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Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain – Description:



Bringing the Rain Verna Aardema (1911-2000) was a highly acclaimed storyteller and the author of many books of African folktales. Her book Whos in Rabbits House? illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon was an ALA Notable Childrens Book and a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year 1977. Why Mosquitoes Buzz in Peoples Ears also illustrated by the Dillons was awarded the Caldecott Medal in 1976 and was chosen as an ALA Notable Childrens Book as was a third Aardema-Dillon collaboration Behind the Back of the Mountain. Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain –