and cheerful, with a terrifically happy ending, The Big Bad Rain Monster is sure to be a treasured favorite in any home or school library.