Sadie and her dad are going to the zoo. They've been trying to get there for a very long time. Today nothing can stop them, except....
A Kids Choice Award winner at
The Please Touch Museum
A Junior Library Guild Selection
A Children's Book of The Month Club Pick
Horn Book Summer Reading Pick
Starred Review, Publisher's Weekly
FIVE STARS! "...one of the best little picture books to hit the market all year. A fun, beautifully illustrated, original concept with a great idea and some top-notch writing." -
- Elizabeth Bird, A Fuse #8 Production (SLJ)
"Warm, funny, loving, refreshing, respectful and honest — the list of accolades for this book could go on."
-Rob Hammett, The Vineyard Gazette
One day, back in the 1970's, my father and I were on our way to a wildlife sanctuary called Felix Neck. On the way there, my father said, "Katie, it's raining, we can't go." I looked out my window and replied, "No it's not." My dad repeated his claim. "It's raining." I looked out her window again and replied, "It's not raining on my side of the car."
This is our story.
Candlewick Press 2011
Gold Star, Parents Choice Award